Studio 29


Virtually Done! Virtual Assistants

Posted on 08 October 2022

Overwhelmed with work? Need a helping hand but not the salary outlay?

Meet our Virtual "Girl Friday" Assistants

We have encountered so many older women who are overlooked because of their age in the work place. They are smart, energetically youthful with over 20 years’ experience & an ingrained work ethic.

They started their working careers with manual typewriters, moving on to electric typewriters, then dedicated word processing machines & facsimile machines. Manual invoicing, orders, bookkeeping & so...

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Posted on 11 September 2021


We at Studio 29 are committed to ensuring that your personal information is used appropriately, transparently, and in accordance with applicable laws.

Information is stored for the purpose of recruitment, and to send job alerts based on your profile.

We are required to protect your information from any threats, internal or external, deliberate or accidental, to ensure compliance & privacy of job seekers.


We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that personal information obtained from candidates is...

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Recruitment Training - Recruitment 101 - Getting down to basics

Posted on 01 March 2021

This workshop is presented in a real-world scenario and we will provide you with the tools to build a career in recruiting. Aimed at internal staff new to recruiting, Recruitment Agencies who don't have the time or infrastructure to train new staff, and those who want to start their own recruiting agency.

Essentially this training model is suited for anyone who needs a sustainable blueprint to;

Start their own 100% online digital recruitment agency Gain confidence & experience (Perfect...

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Claim YOUR piece of paradise - Live & work on the Garden Route

Posted on 12 November 2019

Make work a PART of your life, not your entire life.

Get out of the toxicity of city life, bad working conditions

Live your best life by creating a more safe, secure & balanced lifestyle for you and your family!

The Company

A long-standing client with a good retention history

Constant, sustainable growth

Core values are “family first” & happy employees so overtime is limited (unless there is a roll-out then it is all hands on deck).


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Practical tips for job searching & the Likeability Factor - Part 6 - You nailed it...or not..but it doesn't end there / Conclusion

Posted on 26 July 2019

Congratulations! You got the job. Now don't blow it!

Finally, your hard work has paid off. You aced the interview and got offered the job. This is the 1st step in a long career that awaits you but there are still many things to consider.

Going forward

Probation can be a stressful time. Make sure you apply yourself. Follow all lawful instructions, meet deadlines, ask for assistance where necessary. This period can also be the opportunity you need to...

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Practical tips for job searching & the Likeability Factor - Part 5 - You have been invited to an Interview

Posted on 26 July 2019

Yay for you! You got that interview. Now you need to put your head down, research and revise! There are a million articles on the internet on how to prepare for an interview. I will save you the time, and tell you, from my experience and the best interview guides I found on the internet, what you need to know and do.

Most recruiters will add all the relevant detail when they send confirmation of the interview...

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Practical tips for job searching & the Likeability Factor - Part 4 - Things you need to know

Posted on 26 July 2019

A general guideline for job seekers.

Once you have completed your CV, send it to friends and family to critique. This is really important. So many people add “Attention to detail” as a strength but their CV’s have spelling mistakes! Seriously!? Spell checker is there!!! Use it. Even one little spelling mistake could result in your CV being excluded.

Grammar is also important. If English is not your first language, get an English-speaking person to edit and translate. (Forgive...

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Practical tips for job searching & the Likeability Factor - Part 3 - Preparing your CV

Posted on 26 July 2019

Job searching IS a job

· Create a schedule and stick to it

· Create a spreadsheet / notepad to keep notes

· Browse the internet, look for jobs that suit your education, skills and experience

· Register with job boards

· Make a list of companies that are of interest to you. Go check their career pages once a week and apply for the roles you are suited for

· Apply online or via the...

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Practical tips for job searching & the Likeability Factor - Part 2 - Preparing your Brand

Posted on 25 July 2019

If you missed the previous post. Catch up here Practical Ideas for job searching & the likeability factor - Part 1- Introduction

I receive many emails daily from new graduates trying to get into the employment market, some are desperate and losing hope. I also have experienced people who find they are not landing that new role they were after. I have written this guide to give some clarity on how things generally work behind the scenes, and what...

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Practical tips for job searching & the Likeability Factor - Part 1 - Introduction

Posted on 25 July 2019


Although this guide was written for new job seekers, there is also some good advice for those who have previously been down this road and know that it can be time consuming and often a waste of time. We give you tips and advice on how to make the whole process a lot simpler and ensure your CV gets in front of the people that matter. Binge watching "Game of Thrones" while waiting for Interview requests to come in...

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13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence - Justin Bariso Founder, Insight

Posted on 24 July 2019

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success--quickly took off, and it went on to greatly influence the way people think about emotions and human behavior.

But what does emotional intelligence look like, as manifested in everyday life?

For the past two years, I've explored that question in...

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21 job interview questions that are designed to trick you - Business Insider SA Oct 22, 2018,

Posted on 26 October 2018

Taken from

Savvy recruiters can glean a ton of information about you by asking just a few, well-chosen questions.

But while they may seem simple, some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.

"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," said Tina Nicolai, executive career coach and founder of Resume Writers' Ink...

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Here’s what will be included on SA’s new ‘name and shame’ list for CV fraudsters

Posted on 16 August 2018

The National Qualifications Framework Amendment Bill has been published for public comment.

Arguably the biggest addition of the new bill is the introduction of a ‘register’ of fraudulent qualifications which would contain the names and details of individuals and providers who had been found by a court of law to be holding or issuing at least one fraudulent qualification.

Mooted as early as 2016, it is proposed that the register would then periodically be made available to the...

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New qualifications register to target South Africans that lie on their CVs

Posted on 14 June 2018

The National Qualifications Framework Amendment Bill has officially been tabled in parliament.

The proposed laws will empower the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to establish and maintain registers for professional designations, misrepresented qualifications and fraudulent qualifications – including a full evaluation of foreign qualifications.

The new bill also introduces a number of measures to deal with misrepresentation of qualifications – including consequences for persons who misrepresent their qualifications, or organisations that issue qualifications that are invalid.

According to the...

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