Career Advice

Create a Meaningful Career

The start of a new year is a good excuse to make some changes to make work more meaningful and enjoyable. “Finding your spark isn’t a passive endeavour. It’s a fight, a journey, a continuous search for meaning. And the rewards? Transformative careers, thriving communities, and a life that ripples with positive change,” says executive coach Anja van Beek. She

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Why am I finding it challenging to secure employment??

Are you finding it challenging to secure a job despite your best efforts and qualifications? You’re not alone. Job hunting can be a daunting and frustrating experience, and there are several potential reasons why you might not be getting employed. Let’s explore a few common factors that could be affecting your job search: Market Conditions: Economic fluctuations and industry-specific trends

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How to be… an Employer of choice

The world of work has changed enormously since the pandemic, making it more important than ever for companies to aim to be employers of choice. “A top employer is characterised by the practices and principles incorporated into how it operates. These span diversity, equity and inclusion, shared prosperity, sound employer – employee practices, employee well-being and innovation,” says Donald Khumalo,

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How to use volunteering to boost your employability

The catch-22 position that many young people find themselves in – they need experience to get work, but need work to get the experience – can be alleviated through volunteering “Volunteering is a great way to learn workplace skills and give back at the same time. You’ll be working alongside industry professionals and building social capital that can help you

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How to switch careers

Many people have considered changing careers during the pandemic as the nature of work changed and they reassessed their priorities However, for whatever the reason for making the change, a measured approach is best “Making a career shift can be a positive move, with the potential to increase your income and ensure a better lifestyle in the long term. Such

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Make the Hybrid-model work

As life slowly returns to something similar to its pre-pandemic version, many companies will adopt a hybrid work model, which comes with its challenges “While it is conceptually appealing, it is fraught with subtleties and risks. Data shows the longer people are away from another, the less they trust each other.” “This is true for leaders and employees, and for

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How to Handle the Move Back to the Office

After almost 18 months of remote working, getting back to the office will not be a seamless process “There are no precedents to follow in the aftermath of a global pandemic [but there are some] ‘must do’ actions that corporations, large and small, should consider when attracting new employees and welcoming back old staff,” says Linda Trim, director at workplace

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