Thousands visited the Career Indaba in Cape Town in search of jobs, study options and career advice.
"There is an immense need for career guidance in South Africa", says South African Airways' Head of Talent and Performance, Renchia Strauss. She was speaking from the company's stand at the Career Indaba that took place at the CTICC in Cape Town this week. Some 2,000 school leavers, learners, students, job seekers, teachers and parents walked the exhibition floor to meet the 46 companies, universities and colleges and attend free workshops focused on career choice and finding a job.
Besides Amazon jobs and Food Lover's Market, other companies that exhibited at the event include: 2 Oceans Maritime Academy, CAD4all, Camp Councelors USA, Cape Nature, Cape Town College of Fashion Design, Cape Town Flight Training Centre, College of Cape Town, Cornerstone, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Eduloan, Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design, False Bay College, First Car Care, ZaPOP, International Hotel School, MANCOSA College, MSC Business College, Mintek, National Youth Development Agency, Near East University, Paarl Media Academy, Peninsula Beverage Company, Public Investment Corporation, South African Air Force, South African Navy, South African College of Business, STA Travel, The Platinum Group (Jenni Button, Hilton Weiner, Urban Degree, Aca Joe, Vertigo), Transnet, Transport Education & Training Authority and UNISA.