Interview Tips for Job Seekers

Tip 1: Practice makes perfect Very few people can honestly say that they are not nervous when they attend an interview. Consider “role play” with a friend or family member to get used to the kind of questions you’re likely to be asked.  The more…

Job Search Tools

Finding a job, is a job! Prepare well, keep positive & achieve success! Tip 1: Get your CV together Your CV is the document that will assist you in marketing yourself as a good potential employee. It is critical that it gives the right impression,…

Job Seeker Tools – Know your Rights

Respect & Confidentiality APSO members are required to treat all candidates with respect and keep their information confidential. Professionalism You are entitled to be interviewed by a recruiter who is senior enough to understand the assignment, can takes notes and present you to a client…

Legislative Amendments Update

Dear All Compliments of the new year. We wish you a successful 2014. 2014 was predicted to be a busy year and it has not disappointed thus far. Besides the current labour unrest and looming national election dates, matters have moved quite rapidly on the…

MITIGATING YOUR RISK

With the current uncertainty around the temporary employment services (TES) regulations, many companies are worried about engaging new TES suppliers or beginning new contracts. And because of the joint and several liability risks that already exist under current legislation, this is a critical decision that…

IMPORTANCE OF FLEXIBILITY IN ECONOMICALLY UNCERTAIN TIMES

The world is an uncertain place at the moment with struggling economies and many businesses hanging in…barely. South Africa finds itself affected by these, and other, challenges and businesses need to operate within the context of the following realities: • Extreme unemployment; • Dismal education…

PROGRESS ON LABOUR LAW AMENDMENTS

 NOTICE REGARDING PROGRESS ON LABOUR LAW AMENDMENTS, ESPECIALLY THE EFFECT ON PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES AND TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES It has come to APSO’s attention that certain inaccurate information is currently in circulation to say that the amendments to the labour laws, in particular those affecting…