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Your CV is one of the most important parts of the job application and a great CV can make or break your application for your dream job. Love it or hate it, your CV is a paper representation of who you...

Statistics show that you are better off saying no to a counter offer from an employer when you resign, and they all point to the fact that the power a counter offer holds is heavily weighted to benefi...

Criticism can feel like a punch to the stomach. No-one likes being criticised, but it’s nearly impossible to go through life without being on the receiving end of negative feedback. So how do you ha...

Young people in South Africa face many challenges as they move more into the realm of adulthood. With Youth Day coming up on June 16th we wanted to find a way that we could assist the youth and make a...

If you wander through the Business section of any bookstore these days, you’ll see several titles dedicated to finding your strengths to be a better employee and leader, and how you can develop your...

In today’s ever changing and competitive business landscape, it is vital to be continuously updating your skills and knowledge to stand out from your peers.  Nowadays you don’t have to sign up fo...

Fridays tend to bring with it a slowdown in productivity as we look forward to the weekend. Somehow Mondays bring a tension that many of us can’t bear. Below are some actions you can take on a Frida...

Retrenchment is a reality in current times and is definitely not for “sissies”!  Be proactive, be positive and set your sights on securing new employment. Here’s how:   Banish the fear –...

  It has been estimated that 75% of the workforce will be comprised of Millennials within the next 5-8 years. The first step is to determine how we can best prepare for this reality.   1. Entrep...

Take initiative, be focussed and learn Everybody loves people who use their initiative! In most cases, you will be given small doses of work at the start of a new job as part of one’s learning. Stay...

Reference checks can help to tell fact from fiction. By speaking to former coworkers and managers, who have first-hand knowledge of what candidates are like to work with, what they’ve achieved, and ...

Employees are the heart of every organisation and choosing the right people to work within your company is of utmost importance. By asking traditional questions, applicants are able to rehearse their ...

Regardless of the size of your company, having employees who are positive and motivated is the key to your organisations’ success. Research has shown that when employees are motivated, they beco...

Feeling unworthy. Feeling unqualified. Feeling inadequate. These are just a few of the symptoms of a fear that many of us are victim to: Imposter Syndrome. Imposter Syndrome can be defined as “a co...

It is good resignation etiquette to tell your supervisor you are resigning before you tell your co-workers. You don’t want the company to discover that you’re quitting “through the grape...

The enforcement of the Personal Protection of Information Act (POPI) is immenent in 2016. This Act will regulate the use of the consumer’s personal information and the handling, storeage and securit...

The number one career that is in demand in South Africa is Information Technology. The I.T. sector in South Africa is rapidly expanding and changing.  Technology is streamlining and automating our wo...

It is no secret that South Africa is currently suffering a shortage of highly skilled workers. Immigration legislation restrictions into South Africa and emigration of highly skilled workers from Sout...

“The multiSEARCH Story – Celebrating 25 years” – watch our Corporate Video and get a sneak peak into our daily “engine room”. https://www.multisearch.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/MULTI...

by Sean Pomeroy – Baby Boomers are still working. Even though they’re beginning to retire from their career-centred jobs, 47% of them say they will work after they retire.  So, you can’t assume...

In the world of social media it is so important now to get your customer service skills to a higher level if you want to continue to succeed in business. People have access to so many platforms online...

Authored: Justin Olsen. Can a job seeker be jailed for lying on their resume? As a professional resume writer, HR manager and career coach for over 10 years, I have come across this controversial issu...

Article by Jessica Miller-Merrell A resume will get you through the door, but the interview is what will get you hired. You might be the BEST at the JOB you are interviewing for, but if you don’t ma...

Blanche Pinto Coelho, Michelle Darbyshire and Futhi Msimang from our offices attended APSO’s National Conference in Johannesburg in October.  The speakers were outstanding and included internationa...

Article by: Jason Brick Writer and Public Speaker, Freelance September 30, 2013 Your best customers are also your brand advocates. With a little extra effort, you can take better care of them and brin...

Article by: Luke Roney It doesn’t matter how bright those fluorescent lights overhead are – if you’re unhappy with your job you might as well be working in a cave. It’s dark, depressing and un...

Good preparation is essential to a successful job interview. Here’s our guide to the basics you’ll need to cover to plan and practise your performance When you’ve been invited for an interview, ...