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Traditionally the term 'job' referred to a paid position of regular employment. A worker would perform certain duties for an employer at a specified time and would receive monetary reward for their service. The idea of the 9 to 5 job has since been transformed to incorporate elements such as flexible work hours, remote workforces and online businesses.

Today more professionals are considering self employment or business ownership as a viable way to ear money for their services, skills, and knowledge.

Your first job search after graduation can be both exciting and terrifying, particularly in South Africa where many qualified people compete for a limited number of vacancies. But the experience can be made much more rewarding, and the chances of success greater, by following a few simple guidelines, an education expert says.

Despite today’s report that showed the official unemployment rate steady at 29.1% in the fourth quarter of 2019, South Africa’s largest employment services group predicted that employment numbers would likely continue to rise in 2020. 

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All government departments have been directed to stop the practice of requiring certified copies of documents not older than three months to accompany applications for employment. 

Do you want to know where the money is? Check out the five highest paying jobs in South Africa.

Writing a curriculum vitae (CV) is one of the most important career management tasks for any job seeker. However, as the workforce and ways of working continue to evolve, the way a successful CV is written, developed and presented has also transformed.

In a country with high unemployment and low economic growth, there is a silver lining. According to the 2019 South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) Employer Benchmarks

From those just starting out in their careers through to executives, the benefits of coaching can help individuals to identify and develop their core strengths and eliminate liabilities. But how does one become coachable, or talk to a career coach?

It was recently reported that South Africa’s National Qualifications Amendment Bill is going to be signed into law imminently

Are you looking for a way to boost your connections to the job market and increase your ability to network with people in your desired job industry? In our days, its important to understand the power of your online presence. 

As the world of work continues to change, employees and job seekers are prioritising flexible hours and working structures more and more – and businesses are having to work this into their strategies in order to remain relevant and competitive when it comes to attracting and retaining talent.

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