Learnerships are becoming a popular way to develop skills and gain real work experience in the labour market. What is a Learnership? How does a Learnership work? We have the answers to your questions.
Getting your CV to be considered is challenging, particularly when there are so many others applying to the same position as you. Most prospective employers do a quick scan over each CV they receive and if yours isn’t filled with their particular choice of keywords then you’re simply not considered.
Hiring new staff members, especially for a startup business, is an important task that requires a lot of thought. You need to be sure to find the right fit and this goes far beyond what you can learn about an applicant from a CV and cover letter.
Do you feel stuck in your current position? Are you looking for more of a challenge? Many people dream of getting a promotion throughout their working lives, but getting one is not as simple as it say sound. Here are some tips that may help you rise to the top.
When looking for a job there are many things you should consider. Salary and benefits are obviously at the top of the list. Then comes location, working hours and the number of leave days. But there’s one thing many people don’t think about: the staff members.
Skills development initiatives don’t mean much in the workplace if real work readiness is not achieved. If the skills taught cannot be implemented by the employee at work, if they amount only to theoretical learning without practical application, will any return on investment be achieved?
Many job applicants think incorrectly that the war is pretty much won once their CV gets the nod and they get invited to a job interview. Yet the shortlisting is only the first hurdle and, once cleared, candidates must prepare to compete on a very different level against other candidates who also passed muster on paper, an expert says.
Every business has a top employee, perhaps a few if you're lucky. This is the kind of person who works harder than anybody else and never fails to produce quality work. This is the type of employee that you want to stay with you until the end.
These days, so many people start their careers by taking the first job they’re qualified for. It’s all about finally earning a salary and putting themselves out there. They may move around to different companies, chasing a better salary and a higher position. But taking the first job you're offered, by lead you down the wrong career path.