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Career Advice

The modern world of business is changing so fast there are new and exciting career options opening up all the time. It is becoming more common to take on a job that didn't exist when you were at school.

While it is exciting that there are many more career options to choose from, the downside is that with so much choice it can be hard to find useful information on what exactly is the right career for you and where to study to get the best learning and qualifications.

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Graduates

What is the JumpStart Retail Frontline Programme? The programme upskills unemployed matriculants to become workplace ready for starter and entry level retail positions in stores, distribution centres and financial services.

Sea Harvest is seeking to attract young aspiring graduates who are interested in growing and developing with the company as it expands its global reach. The structured 12-month Sea Harvest Graduate Programme will allow you to gain valuable work experience within a leading international seafood and agribusiness and, in so doing, kick-start your career.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together curious minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

Boston Media House has always believed that graduates must not only be able to work locally, but that they need to be able to operate on a global platform, especially in an industry like Media, where news, marketing and products are all created and sold almost without borders.

The Postbank graduate programme is aimed at unemployed graduates who want to kick start their careers and gain meaningful workplace experience to complement their studies and to be part of the diverse that is shaping the future of financial inclusion in our South Africa communities.

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Careers Advice

Capitec Bank, South Africa’s fastest growing retail bank, wants exceptional people to join their company at various branches across the country. Do you want to be one of them? Find out how to apply for vacancies at Capitec Bank here!

Are you passionate about Geography? Not sure if this subject can lead to great career potential? Find out why Geography is a great study option and what doors it could open up for you.

Are you passionate about accounting and finance? Not sure if these subjects can lead to great career potential? Find out why accounting and finance are great study options and what doors they could open up for you.

Economics and business students typically have good commercial awareness, one of the qualities highly sought after by recruiters. What is more, they are able to effectively apply their knowledge of industries to the job.

Are you passionate about business studies or economics? Not sure if these subjects can lead to great career potential? Find out why business studies and economics are great study options and what doors they could open up for you.

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GAP Year

A gap year is typically known as a sabbatical year that is usually taken by students after high school. The aim of taking a gap year is to provide students to discover themselves and decide what type of education and career pathway they wish to pursue. A gap year is a way of getting students to step out of their comfort zones away from their familiar surroundings into a new environment.

We're looking for keen, compassionate matrics and recent graduates with great English and Maths marks to join the YearBeyond volunteer programme. In addition to the work you'll be doing to support learners in schools, as a volunteer you'll be building your personal profile and setting yourself up for success in the long term.

Matrics who are tempted to take a year off after their school careers – whether it is because they feel they just need a break, or because they don’t yet know if or what they want to study – should think twice about their decision, an education expert says.

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Q&A with expert reveals details of working as an au pair. Are you interested in taking a gap year? Whether you’ve just finished school and need some time-out to decide what to do, or if you’ve been working for a while and need a change, au pairing overseas is a viable career choice.

Numerous Cape Town-based not-for-profit organisations (NPOs) have received a boost of youthful energy and expertise, thanks to 17 student volunteers who travelled all the way from the United States to make a difference in under-resourced communities.

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Entrepreneurship

Before you to start a business, you have to first register your company. This process of registering can be done online by following a few step-by-step guides.

You may have heard the term "gig economy" floating around a lot, but what does it mean? Let's take a look at what exactly the gig economy is.

The Economics of Tobacco Control Project is currently looking for UCT students from African countries (non-South African), as well as students from South African townships and informal areas, to collect cigarette prices in their home cities/towns/villages during the December 2017 vacation.

Young Entrepreneurs

One of the many questions that usually pop up when entrepreneurship is discussed is whether entrepreneurs are born or made. Like most things in life there is no simple answer, but our experience of working with entrepreneurs has given us a few insights into this debate.

The department calls on organised agriculture, including small holder and commercial farmers, entrepreneurs, previously disadvantaged individuals (youth, women and people with disabilities), traditional leaders, schools, churches, and cooperatives in the North West to apply for funding for the 2020/21 financial year. 

Fake event organisers and con artists should refrain from misleading the public using the government’s name, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has warned.

MHAH

Do you have a passion for marketing (including social media) and promotions? Are you ready to make friends, improve your mental and physical health, and develop new skills along the way?

For the South African economy to thrive, young people must be given opportunities to explore their talents and unleash their creative potential, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.

Military Careers

The Military Skills Development System (MSDS) programme is a two-year voluntary service system with the long-term goal of enhancing the SA National Defence Forces deployment capability. This could be the Army, Navy, Air Force or Military Health Service.

Are you looking for a career at SANDF - South African National Defence Force? The Department of Defence employ young, fit and healthy candidates who are Citizens of the Republic of South Africa.

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