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[BizCareers] The job application rut

[Juliette Attwell] 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.

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What does a good boss look like?

[Chemory Gunko] We speak about good bosses and bad bosses all the time... okay, no wait, we actually only speak about bad bosses all the time.

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[BizCareers] How to take the next step

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

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[BizCareers] Career U-turn

[Juliette Attwell] 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.

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My father and I - a personal journey into business - NATIVE VML

[Jason Xenopoulos] My father was a great entrepreneur. He came to South Africa at the age of 20 with £5 pounds in his pocket and went on to build one of Johannesburg's most iconic retail food brands.

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Six million empty promises

[Anton Ressel] The government's recent election manifesto promise to create six million new jobs over the next five years should have all of us very excited. Why then, do I feel like punching someone in the face?

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[BizCareers] What am I doing wrong?

[Juliette Attwell] 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.

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

[Juliette Attwell] This week we look at quite a personal situation, as well as the work options for a Bcom graduate.

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[BizCareers] Asking the right questions

[Juliette Attwell] 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.

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CareerJunction: CEO Kris Jarzebowski to retire in 2015 - CareerJunction

[Vivian Warby] Kris Jarzebowski, the current CEO of Interactive Junction Holdings, will be retiring in June 2015.

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Innovation needed to bridge South African ERP users' skills gap

[Lyndsey Moorhouse] South African organisations are struggling to close the chasm between the skills of most of the people who make up their workforces, and the competencies these employees need to use complex enterprise business applications to their full potential.

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Pursuing the reason

[Queenie Bates] The first goal when setting out on a new business venture is to penetrate a market and create a desire for your product. The second and often more challenging goal is to maintain that desire in your clients.

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[BizCareers] Standing up and standing out

[Juliette Attwell] This week we advise on how to set yourself apart from the rest.

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[BizCareers] First and last impressions...

[Juliette Attwell] This week we advise on what to wear to an interview, as well as how to resign without burning bridges.

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[BizCareers] The purpose of cover letters, photos in your CV

[Juliette Attwell] 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.

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[BizCareers] Put thought into interview responses

[Juliette Attwell] 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.

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Mapping your employee's touch points

[Jurgen Vogt] Companies spend an enormous amount of money mapping out customer touch points but why is the same approach not applied to employees?

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Top hiring tips for SMEs

[Catherine Wijnberg] The success of small businesses is far more dependent on the performance of key staff than in larger organisations, yet small businesses often struggle with effective human resource management, especially when it comes to recruitment of new staff.

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[BizCareers] Handling interviews and first day on the job

[Juliette Attwell] 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.

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Lessons I've learnt from my boss

[Sally Pike] The start of a new year often brings with it moments for reflection. As the clock strikes twelve, we're offered an opportunity (even if it's more psychological than tangible) to dance off the cares of the previous year and twist into a new year with vigour, conviction, dreams, goals and plans.

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