Job Seekers Podcast South Africa

#JobSeekersWednesday Podcasts

Episode 3 – How to nail a job interview  In this week’s episode we meet a jobseeker who has recently landed a job from a successful interview, and discuss the ins and outs of nailing the interview process. Click link and then on play button to listen —-> How to nail a job interview Episode […]

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Pravin Gordhans dismissal job losses

Gordhan Dismissal: Effect on Young South Africans Job Prospects?

“What is going on?” is the question many young South Africans are asking at the moment. President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of a massive cabinet reshuffle. Along with the highly controversial decision to axe Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas. The shuffle has had a somewhat negative response from parliament and senior ANC MPs. But […]

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Are you applying for too many jobs?

Are you applying for enough jobs, or too many?

So, you’re title is a full time job hunter, but how many applications a week are written in your job description? We look at the ideal amount of jobs you should be applying for, how you should structure your job search, and if there really is a magic applications number to get success. Lesson number […]

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Tyler Perry's lessons for job seekers

Tyler Perry’s Success: Job Seeker Lessons

  Tyler Perry is one of the great entertainment entrepreneurs. He has created a multi-million dollar empire, but this was not handed to him. He had his fair share of hardships growing up, including an abusive father, which contributed to him being pushed to the point of suicide at a very young age. However, Perry, […]

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Best locations to work in South Africa

Top 5 Locations to Work in South Africa

When searching for a job one usually only considers the organisation or the company that they wish to work at as the factor that decides where they will end up geographically. Why not let it be the other way around? Why not choose the organisation to work at based on your preference of locations? South […]

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Job Seeker

5 Books Every Job Seeker Should Read

As a job seeker, you are probably always looking for new ways to enhance your job search. There is certainly no set formula. However, by following a few simple steps will almost definitely set the foundations for you to enhance your chances of finding work. Below we’ve reviewed 5 books which we feel are a […]

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Social Media

Does Your Social Media Account Pass The Employer Test?

If you follow job seeking accounts like @JobAdviceSA and @JobSeekersWed, then you’ll know that social media is extremely important during your job search. However, you’ll probably also know that it could be make or break in terms of whether employers want to hire you or not. We have compiled the ultimate social media test to […]

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Mobile Apps

5 Free Mobile Apps To Help You With Your Job Search

If you have access to a smartphone, it is a great way of enhancing your job search. As a result, ClockWork have searched far and wide in an attempt to identify 5 of the best mobile apps which will assist you when job hunting. Some of them will be well known, yet others you may […]

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Data

How to Save on Data Costs #DataMustFall

South Africans are upgrading mobile devices from feature phones (think Nokia 3310’s) to data-hungry smartphones at an unprecedented rate. In fact, 84% of South Africans access the internet from their phone according to a Fin24 article. This has caused absolute outrage from consumers as the data providers (Vodacom, MTN, Cell C etc.) have failed to deal […]

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