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Recruitment Scams: The Red Flags

Recruitment Scams: The Red Flags

As the job market becomes increasingly competitive, job seekers should also be aware of the rising threat of recruitment scams. These fraudulent activities not only waste your time and energy but also pose a risk to your personal information and financial well being....

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How to Present your References

How to Present your References

When applying for a job through a recruitment agency, references can play a crucial role in supporting and reinforcing your application. Here are some tips on how to effectively present references in your CV application to an agency and prospective employers: Include...

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The Future of Work Part 2: New-collar Jobs

The Future of Work Part 2: New-collar Jobs

New-collar jobs refer to workers between blue and white-collar roles. These people have come to recognise that traditionally hard-to-attain jobs requiring years of study and training aren't necessarily the most fulfilling and long-lived. Workers are increasingly...

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Common Recruitment Mistakes to Avoid

Common Recruitment Mistakes to Avoid

During the recruitment process, there are some common mistakes eager job seekers can make. To ensure a smooth and successful application process, avoid these pitfalls: Applying for Every Job One mistake to avoid is applying for multiple listings with the same company....

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Hospitality: Changing Employer Trends

Hospitality: Changing Employer Trends

Employment trends can be influenced by various factors, including economic conditions, technological advancements, global events, and industry-specific changes. It’s important to consider several aspects when looking for your next opportunity and how the evolving...

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Navigating Salary Offers

Navigating Salary Offers

When it comes to handling salary offers from a potential employer, it's important for a candidate to approach the situation with tact and consideration. Here's a simple guide: Research First:  Before any salary discussion, research the average salary for similar roles...

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Empowering Candidates Through Skill Development

Empowering Candidates Through Skill Development

Through complacency we can suddenly find ourselves slipping into mediocrity. In today's rapidly changing job market, continuous learning and skill development have become crucial for career growth. As recruiters and talent advocates, let's discuss how we can empower...

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What’s the difference between a CV and a Resumé?

What’s the difference between a CV and a Resumé?

A CV (Curriculum Vitae) and a Resumé are documents used in job applications, but they have distinct purposes, formats, and lengths. The primary differences between them lie in their uses and how specific or detailed you’d need to be with your application. Here are the...

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Cover letters – you don’t always need one

Cover letters – you don’t always need one

There are a few scenarios in which you might not need to write a cover letter. Sometimes a job application doesn't require It and the posting explicitly states it. In such cases, the employer typically requests only a resume or an application form. Here are a few more...

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How to write the perfect Cover Letter

How to write the perfect Cover Letter

How to write the perfect cover letter Writing a perfect cover letter requires careful attention to detail and customisation to the specifc job you are applying for. Hiring managers are typically skimming cover letters, meaning you have a short amount of time to get...

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How does Bulk Recruitment work?

How does Bulk Recruitment work?

Bulk recruitment might not be something that you’re familiar with, mostly because traditionally the South African market has never really served the international market in this context and at this scale.

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10 Steps on How to Write a CV

10 Steps on How to Write a CV

Recruiters only spend about 30 seconds looking at your CV for a first impression, so impress! The information you’re showcasing needs to be short and to the point while being tailored to the position you’re applying for.

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How to Spot a Recruitment Scam

How to Spot a Recruitment Scam

The rule of thumb is if something seems too good to be true – it usually is. If someone reaches out to you and promises unusually high pay or a full family Visa with relocation for relatively little work it’s probably a scam.

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How to Ace an Online Interview

How to Ace an Online Interview

In this blog post, we’ve compiled helpful tips for jobseekers to feel confident and prepared for online interviews. We’ll cover your set-up, eliminating distractions, practising answers, and how to present yourself.

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