Blog for Graduates

  • Navigating the Transition from University to the Workplace When Starting Your First Job
      For many graduates, leaving higher education and starting their first job may be an exciting but difficult moment. The transition to a professional context after years of education and future planning requires adaptability and an entirely new set of skills.  The difference between university and...
  • 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...
  • Crafting a Convincing Motivational Letter
    Congratulations on reaching this significant milestone in your educational journey! As you step into the professional world, one of the key challenges you'll encounter is persuading employers to give you a chance despite your limited work experience. A well-crafted motivational letter can be your secret weapon, effectively overcoming objections and showcasing your potential. This blog post...
  • Social Media Screening and how recruiters and employers use it
    Social media screening has become increasingly popular among recruiters and employers recently. Phillipa Geard, CEO & Founder of RecruitAGraduate, says “While traditional background checks remain a crucial component of the hiring process, the rise of social media has made it easier for recruiters and employers to gain insight into a...
  • What attire is best to wear to an interview
    Having to go for a job interview can be scary, but knowing what attire to wear to an interview will make you feel confident even before the interview starts. It is true that appearances do not affect one's ability to do a job, but presenting yourself in a professional manner will help you get a job. And let’s face it, in this competitive job market, we need all the help we can get....