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Multinationals seek local presence in Africa
Multinationals seek local presence in Africa

End of road for low-commitment investments in Africa: South Africa no longer automatic country of choice...

27 Sep 2017

PEDA Week
Calls for accelerated job creation in Africa

Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week 2016, calls for accelerated job creation through infrastructure development for Africa's transformation...

5 Dec 2016

Top Employers Institute awards first Global Certifications
Top Employers Institute awards first Global Certifications

The introduction of a Top Employers Global Certification programme is a logical next step in view of the global trend in harmonisation of employee conditions...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 23 Mar 2015

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

[BizCareers] The power of your LinkedIn profile
[BizCareers] The power of your LinkedIn profile

In this week's BizCareers column we look at how to use your LinkedIn profile effectively, as well as the pitfalls of job-hopping.

By Juliette Attwell 17 Jun 2014

JWT Cairo appoints new ECD
JWT Cairo appoints new ECD

Marketing communications brand, JWT, has appointed award-winning Abdelsalam Abdelsalam as Executive Creative Director in Cairo.

9 Jun 2014

[BizCareers] Is my experience not targeted enough?
[BizCareers] Is my experience not targeted enough?

In this week's BizCareers column, we look at how mixed experience can help rather than hinder your career, as well as the difference between a cover letter and a motivational letter.

By Juliette Attwell 2 Jun 2014

[BizCareers] Tell us about yourself
[BizCareers] Tell us about yourself

This week we look at how to answer that time-old question that pops up during interviews: "Tell us about yourself", and the difference between a career in psychology and industrial psychology.

By Juliette Attwell 19 May 2014

[BizCareers] Asking for a raise
[BizCareers] Asking for a raise

In this week's column we look at when and how to ask for a raise, whether or not you should wait around for your dream job to become available, and how a period of unemployment looks on your CV.

By Juliette Attwell 12 May 2014

[BizCareers] Don't curb your enthusiasm in an interview
[BizCareers] Don't curb your enthusiasm in an interview

This week we look at striking a balance between enthusiasm and professionalism during an interview, and how to respond when asked about your salary expectations.

By Juliette Attwell 29 Apr 2014

[BizCareers] The job application rut
[BizCareers] The job application rut

What can you do differently to stand out? This week we look at finding different ways to get into the industry in which you really want to be.

By Juliette Attwell 14 Apr 2014

[BizCareers] How to take the next step
[BizCareers] How to take the next step

This week we look at some ideas on how to gain experience as well as making an impact with your cover letter.

By Juliette Attwell 8 Apr 2014

[BizCareers] Career U-turn
[BizCareers] Career U-turn

This week we look at how to make a complete change in your career direction for the better, and notice period obligations without the signing of an employment contract.

By Juliette Attwell 24 Mar 2014

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[BizCareers] What am I doing wrong?

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

[BizCareers] Unpaid dogsbody - it's never OK!
[BizCareers] Unpaid dogsbody - it's never OK!

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

[BizCareers] Asking the right questions
[BizCareers] Asking the right questions

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

[BizCareers] Standing up and standing out
[BizCareers] Standing up and standing out

This week we advise on how to set yourself apart from the rest.

By Juliette Attwell 18 Feb 2014

[BizCareers] Put thought into interview responses
[BizCareers] Put thought into interview responses

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

[BizCareers] Handling interviews and first day on the job
[BizCareers] Handling interviews and first day on the job

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

[BizCareers] 2014 - need a fresh start?
[BizCareers] 2014 - need a fresh start?

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

[2014 trends] Career trends in 2014 - what to look out for
[2014 trends] Career trends in 2014 - what to look out for

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

[BizCareers] Do's and don'ts on your CV
[BizCareers] Do's and don'ts on your CV

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

[BizCareers] December leave woes and resignation blues
[BizCareers] December leave woes and resignation blues

Make it a happy holiday: in this week's BizCareers Column, your leave woes are answered and we advise on how to face those December resignation blues - will you lose your bonus or not.

By Juliette Attwell 2 Dec 2013

[BizCareers] Good cover letters and glowing references
[BizCareers] Good cover letters and glowing references

This week we advise on how to cover your bases with hints on writing a good cover letter and what to do with your glowing references.

By Juliette Attwell 25 Nov 2013

[BizCareers] Progressing in your career and resigning professionally
[BizCareers] Progressing in your career and resigning professionally

Initiative, integrity and sincerity - three traits that will help you in your career! This week we use these characteristics to solve the dilemmas of making yourself more marketable and resigning.

By Juliette Attwell 18 Nov 2013

[BizCareers] Selling yourself, and moving into art direction
[BizCareers] Selling yourself, and moving into art direction

Selling yourself is probably the most important skill you'll ever learn. This week, we take a look at how it will benefit your career, as well as opportunities in digital media.

By Juliette Attwell 11 Nov 2013

[BizCareers] Job-hopping and a psychometrist's career options
[BizCareers] Job-hopping and a psychometrist's career options

Should I stay or should I go? We weigh up what looks good on a CV vs career fulfillment, as well as finding career options for a budding psychometrist.

By Juliette Attwell 28 Oct 2013

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[BizCareers] Start of the job hunt and reputable HR institutions

Degree, tick. Work, not so much - the December slump - when is the best time of year to start looking for work? Work, tick. Degree, not so much - we take a look at institutions at which to study HR.

By Juliette Attwell 21 Oct 2013

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[BizCareers] The social media landscape, how does this affect my career?

This week we focus on effective ways of finding employment, social media is an incredible tool that should be used significantly in your search for a new job. Here are a few suggestions.

By Juliette Attwell 19 Aug 2013

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[BizCareers] Salary quandaries and resignation rules

Today's issues are really about dealing with very uncomfortable conversations that we've all probably had to have in our work careers. Here are some hints on how to tackle resigning and asking for an increase. Hope they help! I don't want to burn bridges.

By Juliette Attwell 2 Aug 2013

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