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No Study No Job? Nothing?! find something

You don't need to give up on yourself! Even if you have little or no budget for internet, transport and appearance, there's still stuff you can do to improve your ability to find employment. Take a breathe and don't feel desperate.  Turn the pressure to quickly do something about the situation into positive energy. EVEN…
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Differences between Learnerships and Internships

Learnerships and Internships are totally different! This list makes the differences easy to understand and remember! LEARN IT OR WORK IT Learn it A learner still has stuff to learn about operating as a professional in a field or specific job sector. Work it Interns have opportunity to prove what they know and gain practical…
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Are you Job Captured?

Low wage jobs pay too little to save and only just enough to survive. Caught in a trap, workers are too broke to quit. Combined with low self esteem, they subject themselves to bad employment conditions thereby entrenching poverty and limited options.   If your job takes all your time and pays too little for…
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HOT LIST SETA Contacts for Learnerships Internships and Apprenticeships

The killer list of SETA contacts you can ask about apprenticeships, bursaries, skills programmes, WIL, learnerships and internships. Each year SETAs commit to funding specific programmes to boost skills in various economic sectors SETAs provide opportunities for the unemployed, youth and poor. These opportunities are directly linked to industry needs. Look for scarce skills in order to…
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Let’s check your Learnership Contract

Need a friend to check your contract and advise you? Or want to donate documents to a confidential study of contract clauses and their impacts? All information is regarded as confidential and used for positive purposes. RESIST EXPLOITATION SUBMIT DOCUMENTATION If you have a concern about your contract and require advice, we will happily tap…
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TOP 10 TIPS Writing Cover Letters for Learnerships

A learnership has two key ingredients, an NQF qualification and job related experience. When you apply, organise your information according to this recipe. Learnerships range from 12 - 18 months, earning candidates an industry relevant qualification and work experience to add to their CV.  Motivation and Purpose WHEN YOU APPLY, YOU'RE IN A COMPETITION Your application…
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Your Pay Slip or No Job!

South Africans are challenging the Department of Justice to take action against rampant recruitment exploitation. Recruiting firms abuse their positions of power to exploit vulnerable applicants and persuade them to accept unfair unequal offers.  Recruitment firms appear unable to offer an intellectual response to 'What's fair about asking for pay slips?' Recruiters claim job seekers…
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