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South African Talent Trends Identified By A LinkedIn Survey

South African Talent Trends Identified By A LinkedIn Survey

We are always seeking ways to enhance our Candidates’ job seeking, interview and employment experiences and found this survey conducted by LinkedIn to provide some useful insights. In their second Talent Trends report, LinkedIn explored how Candidates approach the job...

VACATION SECURITY TIPS

VACATION SECURITY TIPS

Some tips from security experts to assist in keeping your home safe while you are on vacation: Ask a trusted friend, relative or neighbour to keep an eye on your home and ensure that they have access to your home; If you have a contracted security company ensure that...

The Rise of “Career Ghosting”

The Rise of “Career Ghosting”

Recently Rubicon Resourcing was featured in Grazia Magazine. Our director, Roxanne Uberstein was quoted about “career ghosting” in the South African market. Click on the "view" buttons below to read the article in Grazia...

OUR TOP TEN INTERVIEW TIPS

OUR TOP TEN INTERVIEW TIPS

Go through the directions thoroughly to familiarise yourself with the area the interview will be in and ensure that you don’t get lost. If you know that it is going to take you a long time to get there, plan ahead to allow yourself sufficient time and not place undue...

TEN THINGS TO AVOID DURING AN INTERVIEW

TEN THINGS TO AVOID DURING AN INTERVIEW

Never imply that you are merely testing the market by attending the interview, but rather demonstrate your enthusiasm for the position for which you are being interviewed. Prepare diligently for your interview in order to ensure that you never have to respond “I don’t...

ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING

ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING

If you feel that you are stuck in a dead-­end job, perhaps it’s time to adjust your own attitude! Everyone experiences frustration with their job at some point and when this happens you need to understand that there is no such thing as a dead-­end job. Some jobs are...

JOB SEEKING 101

JOB SEEKING 101

Time is very often of the essence for both Job Seekers and potential Employers in the recruitment environment and for this reason it is vital for Candidates to be adequately prepared to meet with an Agent and/or prospective Employer at fairly short notice. It is also...

HOLIDAY TRAVEL TIPS

HOLIDAY TRAVEL TIPS

Holiday travel can be expensive, stressful and very busy, particularly at peak times such as Christmas. Here are a few tips to reduce the stress levels and find some JOY during the festive season. Book Wisely Make the whole process much more pleasant by avoiding peak...

STAYING FOCUSED AT THE START OF A NEW YEAR

STAYING FOCUSED AT THE START OF A NEW YEAR

It is vital to train your brain to remain focused in order to achieve optimal productivity and this is particularly difficult to do at the beginning of a new year! Here are a few ideas to kickstart 2016 for you and ensure that you launch yourself into the new year in...