Thursday, 16 August 2018

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Beginner’s Guide to LinkedIn #JobAdviceSA 13/02

We’re always keen to cover job search topics that our community suggest, so in the next #JobAdviceSA chat we are going to be looking at how jobseekers can create a profile on LinkedIn and use the network to find work. LinkedIn is a professional networking site with 467 million users…

#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…