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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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How Learnership Stipends Increase Youth Vulnerability

A stipend is income issued to unemployed candidates placed on internships, learnerships and apprenticeships. These candidates are not viewed as equal citizens but merely as NQF levels. Stipend amounts are not based on the realistic living conditions of participating youth, many of whom either live independently or must contribute support to households. Employers who pay learners…
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35 Top Jobs for Agriculture, Forestry, Fishery, Craft and Trades

Do you die just thinking about office jobs and sharks in suits? Then check out this list of alternative options. These are occupations in high demand. Be qualified for one or more can increase your job opportunities. Avionics Mechanician, Rigger, Boiler makers, Electricians all crack the nod for the future. If you're a practical-hands-on-let's-get-dirty type…
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