Creating the perfect CV – the DO’s and DON’T’s

The words curriculum vitae mean “course of life”, but don’t take that too literally. Employers are more interested in whether you can do the job required. Your curriculum vita describes your qualifications for a professional academic career. When designing your CV, best to take the ‘less is more’ approach. Your CV has to sell you.

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7 Questions when searching for a new JOB!

The 7 Questions to ask yourself when searching for a new career opportunity By asking yourself a few simple questions at the very start of the interviewing process, you can save yourself and your Recruitment Consultant A LOT of time by avoiding opportunities that will never turn into anything except wasted time. 1. Do you

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Honesty is the best policy!

Why honesty is the best policy – a recruiters point of view. So we all would like to look and sound the best when seeking new employment. We are excellent sales people when it comes to selling ourselves in to a new vacancy. The trouble is, with the job market being what it is; many

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Telephonic interview? How to Impress:

When an employer is planning to fill a key role in the business, it is always preferred to meet any potential candidates on at least one or two occasions. This helps because you can learn a lot about a person from their demeanour and body language. In the busy modern environment where most of us

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Why you need a recruiter to find your next job

Hiring, these days, is becoming more of an art form rather than a run-of-the-mill activity performed by an HR Rep. There are metrics that determine what makes a viable candidate, a team of personalities who will be a part of the decision making process and more tests than you ever took in High School Geometry

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CULTURE FIT - Know your Client!

Culture Fit is the ability of an employee to work comfortably in an environment that is congruent with his own beliefs and values. When it comes to recruitment, understanding a company’s culture is one of the most important factors to consider when matching a possible candidate with a company.  Here we are dealing with people

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The Importance of Red Seal Artisans Section 13 Olifantsfontein Trade Tests

Skilled, well-trained artisans are worth their weight in gold in the industry and employers operating in the engineering sector should do everything in their power to attract and retain these skills. Artisans with Red Seal Section 13 Olifantsfontein qualifications should be high on these employers’ recruitment wish lists, says Adelé Gordon Accounts Manager at 1st

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7 Tips for Job Searching During the Holidays

Looking for a job and wondering if it makes sense to continue your search during the holidays? It does – read on and I will tell you why! Don’t believe people who say that no one hires in December. While it’s true that some searches slow down or get put on hold, plenty of hiring

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Eleven Time Saving Tips to Speed Up Your Job Search

Is your job search off to a slow start or getting stuck? Here are some quick time-saving job search tips that will help your hunt for a new job go smoothly. Be Prepared. Have a voice mail system in place and sign-up for a professional sounding email address. Consider getting a separate email account to

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Job Interview Tips and Advice

Job interviewing never seems to get any easier - even when you have gone on more interviews than you can count. You are meeting new people, selling yourself and your skills, and often getting the third degree about what you know or don’t know. Here are job interview tips to help prepare you to interview

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