On 9 October 2014, Careerlinx, and student Social workers partnered to organize a “Job Readiness Day” in KwaDabeka. Almost 70 community members attended to hear several speakers, including:
Rachel Engelbreacht – Background on Careerlinx Services to the unemployed
Phumlani Memela – How to write a winning CV ;
Londeka – Preparing for an interview & helpful tips on how to
Buhle Ndlela – Do’s & don’ts in an interview ;
Thembelihle Makhanya – Habits of successful job seekers &Work Ethics.
Dumisane Ndlela – Business man & Kwadebeka Resident
Joe White – Catalyx
Phindile Ngcobo – World Changers Academy
With an unemployment rate of 35.4 percent, the community of KwaDabeka was targeted in order to prepare community members for interviews and the job application process. Careerlinx is committed to community upliftment and focused on empowering the unemployed and under-employed.
Careerlinx was very greatfull for the hard work and dedication for the event by Social Work students (Wandile Dladla, Phumlani C Memela, Nondumiso Ntshangase, & Thembelihle Makhanya) from UKZN who were doing their practical placement within CAST’s Counselling Programme.