Latest research by Regus, the flexible workspace provider, confirms that mind-sets are rapidly changing as 80% of African firms believe companies that will not employ women returning from maternity leave are missing out.
12 Mar 2014 11:51
This week we help a jobseeker improve his jobseeking abilities with advice on the application process, job portals to look at, and the interview stage.
By Juliette Attwell 10 Mar 2014 09:49
This week we look at quite a personal situation, as well as the work options for a Bcom graduate.
By Juliette Attwell 3 Mar 2014 08:00
Homecoming Revolution's London Expo will take place from 15-16 March 2014 and will feature a variety of exhibitors, guest speakers, workshops and case studies aiming to encourage Africans to return home.
25 Feb 2014 09:20
This week we have a look at what you should be asking in an interview as well as addressing the age old debate of experience vs. qualification.
By Juliette Attwell 24 Feb 2014 11:07
This week we advise on how to set yourself apart from the rest.
By Juliette Attwell 18 Feb 2014 09:35
After SEACOM CEO Mark Simpson's decision to step down, the company has announced that its original founder and CEO, Brian Herlihy, will be assuming a leadership role at SEACOM.
14 Feb 2014 09:00
When applying for a job, the jobseeker may be asked to attach various documents along with their CV. This week we discuss the purpose of a motivational letter as well as why some employers asks for a photo.
By Juliette Attwell 4 Feb 2014 13:01
While many African economies have registered impressive economic growth in recent years, poverty levels across the region have not fallen as much as expected and young people looking for better-paying work have been at a great disadvantage.
29 Jan 2014 08:30
During an interview, more often than not, you will be asked to tell them a little bit about yourself. Rather than go for the generic responses, get them to see you as an innovative candidate.
By Juliette Attwell 27 Jan 2014 11:14
2013 saw some definite shifts which give indications for 2014 - some necessitated by economics, others by the changing world of technology. There are some clear and significant trends that are being seen in the employee engagement world.
By Michelle Caldeira 24 Jan 2014 07:31
In its latest survey, global workplace provider, Regus, has found that business people across Africa reveal flexible working is often the make-or-break of job offers.
24 Jan 2014 09:54
This week we tackle how to handle interviews - before-hand preparation, selling yourself well, and dressing for success, as well as how to approach your first day at a new company.
By Juliette Attwell 20 Jan 2014 11:26
Many people would like to know whether January is a good time to look for a new job, we tackle this below as well as clarify what constitutes valid reasons for leaving your present job.
By Juliette Attwell 13 Jan 2014 08:12
LONDON, UK: British retailer Marks & Spencer faced criticism after it emerged that it allows Muslim staff to refuse to sell customers pork or alcohol.
24 Dec 2013 06:47
Zimbabwe is planning a second auction of its Marange diamonds next February‚ buoyed by the interest in and sale of more than 279‚000 carats of diamonds in Antwerp‚ Belgium. The sale raked in US$10.7m.
By Ray Ndlovu 24 Dec 2013 08:49
As 2013 draws to a close, there seems to be a general sigh of relief as a year filled with emotional ups and downs comes to a close.
By Juliette Attwell 17 Dec 2013 09:48
Are you charged with the adrenalin from having endured more than your fair share of 'flack' in your job? Then you may feel justified in diving headlong into the abyss of perceived 'instant freedom' of the self-employed. But first read on, before you hand over 'The Letter'.
By Catherine Milward-Bridges 12 Dec 2013 16:14
Not sure whether or not to include a photo of yourself on your CV? What's the minimum amount of time you should stay at a company to avoid looking like a job-hopper? We answer both these questions this week.
By Juliette Attwell 10 Dec 2013 09:36
I chatted to Homecoming Revolution founder and CEO, Angel Jones and newly appointed managing partner, Bruce Mubayiwa to find out more about his new role as well as where the company is heading.
By Ilse van den Berg 9 Dec 2013 12:58
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