RecruitAGraduate Blog

  • Dagga In The Workplace
    People may no longer be prosecuted for cultivating, possessing and using small amounts of dagga for private purposes. But what are the consequences for the workplace? The recent decision of the Constitutional Court in Minister of Justice & Others v Prince & Others to decriminalise the cultivation, possession and use of dagga for private purposes set the cat among the pigeons for...
  • SA GOVERNMENT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT INCENTIVES EXPLAINED
    A) SARS : EMPLOYMENT TAX INCENTIVE (ETI) Why is there an ETI? Millions of young South Africans are excluded from participating in economic activity, and as a result suffer disproportionately from unemployment, discouragement and economic marginalisation. High youth unemployment means young people are not gaining the skills or experience needed to drive the economy forward. This lack of...
  • Why Hiring Graduates will Grow Your Business
    Hiring graduates in these uncertain times can seem like a daunting thought. Particularly when your company does not have a fully-fledged graduate programme like large corporates.   However, as a business owner, you know that it is only those who dare to be brave and step out to take a risk that are likely to succeed.  So that's why it's essential to know why hiring...
  • RecruitAGraduate.co.za connects job-hunting graduates and employers
    Phillipa Geard’s RecruitAGraduate is a brand-new recruitment platform that aims to connect job-hunting recent graduates (five years) with employers on the lookout. Geard is the creator of RecruitMyMom.co.za, a recruitment platform for those seeking or offering part-time/flexible employment. RecruitAGraduate.co.za charges a...
  • Graduate recruitment platform a boon for young talent
    South African businesses have a bright new platform to help them recruit skilled graduates, interns and apprentices and, in the process, invest in developing South Africa’s bright young talent.   The Economist’s Pocket World in Figures claims that South Africa has the highest rate of unemployment among young people in the world. The percentage of youth between the ages of...