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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.

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.

Finding a job is no small thing - vacancies are few and far between and competition is fierce - and making it harder, and more dangerous, are the many many job scams out there. Do you know how to spot a fake job listing and keep yourself safe? Let's take a look at how you can tell if a vacancy is legit or not.

Welcome to our second Q&A session, where we answer your questions about your education, career and everything in between.

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In a crowded marketplace, with thousands of applicants vying for a limited number of vacancies, candidates should do more than simply submit their CVs in response to advertised positions.

Welcome to our first weekly video Q&A session, where we will be answering your questions about anything and everything career-related.

So, without further ado, let's just dive right into it.

Lulaway is hosting a jobs fair in the City of Cape Town! Come apply for jobs, internships and learnerships.

 

Most of us have been through the phase of job hunting and it is not easy. What makes it worse is finding a job post you feel you would excel in only to see a ridiculous "must have" that makes it impossible for you to apply. This can be disappointing because you know you can do your best and be successful in the role.

When applying for jobs, your CV is key. If your CV isn’t perfect, you’re not getting the job. So let’s look at 5 biggest mistakes people make on their CVs.

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