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I got my dream job and this is how I did it

Blogger Anja van der Spuy gives us eight tips and tricks to finding (and securing) the job you've always wanted. ...read more

What to do when wrongfully retrenched with an unfair settlement package

A reader asks our expert what actions his wife can take to receive her full settlement package after her being unfairly retrenched. ...read more

7 companies with the strangest policies

From smoking pot at work to not being allowed to be a hipster, these companies are very unique in the way they conduct business. ...read more

10 surprising job interview tips

This is for those who’ve landed the interview, but want more than the standard “sit up” and “dress well” tips. ...read more

How to start (and make a success of) your own business

This man started his own business ten times and failed every time. See why he succeeded the 11th time. ...read more

Can I be forced to work different hours?

A career expert advises a reader on how to speak with her employer about finding a better balance between work and family. ...read more

8 tips to change your work life

Great advice to get you out of bed in the morning. ...read more

Female employees speak out in support of Cell C CEO's 'bitch-switch' comment

Jose Dos Santos came under great fire for his controversial remarks against women. Here's what his employees are saying. ...read more

Parental leave around the world

These countries offer the best and worst maternity and paternity leave policies to assist new parents into their new role. ...read more

Transgender troubles in the South African workplace

South Africa was the first country to expressly forbid discrimination on the grounds of gender and sexual orientation, but the SA mindset is not as progressive as the constitution. ...read more

Can I start my own business while I'm still employed?

This reader asks our expert whether she can lawfully start her own business if it's not in direct competition with her employed job? ...read more

I got demoted for having a baby

This reader came back from maternity leave to find her job filled by someone else. Here is what our expert had to say about her situation. ...read more

ADVERTORIAL: OLX offers students a chance to further their studies with bursaries worth R500 000

With a strong focus on promoting education, OLX have announced that they’ve raised enough money to provide 12 students with the opportunity for further studies. ...read more

5 unlikely ways to de-stress after hours

After a long day in the office, try these fun ways to forget about work when you get home. ...read more

I lied to my boss and got caught

This reader got caught lying to their boss and might get sacked. See what our expert's advice to her is. ...read more

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