Blog for Graduates

  • 5 Tips to get your cover letter read by recruiters
    Writing a catchy cover letter is really important, especially when applying for a new job or even your first job! We understand that writing your cover letter might be challenging. Maybe you’re not sure about what to write or if the recruiter will actually read your cover letter.  At RecruitAGraduate we are here to help you succeed and set you on the best career path suited to you. We...
  • How to write a good motivational letter
    With the high competition graduate job-seekers face in South Africa it is important to have a well written CV and motivational cover letter that clearly states why you are the best person for the role. You want to make it as easy as possible for the recruiter or employer to see that your skills and any relevant work experience will match the job requirements. A rushed cover letter can be a reason...
  • 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...