21st Century Recruiting – #JobAdviceSA 25/02

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...
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Crowdsourcing Answers to Questions from the #JobAdviceSA Community 04/02

Crowdsourcing Answers to Questions from the #JobAdviceSA Community 04/02

One of the great things about the #JobAdviceSA community is that it is not only our guests or the host of our weekly chat who answer the questions, but also the many career and recruitment experts who take part every...
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How To Choose The Right Career For You #JobAdviceSA 03/09

How To Choose The Right Career For You #JobAdviceSA 03/09

When you have just left school or varsity and do not have an industry-specific qualification it is very hard to decide which career you would like to pursue, as well as choosing the types of roles where you will have...
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Job Search – Do it right

Job Search – Do it right

Searching for jobs can be a daunting and long process, but if done right, you’ll reap the rewards. We’re covering a few things here that’ll get you started. Follow #JobAdviceSA between 4pm – 5pm SAST on Monday 5th February 2018....
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Meet the Recruitment Agency | Connecting Job Seekers with Agencies

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...
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How to answer TOUGH Interview Questions | #JobAdviceSA | 29/5

How to answer TOUGH Interview Questions | #JobAdviceSA | 29/5

Hello All, We have had several questions of late about how to answer the really TOUGH Interview Questions. I decided that we would dedicate a whole #JobAdviceSA chat to looking at some tough questions and to give you some advice...
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Dealing Professionally With Recruiters on Social Networks #JobAdviceSA 15/5

Dealing Professionally With Recruiters on Social Networks #JobAdviceSA 15/5

Modern recruiters no longer rely on posting job adverts on their website’s Careers or Vacancies page or on job websites. They are now active on LinkedIn especially, as well as other social networks, searching for candidates for jobs as well...
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#JobAdviceSA Social Media | Which | How & Why

#JobAdviceSA Social Media | Which | How & Why

Greetings All! Following on from last week’s chat where we spoke about constantly making ourselves more employable, I am completely the final level Recruitment Qualification that you can get in South African.  I am doing this through our governing bod...
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2017 – here we come, ready or not! #JobAdviceSA

2017 – here we come, ready or not! #JobAdviceSA

Hello All, It’s good to be back! I hope that all of you who took leave are well rested and ready for 2017 and all the challenges that a new year will bring us! For those of you who stayed...
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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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