Wednesday, 15 July 2020

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It’s Tough Being a JobSeeker #JobAdviceSA 17/02

Being a jobseeker is hard work, and jobseeking in South Africa is harder than in most countries in the world given the high rate of unemployment, lack of access to opportunities and disruption caused by power cuts and transport issues.   As well as a positive attitude, perseverance and ability…

What’s Love Got to Do With It? #JobAdviceSA 10/02

With this being the month of love, and with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the topic for this week’s #JobAdviceSA chat is going to be the importance of love in your career and work.     So what has love got to do with the career that you choose, the company…

How Do I Find a Job on Social Media? #JobAdvicesA 03/02

One of the most startling stats that you will ever hear quoted is that there are more South Africans that own a smartphone than those that have a toothbrush, and one of the biggest reasons that they have smartphones is so that they can use social media. According to Statista South…

How To Avoid Getting Scammed #JobAdviceSA 27/01

Job scammers make money out of desperate jobseekers who apply for lots of jobs and are keen to share their details and go to unknown buildings for an assessment or interview on the promise that they will be given a job. The more jobseekers learn about how to spot a…

#JobAdviceSA for #WomensMonth – 12/08

The sad reality in South Africa is that women find it harder to get a job, are treated with less respect in the workplace and are paid less than men. So this #WomensMonth we are going to be discussing some of the challenges that women face in recruitment and employment…

I finally found a job… should I take it? #JobAdviceSA 05/08

Last week the latest unemployment figures were released by Stats SA and the rate of unemployment in South Africa has gone up to 29% That means almost one in three South Africans of working age are not in employment. These figures are even worse if you take into account discouraged…

Tricky Interview Dilemmas – #JobAdviceSA Chat 29/07

We’re delighted to announce that #JobAdviceSA chat is back today after an extended break due to unforeseen circumstances, apologies for our absence. In the last week we’ve been tweeted lots of questions regarding what to do in tricky situations regarding interviews, so we’re throwing these out to the #JobAdviceSA community…

The inner workings of the recruitment process #JobAdviceSA chat 20/05.

Today’s special guest on #JobAdviceSA chat is @ClockWorkJobs the creators of the ClockWork App and founders of #JobSeekersWednesday   Here are the questions they have suggested for the chat: Q1. Is the recruiting process always the same or does it change to accommodate each client and candidate? Why? Q2. What process should one follow…

Answering Common Interview Questions with @MsPhiona – #JobAdviceSA 06/05

We’re excited to announce that #JobAdviceSA chat will return on Monday 6th May at 16h00 SAST with special guest Phiona Martin @MsPhiona who will be giving advice on how to answer the most common interview questions, which can also be the ones that jobseekers struggle with the most. Phiona is…