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With half of the matric 2021 year almost done, it is nearly that time again for matriculants who are not studying further to consider applying for jobs. What many don’t realise is that the worst is yet to come, the job market for matriculants is worse than ever as many companies are focusing on job retention rather than expansion, due to the economic climate.


Today, Careers Portal will help you get ready for that big interview you have coming up. Here are some tips on how to answer interview questions.


To start with, what skills you need to put on your resume is a lot more important than you think and should therefore be taken seriously when drafting your resume.


Majority of the time, you will be asked this question during your interview it is important to be fully prepared. This is your opportunity to impress and therefore it is vital that you take advantage of the question.


This question can be asked in multiple ways such as "why do you think you the best candidate for the job?", "why do you want to work for us?" or even "what makes you the perfect fit for this role?".


We all have weaknesses, nobody is perfect. Learn the best way to answer "What are your weaknesses" and increase your chances to get that job. Remember honesty is KEY.


Do you know what employers look for when deciding to hire you? Below are some of the areas that inform employers' decisions when hiring.


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.


Many job applicants think – incorrectly – that the war is pretty much won once their CV gets the nod and they get invited to a job interview.

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