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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 at home, I hope you managed to get some ‘downtime’…

#JobAdviceSA Best of 2016 Chats 12/12/16

Vanessa Raath, Tim Barry and Wesley Madziva wish you all #JobAdviceSA community a blessed festive season. Today’s chat is our last chat for 2016. We will resume on 16 January 2017 with a hot topic to get you going! As a result we have selected the below 5 questions we…

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 profile. Since then I have been inundated with direct messages…

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 given feedback on hundreds of CVs and helped many of…

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 spend less time or take a break from looking for…

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 some of the questions that have come through the community over the…

“A Day In The Life of A Job Seeker” #JobAdviceSA 21 Nov 2016

“Opportunity is not always at an opportune time.” – Diane Hendricks On today’s #JobAdviceSA we chat on A typical day in the life of a Job Seeker. We seek more input from all Job Seekers who attend to share with us how their typical day is like. In turn the…

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 people still in school. The workers and jobseekers of South…

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 in the best possible way. Maybe this will come in…

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 the thought that you will never get a job. So…