10 tips for an online interview

Transitioning to working online is now almost complete. We have all found our little space at home where we try our best to focus and deliver. That spot where the WIFI is strongest, the distractions are minimal, and the chair is comfortable. We have realized that perching on the bed is not ideal and it’s…

Get noticed on LinkedIn

As an Executive Headhunter for more than 9 years, I am frequently asked how I find my candidates for open roles. One of my favourite tools is LinkedIn. Forbes reported that LinkedIn is the number one social tool for both job hunters and recruitment teams. How do you get recognised? Here are a few tips…

Preparing for a successful Job Interview

Preparing for an interview could be a daunting and nerve-wrecking task to think about.We are inclined to believe that “we are experts at our jobs and will do well” or “we interview many candidates in our current jobs and know how to handle being interviewed”. The reality is, that it does not necessarily mean that you…

I’ve been retrenched – what now?

Retrenchments are a reality in South Africa. As we near the end of the year,  a number of companies are having to down size due to market forces. If you are in the unfortunate position to have been retrenched,  don’t doubt yourself or assume it is a reflection of your worth. It is natural that…