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FPM SETA Qualifications, Job Security and Scarce Skills

Scarce skills lists tell you where job opportunities are. If you see a job that you like and it's a scarce skill - find training for it. SETAs usually provide funds to businesses and training organisations to develop these skills. Scarce Skills, Training and Job Security Most learning and career development opportunities are based on…
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Art, Sport, Tourism and Gaming Careers : CATHSSETA

 Careers in Hospitality, Tourism and Travel, Gaming & Lotteries, Conservation, Sports, Recreation & Fitness, Arts, Culture & Heritage are covered by CATHSSETA. If you are interested in these careers, you must contact CATHSSETA for career advice.  Hospitality Careers The hospitality industry is made up of a broad category of fields within the service industry. These…
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The ‘No Experience’ Cover Letter for Learnerships

Cover letters are intended to introduce the wonderful qualities about yourself that will make you a perfect match for the company. This does not always have to include relevant experience.  Cover letters are often pain points for applicants who are unsure what to write.  A pain point is something that can make you uncomfortable and stressed.…
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Who Takes Trainers Seriously?

SAPTA provides an agency of collaboration, endorsement, development and protection of trainers and facilitators. As such, both independent contractors and those formally employed in positions that foster learning and development should join. This article is written as a response to the SAPTA networking event held in Johannesburg. Attending the event and unpacking SAPTA's vision was something…
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What Are Soft and Hard Skills? What Skills do Employers Look For?

It's important to know the skills that are most important for companies that are hiring. This information will assist you to be better prepared for the application and interview process. Looking for a Job or Making a Career Change? There are three essential skill sets that applicants should demonstrate when applying for jobs: Transferable, Soft and Hard Skills Transferable Skills These…
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Cover Letter & CV Key Words for Retail Applications

When you are applying for jobs, it's important to include the correct keywords in your application to highlight why your skills and attributes are relevant to a specific job or industry. Effective use of these words will make your cover letters and job applications more meaningful to prospective employers. Two sets of words are listed: General Keywords…
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Government and SETAs Offer Career Counselling

Career guidance is often referred to as career development services. Each SETA offers career information to the public. Check SETA websites for information, they can be unhelpful to the public if you just arrive without an appointment. You can ask SETAs about learnerships, internships, bursaries or apprenticeships too! Career Development Services (CDS) According to the…
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