RecruitAGraduate Blog

  • Vaccination and employment
    A new set of ‘Consolidated Directions on Occupational Health and Safety Measure in Certain Workplaces’ was gazetted on 11 June 2021. The contents are by and large similar to that of the previous COVID-19 related Consolidated Directions (of 1 October 2020), but several provisions pertaining to vaccination have been added. General vaccination obligations In...
  • 10 Tips For Hiring The Best Grads
    Graduates are by nature not the easiest of people with whom to engage, never mind to interview for a job. Often called Millennials when in fact they aren’t, these youngsters might not be the best at verbal or written articulation, but technologically, they can outsmart most generations before them.  So how do you go about finding the best of the bunch when the job advertised is...
  • Mandela Day 2021 Employment Drive
    Nelson Mandela said it best, “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” Tackling the unemployment rate among our country’s youth may seem like an impossible task....
  • 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...