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How to Become a Recruiter and Find Success in This Growing Career

As remote work becomes more and more of a thing, recruiters are increasingly vital to remote-leaning companies.   If you think of yourself as a “people person” drawn to the HR world, then becoming a recruiter might be a good, rewarding career fit for you. Yes, these are the people who write the job descriptions… Continue reading How to Become a Recruiter and Find Success in This Growing Career

4 Tips to Stay Motivated During a Job Search

Finding a new job can be grueling, so here are four ways to lighten the load.BY SIMON BATT  Finding a new job is “meant” to be an exciting, enriching experience… but sometimes it’s anything but. Sometimes, when the job hunt crawls to a halt and the rejections begin piling in, you feel less like a… Continue reading 4 Tips to Stay Motivated During a Job Search

The 8 IT jobs which are most in-demand in South Africa right now

Xpatweb, a provider of immigration audit services has published its Critical Skills list for 2021, detailing the IT jobs which are currently in demand across the country. The survey shows that demand for ICT skills remains steady, with 13% of respondents indicating in the 2020/21 survey that they struggle to source skilled professionals in this… Continue reading The 8 IT jobs which are most in-demand in South Africa right now

Quality Over Quantity—Choosing the Right Recruiting Metrics: The 7 metrics that matter, and the 7 that don’t (as much)

In our last post, we reinforced the message that companies must always be recruiting, and we highlighted five steps an organization can take to launch an ABR initiative.  Once you have a firm recruiting foundation, the next logical step is to begin measuring whether your extra efforts are yielding results. What recruiting metrics should you… Continue reading Quality Over Quantity—Choosing the Right Recruiting Metrics: The 7 metrics that matter, and the 7 that don’t (as much)

Creating your own unique footprints

Creating your own unique footprints If you walk in the footprints of others, you won’t make any of your own. You want to be original, but how do you do it? One of the best ways to be original is by welcoming who you are without attempting to be anyone else. Find the things that… Continue reading Creating your own unique footprints

How To Job Search During The Coronavirus Lockdown

How To Job Search During The Coronavirus Lockdown With the coronavirus effectively putting the world on lockdown, job seekers now face a new challenge – how to search in times of uncertainty. What can be done to keep a job search going strong during this time? Keep applying to jobs. Your job search should continue… Continue reading How To Job Search During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Is it tolerable to be late for an interview? This is a tough question, but let us explain here.

Is it tolerable to be late for an interview?  This is a tough question, but let us explain here. You have landed that interview you have been hoping for through your partnered recruiter whom you trust. You can say that this is your ideal job, the job you have fantasised about for years. Your interview… Continue reading Is it tolerable to be late for an interview? This is a tough question, but let us explain here.

Land your dream job via LinkedIn with this new trick!

Land your dream job via LinkedIn with this new trick! Searching for a new career path is a lot different than what it was in the old days. Instead of dropping your CV off by hand, your LinkedIn profile is your new digital CV and recruiters get notified when you are looking for a new… Continue reading Land your dream job via LinkedIn with this new trick!

How to Prepare for an Interview

How to Prepare for an Interview Preparing for an interview might seem intimidating, but there are several steps you can take to prepare yourself for a successful interview. You can create an interviewing prep checklist with the following items: Carefully examine the job description Consider why you are interviewing and your qualifications Perform research on… Continue reading How to Prepare for an Interview

How to ACE the interview and land your DREAM JOB! | 7 Tips to help you ACE that interview

How to ACE the interview and land your DREAM JOB! | 7 Tips to help you ACE that interview The word interview can be enough to send chills through your whole body. With the right preparation you can master your next interview.  Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your next deal… Continue reading How to ACE the interview and land your DREAM JOB! | 7 Tips to help you ACE that interview