Blog for Employers

  • Harnessing the Potential of Internships: Empowering Your Business
    Internships have become increasingly popular. In today's competitive job market, the need for actual work experience is becoming more and more important. Graduates are able to gain entry-level experience with the opportunity to work at a company. Additionally, internships help participants develop the skills they will need to succeed as the first step in their career journey. As a business...
  • 8 Tips For Setting Up An Internship Programme
    It’s no secret that skills development in South Africa is a top priority for many business owners and leaders around the nation who are concerned about youth unemployment. An internship programme is one of the ways business leaders like you, can offer a solution to this need effectively. In addition to work readiness programmes or graduate programmes, an internship programme provides...
  • Why Hiring Graduates is Key to Addressing Skill Shortages
    Employers in today's job market are dealing with a common problem: a lack of skilled employees. When companies have trouble filling vacancies as is the case at the moment, skills shortages emerge. According to a study by ManPowerGroup, over the past year, 75% of companies have reported difficulty recruiting qualified talent. They also...
  • Reverse Mentorship in the Workplace Graduate Employees
    The nature of employment is changing quickly as a result of new technology, and it is apparent that the skills that companies value and rely upon are changing. Consequently, a "skills gap" has emerged, making it difficult for companies to find individuals with the right skills.  As a result, some companies have turned to reverse mentoring to address employees’ skills gaps...
  • 10 Game-Changing Tips to Recruit Top-Notch 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...