• Woman Holding Mobile Phone

    5 Ways Social Media Can Damage Your Career

    From inappropriate pictures to presumptuous posts, there are a number of ways social media can damage your career, or even hinder it from starting. Social media has become an important tool for recruitment agencies in recent years, but it has also created problems for irresponsible job seekers. We want to…

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    Top 10 Job Skills to Learn in 2019

    What should you do to help you excel in your current job, or prepare you for your next one? Tower Group gives you the 10 skills to learn in 2019. The research is in from the World Economic Forum. They recently surveyed 350 executives across 9 industries in 15 of the…

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    7 Thoughtful Ways to Welcome New Staff Members

    As the New Year begins, chances are there are a number of new employees. These days, there is a lot of emphasis placed on using the best recruiting tools, hiring and retaining the right employees and providing adequate training along the way – and for good reason. Sometimes, though, the…

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    Fool Proof Tips to Stay Motivated at Work

    In a modern professional environment, elements such as company culture and workplace satisfaction are more important than ever. Motivation in the workplace can be hard to come by when you have lost focus and inspiration, and can’t quite remember why you wanted to be in this position in the first…

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    How to Tailor Your CV to A Vacancy

    Learning how to tailor your CV to a vacancy – and why it is so important to do so – is a critical lesson to be learnt when you are on the job market. Your CV is a capsule of your essence as a person and an employee, and whilst…

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    4 Mistakes Interviewers Make All the Time

    Hiring the wrong person can cost a company several thousand Rands, not to mention the potential negative impact on morale and productivity. Effective interviewer skills are therefore critical to organisational success. Here is a list from Tower Group of mistakes interviewers make and how to avoid them. 1. Not Knowing…

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    How to Keep Your Employees Happy

    Happy employees are more productive, better leaders, more creative and better team players. When employees are loyal and engaged in the company, profits are higher. Happy employees are also more satisfied and feel a sense of accomplishment in their work. When considering how to keep everyone happy and engaged, Tower Group has…

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    Verification Services: What the Experts Have to Say

    Many of the best recruitment agencies offer verification services as part of their recruitment and vetting process, but many business owners may not understand the importance of the service itself. Verification services can be directed at just about any aspect of a candidate’s history, and yield insightful information that can…

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    7 Myths About Recruitment: Declassified

    Recruitment is a fairly infamous industry, wherein plenty of candidates and clients believe a number of myths about recruitment that simply are not true. We want to take charge of the industry and declassify some of the most popular myths about recruitment so that candidates and employers alike can achieve…

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    How Social Media Is Taking Over Recruitment

    Imagine a time when companies used to recruit new staff by placing an ad in a newspaper and candidates would then respond by telephone or snail mail. Then a long process of shortlisting and interviewing would have to take place before the right person was found. Thankfully we’ve come a…

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