Category Archives: Job Search

Here is why you should switch jobs more frequently

Here is why you should switch jobs more frequently

The days of staying with the same company from graduation to retirement are over. More recently, people are changing jobs quite regularly. Workers born between 1957 and 1964, for example, held an average of 11.9 jobs between the ages of 18 to 50, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Whilst, younger workers are more

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Jobs For The Future

Jobs For The Future: Everything you need to know

In 2017, the International Labour Organisation Global Commission On The Future Of Work began its work and published their work in 2019 in a report titled, Work for a Brighter Future. The commission was co-chaired by the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa and Sweden’s Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven.  The report states that technological advances

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How to negotiate for a salary when offered a job

How to negotiate for a salary when offered a job

Getting a new job is exciting. Most people become stuck when they are asked to come and negotiate a salary package. Most people are unprepared to negotiate for a pay package even if they are on a job hunt.  Once you get a job offer here are some of the hints you need to take

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Preparing for a Job Interview

Here is the best way to prepare for a Job Interview

One of the scariest part of job hunting sets in when you are invited for a job interview.  Both experienced job seekers and new entrants to the job market tend to experience this level of anxiety. The anxiety normally arises because the job seeker does not know what to anticipate in a job interview. How

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Why the Job Interview is the Worst Selection Tool

Why the Job Interview is the Worst Selection Tool

The job interview seems to be the most popular selection tool in Zimbabwe. However, most people who love this selection method are not aware that the interview is an unreliable selection method. Research has consistently shown that unstructured interviews are the most unreliable selection method. Research shows that the interview methods on average only explains

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How Confidence Affects Employment and The Job Hunt

How Confidence Affects Employment and The Job Hunt

In the last quarter of 2013 we undertook a national employee confidence survey that assessed employee outlook and perceptions on a number of issues pertaining to the economy, employers, job security and employment opportunities. We used a composite index of four equally weighted indices, namely macro-economic confidence index, employer confidence index, job security index and

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