South Africa has one of the highest unemployment stats in the world with young people between the ages of 18 and 35 making up most of those numbers. Finding a job after high school or tertiary is harder than it was 10 years ago as the working world becomes harder to break into. To help learners and graduates find and apply for jobs that are suitable for them, we have compiled a list of some handy job sites in South Africa.
Luckysters was founded back in 2009 to help graduates and matriculants find jobs and/or funding for their studies. Luckysters regularly posts internships, learnerships, jobs, bursaries and development programmes from corporates, government departments, retailers and brands as well as notices at the top of the home page whenever job post deadlines are about to close so that applicants apply on time.
StudentSpaza is a fairly new job posts blog created from the YoMzansi youth news and entertainment blog. StudentSpaza caters specifically for tertiary students and graduates giving them access to learnship, internship and job opportunities. It also provides a market place where students can sell and buy used textbooks at cheaper prices.
Puff and Pass covers most aspects of successfully landing a job and acing your exams, from relevant interview questions and answers, writing up a proper CV, advice on exam preparations and matric re-writes, discussion forums and job, internships and learnship posts.
Internfit gives students and graduates a start in their careers by connecting them with businesses offering internships in various fields. Not only can students and graduates search for interns by using the site search function, but employers can also list internships they’re offering with their company. Applicants can also upload their CVs to increase their chances of landing an internship.
mobiJOBS (now rebranded as TolaJOBS) posts bursaries, internships, learnerships for students, as well as job opportunities for unemployed youth with or without qualifications within skilled and unskilled labour markets, as well as in corporate, retail and government department. mobiJOBS also has an alarm feature that sends a reminder to your phone before job deadlines close. There’s also a mobiJOBS app that you can download from Google Play and BlackBerry World.[Main image: Shutterstock]