Talking About Our Heritage This #HeritageMonth #JobAdviceSA 19/09

Talking About Our Heritage This #HeritageMonth #JobAdviceSA 19/09

On 24th September every year South Africa celebrates Heritage Day or, as it is known by many people “National Braai Day”, as having a braai or chisanyama is the way in which many South Africans celebrate the holiday. Apart from...
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How Can Job Hunting Be Improved? #JobAdviceSA 29/08

How Can Job Hunting Be Improved? #JobAdviceSA 29/08

Being a jobseeker in South Africa today is not easy. Jobs are hard to find, complicated to apply for and, even if you are invited to an interview, the way it is handled and what happens afterwards can leave you...
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What Will The SA Municipal Elections Mean For Jobseekers? #JobAdviceSA 01/08 #LGE2016

What Will The SA Municipal Elections Mean For Jobseekers? #JobAdviceSA 01/08 #LGE2016

DISCLAIMER: I am a citizen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and therefore am not eligible to vote in the upcoming Local Government Elections on 3rd August, but that does not mean that I have no interest in the...
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Searching & Applying For Jobs Online – #JobAdviceSA 11/07

Searching & Applying For Jobs Online – #JobAdviceSA 11/07

This week on #JobAdviceSA we are going to examine the new, online world of jobseeking. As the digital revolution means that more and more aspects of our daily lives take place online it is inevitable that more and more employers...
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#JobAdviceSA 20/06 – Advice For When You Have Found A Job

#JobAdviceSA 20/06 – Advice For When You Have Found A Job

Since we relaunched #JobAdviceSA three weeks ago we have been inundated with questions, not only from jobseekers looking for advice to search and apply for jobs, but also from employed South Africans looking for advice on employment issues.    ...
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We’re Back! #JobAdviceSA Returns Monday 30th May 16h00

We’re Back! #JobAdviceSA Returns Monday 30th May 16h00

  Last week at the E-Recruitment Conference 2016 at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways, Johannesburg, the three founders and co-hosts of #JobAdviceSA – Tim Barry, Vanessa Raath and Wesley Madziva – finally managed to meet in person at the same...
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Are We All Jobseekers? 4 Top Tips for Active Candidates

Are We All Jobseekers? 4 Top Tips for Active Candidates

Recent research indicates that there is now no such thing as a passive candidate. The vast majority of workers are open to new opportunities or actively searching for a new role. The rise of social media and smartphones has meant that...
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The Challenges of Connecting with South African Jobseekers

The Challenges of Connecting with South African Jobseekers

The Challenges of Connecting with South African Jobseekers In June last year I started hosting a Twitter chat for South African jobseekers along with fellow South African Twitter aficionados in recruitment, Vanessa Raath and Wesley Madziva, called #JobRecChatS...
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Finding A Job Abroad – A #TRU Story

Finding A Job Abroad – A #TRU Story

TRU (The Recruiter Unconference) is an unconventional recruitment industry event series started by Bill Boorman in London in 2009. I first heard of these events when I started working for a recruitment software start-up called Innovate CV in 2010 and...
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We All Need Somebody To Lean On… In Our Career

We All Need Somebody To Lean On… In Our Career

I’m inspired by the lyrics to my favourite songs. One of my favourite songs when I was growing up was “Lean On Me” by Club Nouveau. It was only a decade later that I discovered the original Bill Withers version,...
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