What to do when you suffer a career setback #JobAdviceSA 03/04

What to do when you suffer a career setback #JobAdviceSA 03/04

President Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle, including the sacking of several high-profile ministers, has been making headlines for the last week. With that in mind we decided that it was a good time to answer questions about what to do when you...
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Changing Careers – #JobAdviceSA 06/03

Changing Careers – #JobAdviceSA 06/03

The average person can expect to change careers at least once in their lifetime. One reason is that sometimes people don’t make informed decisions when choosing a career.¬†For example, they don’t do a self-assessment that will help them learn about...
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Beginner’s Guide to LinkedIn #JobAdviceSA 13/02

Beginner’s Guide to LinkedIn #JobAdviceSA 13/02

We’re always keen to cover job search topics that our community suggest, so in the next #JobAdviceSA chat we are going to be looking at how jobseekers can create a profile on LinkedIn and use the network to find work....
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It’s All About The Money #JobAdviceSA 23/01

It’s All About The Money #JobAdviceSA 23/01

Following a suggestion by Menzi Ngcobo (@MrMenziN), founder of #JobSeekersSA and a valued partner of #JobAdviceSA, our next chat will be examining salaries. In November of last year the Deputy President announced that the national minimum wage would be set...
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The Diary of a Jobseeker #HireTim

The Diary of a Jobseeker #HireTim

On Monday after our weekly chat I announced that I was in the job market actively seeking work starting next month, making it public through my Twitter account as well as @JobAdviceSA (using the hashtag #HireTim) and my updated LinkedIn...
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Putting #JobAdviceSA Into Action – #HireTim

Putting #JobAdviceSA Into Action – #HireTim

#JobAdviceSA was started when I asked two recruiter friends (Vanessa Raath and Wesley Madziva) to start a Twitter chat to connect jobseekers and recruiters. Over the last two and a half years we have advised thousands of jobseekers, received and...
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Job Advice For the Festive Season #JobAdviceSa 05/12

Job Advice For the Festive Season #JobAdviceSa 05/12

It’s December, Summer is here, and most companies and people are winding down for the festive period. What does that mean for you if you are a jobseeker, worker or considering a change of career? It may be tempting to...
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What is the Future of Work? #JobAdviceSA 14/11

What is the Future of Work? #JobAdviceSA 14/11

The world that we live in is changing very quickly with digital innovation and other global work trends affecting how we will work in the future, what skills will be needed and even if there will be jobs for young...
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Halloween Horrors for Jobseekers – #JobAdviceSA 31/10

Halloween Horrors for Jobseekers – #JobAdviceSA 31/10

Job seeking can be scary. From putting your CV together, to applying for jobs and not getting any response. Managing the stress of job seeking when you are unemployed, or going to interviews can also make you afraid, as can...
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Mental Health Matters – #JobAdviceSA 10/10

Mental Health Matters – #JobAdviceSA 10/10

Today on #JobAdviceSA we are going to be answering questions in regard to how mental health issues should be dealt with in the hiring process, employment and in taking care of yourself generally. World Mental Health Awareness Day is celebrated...
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