Monthly Archives: May 2016

Careerlinx Job readiness Training 24th & 25th May…

It was such a privilege to conduct job readiness training with Zoe Life Alumni SA volunteers last week. 17  unemployed young adults attended and we proceeded to also register them onto the Careerlinx database. Some topics we spoke on: preparing your cv and cover letter ; preparing for an interview ; helpful tips on how […]

UNEMPLOYMENT STATISTICS PAINT A GRIM PICTURE – BUT THERE’S HOPE

Writes reporter Shirley le Guern Statistics don’t tell the whole story – of young people who go to bed hungry, of the hopelessness, emptiness and frustration experienced by the next generation of South Africans who are anything but born free from the burdens of poverty and discrimination. But what they should be is a wake […]

Three Careerlinx ladies still working at Labora Shoes…since 2013

Three Careerlinx ladies still working at Labora Shoes… Getting a job has changed my life…… Zodidi Vikwa who grew up in a disadvantaged community was unemployed for a long time. She attended a life skills course through World Changers Academy and was registered onto Careerlinx  database. Careerlinx then connected her to an 8 month shoe […]

Buhle Ndlela says “Don’t stay down when you fall, lets all stand up and make the world a better place”

Buhle Ndlela says “Don’t stay down when you fall, lets all stand up and make the world a better place” I was raised by my grandparents, my grandfather being a strict firm and bold business man with a deep love for his family. We were well provided for as children but adulthood brought plenty challenges. […]

From unemployed mother to independent business woman…

From unemployed mother to independent business woman…   Amanda Luthuli from Lamontville  tells us how she has learned to face her fears, can now provide for her family and has become a strong woman who can face challenges life brings her way with confidence. “My life has been completely changed from being an unemployed mother […]

Unemployed, hungry and hopeless TO Earning, abundant food and hope for the future….

Careerlinx works in over 22 disadvantaged communities with the sole purpose to be  a bridge between the unemployed  and opportunities as most of them are in a hopeless bubble needing a hand up to show them there are ways out of  poverty and connect them to it. Having built up a substantial varied database of […]