RecruitAGraduate Blog

  • 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...
  • What is an internship?
    Internships can be paid or unpaid, they can vary in duration, and they are designed to benefit both the graduate and the employer. As a graduate, you will do on-the-job training and experience a real work environment.  It’s a way to put into practice what you have learnt at College or University. Employers, on the other hand, gain from the skills of new graduates and facilitate future...