Careers

December 2, 2019

Jobs jobs jobs. Get a digital copy of our Careers section here

From entry-level jobs to government positions to C-suite spots. You need it, it’s in here. It’s the City Press Careers section. Get your digital edition before it hits the physical shelves, and get the jump on your competitors.
February 14, 2020

First-time managers relax, you don’t need to have all the answers

Run a Google search on the rookie mistakes that new managers tend to make, and you’ll be spoiled for choice.
January 28, 2020

Educating for 2030 is essential

Future education is a massive challenge, but it’s also a massive opportunity, writes Alwyn Louw.
January 21, 2020

How to balance work and school as a student

Striking a balance between work and school can be an overwhelming yet necessary task. For most people being able to earn an income while studying is advantageous and presents a lot of opportunity to grow within your profession.
January 2, 2020

How to stand out in a competitive job market

For every job vacancy advertised in South Africa, around 92 people apply. To stand out in this highly competitive landscape, graduates need to make sure they demonstrate skills over and above what’s written on their graduation certificate
January 1, 2020

5 resolutions that will boost your career

A new decade has arrived amid economic turmoil and political challenges, industry changes and uncertainties – globally as well as in South Africa. Ensure you set yourself up for success with these five resolutions.
December 19, 2019

3 ways to make yourself more employable

The unemployment rate in South Africa is at its highest level in 11 years, with even 8.2% of graduates struggling to find jobs. Experts say the job market is changing with employers seeking very specific skills sets in new hires.
December 19, 2019

Top holiday jobs for students and matriculants to jump start their career

For graduates and matriculants, the prospects of life after studying can be exciting and unnerving. While long-term career decisions take careful consideration, a temporary job is a strategic move. It brings in money, adds to your CV and helps you integrate into the workforce.
December 27, 2019

Call for nominations to serve on EAPASA board

The Board of the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA) hereby invites nominations for seven persons to be considered for appointment to the Board.
December 12, 2019

How to survive until the end of 2019

According to a recent Gallup study of nearly 7 500 full-time employees, burnt-out employees are 63% more likely to take sick leave, are 23% more likely to visit the emergency room, are 2.6 times more likely to leave their current employer and are 13%
December 2, 2019

Pitch perfect: Here are a few key tips to ensure yours is a success

While a great deal of literature has been written about presenting a pitch, there is very little written about how to prepare one. Here are a few key tips to increase your chances of a successful pitch by focusing on how to prepare it beforehand.
October 31, 2019

5 things successful professional women have in common that might surprise you

High-achieving, professional women come from different cultures, educational backgrounds and environments – but they have a few interesting character traits in common.
October 15, 2019

How to avoid entrepreneurial burnout

The modern workforce is tired and stressed. David Seinker has some tips to avoid burnout.
October 10, 2019

The benefits of finding the time to upskill yourself outweigh the challenges

Trying to squeeze some personal development into your daily routine while building an empire, running a department or being part of a successful, high performing team is super challenging.
October 4, 2019

What can you do with an incomplete qualification?

Every year, thousands of South African youth drop out of university or college with an incomplete qualification.
September 27, 2019

Lead loud: A speaker’s guide to presenting like a pro

Nobody listens their way to the top. It is important to listen and process feedback from those around you, but leaders have to stand and deliver. And the ability to hold an audience’s attention and communicate ideas effectively is a mark of leadershi
October 4, 2019

Home-schooling is a viable alternative

In the coming weeks, thousands of parents in Gauteng will be hoping that their applications to place their children in schools of their choice will be successful, writes Louise Schoonwinkel.
August 18, 2019

Women need to drive female empowerment

We have a critical role to play daily in helping each other succeed, writes Jackie Carroll.
August 11, 2019

The benefits of an MBA

An MBA is one of the most popular master’s degree programmes, with the highest demand in the world. Despite this, many people do not know what it consists of and what purpose it serves. Professor HB Klopper explains.
August 11, 2019

Kick-start your career in 120 hours (or fewer)

Short courses gain popularity as career-minded people seek to boost their prospects, and those who want to study but are unable to do so full time take advantage of the brief commitment, explains education expert Peter Kriel.
June 27, 2019

Flexibility, medical aid, allowances. How important are employee benefits?

Rewarding employees for their efforts in a competitive manner is a significant challenge within any organisation.
June 13, 2019

In his stride

Losing a leg did not deter Franco from his dream of becoming a chef, writes Grant Bushby.
June 5, 2019

Preparing for exams

Former US president Benjamin Franklin said: ‘By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.’Never have these words been truer than when it comes to studying. Cut this article out and stick it to a wall – you’ll need it.
June 4, 2019

Your business’s future depends on digital transformation. Start now

If you haven’t started on your digital transformation yet, do it now. The future of your business depends on it, writes Sudhish Mohan.
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February 16 2020