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#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 body – APSO, they are regulars on #JobAdviceSA so you may have heard…

#JobAdviceSA – Relocation | Movies | Private or Public Sector | English Language

On Today’s #JobAdviceSA Chat we have selected a few questions from the #JobAdviceSA Community and the responses were great! The topics ranged from Relocation | Movies | Private or Public Sector | English Language | Interviews | General Behaviour | Volunteering approach | Business establishment, experience first or straight into…

It’s All About The Money #JobAdviceSA 23/01

Following a suggestion by Menzi Ngcobo (@MrMenziN), founder of #JobSeekersSA and a valued partner of #JobAdviceSA, our next chat will be examining salaries. In November of last year the Deputy President announced that the national minimum wage would be set at R3 500 a month. Given the cost of living…

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…