5 tips to land (and thrive in) your first job after graduation

2020-01-03 12:00

With South Africa in the grips of graduation fever, and the soon-to-be capped proudly displaying their achievement on social media, the reality of the challenges associated with one’s first job search will soon set in for many.

If you've ever struggled with the question “What are your salary expectations?” here's a brilliant way to answer it

2019-04-23 16:01

The salary negotiation aspect of the interview process is often the most stressful part for many women.

UKZN graduate melts hearts with her traditional dance while accepting degree

2019-04-02 17:50

It's graduation time at different higher education institutions and last night it was University of KwaZulu-Natal’s first day of graduations – and as always it was one to remember.

Don’t include your photo in your CV – and other things that could negatively impact you when it comes to getting that job

2018-10-23 11:05

Some things that you include in your CV could prevent you from getting that job.

17 things that make this the perfect résumé

2018-08-05 09:24

And it doesn't have to be bland.

Attitude is key to making the right career move

2018-02-14 14:28

Most people will change jobs quite a few times during their careers, yet most job hunters consider the job market a daunting black hole. Career coach and CV writer Rob Ridout shares his advice.

How to not lose your mind while job hunting

2017-10-24 15:51

Whether you want to change jobs to grow in your career or you’re a graduate looking to step into the corporate world, looking for a job can be tough. The job market isn’t what it used to be and it can quickly get your spirits down.

Careers24 launches online courses portal

2016-10-26 10:57

Careers24 users will now be able to access 40 000 online courses to expand their skills through a partnership with online academy Udemy.


'Tinder for jobs': This new app matches job seekers with employers

2019-07-02 07:00

A new South African app has launched to help match employers across the country with the right staff quickly, and help job seekers find work.

What can you do if have if you've got a minor criminal record and no one wants to hire you?

2019-04-15 12:16

What to do when past actions have made finding a job next to impossible.

I’ve been retrenched and don’t have a job lined up – why I’m okay with it

2018-10-25 16:02

Taking time off is just as important as securing your next job.

Here's exactly what to do if you leave a job interview and realise you totally flubbed a question

2018-08-29 09:07

An expert suggests that the best way to deal with a question you flubbed is to clarify your answer in a thank-you email to the interviewer.

“You must have 5 years experience for an entry level position"

2018-06-18 00:00

Job search struggles every graduate can relate to.

The job hunt struggle is real. Here are 6 tips from career experts to help you

2018-01-26 12:54

A matriculant, graduate, between-jobs seeker or just finished a gap year? You're ready to set foot in the big bad world but where to begin?

How to beat the unemployment blues

2017-07-30 13:01

We live in uncertain times and some people will unfortunately find themselves being retrenched. What is the best way to deal with such a situation?

I got my dream job and this is how I did it

2016-04-29 11:00

Blogger Anja van der Spuy gives us eight tips and tricks to finding (and securing) the job you've always wanted.

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