Blog for Employers

  • 5 Reasons it Makes Sense to Hire Graduates
    The concept of the humble internship has evolved. No longer does one hire graduates to get your coffee or do a bit of photocopying, interns bring current, often technology based knowledge to the table which companies can tap into. The job market is more challenging than ever before for graduates, and work experience or an internship on a graduate’s CV can make all the difference. Very much...
  • Vaccination and employment
    A new set of ‘Consolidated Directions on Occupational Health and Safety Measure in Certain Workplaces’ was gazetted on 11 June 2021. The contents are by and large similar to that of the previous COVID-19 related Consolidated Directions (of 1 October 2020), but several provisions pertaining to vaccination have been added. General vaccination obligations In...
  • 10 Tips For Hiring The Best Grads
    Graduates are by nature not the easiest of people with whom to engage, never mind to interview for a job. Often called Millennials when in fact they aren’t, these youngsters might not be the best at verbal or written articulation, but technologically, they can outsmart most generations before them.  So how do you go about finding the best of the bunch when the job advertised is...
  • 6 things to look for when hiring graduates - other than education
    “All graduate CVs look alike”, “Hiring graduates is like taking a shot in the dark” - this is some of the feedback associated with graduate recruiting. With an oversupply of graduates looking for work it is difficult to discern which is the right graduate to hire based on education alone. Here are a couple of other things to look at when deciding which candidate is best...
  • Is hiring an intern right for my business?
    When considering hiring a new employee, you would have identified the skills and expertise required by the business. An intern, on the other hand, may still need to be equipped with the right skills and experience but could prove to be an invaluable asset to the business if given the opportunity. As with any sort of hiring strategy, employing an intern has its pros and cons. If you are...