referral

Why a Referral Trumps Everything

Why is a referral so important? As a jobseeker, it is always important to show your credibility with respect to the job you are looking for. In order to be reassured and confident they are hiring the right person, employers need proof that you are the best candidate. A powerful referral can do just that. […]

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On-demand staffing app

On-Demand Staffing Apps in South Africa

South Africa is now coming to terms with the disruption of the on-demand model with local on platforms rivaling global ones. We have seen Bolt (previously Taxify) take on Uber, Mr D Food & OrderIn take on Uber Eats and HonestCare & Nunanny in the on-demand nanny space. With StatsSA’s announcement that South Africa’s unemployment […]

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Ask your interviewer

17 Questions to Ask your Interviewer

Let’s face it, interviews are stressful. Your potential future boss grilling you for an hour isn’t exactly a pleasant experience. But what candidates often forget is that you are entitled to ask your interviewer questions as well. Not only does it take the heat off you for a few minutes and allows you time to […]

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Nelson Mandela

67 Job Seeking Tips on Mandela Day

Madiba – The Legacy The late, great Nelson Mandela is a true South African legacy. As we celebrate his amazing life every year on 18th July, we think about solving our countries various challenges. One of his passions was always to ensure every South African had a right to education and work, which is why […]

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blue collar

5 reasons ‘Blue Collar’ work is more fashionable than you think

Admittedly, there is something a bit glossier about dressing up in a suit and going to work everyday. However, South Africa’s skills shortage lies in blue collar industries such as construction, landscaping, manufacturing, and other artisanal professions. ClockWork focuses on providing you with blue collar employment. You might want to do this part time to […]

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Interview

ClockWork’s Top Interview Tips

Focus on these top interview tips to make sure you smash your next interview! They might sound simple, but so many people forget them. Make sure you arrive to your interview at least 15 minutes early Look smart and presentable – an ironed shirt goes a long way Shake the interviewer’s hand firmly, make eye […]

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Best People to Follow on Twitter for Job Advice

Best People to Follow on Twitter for Job Advice

Job hunting can be a stressful process, especially if you’re continually going to interviews and are ending up unsuccessful. After a few unsuccessful job hunting attempts, you may become discouraged and start losing hope. But, you need to ask the question, “Why am I not getting hired?” You may need to brush up on your […]

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