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Job Advice for our future IT Gurus…. #JobAdviceSA

I was fortunate to present at an event this past weekend at Microsoft South Africa in Johannesburg. I presented on IT jobs and the salaries connected to these positions. I was asked a lot of questions from the audience, so many that I spent an extra 30 minutes after my…

How Can Job Hunting Be Improved? #JobAdviceSA 29/08

Being a jobseeker in South Africa today is not easy. Jobs are hard to find, complicated to apply for and, even if you are invited to an interview, the way it is handled and what happens afterwards can leave you feeling frustrated. So this week on #JobAdviceSA we will share…

Getting to grips with your CV #Tips&Tricks #CV

We have been running #JobAdviceSA for almost 4 months now and I still sense that there is a lot of uncertainty around CVs and their content. As a Manager of a Recruitment Agency I can screen up to 50 CVs a day. I am amazed that people can still produce CVs with…

Olympic Motivation for Job Seekers

Every other year, athletes from around the globe gather in one place to compete for the top honors in their sports. This year, the Olympic Games are taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and promise to continue the tradition of creating unforgettable moments of athleticism and grit. Already the…

Agencies are not the Enemy

We have been running #JobAdviceSA for almost 3 months now and I have picked up a lot of negativity towards Recruitment Agents and Agencies. As a Manager of an agency I find this hard to believe as i always encourage my team to partner with our candidates. I believe that communication…

Climbing A Great Hill – #MandelaDay #JobAdviceSA Chat 18 July 2016

Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela’s birthday. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010. This week’s…

Searching & Applying For Jobs Online – #JobAdviceSA 11/07

This week on #JobAdviceSA we are going to examine the new, online world of jobseeking. As the digital revolution means that more and more aspects of our daily lives take place online it is inevitable that more and more employers and recruitment companies will post job adverts and expect jobseekers…

Getting ready to join the Job Market

Greetings All! I hope you are all well and looking forward to tomorrow’s #JobAdviceSA Chat. Here are the questions we will be covering on Monday, 4th July @ 16h00 How would you go about making sure your Social Media footprint is clean? What to look out for Are you ready…

Interviews 27/06/2016 @ 16h00 #JobAdviceSA

Twitter is great for connecting people, inspiring ideas and starting conversations that lead to long-lasting professional relationships. Today’s Topic on #JobAdviceSA Chat is INTERVIEWS. Questions are below 1. What are your do’s and dont’s for interviews? 2. How do you prepare for interviews? (#Jobseekers and #Recruiters) 3. Give some examples…