Tuesday, 25 September 2018

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6 June 2016 #JobAdviceSA #2 Questions

The Time is Every Monday 16:00 – 17:00 | The Event is #JobAdviceSA | #JobAdviceSA – Connecting Jobseekers and Recruiters via Twitter Structure – Four questions every 15min after the hour. Don’t jump to next question before time. What information should be included in your CV | 16:00 – 16:15…

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 place and the same time for the first time since…

Why Gauteng has higher salaries..

One of our clients asked this Question: How do people residing in the Western Cape and KZN, doing the same job with the same tools etc, earn up to 20% less than Gauteng? via Taryn. So I went to my social networks and posed the same question. Below are the…

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 it is much simpler for recruiters to find those looking…

How to conduct research on a prospective employer

Well done to you! You have just been shortlisted for an interview at a prestigious global organisation. This really is that ‘dream job’ that you have always wanted and you want to make sure that you ace the first interview. What are your next steps? How do you go about…

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 when I stumble across Recruitment Memes, they really do brighten…

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 indecisive and difficult to get hold of; but show me…

The Challenges of Connecting with South African Jobseekers

The Challenges of Connecting with South African Jobseekers In June last year I started hosting a Twitter chat for South African jobseekers along with fellow South African Twitter aficionados in recruitment, Vanessa Raath and Wesley Madziva, called #JobRecChatSA (Job Recruitment Chat South Africa, a bit cumbersome I know). To our…

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 better understanding of your data can help your business reach…