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Warning: The average CV contains more lies than you'd ever imagine
Doing background checks on potential employees has become important in South Africa in recent months. We've rounded up the most lied about sections on job applicants' CVs.
Why hiring older people is better than the alternative
With age comes maturity. And in the workplace, managers can benefit from emotionally intelligent and experienced employees.
The most attractive employers according to South African students 2017
A total of 46 981 local students across 24 universities had the opportunity to rank the organisations they’d most like to work for.
How to refine and improve candidate applications
Here’s how to refine your target audience and create a job ad which encourages only the most relevantly skilled job seekers to apply...
Future of HR leaders awarded for their excellence
The Future of HR Summit and Awards in association with Careers24, recognised organisations and individuals within HR who are pushing the HR function forward.
How to write better job adverts to attract better applicants
It can sometimes be difficult for job seekers to comprehend the requirements of a job advert, which can result in lost opportunities for qualified candidates.
Record registrations for annual Careers24 Recruiter Boot Camps
We even had to arrange an additional event in Johannesburg to accommodate more attendees.
Rethinking 'the art' of the job order
After the feedback from the previous Recruiter Boot Camps, it was clear that we needed to be rethinking the art of the job order, an essential piece of communication from client to ...
Should you add a salary to your job adverts?
Many companies make the mistake of not including salary figure on their job adverts. Jesse Green from Adzuna explains necessity adding salary details.
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Top flexible positions for working moms
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