Revamping Your CV – #JobAdviceSA 08/02

Revamping Your CV – #JobAdviceSA 08/02

At the end of last week’s #JobAdviceSA chat we announced that our Founder Tim Barry was now offering CV revamps for jobseekers amongst other services, and since then he has been inundated with CVs and cover letters to review and...
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Preparing for 2021 – Job Search in a New Context #JobAdviceSA Chat 18/01

Preparing for 2021 – Job Search in a New Context #JobAdviceSA Chat 18/01

The Covid-19 Pandemic, national lockdown and resulting acceleration in the adoption of remote working has changed the nature of work and job search irrevocably. Therefore it is essential to prepare yourself to search for jobs in this new context. To...
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How to Prepare for a Video Interview – #JobAdviceSA 06/04

How to Prepare for a Video Interview – #JobAdviceSA 06/04

Since the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Covid-19, and following the start of the 21-day National Lockdown imposed by the Government, many companies have put recruitment on hold for all their open positions. However, as we discussed in our last...
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Creating a Cracking CV with Career Coach @EnnieChipembere – #JobAdviceSA 02/03

Creating a Cracking CV with Career Coach @EnnieChipembere – #JobAdviceSA 02/03

Since the dawn of the 21st century more and more jobseekers have created online profiles on job websites and professional networking platforms like LinkedIn, but the humble CV document remains the most important tool to help you find a job....
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How Do I Find a Job on Social Media? #JobAdvicesA 03/02

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

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

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 i...
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How Can Young People Become ‘Job Ready’ – The Experience Factory #JobAdviceSA 10/12

How Can Young People Become ‘Job Ready’ – The Experience Factory #JobAdviceSA 10/12

For our last #JobAdviceSA chat of 2018 we are going to be hearing from The Experience Factory (@ExperFactory) on how young people can get the knowledge, skills and experience in order to find work. The Experience Factory is a social...
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Let’s Talk About Our Rights #JobAdviceSA 26/03

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,...
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3 Career Lessons I Learned By Taking a Summer Job

3 Career Lessons I Learned By Taking a Summer Job

  After I left school in the summer of 1996 (just typing the year makes me feel old!) I had the luxury of being able to relax at home until I started university. Tuition fees had not yet been introduced...
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