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February 22, 2021

The current state of the job market

Over the past three years, the job market has not been strong. In the past year, with the onset of the Covid pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, the economy has been
January 11, 2021

How do you motivate yourselves and others in a brand new year when you are out of oomph.

Many business leaders are entering 2021 feeling rather hesitant, concerned and uncertain. 2020 was challenging in many ways and I believe that many business owners and managers had the fight
December 8, 2020

Recruitment during COVID in 2020

In March 2020 South Africa went into hard lockdown and almost everyone went into a panic. Entire industries ground to a halt and panic about salaries and retrenchments began. From
December 8, 2020

A message of hope to jobseekers

2020 has really been a challenging year, as Recruiters we have seen how the market has changed and the requirements for jobs have changed. In an ideal economy, many of
December 8, 2020

Most vulnerable industry in South Africa – Construction Industry

Since 2016 and possibly earlier, the construction industry has seen more people unemployed and seeking employment than vacancies available within the industry. Professions such as, Quantity Surveyors, Civil Engineers, Project
December 8, 2020

The importance of Goals

I am sure that we all had huge goals at the start of 2020 and the Corona Pandemic took us all by shock horror and terror. This resulted in some
August 4, 2020

Woman’s Month

May 28, 2020

What Makes a Good Recruiter?

The Recruitment industry is fast paced, dynamic, exciting and very rewarding. I have realized that being a Recruiter lets me help candidates reach their career goals, be able to better
May 14, 2020

How to make yourself indispensable

How to make yourself indispensable I have had quite the number of panicked phone calls from candidates over the past month who have expressed their concern that they may be
May 12, 2020

To Do List Blog

My team and I have been learning about the importance of a “To Do” List. I personally always have one and believe in it, so I wanted to share my
May 7, 2020

Getting Back To Work?

May 4, 2020

Recruitment during Covid19

This is an exceptional time that we are undergoing during the lockdown period of 2020. I need not explain the emotions that I know we are all feeling, but I
May 4, 2020

10 points for better email etiquette

How to write an email properly can vary from company to company, it is best to find out the tone of your company’s address (formal or informal). If you are
May 4, 2020

Toxic Environment

I often hear candidates say that their reason for wanting to leave their current Employer is a toxic work environment in the form of either an unreasonable or difficult boss,
March 24, 2020

Advice for Graduates – By Bronwyn Wishart

Greetings Graduates! Are you feeling frustrated, and tired of hearing “I’m sorry, but you do not have enough experience for the position”, or simply not knowing where to look for
March 20, 2020

One Should Never Let A Good Crisis Go To Waste

It has been said that “one should never let a good crisis go to waste”. I am an eternal optimist and I believe that in the midst of any crisis
March 20, 2020

Leadership Is Like Running

Just over a week ago, our gifted colleague and Office Manager at Pro Talent Recruitment and I attempted a 10km Night run in Durban North. Nicky’s a legend in her
January 9, 2020

I’m Staying Positive

December 3, 2019

Business Retreat

November 4, 2019

A Life Worth Living

I Would Like To Share Some Of My Tips On How To Create A Life Worth Living Don’t Worry Too Much: Don’t worry too much about what you are going