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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Questions from our Community #JobAdviceSA

Questions from our Community #JobAdviceSA

Hello All, I hope you are well and ready for another Jam Packed session for tomorrow’s #JobAdviceSA chat. I know some of you like to prepare your answers up front so here are tomorrow’s questions: What questions should you ask...
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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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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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A Bit of This & A Bit of That #JobAdviceSA

A Bit of This & A Bit of That #JobAdviceSA

Hello All, Welcome to this week’s #JobAdviceSA Chat! My handsome co-hosts – Tim Barry (@timjbarry) and Wesley Madziva (@weszmadz) and myself – Vanessa Raath (@van_raath) will be assisting Job Seekers, young and old! Today we will be answering...
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How to exit your current job gracefully

How to exit your current job gracefully

We are looking forward to this week’s #JobAdviceSA chat – join us at 16h00 on Twitter and join our wonderful community of Job Seekers. This week we will be looking at how you should go about exiting your current company...
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Background checks and why we HAVE to do them

Background checks and why we HAVE to do them

We have had a few questions pop up recently during out #JobAdviceSA sessions about Background Checks. I get the feeling that there are a lot of people out there who are sceptical of these checks and wonder why on earth...
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