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How do you answer the following interview questions?

The #JobAdviceSA questions for the 4th June is provided by Jane Moors who is a facilitator, consultant and coach at Outerbox Thinking. These questions were inspired by her experience of what to ask / not to ask applicants when training Competency Based Interview skills. How do you answer the following…

Social Media and Job Search. #JobAdviceSA 28 May 2018

Join The #JobAdviceSA team at 16:00 – 17:00 Monday 28 May 2018 on Twitter and Facebook as they share tips and advice on your most burning questions as a Job Seeker. Today’s topic is on “Social Media and Job Searching” The Team will be answering the following questions… The Questions…

#JobAdviceSA | Ques inspired by the #APSO2018 Conference

Hello All! Welsey and myself were lucky enough to attend the Annual APSO Conference yesterday in Sandton. We learnt lots and got to network with some of the Leaders in the South African Recruitment World. Our questions are inspired by the discussions we had with fellow Recruiters, Head Hunters and…

14-May #JobAdviceSA

#JobAdviceSA | Matric, Fake Jobs, Social Presence and Interviews

The #JobAdviceSA questions for the 14th May is around topics that have come up in conversation* over the last few months – *either my own or whilst eavesdropping. So here goes. Q1: How can one obtain a matric certificate as an adult? Q2: How does one prevent getting scammed through…

Do You Know What Job You Are Applying For? #JobAdviceSA 07/05

Last week I stumbled across a Twitter hashtag called #BadStockPhotosOfMyJob which was inspired by the hilariously inaccurate stock photos that a Professor at the University of California found online when she was searching for realistic photos of scientists – Stock photos of scientists reveal that science is mostly about staring…

Panel Interviews | What When Why How | #JobAdviceSA

Join The #JobAdviceSA team at 16:00 – 17:00 Monday 23 April 2018 on Twitter and Facebook as they share tips and advice on your most burning questions as a Job Seeker. Today’s topic is on “Panel Interviews” The Team will be answering the following questions…   The Questions Are: 1….

#JobAdviceSA | How to answer Difficult Interview Questions

Hello All, This week’s talk we are focusing on how to answer some really challenging interview questions. Here are the questions so you can start thinking about how you would answer them: What salary are you looking for? Why did you leave your last job before you had secured another…

JobAdviceSA Chat - Monday 9 April

A bit of everything

For the #JobAdviceSA chat of the 9th April 2018, we decided to ask the community if they had any questions. So here you go. Q1: How do you answer this interview question: “What won’t you miss about your previous job? Question by: Nokuzotha Nkosi – @Nokuzotha Q2: How does one…

Let’s Talk About Our Rights #JobAdviceSA 26/03

Last Wednesday we celebrated Human Rights Day, which commemorates those peaceful protesters who lost their lives in Sharpeville in 1960. Today South Africans have the right to demonstrate peacefully, as is granted by Section 17 of the Bill of Rights, which forms part of the Constitution. But what rights do…

Everything you need to know about Freelancing | #JobAdviceSA

Hello All, One of our most active participants in the #JobAdviceSA community, @KhulekaniMj asked us to do a session on Freelancing. Our people have spoken and we have responded! Please see the questions for Monday, 19th March’s Chat below: 1) What is the difference between working for a Consulting Firm or for working…