Careers Advice

Have you always dreamed of working at an airline? Whether you want to be in the air or stay on the ground here are some tips to help you pursue a career in this field.

In South Africa’s tough job market, experience is an essential item on any CV. Yet these days, securing an internship to gain that experience is almost as hard as landing a job, and those who can get a foot in the door in this way should ensure that they make the most of the opportunity, an education expert says.

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Obtaining a bursary gets harder each year as more students compete for the same opportunities. While there is no way to guarantee that you are selected there are a few things that you can do to improve your chances.

Do you want to be your own boss? Do you like working with your hands? Being a plumber has many perks but it can also require long, unscheduled work hours.

With soaring violence, devastating levels of women and child abuse combined with the debilitating effects of endemic poverty, HIV AIDS and high unemployment, as well as the prevalence of bullying, gangsterism and substance abuse, it is not surprising that South Africa has large-scale mental health issues.

For many young people, getting a job without experience can prove to be tough. Many young people find themselves between a rock and a hard place: you need experience to get a job and a job to get experience.

You've found the perfect job (or internship, or bursary) with a government department. Applying to government positions is a complicated process, so here's a guide on how to apply to government jobs.

In this first feature on "How to Become A…" we look at how you can become a writer. If you dream of a future in which you paint pictures with words, then being a writer may be, ahem, right for you.

Have you been applying for jobs but haven’t heard anything back yet? Has it occurred to you that you might be doing it wrong? Let’s take a look at some ways that people apply for jobs that they really shouldn’t use.

When it comes to job hunting, you are only as good as you look on paper, which is why it is essential that you have a great CV to get you that first interview.

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