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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