RecruitAGraduate Blog

  • 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...
  • Making yourself more attractive to the job market
    The nature of work has changed as the fourth industrial revolution gains traction within the South African work market. South Africa’s youth unemployment rate stands at a whopping 55.2% according to the latest statistics released by Statistics South Africa. An even more shocking statistic is that graduate unemployment stands at 31%, this shows that a mere degree is no longer enough to...
  • SAfm Radio Interview - RecruitAGraduate aims to tackle 55% youth unemployment
    "Youth unemployment is already a crisis in South Africa, with even graduated youth not finding jobs. For this reason, Phillipa Geard, the founder of RecruitAGraduate has started her business. Nompu Siziba speaks with her around the driving force behind the business, how it works and why there are significant benefits in employing younger people." SAfm had an interview with...
  • Survival guide to your first day of work
    You have successfully been through the tedious process of getting your CV ready, sending out job applications and going for interviews, and now you have signed the employment contract. It is a wonderful feeling to be able to take a breath after all that effort. It is very stressful to put yourself out there. There is one last stressful hurdle to get over before you can settle into your new job -...
  • Daily Dispatch Careers Phillipa Geard
    Daily Dispatch featured Phillipa Geard, RecruitAGraduate’s CEO and founder. She explains the importance of small business owners to make a difference in society by employing young talent.