Blog for Graduates

  • Are you a good fit with the company culture?
    Have you ever received feedback from a recruiter that you have an excellent CV but are not a good fit for the company? It feels a bit unfair, doesn’t it? After all, you would be willing to adapt to the role and the work environment if it meant getting a good job.  Even though adaptability is a good skill to have, there is merit to an employee being aligned to the company culture and...
  • Mastering Work-Life Balance: Essential Tips for Young Professionals
    Work-life balance is a term used to describe the ability to balance your personal and professional responsibilities in a way that promotes well-being and satisfaction. For young individuals, especially those who are just starting their careers, finding the best way to balance work and life can be difficult, but it is not impossible. Here are some tips to successfully balance work and life...
  • Do I need a tax number to be employed for the first time?
    It is not required for a graduate to have a tax number to be employed, and you need to earn a specific amount before needing a tax number. The South African Revenue Service states: You must register as a taxpayer with the South African Revenue Service (SARS) if you earn more than a specific amount, which is...
  • Supercharge Your Confidence: Tips For Graduates Launching Into The Workplace
    Some graduates have more confidence than others. They finish university and enter the workforce, ready to tackle every opportunity head-on. And because of this confidence, these individuals thrive in the workplace because having confidence is one key to success. Entering the workplace is daunting for graduates who do not have that level of confidence and find entering the workforce daunting,...
  • Unleash Your Career Potential And 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...