Thursday, 12 July 2012
One of the biggest life choices is currently staring Grade 9-learners in the face: selecting the subjects they will sit at the National Senior Certificate exams in 2015. While making this choice is exceptionally hard, it will have a far-reaching impact on the rest of learners’ lives and must be taken with care, an education expert warns.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
A good reference can secure a job interview, while a bad one can permanently damage your chance of employment. Choosing the right person for the job can be tricky. Here are some things you should know about the reference checking process.
Friday, 20 April 2012
The first day of any new job is arguably the most nerve-wracking time during the employment period. Being in an unfamiliar place, surrounded by new faces and receiving new tasks can be overwhelming. Making a good first impression in this situation can seem almost impossible, but here are some tips for dealing with day one office jitters.
Monday, 18 June 2012
Matrics have to make numerous stressful decisions during their last year at school, and they are often neither equipped nor able to access concise and accurate information which will have an extended impact on their lives. Dr Felicity Coughlan discusses the options available to potential first year students.
Wednesday, 04 April 2012
Beware of what you post online and make sure you’re comfortable with it being made public. Recruiters and prospective employers are reviewing people’s online profiles on social networks to learn a bit more about the character of individuals.
Wednesday, 09 May 2012
It is the Catch-22 situation that has been frustrating jobseekers for ages: positions requiring experience from applicants who can’t gain any experience without first being employed. But there are ways to make oneself employable and gain experience without landing a position in formal employment first.
Friday, 16 March 2012
New research unpacks the realities of youth unemployment in South Africa and points the way to a solution. New ways to boost work-seeking tactics must be explored to help young people find work or the unemployment crisis will worsen say researchers.
Monday, 23 April 2012
Now in its third year, Nedbank’s R5,4 million My Future, My Career Programme is making a lasting impact in assisting underprivileged grade 9 to 12 learners to prepare themselves for their future careers.
Friday, 16 March 2012
Almost one in five technology industry executives say that a candidate’s social media profile has caused them not to hire that person. This is revealed in the 2012 annual technology market survey conducted by Eurocom Worldwide, the Global PR Network, in association with Johannesburg based Watt Communications.
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