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The implications of Covid-19 for Employers – Part 2

How should an employer manage employees who travel outside of South Africa? The employer should issue clear travel guidelines to these employees on international travel, particularly to affected countries – The employer should distinguish between employees travelling for business or for personal reasons Given the scale of the illness and if it is practical, the employer may elect to place

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The implications of Covid-19 for employers

What is the Coronavirus? The Covid-19 is a highly transmissible disease that starts off as a common cold. General symptoms of the virus are associated with the respiratory system and they include a fever, coughing and shortness of breath If left untreated or not treated correctly, infection can lead to Pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and, in worst

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How to land your Dream Job

Sell yourself with the three A’s: Beth Hendler-Grunt the president of the career counselling firm Next Great Step, teaches young applicants what she calls the three A’s to prepare for a casual meeting or a formal interview. The first A is for the Actions you want the person you’re meeting with to take, such as referring you to a hiring

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Top 5 reasons why you never hear back when you apply for a job

People often wonder why they never hear anything back after they hit ‘send’ on the email with a resume attached or on the on-line job application, notes recruitment specialist Glassdoor. If you’re very lucky, you might have a preliminary email exchange with a recruiter and then never hear from them again. It’s a depressing experience and one which also casts

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