TIP SHEET– How to Conduct Career Research – 5 Tips and 5 Resources

For proactive career management, and effective job search or if seeking career progression, you need to research labour market information, organisations and career information. This Tip Sheet was produced to provide some pointers on how to do that. Career information can come from people, or systems. Most of the information a system provides, you can … Continue reading TIP SHEET– How to Conduct Career Research – 5 Tips and 5 Resources

Labour Market Information and Career Planning – CASE STUDY – Stats South Africa Quarterly Labour Force Survey Results – 2019 Quarter 1

To Plan your Career effectively – Know Your Market This article focuses on one aspect of career planning, knowing your market, both local, and global. This is done by gathering career information, which can be information about occupations, professions, salary, working conditions, qualification and experience required for a career path – read more here. The … Continue reading Labour Market Information and Career Planning – CASE STUDY – Stats South Africa Quarterly Labour Force Survey Results – 2019 Quarter 1

Learning and Lifelong Learning – Exploring 2 Key Future of Work Trends

In this blog I introduce and explore four concepts and practices, which are part of the global trends we are currently experiencing, and identified as important for the Future of Work. These are learning, active learning, experiential learning and lifelong learning. Why focus on Learning and Lifelong Learning Trend? In several trends reports on the … Continue reading Learning and Lifelong Learning – Exploring 2 Key Future of Work Trends

Career Networking and the 15 Roles that Should be in Your Social and Professional Network – Unlocking the “Hidden Job Market”

To get ahead in life and work, access and use opportunities, you need both a network and to network. In this article, I explore various related concepts – career, networking, career networking, hidden job market, opportunities, social and professional network plus the 15 roles that need to be in yours and examples of what is … Continue reading Career Networking and the 15 Roles that Should be in Your Social and Professional Network – Unlocking the “Hidden Job Market”

Soft Skills – a Workplace Trend to Embrace and be Fit for the Future of Work

In the book, Time to Explore, Roberta Neault in 2012 highlighted one trend that most people pay limited attention to, “soft skills”, or “essential skills” as some call them, compared to technical skills relevant to any job. Yet several work place trends forecasting research institutes, organisations and individuals continue to produce evidence in support of … Continue reading Soft Skills – a Workplace Trend to Embrace and be Fit for the Future of Work