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How to get a dream job

Looking for a job in the marketing industry can be daunting, but if you want to show that you can promote products and services on behalf of a brand, the first step is to demonstrate an ability to market yourself. What can you do to make sure your application gets noticed and you land an interview?

Resume gap? How to confidently answer the feared question

In the dynamic world of job interviews, there is one question that often sends a chill down the spine of job seekers - "What were you doing during this gap in your resume?" This seemingly innocent question can trigger fear, doubt, and discomfort in the minds of job seekers.

Maximising your message in a media interview

One of the most common social anxiety disorders is the fear of public speaking, or glossophobia. Most people would probably rather go head-to-head with a shark in the ocean than have to stand up and speak in front of 100 people in a room. Consequently, media interviews can be scary to navigate, but it is important to conquer your fears and ensure you get the most out of them when they do come around.

What will the future of hiring look like?

While most areas of a business have changed over the past decade, the hiring process for potential staff by HR departments has remained relatively the same. This, however, is set to change with the introduction of new technologies that will save companies money and valuable time that can be spent improving their core business.

Building a personal brand can help you stand out in the...

As hundreds of thousands of Matrics write their exams right now, both these Matrics and their families are no doubt wondering what kind of future lies in store for them next year. With our unemployment rate hitting an all-time high of 30.8%, and the ravages of COVID-19 still being felt across the country, job opportunities are more rare than ever.

Solve unemployment with Job Seekers Exemption Certificates

The Job Seekers Exemption Certificate (JSEC) idea has been around for a long time. It was first presented to President Thabo Mbeki, who passed it on to the Department of Labour. But nothing was done with it. It seems that it is only when you are unemployed that you can understand that it will be like holding a piece of gold in your hand.

Mistakes that interviewers make

When it comes to interviewing a potential new hire, there are always guidelines around the sort of questions to ask and what the answers should be, what attire should be worn and what body language shouldn’t be used, along with the questions related to the job description and what boxes should be ticked for the candidate to be successful.


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