Blog for Graduates

  • Employers look for these 5 graduate attributes when hiring future leaders
    South Africa has some inspiring youth leaders who have paved the way for us to follow. Someone like, Eddie Ndopu, who is a human rights activist and he is the first person with a disability to travel into outer space and the beautiful, and longest standing Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi. Nkosi Johnson is another example, who at the age of 8 has already helped to change the public’s...
  • 7 tips to succeed in your first job
    So you landed your first job? Here are 7 tips to becoming a valued employee from the get-go.  After you’ve been through an interview process, and you’ve landed the job offer you were hoping for, it’s time for the rubber to hit the road. This is exciting and an excellent way for you to show up and bring your A-game to the company you’re joining.  There are...
  • Graduate jobs: how to become a top candidate
    As a student or graduate from school or university, work readiness is a hot topic worth investigating. However, there are other ways that you can start to add more to your CV in preparation for the working world. These will put you a cut above the rest when employers are looking for the right employee to take on board. ...
  • What careers of the future to look out for
    Choosing what to study, or the direction of your career takes a little thought and a whole lot of resourcefulness. We are on the cusp of an exciting couple of decades and there are some interesting careers of the future to choose from.  With so many possibilities it’s firstly important to narrow down the type of career that would suit you best. You could look at your personality...
  • Avoid these 8 common interview mistakes
    Getting ready to enter the world of work requires some effort but it’s well worth it when you land the perfect job. You need a high quality CV, a strong motivational letter and some good references behind your name. Thereafter, you get to contact recruiters, sift through job posts, and ace the interview before eventually meeting with your potential employer. Avoid these 8 common interview...