• Preparing for 2018

    Last week I had the pleasure of hosting the Tower leadership team for one of our regular strategy review sessions. The theme was “Preparing for 2018.” Now, this may seem a bit premature since we are only in November now. Yet, I learnt during the last two years that being…

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  • 5 Rules of your Day

    Have at least one success in your day, however small. And the earlier in your day, the better as it provides you with a much-needed energy boost for the day. And, a success could be as small as making a telephone call you have been putting off. Going it alone…

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  • Youth Day

    As we celebrate Youth Day today, it is a good time to reflect on the contribution of our youth to various happenings or trends in society. Whether it be fashion, music, the use of technology or innovation, the impact of our youth on these is evident. It always fascinates me…

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  • Freedom Day

    Tomorrow is Freedom Day, generally regarded as a celebration of the day on which our young democracy was born. Because we have such a diverse rainbow nation, it is understandable that Freedom Day means different things to different people. What does it mean to you? Do you celebrate it or…

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  • Easter Message from the CEO

    With so much happening in SA at the moment, the weeks are slipping by and we are fast approaching the most important holiday season after our year-end “shutdown.” As the weeks fly past we tend to focus on the here and now, the immediate. While this is a good strategy…

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  • New Year’s Message from the CEO

    It is hard to believe that the December holidays are over! They flew past so quickly. I trust that for those of you lucky enough to have taken a break, that it was restful and you are recharged for the year ahead. As we return to our jobs it may…

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  • Message from our MD at Tower Group

    Now that we are fast approaching the end of this year, we will all reflect on the year that was in our own way. Whether this year has been a good one or not such a good one for you, it is well worth pausing a little to reflect on…

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  • HOW TO WRITE A GREAT CV

    Your CV will in most cases, be the first impression a recruitment consultant or employer has of you. In a competitive market, you need a good CV to succeed in securing a job. It’s the first step in the recruitment process so spend some time getting it right. A good…

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  • CV STRUCTURE

    Personal Details Start with your personal details. Full name and contact details including all contact telephone numbers. Avoid superfluous details such as religious affiliation, children’s names etc. Include language skills, professional memberships and other relevant information. Education Educational history and professional qualifications should follow, including names of institutions and dates…

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