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What’s your Job Title? Medical Scientist, in Pathology. In a nutshell, what do you do? We receive and test samples from patients, to help the medical team understand what’s going on and enable them to treat someone appropriately. Samples can be anything that is excreted (urine, faeces, sputum synovial fluid, or fluid out of a […]
What’s your Job Title? Recruitment Consultant. In a nutshell, what do you do? As a Recruitment Consultant, the primary focus is to match candidates to vacancies within a client’s company. The client has a vacancy or a job requisition that they’re looking to fill, and our role is to source a suitable candidate for that […]
What’s your Job Title? Journalist. In a nutshell, what do you do? I research and write newspaper articles and magazine features. My work also extends to producing radio documentaries, teaching journalism at tertiary level, and doing media training for corporate organisations. As a staff journalist, I covered a specific round for a specific masthead and […]
What’s your Job Title? Principal Psychologist. In a nutshell, what do you do? I provide Psychology and Counselling for individuals and couples, as well as facilitating group workshops and programs on health and wellbeing, for organisations. On top of this, I manage the practice. Currently, we have 7 Psychologists and 3 administrative staff working here. […]
What’s your Job Title? Manager, Organisational Development In a nutshell, what do you do? I work with our Healthcare workforce to improve productivity, engagement and leadership, so that staff can provide better care to our patients. Why did you decide to become an Organisational Development Manager? I got into psychology because my first role was […]