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Value and Behavioural Based Recruitment: The Importance of Cultural Fit in Hiring

By Claire Collins

In today's competitive job market, finding the right candidate for a position is more important than ever.

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Employment Equity Amendments - Unintended Consequences?

By David Pattle

The State President has now signed the Employment Equity Amendment Bill into law. This particular legislation's “effective date” has yet to be gazetted. It is expected that this date will be September of this year. In this piece, Dave Pattle highlights many of the changes and poses some significant questions that may impact the practical application of this statute.

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CV Writing Tips

Your CV is your opportunity to showcase your skills, experience, and achievements to potential employers. It's an important document that can make the difference between landing an interview or being overlooked for a position.

Therefore, it's essential to create a well-written and tailored CV that highlights your experience and strengths to position you as the ideal candidate for the job.

In the article below, we will provide you with some essential tips and tricks to help you create a professional CV that stands out from the other applicants and gets you noticed by hiring managers.

So, whether you're an experienced professional or just starting your career, read the article below to discover some valuable CV writing tips that will help you land your dream job.


Striking the balance with hybrid working

By Drake Editorial Team

Hybrid working is a growing trend in the workplace. It allows employees to work in the way that suits them best, and it can also help retain talent and improve employee satisfaction scores. Employees can choose where they want to work - be it from home or in an office - while still having access to their colleagues, bosses, and team members on a regular basis.

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The Resignation Process

By David Pattle

More often than not, when an employee resigns it is occasioned by a positive move for the employee – they have left the employer for better opportunities, whatever form they may take. This is something worth celebrating – for the employee at least. However not all resignations come about as a result of a move to something better but more to leave a situation that the employee in question feels they can no longer endure.


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LinkedIn essentials for your job search

In my time working in social media for the HR industry, I have had the fortunate opportunity to gain valuable insights to the ways recruiters source AND learn about how social recruitment tools work.

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