How to email your CV

Over the last month I have received several emailed CV’s for our #hireagraduate program. I have received so many mails with just the CV attached, no hello or explanation as to what I am receiving.   Below is a quick guide on How to email your CV professionally 1.       Subject line: Clearly state what position you are applying for. In…

The Age-old Youth Conundrum: Getting a job without experience

The release of the recent unemployment statistics painted a bleak picture for millions of South Africans, most notably youth where unemployment is recorded at a staggering 69%. More alarming is that a significant portion of these young people have “done everything right” including achieving tertiary qualification. Attention was focused on the challenge young people experience…

Coronavirus has arrived in South Africa. Is your business prepared?

The first case of the Coronavirus has just been confirmed in South Africa. Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch predicted recently that the coronavirus could become a pandemic which could affect between 40% and 70% of the world’s adult population. Reading all the doom and gloom predictions about this virus is making business owners nervous. It is…

Season’s Greetings and Happy 2020

From the Management and all Staff at Edge Group of Companies: “Celebrate the tradition of giving, the beauty of the season and a New Year of peace and happiness.” We wish you Happy Holidays, Seasons Greetings and a Happy New year! Note: Our offices will close from the 20th of December 2019 and reopen on…

Lying on your CV – Now you can go to jail

The day has finally arrived.The new National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act, 2019, was recently signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Under the Amendments Act, job seekers lying on their CV could get a hefty fine or up to five years in jail or both. As  professionals in the recruitment industry, we are often faced…