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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.

This week in How to Stand Out as a Job Seeker, we look at ‘soft skills’ and how they can help you nail that job application. But first, what are soft skills? Let’s take a look.

The first in a series of articles on how to stand out as a job seeker, in this article we look at why you should learn a new language and how you can do it.

As thousands of South Africans prepare to enrol in distance learning programmes this year, recognising the value of being able to ‘earn while you learn’, an education expert has urged them to ensure they do careful research to find the right institution and right course for their individual needs before parting with their money.

computer skills matter

Computers are everywhere and being able to use them effectively is incredibly important. You might want to consider taking a computer course to fill in any gaps in your knowledge.

why communication skills matter

Communication skills are a vital part of applying for a job and running a business. Let's take a look at why communication skills matter.

short courses

One of the options out there for people wanting to further their education is short courses. Let's take a look at why a short course might be right for you.

It can be very difficult to know where to start when it comes to writing your CV. It's one of the first things your potential employer sees and it's often where applicants let themselves down the most. let's take a look at how to write the perfect CV.

Writing a cover letter can be a real challenge but it's the most important part of a job application. Let's take a look at how to write the best cover letter you possibly can.

Caught in the gap between the rich and poor, the missing middle faces a unique set of challenges when applying for university funding.

Are you thinking about studying further after school? A university education opens doors to people who are fortunate enough to get in.

Would you like to work overseas one day? It is important to find out whether the qualification you are working towards is internationally recognized. This gives you more employment options once you graduate.

President Zuma has announced an internship programme that intends to place 1 million youth in paid internships with private companies.

First year students who need financial assistance in 2017 can apply directly to the National Student financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

Hiring new staff members, especially for a startup, is an important task. You need to be sure to find the right fit. And this goes far beyond what you can learn from a CV and cover letter.

Are you looking for an affordable and easy way to apply for opportunities online? Here are a few tips to help you.

Many people feel called to help others succeed in a professional capacity. If this is you, there are a few ways you can empower people to reach their career goals.

Do your employees need PC training? Why not develop the basic computer skills of your people and prepare for the digital workplace of the future.

Number-crunchers estimate that a person will change careers about 5-7 times during their lifetime. Often, these changes will occur within the same discipline,

CiTi seeks to combine its Skills Development programmes with its Innovation clusters to boost entrepreneurship in the education technology sector.

In today’s challenging economy, many parents are taking on further studies, often in an effort to better provide for their families after graduating.

There are a number of skills and qualifications which are determined to be critical for South Africa.

If you have ever had a co-worker, friend or family member land a new job when they weren’t even looking, you must have wondered how they got it right.

While there is nothing wrong with aiming for the metaphorical ‘corner office’ or running your own business – one day, there are many qualities needed to reach the top position of an organisation.

We all need to be thinking about the future. Our actions today will ripple into the future.