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13 reasons why your recruiter hasn’t gotten back to you

In this age of technology and communication getting ghosted after applying for a job must be one of the most painful things to experience, even sometimes more painful than being ghosted by your significant other.

Let’s take a look at some of the reasons your recruiter hasn’t gotten back to you. Some of them are simple yet unexpected.

3 lies you’ve been told about how to conduct yourself in interviews!

Have you ever wondered if the reason you get regrets after interviews may be because you’re utilizing WRONG advice about how you should conduct yourself in interviews?  A lot of us have been exposed to different tips from different people about different areas in our...

4 Mistakes You’re Making in Job Interviews!

If you haven’t already, read our blog post about how to get ready to succeed in an interview and possibly, get hired!   In the same spirit, we're sharing with you some of the mistakes we have seen job seekers make in our interviews, which often limit their chances of...

4 pieces of job hunting advice that don’t work in your favor!

Everyone is looking to get a job that they like, and that is aligned with their career ambitions, which is not an easy feat considering the statistics around unemployment. As such, there is a TONNE of advice given; from friends, family, acquaintances and the internet...

5 Reasons You May Land On a Recruiters/Organisations Blacklist as a Job Seeker!

We want to play a game today; called truth or truth. Ever seen those adverts on local newspapers with a photo and caption ‘So and So no longer works here?’ We shall never know the real issues that earned them a moment of fame on a local daily, but we know that type of...

5 Strategies To Hack Your Job Hunting Hustle!

Have you been looking for a job lately, and just feel like you're in a rut and things are not moving?  Approaching job hunting with clear goals and strategies is more likely to increase your chances of success. Many times, when we have interacted with job seekers,...

5 Ways to Land Your Next Job Through LinkedIn!

LinkedIn has grown to become a KEY platform for job seekers and recruiters alike. Recruiters use LinkedIn to headhunt talented professionals who are a good fit for organizations they work in, or for clients they are hiring for.  Now, if you are a job seeker actively...

Building a relationship with a recruiter

Job hunting is quite a tasking experience and in order to increase your chances of landing your dream job, you need to build a network of professionals, among them, being recruiters.

Getting Ready To Succeed In an Interview!

So your job hunting hustles have paid off, and you've been invited for an interview with the recruiter, or the hiring manager. How do you ensure you're prepared to succeed in the interview and potentially get shortlisted, or better yet, get the job?We're happy to...

Is my CV the problem?

You have done a hundred applications and aren't getting feedback. Many companies aren’t relying on just CV for recruiting  The traditional way of recruitment leads you to believe it's your CV that isn't getting you a foot in the door i.e. a callback? While this might...

Leave out these five things in your CV

The job market is stiff and it's a no-brainer that your CV has to be in top shape in order to attract a hiring manager or recruiter, and it has to be 2-3 pages long. Some things have become obsolete and take up too much space and as a result, are no longer required in...

Looking to create meaningful LinkedIn connections? Here are 3 tips you can use to achieve this!

Are you looking to forge more meaningful professional relationships? LinkedIn might be a good place to start. All you need is a smart device and internet to connect to as many people as you’d like, at the comfort of your living room, or wherever else you prefer. What...

Recruiter Secrets – 3 questions you should ask after every job interview

Asking questions in an interview has always been a skeptical approach for most job seekers we interact with. Many are actually surprised that we encourage them to come for interviews with questions about the role and the organization. It’s not a trick, we just love to...

Recruiters are human!

Want to know the difference between a job seeker and recruiter scroll down. ... ... ... ... ... Continue scrolling, the answer might surprise you! ... ... ... ... ... There is none recruiters are human, just like you. They are working to ensure they connect great...

The right way to ask for help when job-hunting, and what not to do!

Being unemployed is not a great feeling, and asking for help can feel daunting especially because you want to avoid coming across as a burden to others at all costs. One big potential deal-breaker is how you communicate what you need. No matter what channel you use to...

This Is How You’re Sabotaging Your Job Search!

As the year gears to an end, we’d like to share with you some of the ways we have seen job seekers sabotage their job search and why this may be the reason you’re not hearing back from recruiters, and/or employers.   With the unemployment rate spiking every year, it’s...

What do recruiters look for on your LinkedIn profile?

Has a recruiter approached you before on LinkedIn? If you answered yes, this means you're probably doing LinkedIn right. If not, and you're currently job hunting, you're in luck today. Here's a cheat sheet you can use to up your game and have recruiters approach you. ...

Winning Applications: Avoid these 5 common mistakes

We like to acknowledge the fact that job hunting is not easy. We know because we are constantly getting requests from hundreds of job seekers who are looking for jobs, and some of them can’t seem to understand why they are not getting hired.  Times have evolved,...

Checklists for your job search!

Cheat sheets for succeeding in your job hunt !