Tag Archives: work

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 […]

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. […]

Job Skills for 2013

Job + Skills In today’s competitive job market, employers are inclined to find talent that can contribute to the growth of the company through their skills, rather than their qualifications.  While qualifications are required, employers are placing increased emphasis on skills.  When job hunting, you must factor in the skills that the employer is seeking for that job. The […]

CV Acid Test

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 […]

Social Media for Reward – KR Conference

Social Media for Reward Professionals The Knowledge Resources Remuneration and Rewards Conference unpacks the challenges in the new world at work.  The conference takes place from 18 to 21 June in Johannesburg.  They have a packed programme backed up by the top speakers in the industry.Social Media for Reward  Professionals,  Likes, Tweets & Pins Reward […]

Pay Negotiation Basics

Pay Negotiation… Ouch! Pay is the most sensitive issue in the hiring process. Discussing the compensation often causes anxiety for the employee.  So many employees do not negotiate their pay.  They plan to first get the job and once they are inside, they can negotiate their package.  Unfortunately employers don’t play that game. I’ve seen employees […]

Job Hunt by building Relationships

Job Hunting So you’ve been job hunting for months without positive results.  You have been actively job hunting – spreading the word that you are available in the market and looking (urgently) for another job. During your job hunt, you are likely to interact with a lot of people online and offline – family, friends, […]

Career Break Out & Come Alive in 2012

Career Another year of work is upon us. rolling past us. Are you enthusiastic or depressed about returning to the same office, with the same people, to do the same work again?  How do you feel about the direction of your career? From experience with graduates, employees and seasoned professionals, there is a recurring career theme: […]