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Career Resources

Our career resources include useful hard- and electronic copies of job search materials and house nine omputers for use by students for their job search and online applications. 

The Short-Loan ​Collection (Level 5) in the Main Library houses a selection of job search DVDs.


Career Xplora Tutorial Video Series

1. How to access Career Xplora - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oni4b9V-65M

2. How to set up your Career Xplora account - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdlWB7PQgtA&t=3s

3. How to use the Resume Builder - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQuWvSJm2_I&t=1s​


Electronic Resources

CV Manual​​

Letter of Motivation Guidelines

Click here for a list of DVDs on the job search preparation

Legal Education & Development (LEAD) 2014: Career Guide and Get that Job Manual.​


The following magazines are available at OSD:

 
Career Update

Career Compass
Grad X
Companies o/t Future
Careers SA

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Electronic Career Update magazine

Career Update 2017 Career Update 2016 Career Update 2015 Career Update 2014 Career Update 2013
 
​​Career Update 2012 ​​Career Update 2011
Career Update 2010
Career Update 2009
Career Compass 2011


 

Websites to check out

Careerjunction

http://www.careerjunction.co.za

10 Minutes With

https://www.10minuteswith.com/​

Pnet

http://www.pnet.co.za​

Bestjobs

http://www.bestjobs.co.za​

Jobs

http://www.jobs.co.za​

Jobmail

http://www.jobmail.co.za

Jobspace

http://www.jobspace.co.za

Careerjet

http://www.careerjet.co.za

IOL Jobs

http://www.ioljobs.co.za​

Career Web (ICT Jobs)

http://www.careerweb.co.za

Job Connection

http://www.jobconnection.co.za

Careers 24

http://www.careers24.com

Grad X

http://www.gradx.net

BCom Connect

http://www.bcomconnect.com

MBA Connect

http://www.mbaconnect.com

Indeed

http://www.indeed.co.za

Career Jump

http://www.careerjump.co.za/index.php

Professional Globe Careers

http://www.professionglobe.com

Grad Connection

http://za.gradconnection.com/

Trovit

http://jobs.trovit.co.za/

Neuvoo

Highbury Safika Media (HSM)     


http://neuvoo.co.za/en​

http://www.hsm.co.za/careers



Practice questions for Psychometric tests:


https://www.cebglobal.com/shldirect/en/practice-tests/

https://www.savilleconsulting.com/products/aptitude-preparation-guides-and-advice​

https://www.cebglobal.com/shl/assets/Best-Practice-Guidelines-Management-of-Psychometric-Tests.pdf

https://www.jobtestprep.co.uk/images/free-pdf/beginners-guide-psychometric-test-jobtestprep.pdf

https://www.jobtestprep.co.uk/images/free-pdf/free-psychometric-test-questions-only.pdf

https://www.assessmentday.co.uk/aptitudetests_numerical.htm

http://www.psychometric-success.com/downloads/download-practice-tests.htm​​


YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICE (YES)

It all starts with that first chance.

YES is one of the first social compacts between government, business and labour created to give one million youth one million opportunities to succeed, while securing South Africa’s economic prosperity. Over the next three years, YES – led and supported by the private sector - will incentivise businesses to employ young people, giving them a chance at a life-changing first work experience. With a unique collaboration between government, labour, civil society and the youth, this represents a benchmark in fresh, bold responses to our country’s unemployment crisis.


The Problem YES Tackles

In the words of President Cyril Ramaphosa, “Our most grave and most pressing challenge is youth unemployment. It is therefore a matter of great urgency that we draw young people in far greater numbers into productive economic activity”.

Six million young people out of work is a crisis for South Africa; our future workforce is not being educated, trained or employed. Compounding this, the longer people are out of work, the harder it is for them to re-enter the workforce. Worse still, 56% of the million young people entering the job market each year don’t have a matric, giving them little hope of employment and leaving them vulnerable to a loss of dignity and succumbing to social ills.

Work Readiness Resource:

Know yourself before you sell yourself - https://www.yes4youth.co.za/know-yourself-before-you-sell-yourself/

Step by step of CV prep - https://www.yes4youth.co.za/step-by-step-cv-prep/

Identify yourself - https://www.yes4youth.co.za/identify-yourself/​

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