Continuously in mentor journey I meet a lot of people who are in transition either to the next stage of their career or preparing to get into a different job. I have recently interacted with three where I found they faced a commonRead more
Different employers will have different requirements. There is a big difference in the requirements of a small family business, compared to a big Corporate, from Consulting Engineers to Contractors.
As a contractor, I have interviewed hundreds of people, from unskilled to professionally registered people over the years. As a Consultant, I still receive CVs and job applications. The one thing that always stands out is personality.Read more
“You are Amazing!” right? All of your friends say it. But how do you translate that to the job you want at your future company, without getting lost between the thousands of other job seekers, who are fishing for the same spot?
I often get asked what a young professional should do to become successful in construction. Here are a few thoughts.Read more
“I am too busy with important Quantity Surveying functions don’t bother me with the BEE stuff” this is the response received by a friend of mine when she requested help from a Junior Quantity Surveyor based on site, she neededRead more
Every year after the announcement of Matric results the Minister of Higher Education encourages all those whose results are not sufficient to get into Universities/Technikons to consider studying further through TVET colleges as an alternative.
A few years ago, Public TVET colleges were called Technical Colleges but since then there has been a lot of name changes in the last few years and with those changes came the confusion.Read more
There was a mixed reaction to my previous article titled “A Civil Engineering Technologist is not a Civil Engineer here is Why.” As expected there were more people disagreeing with my view than those who agreed with my view.Read more
“Where do you work?” “What do you do?” These are the questions that are used as ice-breakers in social interactions. Unless you live alone on an island, you will probably have to answer at least one of these questions hundreds of timesRead more