Thursday, 19 September 2019

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#JobAdviceSA for #WomensMonth – 12/08

The sad reality in South Africa is that women find it harder to get a job, are treated with less respect in the workplace and are paid less than men. So this #WomensMonth we are going to be discussing some of the challenges that women face in recruitment and employment…

I finally found a job… should I take it? #JobAdviceSA 05/08

Last week the latest unemployment figures were released by Stats SA and the rate of unemployment in South Africa has gone up to 29% That means almost one in three South Africans of working age are not in employment. These figures are even worse if you take into account discouraged…

Tricky Interview Dilemmas – #JobAdviceSA Chat 29/07

We’re delighted to announce that #JobAdviceSA chat is back today after an extended break due to unforeseen circumstances, apologies for our absence. In the last week we’ve been tweeted lots of questions regarding what to do in tricky situations regarding interviews, so we’re throwing these out to the #JobAdviceSA community…

The inner workings of the recruitment process #JobAdviceSA chat 20/05.

Today’s special guest on #JobAdviceSA chat is @ClockWorkJobs the creators of the ClockWork App and founders of #JobSeekersWednesday   Here are the questions they have suggested for the chat: Q1. Is the recruiting process always the same or does it change to accommodate each client and candidate? Why? Q2. What process should one follow…

Answering Common Interview Questions with @MsPhiona – #JobAdviceSA 06/05

We’re excited to announce that #JobAdviceSA chat will return on Monday 6th May at 16h00 SAST with special guest Phiona Martin @MsPhiona who will be giving advice on how to answer the most common interview questions, which can also be the ones that jobseekers struggle with the most. Phiona is…

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21st Century Recruiting – #JobAdviceSA 25/02

South African startup Giraffe (@Giraffe_Jobs), a low cost automated recruitment platform for medium-skilled workers, recently launched automated candidate voice screening. According to Giraffe’s blog – “Candidates that qualify for a position are invited to take a voice assessment via SMS.” This got us thinking about how South African jobseekers would feel about…

Getting to Know the #JobAdviceSA Founder: @TimJBarry

Tim Barry (@TimJBarry), the Founder of #JobAdviceSA, likes to say that he is an English gent with an African Heart and Celtic Soul, and according to his LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/timjbarry/) he is an HR Technology and Social Recruiting Consultant, Speaker and Trainer. But what really makes him tick? We sat…

#ShiftTomorrow with @TrustedInterns – #JobAdviceSA 28/01

Trusted Interns is a dedicated online marketplace where jobseekers can sign up and apply to be an intern at many great companies. Earlier this month Trusted Interns launched an exciting competition in conjunction with Prize Partners including Educate 24, Red & Yellow Creative School of Business and The Bursary Lottery,…