Attract Top Talent To Your Company

In the war for talent, attracting and retaining young, skilled employees is a critical but difficult task for today’s businesses. Mindful that pay and perks alone are no longer enough, businesses have to be innovative and creative in both their talent search and acquisition strategy. When the goal is to accelerate company growth, business leaders tend

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Win a FREE Placement

Today, more than ever, it is essential to make the right placement first time round. The cost of bad hiring decisions run high and effect productivity, income, employee morale and your company’s reputation. We have a dedicated team of Talent Search experts who go above and beyond to ensure that the our candidates are the

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First win the Job

When jobs are hard to find just getting one seems the height of ambition, but real winners use the opening as the starting point to a fulfilling – and rewarding – career. The upward progression of the corporate winner is not a matter of luck or a question of being in the right place at

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Spot the growth sectors…

Career development should be a matter of pre-planning rather than chance. And forget the notion that career planning is something carried out once by matriculants and recent graduates. The pace of change – technological and societal – is such that career changes will occur periodically throughout your working life. The secret of success, says The

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7 Steps to successful job searching

Job-Seekers put themselves through the agony of successive highs and lows because they take a frenetic rather than systematic approach to the jobs quest. Experts at The Focus Group, the Forest Town-based firm of human resource consultants to some of the country`s top employers, recommend a balanced programme of reactive and proactive job searching. Says

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Impressive CV’s get you the job

Framing a quality CV is the first hurdle for job-seekers… and most of them stumble horribly at it, according to The Focus Group, the Forest Town-based human resources consultancy that takes on the full spectrum of human capital management functions for some of the country’s leading employers. Says Focus Group director Gavin Sher: “Job-seekers get

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Pale, male, and unemployable?

South Africa’s new policy environment has created the impression in some quarters that a form of reverse racism now applies in employment practice, with white males fast becoming a threatened minority. Is this a crude over-simplification or is it the practical reality? The “pale male” can expect to be adversely affected in the employment stakes

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Breach The No-Experience Barrier

First-Time job hunters can take heart. There is a way through the ‘no previous experience’ barrier. However, the breakthrough may require forward planning or short-term sacrifice and job seekers need to regard the process of job search as a job in itself. Several successful breakthrough techniques have been described by The Focus Group, the Forest

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