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APPLY FOR UNADVERTISED JOBS

The Job Hunt Plan with Fire Power. A proactive job hunter sniffs out opportunities early and traps them. No need to wait till you spot your favourite company advertising somewhere! The Job Hunt Plan with Fire Power Apply for a job that hasn't been advertised, it improves your chances of getting it. If it hasn't…
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Find Jobs Online in Trending Industries

Understand trends so you know how to exert power during recruitment negotiations. In sectors of high unemployment, job seeker financial needs will be sacrificed for business profitability and sustainability. Find Jobs in Trending Industries If you look for jobs in industries that show least growth - you will be more open to an aggressive recruitment…
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Why people work for less pay or below market rate

There is a recruitment belief that there is always someone better and cheaper out there. This pressures applicants to reduce their rate and have their perceptions of 'worth' shaped by a biased interviewer. Ask Why Asking why companies withhold salary ranges from recruitment adverts has quite rightly, resulted in a ripped can of worms. Unfortunately…
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How to get a Learner stipend

  Here are four brilliant questions about stipends and their answers. 1. What do you need to study to get a stipend? That's a killer question requiring quite a few details: Apprenticeships and Learnerships These are occupational training programmes that combine work and learning. Apprenticeships Although the DHET (Department of Higher Education) is trying to…
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N1 to N6 Certificate Delays on Repeat?

The problems that led to N-diploma Learners having their certificates delayed in 2016 are likely to reappear for current candidates until DHET includes all stakeholders in the discussions ranging from industry to beneficiaries. What are N - Certificates? Think of them as the occupational training alternative that combines grades 10 - 12 with a post…
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Contact List of Registered Unions in South Africa

If you have stipend or employer related issues, please contact the relevant union in your sector. This post lists all registered trade unions in alphabetical order. Included are contact details of key individuals, phone, fax, emails people and physical address. If you find this list too long to deal with, go to our union websites…
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Looking for Employment? Plan Your Career in 6 Steps

Unemployed people are desperate to get a job, often just ANY job. Although this isn't good decision-making, in a country like South Africa where there's high unemployment, people sometimes settle for something that isn't their first choice. This post is about being true to who you are and grabbing your dream choices. TIPS TO PLAN A…
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Student Fees and Funding for the Poor

It may be that #FeesMustFall has stimulated creativity and urgency from the DHET ministry. What happens with student debt? Will higher education be free? Expanding Access to Student Funding The Minister says that they have expanded access to the poor through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). During the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, government…
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QCTO Qualifications for Law, Military Science and Security

The Quality Council for Trade and Occupations (QCTO) is on a tight deadline. Qualifications that are in demand by industry must be rewritten in order to meet QCTO specifications by 2018. Field 008 - Law, Military Science and Security Current Learning Subfields within this category of careers are: Justice in Society Safety in Society Learning…
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QCTO Qualifications for Education, Training and Development

The Quality Council for Trade and Occupations (QCTO) is on a tight deadline. Qualifications that are in demand by industry must be rewritten in order to meet QCTO specifications by 2018. Field 005 - Education, Training and Development 9 Qualifications out of the current total of 475 QCTO qualifications on SAQA are for Field 005…
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Becoming an Accredited Facilitator, Assessor and Moderator

What is Accreditation? Accreditation means that you are qualified to work on specific National Qualifications aligned interventions. It means you have both knowledge  of how to execute compliant training delivery and knowledge of a qualification's specific subject requirements. Whilst facilitators are not currently required to be certified, Assessor and Moderator accreditation has become increasingly important…
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