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Employ Africa increases African Footprint

Almost 6 months have passed since our last official newsletter, and in this time our African footprint has grown, with companies now in Angola, Mozambique, Kenya and South Africa

Providing Services, in South Africa, Kenya, Angola, Mozambique, DRC, Tanzania, Ghana, Zambia, Nigeria and many more

African Payroll and Employment Solutions

We have started playing in a completely new arena and competing Read More »

6 Lessons we can learn from Nelson Mandela

As we mourn the loss of one of the most inspiring men in the world, we take comfort in knowing Nelson Mandela leaves behind a legacy of love. Here are a few notions the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s selfless actions and profound words taught us.
1. “I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for. But, Read More »

Farewell to an Icon as 2013 draws to a close

The last 2 weeks of November and the beginning of December 2013 have definitely been a busy period. You would think that businesses would be slowing down for the festive season, but it is the complete opposite. We have been attending meeting after meeting with clients in respect of start-up of projects for the beginning of 2014. I knew there was a lot on the horizon for 2014, but every day it is getting bigger and better.
I have been speaking Read More »

Common Interview Questions and How to Answer them

Common Interview Questions and how to answer them
Dianne Crofton – Country Manager Mozambique
1. Tell me about yourself?
Keep your answer focused on work-related themes. Mention a few pertinent personal aspects but try keeping these to a minimum unless asked specifically.
2.  Why did you leave your last job?
It is important to be honest however confine your answer to avail better opportunities. If the reason you left is a negative one, be tactful in your response.
3.  What are your weaknesses?
Do not list all Read More »

Africa Oil Week & The Situation in Mozambique

My extensive travelling continues as I begin my write up for our November 2013 edition from 30 000 feet in the air. I am on my way to JHB for two days of back-to-back meetings. I return to DBN for 4 days before I board a plane again to JHB to attend a good friend’s wedding, and another 2 days of meetings before I head back to DBN.

The highlight for the month to come, and I will share my experience Read More »

Your online CV and how to get it to the top of the pile

You may have the required skill set, qualifications and experience for an advertised vacancy, but does your CV successfully reflect your suitability? Here are a few tips to ensure your CV lands on the top of the pile next time you apply for a position:

Stay current. Make sure your online profile is complete. Provide as much information about yourself as possible so a potential new boss knows exactly who you are and what makes you tick. Check your CV is Read More »

The Oil and Gas Summit and how it affects you

I have literally lived out of my suitcase over the last month. I attended, exhibited and gave a presentation at the Middle East and Africa Oil & Gas conference in Abu Dhabi, thereafter not even 5 days later, I was in Cape town doing it all over again for the Africa Oil and Gas conference at the V& A waterfront.
In between all of this there have been trips up to Mozambique and Johannesburg, meeting with clients and finalising agreements in Read More »

10 Things to never do in a job interview

TEN THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER DO IN A JOB INTERVIEW:
By Dianne Crofton, Country Manager Mozambique
 
1. NEVER be late
Arriving late at an interview shows disrespect and inconsideration, and weakens the first impression you give. If you cannot arrive on time for an interview, how can your future employer trust you to arrive on time for work every day?
2. NEVER under-dress
Under-dressing for an interview undermines an Employer’s first impression of you.  It is always better to be over-dressed rather than under-dressed. Dressing Read More »

Can we find you a job? Employ Africa is seeking specific skills

Thank you for the tremendous response to our first E Zine. We want to take this opportunity to let you know that we are not the average recruitment agency. Employ Africa head hunts candidates with a specific skill set. Do you fit into that category?
A little Trade Secret to get you in with the right people
The last statistics we reviewed stated that there are around 3000 Recruitment/Labour Broking Companies in South Africa. That is a lot of agencies and can Read More »

Employ Africa’s Top 5 CV Tips

There are some key elements that you need to be aware of when putting together your CV.
Its not as simple as it looks , and small things that you may not even notice, or you think are harmless, could well be jeopardising your chances of finding your ultimate job.
 
1. How professional is your email address ?
So just how professional is your email address. Remember to leave your private life at the door when applying for a job. Email addresses like Read More »

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