Janice Wagner

The Age-old Youth Conundrum: Getting a job without experience

The release of the recent unemployment statistics painted a bleak picture for millions of South Africans, most notably youth where unemployment is recorded at a staggering 69%. More alarming is that a significant portion of these young people have “done everything right” including achieving tertiary qualification. Attention was focused on the challenge young people experience …

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Youth Day 2019: What can young people do to better enhance their chances of securing work?

The release of the recent unemployment statistics painted a bleak picture for millions of South Africans, most notably youth where unemployment is recorded at a staggering 69%. More alarming is that a significant portion of these young people has “done everything right” including achieving a tertiary qualification. Attention was focused on the challenge young people …

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Graduates should be on LinkedIn

Today I was asked by a graduate if LinkedIn, is Business Facebook for old people! (at least they didn’t say… “like yourself ” LOL )  Forbes recently reported that LinkedIn is the number one social tool for both job hunters and recruitment teams. This makes it the perfect opportunity for students and graduates to build professional relationships. This is the …

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