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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

Old Mutual Graduate Accelerated Programme. The Time is now to start your journey to GREATNESS! Learning and Development: We prioritise employee learning and development at Old Mutual and we offer targeted training opportunities in line with your career aspirations.

You will also assist in the set up and deployment of hardware, liaise with internal team on procurement and issuing of software licenses, as well as monitor first line support requirements for the business.

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. 

It’s that time of the year! We are looking for the future leaders of our business - today's young graduates who have the ambition, drive and ideas to shape our world.

The Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings and Infrastructure Programme (EEPBIP) aims to employ a South African graduate for the purpose of an internship.

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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!

Kristal Duncan-Williams from Youth Capital gave some advice for Matrics looking to enter the workforce immediately. Youth unemployment is a major issue in South Africa and greater focus needs to be placed on not only graduates looking for work, but Matriculants as well.

Looking for a job is a tiresome process with some calling it a job all on it's own. 
Crafting a strategic CV is therefore essential. Boston City Campus gives you some insight into the science of getting a job and how to crack it.

When looking for a job, recruiters are the people that stand between you and employment. If you make it easier for the recruiter, you make it easier for yourself to get hired. We have tip on what to avoid when dealing with recruiters.

How annoying is it doing a job search for a position you are interested in only to find out that you need years of experience, a qualification, a portfolio of evidence, hobbies and a driving license. I know the pain, I have been there before. 

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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.

Although the Law Enforcement Department’s primary role is by-law enforcement and addressing traffic violations, they are playing an increasingly larger role in joining with local communities to prevent crime.

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.

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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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