BWA Awards Evening in East London

Our East London Managing Member, Melanie Van Vreden attended the BWA Business Woman’s Awards on Saturday, 26th July About The Businesswomen’s Association (BWA) As the voice of women in business, the Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa (BWASA) is the largest and most prominent association of…

Taxation Laws Amendment Act 2013 (TLAA) from 1 March 2015

Recent communication regarding the retirement reform changes introduced by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act 2013 (TLAA) from 1 March 2015 – The practical implications of these changes are that employer payroll systems, as well as IRP5s/IT3(a)s (tax certificates) issued by employers to employees, will have to change….

APSO National Recruiter Indaba

The Abantu Staffing Solutions Team joined the APSO Experts at a one-day conference in Port Alfred recently as they shared their secrets for Ultimate Survival in today’s highly competitive recruitment industry. Topics Included: Finding Opportunity (and Relevance) in the New World of Work Recruiters are constantly asking…

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…