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Answering ‘why you want this opportunity in 50 words’ explains your purpose

Companies want to identify those with the most potential, quickly.  An ability to stand out from the ...
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URGENT APPEAL: Protect your business and children’s future

Recruiters demanding #payslips illegally spy on rival employers when competing for talent. They use #payslips to poach ...
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Birthed after 17 years CCSA’s questionable draft Recruitment Policy

Access to information is essential in South Africa's Constitutional democracy.  Thanks to members of the public providing ...
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Why you want this learnership in 50 words

'Explaining why you want to be on this learnership in 50 words' has become a popular question ...
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Public Protector to smoke out unlawful recruitment

Share a small victory! I'm an activist fighting unscrupulous recruiters asking for payslips. Ethical businesses and the ...
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10 Challenges for recruiters demanding #payslips

The recruitment function is under the spotlight. It's official, the Public Protector and the Competition Commission of ...
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How hiring firms prevent fair competition for talent – infograf

Firms not upfront about pay during recruitment usually ask applicants about pay expectations and current salary. This ...
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Please Donate to a Justice Warrior Fighting Against Labour Exploitation

Sustaining the advocacy for legal recruitment practice comes at great personal cost. If you are able to, ...
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Download form CC1 Report recruiters demanding pay slips

The complaint form is simple to complete, The Competition Commission wants you to state the facts about ...
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REPORT firms asking for payslips during recruitment

The public is encouraged to report companies who demand payslips, or request other information pertaining to a ...
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Assessment and RPL

Learners and employers can prepare and plan for a successful assessment. Training providers must provide ...
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Do you need to secure work experience to qualify? Occupational qualifications include practical work placement ...
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Credit Accumulation Transfer (CAT) CAT is the acronym for “Credit Accumulation Transfer”, and is based ...
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Training Contacts

People often ask: Is it worthwhile applying for Learnerships, Apprenticeships and Internships? Most times the answer is a definite yes ...
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This post lists AGRISETA funded opportunities in 2017 and compares them with those offered in 2016. Awesome news is that ...
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303 Wholesale and Retail Qualification Choices The WRSETA offers diverse career development opportunities for the WR Sector. Qualification titles are ...
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Financial Aid

If you're pursuing a Masters of PHD in Science, Engineering, Technology, Social Sciences, Humanities or any key priority areas, apply for ...
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Studying a qualification on this list in 2019? National Diploma: Food Technology, National Diploma: Forestry,  National Diploma: Marine Science,  B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural ...
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Chemical Engineering /Metallurgy, Civil / Electrical / Mechanical /Mining, Geology, Chemist, Medicine, Nursing Science, Occupational Hygiene, Teaching, Architecture, Town Planning, Land ...
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Do Smart People Need Less Sleep?

Studies were conducted to see if smart people sleep the same amount of time as not so smart people ...
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Find a Learnership in 4 Steps

What is a Learnership, how do you find and apply for them? ...
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Learnership Stipend Rules

Stipend regulations are based on Sectoral Determination 5: Learnerships. A stipend is income issued to unemployed candidates placed on ...
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How to Recruit Unemployed Candidates for Learnerships

Employers, training providers or SETAs can ask the Department of Labor to help them find unemployed learners ...
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Learner Rights

Need a friend to check your contract and advise you? Or want to donate documents to a confidential study of ...
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Unemployed learners are told they are not entitled to stipends and must pay back all related expenses if they make ...
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Keep Climbing receives complaints and copies of unlawful Learnership contracts. In some cases employers force learners to falsify documents and ...
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Negotiate Pay

Three unfair recruitment advantages prejudice job seekers in South Africa. Internationally, regulations have been instituted to ensure fair recruitment practice ...
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This post outlines the spirit of the Competition Act and the significance for recruitment firms demanding rival firm pay information ...
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Interviewers are biased towards the company they recruit for, they want 'bang for buck.' Exploitative companies search for the most ...
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