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What’s your Job Title? Marketing and Sales Support Manager, for an Agricultural company. In a nutshell, what do you do? I put together marketing strategies and budgets to promote the company’s products, and through that, help to increase sales. Why did you decide to become a Marketing and Sales Support Manager? The career opportunity presented […]
In a nutshell, what do you do? I instruct students who’ve never sat in a helicopter before, taking them from ‘this is a helicopter’ to gaining their commercial licence. This takes as long as the student needs, but it’s normally around 6 months by the time you factor in weather, time for exams etc. Why […]
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. […]