RecruitAGraduate Blog

  • 6 things to look for when hiring graduates - other than education
    “All graduate CVs look alike”, “Hiring graduates is like taking a shot in the dark” - this is some of the feedback associated with graduate recruiting. With an oversupply of graduates looking for work it is difficult to discern which is the right graduate to hire based on education alone. Here are a couple of other things to look at when deciding which candidate is best...
  • The State Of South Africa’s Cyber-security In Freelancing Landscapes
    Since the outbreak of Covid-19 and the subsequent government directives worldwide for quarantine and remote working, cyber threats have increased. According to Accenture's report, malware attacks in South Africa rose by 22% in the first quarter of 2019, translating to...
  • How you can help meet the demand for tech skills
    Although the world faces a multitude of uncertainties, the one thing that you can be sure of is that the growth of the tech industry is rampant. You can help meet the demand for tech skills and this article aims to explain what these skills are.  With many businesses embracing AI and choosing to move towards digitising within a short space of time, the demand for tech skills is at an all-...
  • How part-time work helps build your graduate CV
    Job hunting after graduating will teach you things you wish you had known while you were still a student. For instance, you may be surprised to know that your qualifications on its own may not be enough to get you the job as you will be one of many applicants with similar qualifications. Employers/ recruiters are more interested in seeing how you have demonstrated your abilities using the theory...
  • Is hiring an intern right for my business?
    When considering hiring a new employee, you would have identified the skills and expertise required by the business. An intern, on the other hand, may still need to be equipped with the right skills and experience but could prove to be an invaluable asset to the business if given the opportunity. As with any sort of hiring strategy, employing an intern has its pros and cons. If you are...