Category Archives: Blog

32 Quick & Dirty Career Facts & Tips

Sometimes lengthy articles are a pain in the butt to get through when all you want is some quick advice. There’s a lot that goes into finding a job and ultimately creating a successful career: writing your resume and cover letter, finding opportunities, applying, interviewing and landing the job. So, we’ve decided to compile a… Read More »

6 Social Media Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Career

Social media is becoming increasingly prevalent in the average individual’s life. Think about how often you check your phone throughout the day. It’s become mechanical, in a way. We check so much that we don’t even realize just how much time we spend with our mobile device in hand and our thumbs scrolling lazily through… Read More »

8 Reasons Why You Should Work A Learnership Abroad

So, you know you need to work at least one learnership before diving into the deep end post-graduation, but have you ever thought about fulfilling one abroad? Many university students struggle to find a proper learnership, given how competitive it can be to get hired. They often get discouraged when they don’t get called in… Read More »

10 Things Every Grad Should Know About Post-University Work

So, you just graduated from university – or graduation is right around the corner – and you are preparing yourself for your grand entrance into professional life. You’ve done your due diligence by working learnerships, involving yourself in extracurriculars, and getting good grades over the course of your undergraduate career, and you’ve either got a… Read More »

Ace Your Phone Interview With These Tips & Tricks

Interviews are challenging. How do you convince someone to hire you for a job? That you’re the best candidate they’ve got? How do you maintain your composure while presenting your best self? Well, hate to break it to you but, phone interviews are an entirely different beast. How do you convince someone of these things… Read More »

How To Make The Best of a Bad Learnership

Not every learnership is created equal. Some students are fortunate enough to land a gig where they not only get to function as an active member of the team but walk away with a potential job opportunity. Others commit to a learnership that somehow ends up being a far cry from what they signed up… Read More »

The Benefits of Job Shadowing

If you are in the exploratory phase of your professional life, job shadowing can be a great way of figuring out which path to take. The beautiful thing about it is that it doesn’t force one to commit to an entire semester or summer of work, when he or she may simply be trying to… Read More »

Top 10 Things To Bring To An Learnership Interview

So you’ve landed a learnership interview at the company of your dreams and the date is fast approaching. Apart from what you are going to say to sell yourself, have you thought about what you need to bring, other than yourself? Here are the top 10 things you should bring to your interview: Your Resume.… Read More »

Create Your Own Learnership And Be The ‘Only’ Candidate

Finding learnership opportunities can be challenging, especially when you may seek to complete more than one before you graduate from university. It can also be difficult if you are pursuing a very specific area of study, leaving limited options. But, the fact of the matter is that getting a learnership or two under your belt… Read More »