Johalize Swart

May 17, 2022

How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

When’s the last time you read a job description? If you’re currently job hunting, your immediate answer might be something like “last night” or “a few […]
May 3, 2022

Here’s when your boss can read your emails in South Africa

Several South African companies have established an email monitoring policy in their employment contracts. This policy often covers both private and business use of emails, but […]
April 19, 2022

Harassment In The Workplace: Did You Know?

Introduction A new Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Harassment came into effect on 18 March 2022. The Code, issued in terms […]
March 29, 2022

5 Networking Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Regardless of the role or industry, nearly every job requires networking in some form in order to be successful. No matter how talented a business owner […]
March 15, 2022

Taking a Step Back: How to Apply for a Job When You’re Overqualified

We’ve all heard the saying – sometimes you need to take a step back to take several steps forward. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world […]
March 1, 2022

The Great Resignation – Why your next hire should be a chief hybrid officer

A recent study by Advanced Workplace Associates found that only 3% of the 10,000 white-collar workers surveyed want to return to the office full-time. It further […]
January 18, 2022

Don’t be afraid to discuss the F-word at your next job interview

Job seekers often believe they need to dazzle their interviewers with knowledge and problem-solving skills, and while you definitely want to impress, an interview is a […]
January 11, 2022

Are you an over-giver?

The joy of giving is a slogan easily misused by money-making retailers at Christmas time and emotional celebrations like Mother’s and Father’s Day. Simply because these […]
December 7, 2021

Compassion fatigue

Strange times bring with them new challenges and a new vocabulary. Years ago, we were exposed to phrases like grassroots level and transformation, and we soon […]