Careers

May 13, 2019

Successful women leaders have these 5 attributes in common

Leadership experts list five key attributes that are often demonstrated by successful, professional women – and the good news is that these are skills any woman can develop, they believe.
April 23, 2019

SA is the second most stressed country in the world. Here’s how you can cope

As stress becomes the chronic epidemic of our time, there is an overwhelming demand for strategies to manage the condition effectively.
April 10, 2019

Opportunity for young journalists

City Press is looking for a young, queer-identifying journalist?
April 11, 2019

How to leave your job

Before you hire a choir to announce your joyous resignation, make sure you have ticked the boxes on the following steps
April 5, 2019

Mind the gap: Expectation vs reality in your first job

For recent graduates who have now spent a year or two in the workplace, it might feel like winter is here to stay – for the rest of their lives – as the culture shock of the working world starts to kick in.
March 26, 2019

How to land your first job

With years of hard work and the exhiliration of graduation behind them, the real effort now starts for graduates to get heir foot in the door of the world of work. Education experts Sifiso Mnisi and Fathima Razack provide some tips.
March 19, 2019

Can you expect a salary increase this year? Here’s how the decision is made

The most common month for salary increases – April – is on the horizon.
March 9, 2019

How can parents encourage entrepreneurship in their children?

Scratch the surface of an entrepreneur, and you’ll often find a history of entrepreneurial endeavour in the family.
March 8, 2019

Future-proofing your careers choices

It’s often said that the jobs of the future don’t even exist today, making it difficult for youngsters to know what career they should follow. But in some workplaces tomorrow is already here and nobody has been trained for the skills we need.
February 15, 2019

Think before you hit ‘post’ or ‘tweet’. It could get you fired ... or worse

Social media represents one of the most significant developments in human communication and has undoubtedly changed the way we interact and share information.
February 5, 2019

Worried about your job in a digital age? Here is what you need to know

Forget the job coach. If you really want to know how to futureproof your career, your best bet is the WEF Future of Jobs report. Lee Naik unpacks it
February 6, 2019

Kickstart your career here. Browse the latest job ads

From accountants to zoologists. Here are all the careers advertisements in City Press February 3 2019.
January 21, 2019

Want to earn R6m a year? This is the sector you need to be in

Which position can earn you up to R6 million a year? A group or regional chief financial officer in a multinational corporation, that’s what.
November 28, 2018

What money may be taken off your salary when you decide to leave?

The end of the year often brings resignations as employees look to a fresh start in the new year.
November 20, 2018

Job evaluations are a good thing. Here’s how to get the most out of them

Job evaluation is an essential component of human resources efficiencies, yet its importance is often overlooked.
November 16, 2018

A lousy job is better than no job. Unless you’re Kim Kardashian, take it

Dear graduate, you should take that lousy job.
October 29, 2018

How to prevent dishonesty at work

One of the most common reasons for employee dishonesty is dissatisfaction.
November 16, 2018

Vacancy: Press ombudsman

The Press Council of South Africa is looking for a new press ombudsman, following the resignation of Johan Retief in October.
October 15, 2018

7 tips to creating a productive corporate culture

The term “company culture” has been hurled around ad nauseam, it has come to elicit the same reaction as arbitrary buzz words like “flearning” (failing a task, but learning a valuable lesson as result); “community” and “tribe”.
October 5, 2018

School sports: From the cradle to a creative career

‘School sports in the township is dying a slow death if it isn’t dead already,” Thomas Taole says.
October 5, 2018

Don’t let low self-confidence hinder your career

While not everyone is innately confident in the workplace, recent research shows a strong correlation between confidence and occupational success.
October 5, 2018

Upskilling and reskilling: Remain relevant and employable

Aworkforce research report has found that only 23.8% of working South Africans believe their current skills will keep them employed in 10 years’ time.
October 5, 2018

IBM's Hamilton Ratshefola on knowing your subject matter

‘Know your industry, know your subject matter, and you have to drive results and be outcome based’.
August 2, 2018

Make beer your career

Jéanri Nel initially had dreams of being a winemaker, until the brewing bug bit. Now she is one of the country’s top brewers, crafting beer for Hoogeberg Brewing at Signal Gun as part of the Durbanville Wine Valley Route
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May 19 2019