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So, high school or university is over, you’ve been sending out your most professional CV and finally, you have been hired for your first job. First of all, congratulations! Your first job is an empowering milestone for you and your family, and you now have...

In today’s job market, gaining practical experience is equally as important as having a university degree. In fact, many employers actually require work experience. So how can you, as a straight-out-of-school graduate, get the required experience when you have probably never worked before? As the...

Gap years are notorious for creating debate – many people see them as the ‘easy way out’, whilst others recognise the value in self-exploration and enrichment in those formative years post-high school. We at Affirmative Portfolios collected 5 great things to do in a gap...

We at Affirmative Portfolios understand how overwhelming the process of writing an effective CV can be and want to help job seekers reach their full potential. Our CV tips are intended to help you produce a clear, strong and credible CV that any recruitment company...

With the South African unemployment rate dropping to 26.7% in the fourth quarter of 2017, after it hit 27.7% in the previous period, the statistics show that jobs are being created - and South Africans are filling them. We like to think that recruitment specialists...