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What every graduate needs to know about networking for success
What every graduate needs to know about networking for success

Networking is an effective way for graduates to secure employment. Many job seekers are employed not through traditional channels, but because of referrals or recommendations, or by attending networking events...

16 May 2019

Five things women can do to bridge the gender pay gap
Five things women can do to bridge the gender pay gap

On 1 May, South Africa, along with the rest of the world celebrates Worker's Day - a holiday that is over 130 years old to commemorate the hardships faced and overcome by workers and labourers from all over the globe...

1 May 2019

Don't fake it to make it!
Don't fake it to make it!

With the reality of background screening steadily becoming a compulsory practice within the hiring process - what does this mean for candidates...?

By Michelle Baron-Williamson 15 Apr 2019

10 tips to keeping your CV out of the trash
10 tips to keeping your CV out of the trash

Your CV is your professional fashion statement. It is the first chance you have of selling yourself to recruiters. So, if you want to avoid getting a regret letter, keep reading...

By Candice Eaton-Gaul 15 Mar 2019

Getting Intuit: Why AI is an opportunity, not a threat
Getting Intuit: Why AI is an opportunity, not a threat

As technology rapidly evolves to make our lives simpler through ease of communication and automation, so comes the fear of redundancy as more people wonder if they will be replaced by "robots"...

By Shan Radcliffe 28 Feb 2019

The Annual Employment Conference 2019
The Annual Employment Conference 2019

In future when we want to drive business performance, decide on appropriate workplace strategies and get greater returns on resources, the traditional 80/20 principle will be replaced by more detailed data...

Issued by Global Business Solutions 26 Feb 2019

Set yourself up for a successful career in IT
Set yourself up for a successful career in IT

We live in the digital age, and many forward-thinking school leavers and students are considering a career in IT...

By Riccardo Fiorentino 26 Feb 2019

Modern-day mentorships and how to navigate them
Modern-day mentorships and how to navigate them

It is no secret that securing the right mentorship can benefit the next generation by passing on the wisdom of seasoned workers, despite the changes that are constantly taking place thanks to digitalisation...

21 Feb 2019

4 worst career tips you'll ever get
4 worst career tips you'll ever get

The world is not short of opinions and advice. We all have the professionals in our families who offer free advice on cooking, driving, even marriage - and your career is no different...

By Jennilee Peremore-Oliver 18 Feb 2019

Love your job... and live happily ever after
Love your job... and live happily ever after

Valentine's Day is not just about flowers and candle-lit dinners. It's an annual opportunity to contemplate the power of love and the promise of happiness when you find the only one for you...

By Michelle Moss 13 Feb 2019

Beware of jobs scam
Beware of jobs scam

The Department of Correctional Services has warned members of the public of a jobs scam doing the rounds on social media and other channels where members of the public are invited to apply for employment and learnership opportunities...

4 Feb 2019

An open letter to guide potential PR recruits in finding a job
An open letter to guide potential PR recruits in finding a job

The job market is an extremely difficult one and as we see more and more applicants come through the door there are a number of things that seem to be hindering the appointment of these applicants, especially in the PR industry...

By Jennifer Stein 31 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Looking for success? Hustle until something happens
#RecruitmentFocus: Looking for success? Hustle until something happens

When it comes to breaking into the job market, there's sometimes a tendency among school and college leavers to delay or procrastinate...

16 Jan 2019

How not to get yourself a raise in 10 easy (but awkward) steps
How not to get yourself a raise in 10 easy (but awkward) steps

As an HR professional, I am often asked by friends, family and sometimes even by strangers, how to go about asking for an increase...

By Candice Eaton-Gaul 16 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: New recruits, do know who you are dealing with?
#RecruitmentFocus: New recruits, do know who you are dealing with?

As the local job market continues to face a rather bleak outlook, Afiswitch MD, Pine Pienaar, calls for both job seekers and employers to ensure they know who they are dealing with...

14 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: How to leverage social media to assist your job search
#RecruitmentFocus: How to leverage social media to assist your job search

Technology can be either a benefit or a liability when seeking a new job. Job seekers need to ensure their social media profiles put their best face forward to potential employers...

11 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: 4 common mistakes that can ruin your chances in a job interview
#RecruitmentFocus: 4 common mistakes that can ruin your chances in a job interview

If you make it to the job interview stage of an application process, the prospect of a new job is very much in sight...

By Janina Steinmetz 9 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Say "no" to temporary contracts with retrenchment clauses
#RecruitmentFocus: Say "no" to temporary contracts with retrenchment clauses

Labour brokers are finding ways to sidestep the recent amendment to South Africa's labour law and judgement by the Constitutional Court that compels companies to provide permanent contracts to temporary employees after a three-month period...

31 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 6 new leadership roles emerging in business
#RecruitmentFocus: 6 new leadership roles emerging in business

The workplace of the future is here, changing rapidly, enabled by new tech and progressive thinking. As a result, a number of new senior leadership roles are emerging that companies must start incorporating into their leadership teams to position themselves competitively in coming years, an expert says.

24 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 5 tips for landing your first job
#RecruitmentFocus: 5 tips for landing your first job

With South Africa in the grips of graduation fever, and the soon-to-be capped proudly displaying their achievement on social media, the reality of the challenges associated with one's first job search will soon set in for many...

19 Dec 2018

Win big boost to further your career
Win big boost to further your career

What do you need to help you get ahead in your career? Leading local job portal Careers24 is inviting South Africans to tell them, and stand a chance of winning a big boost in their #FashionYourCareer project...

Issued by Careers24 19 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment
#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

What accountants can do to stay relevant in their career
What accountants can do to stay relevant in their career

In the ever-changing world of technology, it may seem that professional accountants have become somewhat obsolete. We will be looking at what steps professional accountants can take to ensure they stay relevant...

By Faith Ngwenya 10 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Why vocational training could be the start to a great career
#RecruitmentFocus: Why vocational training could be the start to a great career

This year's matriculants should take a serious look at vocational careers, says education expert Elbie Liebenberg, principal of Oxbridge Academy...

5 Dec 2018