Loan phones for jobless
February 26th, 2005
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Australian jobseekers will be allowed to borrow a mobile phone from their job network provider until they find work under a new scheme approved last week, reports The Age.

“The Federal Government developed the “loan phone” scheme after a study found having a mobile phone increased a jobseeker’s chances of securing employment by 30 per cent.

In particular the use of text messaging by jobseekers has proven to be an unqualified success.”

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