A Chat With Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator #JobAdviceSA 11/06

A Chat With Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator #JobAdviceSA 11/06

We are delighted to announce that our guest on the next #JobAdviceSA chat is Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator (@Harambee4Work)! In case you have not heard of Harambee here is a brief intro: What is Harambee? Harambee is a youth employment...
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Do You Know What Job You Are Applying For? #JobAdviceSA 07/05

Do You Know What Job You Are Applying For? #JobAdviceSA 07/05

Last week I stumbled across a Twitter hashtag called #BadStockPhotosOfMyJob which was inspired by the hilariously inaccurate stock photos that a Professor at the University of California found online when she was searching for realistic photos of scientists &#...
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Let’s Talk About Our Rights #JobAdviceSA 26/03

Let’s Talk About Our Rights #JobAdviceSA 26/03

Last Wednesday we celebrated Human Rights Day, which commemorates those peaceful protesters who lost their lives in Sharpeville in 1960. Today South Africans have the right to demonstrate peacefully, as is granted by Section 17 of the Bill of Rights,...
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What Will the #SONA and #BudgetSpeech2018 Mean For SA’s Jobseekers and Workers? #JobAdviceSA 26/02

What Will the #SONA and #BudgetSpeech2018 Mean For SA’s Jobseekers and Workers? #JobAdviceSA 26/02

This month has seen some major changes in the leadership of South Africa and policy of the Government. The leader of the ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, was elected as the new President of South Africa by Parliament after Jacob Zuma was...
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Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value – #JobAdviceSA 29/01

Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value – #JobAdviceSA 29/01

Today on #JobAdviceSA chat we are privileged to be joined by Natalie Singer (@nats_singer) from Talent3sixty. Natalie Singer has nearly 20 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, including serving on both local and global professional standards bodie...
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3 Career Lessons I Learned By Taking a Summer Job

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

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

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...
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#MondayMotivation for your Job Search – #JobAdviceSA 09/10

#MondayMotivation for your Job Search – #JobAdviceSA 09/10

Jobseeking is hard. It can be difficult to find the types of jobs you want to apply for, and sometimes when you do they are not genuine but scam job adverts posted by criminals who want to steal your money,...
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Work References – #JobAdviceSA 18/09

Work References – #JobAdviceSA 18/09

Choosing good people to give you a work reference is one of the most important decisions to make when you are applying for a job. A good reference can make the difference between being offered the job and losing out...
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