If you do a Google search for “Karina Olivier”, you will find me on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, my personal blog, Recruit Digital, Skype, etc. Some people think that my life is really sad and that I have to broadcast it all over the Internet, others think that I just get addicted to
Great! After quite a bit of courage to leave the comfort zone, and some stealthy job hunting, you have just accepted a new position with another company. You are in the process of turning in your notice; it was a difficult decision, and you thought long and hard about what path you should take. But,
This week we were invited to contribute to SABC’s Expresso Show, talking about career advice and interview tips for job seekers. Talyn Perdikis, Senior Recruiter from our Creative Division was happy to get involved, and the interview can be seen here;-
So, this is really the main purpose of the CV, to ‘grab attention’ – not in fact to get across every last detail of your working career or life as is often portrayed. There’s much debate and many an article on the length, the look, the format and form so I’m sharing some of my
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Every student leaves University with stars in their eyes; you can’t wait to start in the perfect job and make a lot of money. This was no different in my case, I studied hard and I was ready to walk into an advertising agency, work from 8 to 5 and earn a pretty penny to
So, by now if you are in the ‘Creative’ Industry, which is by no means a small industry – due to its many avenues – you have an online portfolio/website, or at least you should. This is important, more important than the elaborate and often embellished CV. A place to house and showcase your work. A
Candidates ,specifically Account/Project Managers frequently approach me saying they want to move client side and vice-versa. Although the cultural differences of these diverse workplaces need to be acknowledged, the ultimate goal is to establish yourself in a role that is rewarding, relevant and will ultimately make you happy. Marketing is just marketing, isn’t it? Agency or client’s
Yesterday saw the 2013 Bookmarks shortlist announcements, with Liquorice HQ in Cape Town providing the venue, Nikki Cockcroft offering a short speech and Bailey Schneider from 2OceansVibeRadio announcing the much anticipated finalists. As a sponsor of this years awards the Recruit Digital team was there to witness the shortlist and we’re hugely proud of all
This year The Bookmarks enters its 6th successive year and is pegged to be even bigger, and better than previous years. It boast more entries, stiffer competition, international judges, more awards and they’ve even drafted in Gareth Cliff to MC the awards evening – which should be fun. Thanks to the DMMA for starting the initiative
So recruiters, in general, get a pretty hard time, and there’s always a beating drum in the media signalling the end of the recruitment sector.. we’ve been tossed on to the pile along with travel agents – the notion being that the uprising of the web, social media and networking sites such as LinkedIn will
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