Blog for Graduates

  • Survival guide to your first day of work
    You have successfully been through the tedious process of getting your CV ready, sending out job applications and going for interviews, and now you have signed the employment contract. It is a wonderful feeling to be able to take a breath after all that effort. It is very stressful to put yourself out there. There is one last stressful hurdle to get over before you can settle into your new job -...
  • Student Loans Don’t Have To Be A Long-Term Burden
    The #FeesMustFall movement in South Africa is a desperate plea by students to make further education accessible, as many don’t have access to further studies and those that do are lumped with enormous student loan debt. Currently, the ...
  • What is an internship?
    Internships can be paid or unpaid, they can vary in duration, and they are designed to benefit both the graduate and the employer. As a graduate, you will do on-the-job training and experience a real work environment.  It’s a way to put into practice what you have learnt at College or University. Employers, on the other hand, gain from the skills of new graduates and facilitate future...
  • Soft Skills Make Graduates More Employable
    Interview preparation and drafting the perfect CV are not predictors of success in the perfect job match. UK Research reveals that one in three graduates end up mismatched to jobs after leaving university. The result is that these mismatched graduates...