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Is December a good time to start a new job?
1 November 2017
So you’ve already decided that it’s time for a career move, or the very least a change in job, but with only two months left of 2017 you’re tempted to put job hunting on hold for the new year. Wise move - as conventional wisdom dictates that businesses are taking a break from hiring until the new year. Or is it a wise move? 

Older Job Seekers - What is preventing you from employing them?
6 June 2017
ThornTree works with a diverse spectrum of local and global clients and while the staff sourcing needs and preferences vary from company to company, ThornTree`s Managing Director, Alan Russell, has noticed one common thread in recent years. Their preference to only hire individuals under a certain age group. In this blog he looks at the benefits of employing staff over the age of 40. 

Online branding tips for job seekers and why you need it
9 March 2017
Team work has become integral in the modern workplace so it’s no surprise that companies now require employees to not only have the right technical abilities but soft skills too.  To assist in meeting this demand of selecting candidates that not only have the right skill set but best fit the management style and company culture, hiring professionals have started researching people online. Here’s how you can ensure your digital footprint works for you.


Job hunting tactics for modern day job seekers
6 February 2017
Job hunting is competitive and only strong, resilient, persistent and resourceful job seekers prove victorious. Why? Because they utilise every tool and tip available to them to find the advantage over their opponents. Here’s a list of tactics and tools resourceful job seekers use in their job hunting quest.


Tackle Long Distance Interviews Head-On
1 November 2016
Face-to-face interviews should always be one’s first option but isn’t always possible when you’re applying for a position in another city. That however, doesn`t detract from the pressure to create a positive impression. Here`s a list of tips to help you approach your long distance interview with confidence and leave your interviewer with a lasting impression.
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Is December a good time to start a new job?
1 November 2017
So you’ve already decided that it’s time for a career move, or the very least a change in job, but with only two months left of 2017 you’re tempted to put job hunting on hold for the new year. Wise move - as conventional wisdom dictates that businesses are taking a break from hiring until the new year. Or is it a wise move? 

Older Job Seekers - What is preventing you from employing them?
6 June 2017
ThornTree works with a diverse spectrum of local and global clients and while the staff sourcing needs and preferences vary from company to company, ThornTree`s Managing Director, Alan Russell, has noticed one common thread in recent years. Their preference to only hire individuals under a certain age group. In this blog he looks at the benefits of employing staff over the age of 40. 

Online branding tips for job seekers and why you need it
9 March 2017
Team work has become integral in the modern workplace so it’s no surprise that companies now require employees to not only have the right technical abilities but soft skills too.  To assist in meeting this demand of selecting candidates that not only have the right skill set but best fit the management style and company culture, hiring professionals have started researching people online. Here’s how you can ensure your digital footprint works for you.


Job hunting tactics for modern day job seekers
6 February 2017
Job hunting is competitive and only strong, resilient, persistent and resourceful job seekers prove victorious. Why? Because they utilise every tool and tip available to them to find the advantage over their opponents. Here’s a list of tactics and tools resourceful job seekers use in their job hunting quest.


Tackle Long Distance Interviews Head-On
1 November 2016
Face-to-face interviews should always be one’s first option but isn’t always possible when you’re applying for a position in another city. That however, doesn`t detract from the pressure to create a positive impression. Here`s a list of tips to help you approach your long distance interview with confidence and leave your interviewer with a lasting impression.
Featured on All4Women


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