[Matt Harris] Eye contact is one of the most important interview techniques to master. You can verbally tell the interviewer absolutely everything they want to hear, but your eyes can subconsciously tell a completely different story.
[Juliette Attwell] 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.
[Rowan Belchers] Companies today are very different to how they were 20 years ago. What was commonplace for the previous generation would be laughably outdated these days: gold watches for long service, company cars, secretaries bringing tea on trays, the office computer room, going home for lunch...
[Juliette Attwell] 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.
[Queenie Bates] There's a similarity in what artists and entrepreneurs do, which is essentially to create something new, or recreate something in a new way.
[Niteske Marshall] The new-generation approach to attracting talent is through social and mobile digital channels. The key to maximising these technological connections is balancing them with the human connection.
[Juliette Attwell] 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.
[Jacques van Wyk] Should an employer use only national demographics when setting employment equity targets or should both national and regional demographics be taken into account?
[Juliette Attwell] 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.
[Lehlogonolo Mbuli] The HR space has developed practical policies, processes and procedures, aligned to the country's legislature, at which we now marvel and have debates around, particularly the stringent labour laws that 'drive away' investment and are not 'fair' to the employer.
[Olga Meshoe] The revised Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Code of Good Practice (the "RCoGP") has highlighted government's desire to see more small black businesses gaining access to economic opportunity.
[Matthew Gray] Facebook's growing focus on recruitment will usher in a new era in online talent search as companies can now get access to more than 1.15 billion active users on the world's largest social media site.
[Juliette Attwell] It's easy to be tempted by what lies beyond your current jobs walls, but is the grass really greener on the other side?
[Juliette Attwell] 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.
[Juliette Attwell] 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.
[Su-Mari Du Bruyn] It is that time of the year again where many of our clients are getting ready to complete their annual performance appraisal cycle. This is a process that (in many companies) seem to bring with it feelings of dread, when in fact getting honest, clear and constructive feedback is critical for personal development and realising your full potential. It should therefore be welcomed and embraced with excitement.
[Juliette Attwell] 30 days or calendar month? What does it mean and what are the implications? This week we answer just that, as well as find out a bit more about how to get into the human resources industry.
[Nonkululeko Gobodo] There is a gap between transformation and capability in South Africa - although we are doing a lot right in this area, with our employment equity laws, we still need a lot more to be done to capacitate the state. The public sector takes it very seriously, but I think the private sector is lagging behind.
[Banele Rewo] We usually think that bigger is better, but there are advantages to being small, be it a marketing agency, service provider or whatever - which is how every entrepreneur starts out.
[Juliette Attwell] I am often asked how long I think is appropriate to remain in a job and what looks good or bad on your CV. This week we answer a snippet of that question as well as giving another reader some advice on a few good design schools to look at.
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