As the pace of change in the world increases and technology and innovation continue to revolutionise our lives, it goes without saying that we’ll need new skills to navigate a new world.
We all know that in the modern career world networking is just as important as your abilities.
Many matriculants finish their secondary schooling career unsure what to do with the rest of their lives.
Navigating the unknown waters of job hunting and finding your way onto the first rung of the career ladder doesn’t come with an instruction manual.
The pace of technological innovation means that our lives have changed dramatically – just think of the first cellphone you ever owned versus the model you have now.
If you don’t have much work experience – and let’s face it, as a graduate, it’s unlikely that you do – finding a job can be harder than you bargained for.
If you’re looking for work in these tough times, the best place to start is online. Gumtree.
Unpaid internships are a reality and many graduates are unsure of whether they need the experience an internship brings and if they will be able to sustain themselves with a small stipend every month.
It’s a big moment when you get your first salary in your first job. Finally earning your own money conjures images of freedom and being able to splash out on all kinds of goodies.
The internship. No it is not a movie or a scary 10 letter word - it is the key to the start of a successful career.
You’ve graduated from university and you’ve found a job but after your first week you’re already questioning if that’s where you’re meant to be.