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Employee Volunteer Week

Employee Volunteer Week “is the only national, annual celebration of employee volunteering in South Africa.” “Thousands of employees give their time and talents by volunteering to help non profit organisations and communities. Employee Volunteer Week is the time to reflect on achievements and to take action. The campaign provides companies and their employees with opportunities […]

7 Reasons to Join

1st in SA: Working Edge Club Lite (Free) Membership Careering * JobHunting * Working 7 Reasons to Join A Working Edge Club Lite (Free) Membership provides ALL of the following exclusive benefits that are NOT available on the website 1.  D…

MBA Jobs Goes Live

MBA Jobs Goes LIVE! MBA Student or Graduate Get Access to the latest MBA Jobs in SA To get unlimited, free access to the latest MBA jobs, anywhere in South Africa, all that we require is a once off Tweet or Facebook update announcing the launch of Worksucks – MBA Jobs, click the link below to get started!  

Graduates, shine in a Competitive Market

2011/2012 Graduates For the class of 2011 graduates or those graduating this year, you are on the verge of a new, sometime confusing, journey to the workplace. While the recession may officially be over, it does not mean that graduates should expect abundant job opportunities. From 2009 – 2011, many organisations restructured jobs and retrenched staff, including […]

Template1 CV

CV When applying for any position, think about your curriculum vitae/resume from the position of the reader. The recruitment agent or HR consultant does not have the time to decipher your CV or contact you up to clarify any matters. As the screening agent, they have a short time, based upon your CV,  to make a call on you.  It is easier to skip CV […]

Template2 Interview

Interview You job hunt has just turned the corner. But don’t celebrate yet. You have to win the employer over, face to face during the interview. Interview Preparation The employer will provide you advance notice about the interview date and venue.  Sometimes, you will get a call the day before the interview, so your preparation time will be […]

Interview – The Informed Conversation

Interview It is your big day : meeting the potential employer for an interview.  Your CV has worked.  After screening applications and going through CV’s,  the employer chose your CV and wants to interview you. If you treat the interview as an informed conversation, rather than a dreadful interrogation, you will be well on your way to a successful outcome. […]

The Other Love

  THE OTHER LOVE If you believe the marketing machine, February is the month of love. You are supposed to rekindle the flame, show that you care and do something romantic.  I’m not here to talk about your loved one though. What about your other love? Your loved ones may let you down but your […]