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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

This programme is geared towards providing and developing recent graduates by providing an on-the-job workplace experience programme aligned to the graduate's field of study. The programme will run over a period of 12 consecutive months.

They like to say that we are „tech-4-good disrupters” which – in everyday work – translates into shaping responsible business. We work with our clients and in our communities to build solutions that improve the lives of millions around the world, now and for the next generations.

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Join DHL and you’ll be working for a global company that’s focused on service, quality and sustainability, and using the power of global trade to connect people, improve lives and not just for their Customers, but for every member of their Group too.

As a graduate you have your sights set on getting into the working world and starting the on-the-job training that will launch your career. 


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Careers Advice

Interviews are part of the recruitment process, and waiting for a response from the company’s recruiter can be stressful. It can be difficult to figure out if you should follow up or move on after your interview.

Diesel mechanics are the people to go to when you want your diesel motor fixed. They are skilled technicians who diagnose and repair damaged motors, making sure that they run properly and efficiently.


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A fitter and turner is someone who works with metal or plastic, measuring and cutting it to precise measurements before assembling it into the final product. This can include cars, aircrafts, appliances, and electronics.

The National Commissioner, in its capacity as a member of the Reserve Police Service, appoints a reservist to work as a volunteer in support of SAPS. There’s a set criterion that the Commissioner looks at before selecting suitable candidates.

 


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GAP Year

Accelerate your career or business with an online digital skills course in everything from coding to AI and beyond.

For those matrics who don’t immediately after school gain access to their desired university course, or whose results don’t meet the necessary admission requirements for, for example, degree or diploma programmes, an academically constructive bridging year can provide an alternative route of entry into a university.


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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 with an opportunity to discover themselves and decide what type of education and career pathway they wish to pursue. 

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.


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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.


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Young Entrepreneurs

Modern content creators are often the primary source of information for their audience. They take on many roles including writer, editor, producer and publisher. They can be thought of as entrepreneurs that own their business model, which includes the creation and distribution of their content.

The new influencers are as distinct from today's mainstream culture as the original influencers were from their mainstream culture. The new influencers are not hippies or beatniks or slackers but successful business people, who are promoting a go-getter way of life as opposed to the laid-back, mellow lifestyle.

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.


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Military Careers

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) comprises the armed forces of South Africa. It's object is to defend the sovereignty and territorial integrity of South Africa and its people.

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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