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Apply for Banking Learnerships

Want a career in banking and micro-finance? Two banking learnerships are available, Banking Service Advisor if you have matric and Management Development for tertiary graduates. Closing date for applications is 31 August 2017 Two Great Opportunities - Prepare Carefully These ads provide clear instructions to candidates about what they must do to impress recruiters. Note…
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Unlawful BANKSETA Learnership Recruitment Adverts

After complaints that a BANKSETA learnership ad omitting stipend and proper career info was unfair, not pro-poor and against the best interests of the public - the ad was swiftly removed and replaced by Kelly Recruitment. Kelly apologised - BANKSETA didn't. BANKSETA Fails to Account for Unlawful Recruitment Practices ARRESTED SKILLS DEVELOPMENT BANKSETA indiscriminantly uses…
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Invisible Decade of the Artisan

According to the Department of Higher Education & Training and the Department of Labour, this is the decade of apprenticeships in South Africa. Viva mofos! The 'Decade of the Artisan' was launched two years ago in February 2014 and ends in 2024. Abracadabra! The idea is excellent, but the delivery is...INVISIBLE. There is no massive…
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How South Africa Ranks in World Happiness

[caption id="attachment_1568" align="aligncenter" width="605"] South Africa is ONLY at 96th position :-([/caption] The 2013 World Happiness Report, based on survey data from 2010 to 2012, outlines six variables that have an impact on country happiness: years of healthy life expectancy having someone to count on in times of trouble (sometimes referred to as “social support”) perceptions…
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8 Learnership Recruitment and Selection Strategy Tips

Recruiting unemployed candidates for a learnership? Here are some sensible rules to follow. Learnership Recruitment Tips Elephant in the Room Payment. Let's just be upfront.  Learnerships were conceptualised as pro-poor interventions addressing youth development and unemployment challenges. This training and development space has become highly incentivised with few financial advantages for the poor.  Sure, candidates…
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Do our Schools keep the Poor poor?

The South African education system (schools, tertiary and work related education and training) has undergone a major shift. This shift was away from a system that damaged society as a result of its divisive structure to a more democratic, engaging and empowering one. True? This article illustrates how education is closely linked to social stratification…
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