The #1 reason why millennials encounter a quarter-life crisis

Original article on linkedin.com | 23 November 2017 by Glenn Leibowitz When I was 26, I was stuck in a job that I felt wasn’t going anywhere and in a company that didn’t really seem to care. My escape hatch was business school, where I could spend two years learning new skills, building my network, and pivoting from […]

100 Best Things to do in South Africa

Original article on Jen Reviews| 11 July 2017 |by Jesse Miller Breath-taking sunsets, an incredible amount of beautiful and diverse wildlife, unspoilt and rugged scenery! These are just a few words to describe South Africa. If you are craving adventure, diversity and excitement, then this ultimate list of the top 100 things to do in […]

DON’T LET LOW SELF-CONFIDENCE HINDER YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS

16 May 2017 | Provided by Kay Vittee While not everyone is innately confident in the workplace, recent research shows a strong correlation between confidence and occupational success. Considering the competitive nature of the job market, working on improving your confidence levels can go a long way in boosting your career prospects and helping you […]

JOB-SEEKERS WARNED TO KEEP THEIR RESUMES ACCURATE AND TRANSPARENT

8 May 2017 | Provided by  Ina van der Merwe With a steady year-on-year increase in organisations choosing to screen existing and potential employees, job-seekers who are planning to lie about – or omit – information regarding their qualifications or criminal history in an upcoming job interview will most likely find themselves exposed, unemployed and […]

To Prepare Young People for 21st-Century Jobs, Design Classrooms Beyond Walls

Original article on worldpolicy.org | 14  June 2017 | by Reem Rahman and Lynsey Farrell Walk into the small town where Actonville Primary School (APS) is located in South Africa and you may find yourself in the middle of a dance competition, an emotional and physical well-being checkup, or a community gathering—all planned and managed by […]

ORGANISATIONS SHOULD BE INFORMED BEFORE EMBARKING ON RETRENCHMENTS

11 April 2017 | Provided by Kay Vitee A tough economic climate continues to see numerous organisations restructuring and implementing retrenchments in an attempt to streamline operations and increase profitability.  According to Kay Vittee, CEO of Kelly – South Africa’s first recruitment agency of choice for rapid permanent and contingency staffing solutions, – Retrenchments are […]

Redefining What Counts as a “Good” Job

Original article on worldpolicy.org | 9 March 2017 | by ReemaRahman and Lynsey Farrell Employers and job seekers across the continent are struggling with an employment mismatch of unprecedented proportions. Adetoun Adewolu-Ogwo, founder of the National Career Centers of Nigeria, experienced this firsthand when she was given the responsibility to hire new employees at one of […]

STRONG ONLINE PRESENCE – KEY TO GETTING A JOB IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET

7 March 2017| Provided by  Kay Vitee In an increasingly digital world where transacting, communicating and access to information is literally a click away, organisations continue to prioritise investment in maintaining a strong online presence as a key driver of market awareness and brand differentiation.   Kay Vittee, CEO of Kelly – South Africa’s first recruitment […]