Category: Careers

All articles relating to personal development and careers, e.g.
interview practice, application advice, CVs, cover letters, competency improvement and interviews with prominent youth/industry leaders.

To Take A Break Or Not To Take A Break?

When given the right support, young people can be driving forces behind their own success. Deciding to take ownership of your future is the first step, and this step can positively contribute to the shift towards a more innovative and…

How To Get An Internship In 6 Actionable Steps

Unfortunately, these days a degree is often not enough to be offered a graduate level job. Employers want to hire proactive graduates with relevant work experience and plenty of transferable skills, so they hit the ground running from day 1…

Preparing for the graduate job hunt

With classes ending next month, now is the time to start thinking about your life post-university. Preparing for the job hunt in advance will put you ahead of the game when it comes to applications and interviews, and hopefully put…

How to Resign Respectfully

Have you gotten the most you can out of your graduate role? Is now the time to move on to greener pastures with a new role in a new company? If so, it’s essential that you leave your existing role…

Top four mistakes grads are making in the job hunt

Entering the workforce can be a daunting task. Between the interviews, CV submissions and references, it’s a whole new world that can take some getting used to. Start your job search on the right foot by learning from the mistakes…

This is how to secure your job in Finance, and work in Africa

African economies are growing at a faster rate compared to the West, and many of the continents leading banks are focused on expanding internationally. They are also looking for the most ambitious, talented and entrepreneurial people from around the world…

2018 – Year of the Temp

Now that all the fuss about Christmas and New Year’s is over, it’s time for students to get serious about their professional prospects. Just one of the ways to get ahead of the crowd is temporary work. Temping is a…

CM Inspires – Jade Vanriel

Capital Moments sit down with Jade Vanriel, the blogger extraordinaire, she vlogs about lifestyle, fashion, property and decor. We talk about her story and journey to buying her first home at 23. First off, congratulations on the purchase of your…

The Perfect Graduate CV: 5 steps to crafting the best

As a recent grad, you’re likely to have worked in several short-term summer jobs and one or two short-term work experience placements that may not be relevant to the career path you have your heart set on. This can make writing…

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