Employment

Employment

4 ways for graduates to gain a competitive advantage in the job market

Technical skills are always important, but alone they are no longer sufficient for ambitious graduates seeking to build a successful career, an education expert says. Because in today’s constantly changing and fast-paced global environment, employers seek out those graduates who are resilient and can build long-term relationships with customers, colleagues, communities and other business partners. “The […]

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Employment Student Jobs

How to get in gear for your first job search

Your first job search after graduation can be both exciting and terrifying, particularly in South Africa where many qualified people compete for a limited number of vacancies. But the experience can be made much more rewarding, and the chances of success greater, by following a few simple guidelines, an education expert says. “You have to […]

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Employment

20 Good Questions to Ask in an Interview

So you have managed to land a job interview and just before they end the session they hit you with “Do you have any questions?” Instead of you saying no, here are some questions that you can ask that might get you that the job: 1. Does the company acknowledge diversity/inclusion? 2. Is there any […]

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Career guidance Employment

The unseen threat within the corporate world.

In today’s world marketplace the crime and corruption within the business sector, and the country at large, is a real threat and concern for many South African business owners and managers. There seems to be a real surge of attempts at increasing security and protecting companies and businesses from potential criminal threats. What most don’t […]

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Employment

8 Things to Know About Your First Job

Okay, you’re fresh out of high school or college and managed to land your first job. This one’s serious – it’s not a simple part-time job without any future, nor it is a temporary full-time gig meant to provide funding for your college life – and it is the first chapter of your career as […]

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Employment

What Jobs can I get with a Degree in Sports Management?

  Studying sports management at university is ideal for those who have played sports throughout school and who are interested in a career in sports and wellness management. Sports management courses will teach you management skills, communication skills and, if you are interested in the wellness sector of sports management, you will learn about health, […]

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Employment

Life as a Working Professional in a Big City

Living in a big city comes with both perks and downsides. You will find some of the hippest bars, pubs and cafes to spend time at, as well as exciting expos and conferences in your industry on offer in many of the bigger cities in South Africa. However, city living comes with noise, crime and […]

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Employment

Creating a Portfolio that will Get an Employer’s Attention

Thanks to the expansion of the internet and the growth of digital technology, the career opportunities for graphic designers and commercial artists in South Africa have never been greater. The flipside of this, however, is that competition is intense. Everybody wants to work in the creative industries, and when you leave college and start applying […]

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Employment

How to do team work on a project

When you’re at university or working in your first job, you’ll find that sometimes you have to work together on projects with other people. This can prove to be challenging as you have to up your communication and time management skills. To help you out, here are some pointers on how you can work well […]

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Employment Student News

Better Chance for a Job!

Better your chances for getting a job So, soon you’ll be graduating and looking for a job. You’ve been dreaming of that moment for years. Everything you’ve been doing for the past few years will finally amount to something. It’s an exciting time. There’s only one problem: getting a job is difficult these days. There […]

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