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...
read more
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....
read more
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...
read more
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...
read more
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...
read more
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...
read more
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,...
read more
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...
read more
Addressing Youth Unemployment in South Africa #JobAdviceSA 05/06/17

Addressing Youth Unemployment in South Africa #JobAdviceSA 05/06/17

As it is Youth Month in South Africa to coincide with Youth Day on the 16th June, and with the latest figures released by Statistics South Africa last week showing that not only has unemployment in South Africa risen to...
read more