Category: Job Search

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 […]
Jobs For The Future
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 […]
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 […]
Preparing 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 […]
Job Search
Why is it so difficult to land a job in 2019? The Human Capital Hubs www.thehumancapitalhub.com posts an average of 10 new jobs weekly. Why then does the job search seem to get worse than it was before? If you have been searching for a job for any serious amount of time, then you understand how difficult […]
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 […]
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 […]