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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5 Tips To Help You Stand Out The Most In Your Job Interview

Tip #1: Cover Letter It is important to accompany your CV with a Cover Letter. A Cover Letter gives you the opportunity to make a good first impression with your prospective employer. First impressions last a lifetime – Make sure that your CV outlines all the important information about yourself and how your prospective employer can benefit from having you

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Working from home can mean employees are always available to work – If this is not addressed, it can lead to employee burnout “The lines between home and work have been blurred, and it has proved increasingly difficult to maintain work-life balance,” says Sandra Orta, general manager for SA and head of the management center for Sub-Saharan Africa at Roche

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How to Set Up a Formal Assessment System

HOW TO SET UP A FORMAL ASSESSMENT SYSTEM As SME’s grow and appoint more staff members, they need to construct a more formal Human Resources system which includes performance management “Without regular performance evaluations, you may not notice that employee is battling, or you may fail to recognise excellent performance,” said Sage Africa & Middle East people director Marvin Opperman

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How To Write a Cover Letter

Cover Letter Basics Most employers want to see that you’re truly excited about the specific position and company—which means creating a custom letter for each position you apply for While it’s okay to recycle a few strong sentences and phrases from one cover letter to the next, don’t even think about sending out a 100% generic letter Include the Hiring

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