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The 90/10 rule.

The 90/10 Rule basically states that 10% of what happens to us in life we have no control over- the other 90% is up to us.  When there is load shedding, the phone lines go down, the petrol price goes...

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Probation Periods

Ten years ago, if you put someone on probation and during or at the end of the probation you decided that you did not like them, you could tell them to leave- no questions asked.  Labour law and probation periods...

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Quantify your CV!

When I am short listing CV’s for a position, I don’t want to know “the soft facts”- that you like running or playing the piano on the weekend or that you think you are a “hardworking and loyal employee” who...

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Interview Procedures

Interviews will differ from one company to the next, but generally they follow the same format.  Knowing what to expect before you arrive will help you feel a lot more confident, not get thrown by questions that you don’t know...

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2015 Domestic worker minimum wage increase

The new domestic worker minimum wage increase is effective as of the 1st of December 2015, below please find a useful table and and click on the link provided  for more information from the South African Labour Guide. providedhttp://www.labourguide.co.za/downloads?utm_source=MailingList&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=art%2F+no+ads DOMESTIC WORKER MINIMUM...

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Dress to impress

It is said that an interviewer makes a judgment about the applicant in the first five minutes of the interview, and spends the rest of the time justifying the judgment to themselves. It is vital that you prepare for interviews,...

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November 2015 Top Candidates

Have a look at some of the stunning candidates that we have interviewed over the past month.  To view their CV’s in detail or if you have any other positions that you require assistance with, call RESOURCE recruitment on 0317640787...

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Jobs Descriptions and Job Order Forms

Drawing up a job description before you start looking for staff, may just save you a lot of time receiving the wrong CV’s and interviewing suitable people. Drawing up a basic job description for all new appointments should not be a...

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Interview Etiquette

Remember when you go for an interview, is that this is your chance to make a lasting first impression.  You can’t afford to blow even one interview because you were unprofessional and did not follow the correct etiquette!  I often...

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Get with the times, get your LinkedIn Profile up and running!

If you have a profile on LinkedIn, then please follow our LinkedIn company page, and share our vacancies with your connections. (http://www.linkedin.com/company/resource-recruitment-durban- )  If you are not on LinkedIn… then you need to be! I have been in recruitment for over...

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