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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Job Advice for our future IT Gurus…. #JobAdviceSA

Job Advice for our future IT Gurus…. #JobAdviceSA

I was fortunate to present at an event this past weekend at Microsoft South Africa in Johannesburg. I presented on IT jobs and the salaries connected to these positions. I was asked a lot of questions from the audience, so...
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Agencies are not the Enemy

Agencies are not the Enemy

We have been running #JobAdviceSA for almost 3 months now and I have picked up a lot of negativity towards Recruitment Agents and Agencies. As a Manager of an agency I find this hard to believe as i always encourage my...
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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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What I learnt about our Recruitment Consultancy whilst planning a Wedding

What I learnt about our Recruitment Consultancy whilst planning a Wedding

Yes, you guessed it – early next year I will be getting married. Not only am I working most hours under the sun; trying to fit in an hour of gym every day and trying to ensure that my family...
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More Recruitment Memes

More Recruitment Memes

Following on from the success of one of my previous Blogs about Recruitment Memes; I thought I would write another post on the same topic. It’s no secret that Memes appeal to my slightly sarcastic, dark sense of humour so...
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Five Memes that accurately depict the Recruitment Industry

Five Memes that accurately depict the Recruitment Industry

I like to think that I am a seasoned recruiter. I have worked in this industry for 8 years now and I wouldn’t want to be doing anything else. Sure, the candidates can be frustrating and the clients can be...
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Why Data will never replace the Human Element in Recruitment

Why Data will never replace the Human Element in Recruitment

Data, Big Data, Master Data – these are the main buzzwords in business today. Companies are becoming obsessed with their Data – is it clean? Is it useful? How can we use it better? I can see how having a...
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