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Documenting Your Work Experience | #JobAdviceSA Chat 15 Jan 2018

Now that festive season has come and passed and the resolutions have been made, its time to get the real work done. Join The #JobAdviceSA team at 16:00 – 17:00 Monday 15 January 2018 on Twitter and Facebook as they share tips and advice on how to document your work…

3 Career Lessons I Learned By Taking a Summer Job

  After I left school in the summer of 1996 (just typing the year makes me feel old!) I had the luxury of being able to relax at home until I started university. Tuition fees had not yet been introduced in the UK (meaning that anyone could go to university…

How to find and be ready for the right job

How to find and be ready for the right job

Article first published on Elzette Fourie Creative Recruitment Working in the recruitment industry, albeit creative Recruitment Advertising, I frequently receive emails and social media messages from job seekers asking if they can send me their CV. I always try to help where I can, of course. After all, we should…

Employer Branding, Culture Fit

People with Disabilities Have a Right to Work #JobAdviceSA 04/12

Yesterday was International Day of People with Disabilities, or National Disability Rights Awareness Day here in South Africa. This seems to have gone a bit under the radar, perhaps because it was overshadowed by World AIDS Day on Friday, or because it fell on a Sunday this year. We at…

Meet the Recruitment Agency | Connecting Job Seekers with Agencies

Greetings to everyone in our #JobAdviceSA Community! Last week, in anticipation of this week’s chat, I started reaching out to South African Recruitment Agencies to invite them to STAR, or feature, in our weekly #JobAdviceChat. I must have asked close to 20 agencies. I knew I was taking a risk…

Job Seeking during Holidays | #JobAdviceSA 20 Nov 17

The Holidays aka Festive Season is around the corner and almost every mall or major retail business you visit you will see reminders that say “Feel It, It’s here” On the Job Seeking front this is a good time to be active. Join The #JobAdviceSA team at 16:00 – 17:00…

Social Media Reputation

Your social media reputation

Article first published on Elzette Fourie Creative Recruitment I consider myself to be quite active with social recruiting on platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Google+. It’s fair to say each of these channels has their own strengths and weaknesses, but that’s a story for another day. For now…

Job search and application step to follow

Job search and application step to follow – 13/11/2017

Applying for a job should be a well thought through process, making sure all boxes are ticked from the moment you search until you sign your offer letter. Today, we’d like to cover a few of those steps to get you started. Questions How else can you find a job…

How to deal with bullying, discrimation and harassment at work #JobAdviceSA 06/11

Sexual harassment in Hollywood is a big topic in the media currently. Numerous celebrities have revealed that they were forced in to comprising positions by people in positions of power to further their careers. Subsequently the hashtag #MeToo trended on social media as people worldwide shared their stories of sexual…