Unemployment – Something we all want to avoid, yet it will be the reality for most of us at one point or another during the course of our career.  Though no one can deny the difficulties associated with being jobless, it is important to remember...
The dreaded school holidays School holidays. Two words that make me break out in hives. It is not even a complete sentence and it manages to induce fear and crippling anxiety. As a kid, three months of freedom is the stuff that dreams are made of....
As a recruiter, I meet candidates at different points in their career. More often than not, it’s not the unemployed that come to me, but those who are currently working but looking to make a change. By way of reasons for wanting to leave, I have...
  Job interviews can be a nerve-wrecking experience. If you are hoping to do well, then you already know to have all the basics of research and interview preparation covered.   However, we tend to focus too much on what to do at a job interview, at...
  Job interviews can be a nerve-wrecking experience. If you are hoping to do well, then you already know to have all the basics of research and interview preparation covered.   However, we tend to focus too much on what to do at a job interview, at...
  Job interviews can be a nerve-wrecking experience. If you are hoping to do well, then you already know to have all the basics of research and interview preparation covered.   However, we tend to focus too much on what to do at a job interview, at...
Starting a new job in a new company is always an interesting experience – Some find it exciting, while for others it can be nerve-wrecking. If you fall in the latter group, fret not, and read on. Chances are that you have already mentally prepared...
In an increasingly saturated job market, landing a job interview at a coveted company is an accomplishment on its own, however, acing that said interview is a whole other matter. Depending on company and role, verbal interviews can last anywhere...
Any form of stereotyping and discrimination in the workplace is not only frowned upon, but also unlawful in many parts of the world. As recruiters, we have seen it all. Let me rephrase, as recruiters, we have been asked to screen it all – gender,...
Looking for a new job doesn’t have to be a daunting experience. Alas, a change is seldom a bad idea. If you’ve been stuck in the same role within the same company for years, no matter how happy or content you may be, it’s wise to check the market....

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