Blog for Graduates

  • 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...
  • 8 Common Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Interview
    Getting ready to enter the world of work requires a lot of effort. You need a high quality CV and a strong motivational letter. Thereafter, contact recruiters, sift through job posts, and ace the interview with the recruiter before eventually meeting with your potential employer. Once you have secured an interview with the company, you no longer need to worry about whether you have the right...
  • Labourwise Disciplinary action after resignation with immediate effect
    There has been uncertainty about an employer’s right to proceed with disciplinary action after an employee’s resignation ‘with immediate effect’. A judgement of the Labour Court in Cape Town has brought about much needed clarity. In a previous case before the Labour Court, Mtati v KPMG Services (Pty) Ltd (2017), the judge granted an interdict against the employer who...