Tuesday, 12 December 2017

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What is #JobAdviceSA and why do we give of our time to host it?

Some of you may be familiar with our weekly Twitter Chat which we run on #JobAdviceSA. If you are not, here is some information about myself and my co-hosts, Wesley Madziva and Tim Barry. I will also give you some insight into why we give up a few hours of…

#JobAdviceSA 20/06 – Advice For When You Have Found A Job

Since we relaunched #JobAdviceSA three weeks ago we have been inundated with questions, not only from jobseekers looking for advice to search and apply for jobs, but also from employed South Africans looking for advice on employment issues.                         …

Job Advice for our Youths 13/06 @ 16h00 #JobAdviceSA

Hello All, We are looking forward to this week’s #JobAdviceSA chat. Please join us on Monday at 16h00 on Twitter. This week’s questions have a ‘Youth’ theme to coincide with our Public Holiday: What are the best subjects to take at school? Are they in line with your career choice?…

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…