Encourage graduating students not to wait until after graduation to start their job search.
Advise students to make use of their students support services and other relevant departments at their respective institutions.
Encourage students to register on the graduate databases, Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA) and other relevant sources.
Provide employment links
Provide resources to help them develop resumes and cover letters.
Provide tips for succeeding in the workplace.
|Career Guidance Theories
The development of a competency framework for Career Development Practitioners (CDPs) in South Africa is set in the context of a growing awareness in South Africa and internationally that career development services may assist with labour market challenges related to the transition from school and university to the workforce and unemployment. Career development services can assist individuals develop career management skills that include decision making, transition, and career planning skills.
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Qualified Career Development Practitioners should actively seek to continually improve their practice through Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
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Code of Ethics
South African Career Development Associationís (SACDA) Practitioners are committed to the provincial and national provision of career information, education, strategy development and guidance/advice processes, that are of high quality as provided by qualified, experienced, competent and recognised professionals.
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