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The working world has evolved and young people need to adapt to the changes if they hope to find employment in the 21st century.

You've found the perfect job (or internship, or bursary) with a government department. Applying to government positions is a complicated process, so here's a guide on how to apply to government jobs.

We've covered How to Write a CV in the past, but it's time for us to step up our game. So if you're looking for an example CV to use as a template, we have got your back! Keep reading to download the template and start crafting your CV. Be sure to share this page with your friends!

You've found the perfect job (or internship, or bursary) with a government department. Applying to government positions is a complicated process, so here's a guide on how to apply to government jobs.

Students or graduates are often encouraged to participate in 'work experience' but what is it and why is it important?

Stellenbosch University as it exists today was founded in 1918, but the institution's history dates back as far as the 17th century. The university campus spreads out across the town of Stellenbosch, just outside Cape Town.

If you're thinking of applying to Stellenbosch then this page has all the information you need! Read on to find out about application dates and how to apply.

Thinking of studying at Unisa? Now is the time to apply for the academic programme of your choice.

As a working professional its hard to find time in your busy schedule to participate in training courses, so what do you do if you want to improve your skills?

The University of the Witwatersrand, or Wits, is located in Braamfontein, Gauteng. Fun fact: Wits University is home to one of the largest fossil collections in the Southern Hemisphere and is a leader in the field of paleo-science.

If you're looking for information on how to apply to Wits, you've come to the right place! Let's get started looking at how you can apply and what steps you'll need to go through to make it happen.

The University College of the Western Cape was established in 1959 as a constituent college of the University of South Africa, specifically for people classified as "Coloured". The first group enrolled in 1960. UWC gained university status in 1970

Thinking of applying to study at the University of the Western Cape? That's great! UWC is a great institution and a good place for you to further your education. Continue reading to find out how to apply.

The University of Cape Town was founded in 1829. UCT's main campus is situated at the foot of Devil's Peak, giving it a beautiful view of the Cape Flats below.
The current Chancellor of UCT is Graça Machel, the fifth person to hold the position. The post of Vice-Chancellor is currently held by Dr Max Price, who is responsible for the leadership of the university.

So, you're thinking of applying to study at the University of Cape Town? Read on to find out how, and what forms you'll need to fill in and what documents you'll need copies of.

Dietetics, the field of nutrition, health and the application of science-based nutrition knowledge offers a variety of distinctive career opportunities that goes beyond the usual view of the dietitian as someone who simply helps others lose weight.

Last week in How to Redo Matric, we looked at how you can do Matric through a TVET college or earn a Matric equivalent. This week, we look at the simple option of doing Matric as a private student at a high school.

Last week in How to Stand Out as a Job Seeker, we looked at how you can make LinkedIn work for you. Up until now, we’ve been focusing on positives; now it’s time to take a look at the negatives - things you do that make you stand out for the wrong reasons.

If you want to redo Matric because your marks aren’t good enough, then we can help. Last week we looked at how to redo your Matric if you’d previously written on the old syllabus. This week we take a look at an alternative: doing Matric or an equivalent course through a TVET College.

You may have read recently that NSFAS would be changing the way applications worked. The organisation has adopted what they call a Student Centered Model, completely overhauling the applications system. So what does this mean for you?

At some point in your career, it’s likely you’ll need to expand your team. When that happens you’ll want to hire the best people.

Standing out from the crowd can be difficult. This week in How to Stand Out as a Job Seeker, we take a look at LinkedIn and how you can use this social network to improve your chances of being hired.

Did you write Matric on the old syllabus? Do you want to redo Matric to improve your marks? This week in How to Redo Matric, we look at the options available for those of you who originally wrote on the old syllabus.

This week in How to Stand Out as a Job Seeker, we're going to look at how to ace the interview. Read on to find out how to survive a job interview, with a variety of tips and hints.

how to prepare for a CCMA hearing

Need to prepare for a hearing at the CCMA? Here's a guide for first-timers attending a conciliation-arbitration hearing to walk you through all the steps.

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