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Job hunting advice

The volunteer experience

The volunteer experience

Without doubt, the biggest challenge facing first time job hunters is the quest to gain work experience. Almost all job ads clearly state that only candidates with work experience need apply, so school, college and university leavers find themselves in a catch-22 situation; how to get work experience if you can’t get work! The answer [...]

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Top-to-toe tips on how to dress for a job interview

Top-to-toe tips on how to dress for a job interview

The excitement of learning that your application for a job has earned you an opportunity to present yourself at a formal job interview is quickly followed by the nervousness, anxiety and uncertainty of the interview preparation. In addition to all the obvious concerns of what questions or assessments to expect from the interview you need [...]

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Advice on how to respond to challenging interview questions

Advice on how to respond to challenging interview questions

At Khatala Staffing we consistently aim to provide relevant advice to assist job hunters in their job search. To find out exactly what advice is most needed we recently asked our Facebook fans what interview question they found most challenging. From the responses we received we identified five common questions: What are your weaknesses? How [...]

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The A to Job of social media

The A to Job of social media

How to effectively use social media in your job hunt Searching for and researching potential job candidates using social media is fast becoming a standard recruitment practice. Employers are using LinkedIn, Facebook, twitter and others to advertise their vacancies and then do some online digging into the potential candidates once applications have been reviewed. To [...]

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