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Contingent workforce strategies must become a priority for SA businesses

Contingent workforce strategies must become a priority for SA businesses

In uncertain economic times, businesses are required to be flexible and proactive in their hiring strategies to ensure relevance. Making use of a contingent workforce can help businesses to adapt and react timeously to both…

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How to tell a story with your cover letter

How to tell a story with your cover letter

Picture this: A professional woman looking at her computer screen and working on her cover letter. She types: “The best stories invite us along on a journey with a hero to explore new places, new…

Recruiting in the 21st Century

As the global workforce adapts to the needs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, so too must the teams who seek out talent embrace technology to sharpen their focus aid them in acquiring the right talent.…

How to land a job before it’s even advertised

Whether you’re looking for your first job after graduation or want to make a career change, it’s important to be smart in your job hunt. With plenty of other candidates working against you, it is…

Why recruiters fail to make the most of social media

We’ve reached the point now where more than 50% job seekers choose their employer based on the company’s social media presence. But while social recruiting has plenty of pros, it is not without flaws and…

Investing in a changing workforce

The reality of the South African workforce is changing at a rapid pace. Research conducted by Statistics South Africa shows that by the year 2020, up to 1.55 billion workers will be responsible for work…

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How to use science & data for greater hiring success

How to use science & data for greater hiring success

There is a wealth of new methods, backed by research and new data sets, to inform the hiring of executive teams. Despite this, many companies still approach hiring based on outdated principles and concepts, which…

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Why is it time to review recruitment criteria to land the right candidates

Why is it time to review recruitment criteria to land the right candidates

With the sea-change that has taken place in the world of work and in higher education in recent years, employers and recruiters should take the time to review their selection criteria to ensure they land…

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Upskill your people

Upskill your people

Five tips on how to motivate people to attend professional courses. Let’s be honest – attending professional courses is nobody’s favourite activity. The time and effort that employees have to put into training can be…

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How to recover from interview mistakes

How to recover from interview mistakes

You walk into the interview room, make eye contact with your interviewer, and shake hands firmly and confidently. Everything is going as expected until you sit down and knock coffee all over the table. What…