High unemployment rate of Graduates remains a challenge in South Africa.
Free of charge: Enshrine Placements are showcasing this pool of “work ready graduates” online interview questionnaire spreadsheet on behalf of IIE Rosebank College I Pretoria CBD.
The IIE Rosebank College I Pretoria CBD embarked on a Graduate Empowerment Programme (GEP) to upskill their graduates to enter the job market. Since inception of this programme, they have placed more than 12 500 graduates in first time employment and the demand for their graduates is on the rise.
Seven (7) of the 41 graduates passed with an “A aggregate” in secondary school.
The graduates completed matric at the secondary schools listed below:
Beacon College; Bophelong Community Independent School;Central Secondary School; Die Hoerskool Langenhoven; Eagle Christian College; Eastdene Combined School; Edenglen High; Fourways; Greendale Combine School; High School Danielskuil’ Kakamas; Hoërskool F.H Odendaal; Ithuteng High School; Kgadime Matsepe Secondary School; Kgoshi Moroangoato Tisanr; Kimberley Boys High School; Kutama Secondary School; Luvhaivhai Secondary School; Macema High School; Mamodibo High School; Manala School; Marumofase Community High; Masedibu High; Masitakhe Secondary School; Masoka Secondary School; Modiri Secondary School; Nndamuleleni Secondary School; Phafane Secondary School; Phomolong Secondary School; Rainbow Combined; Ratshepo High School; Ribanelaka High; SA College Private School; Sefoloko Secondary; Sekete Iv High School; Stanza Bopape Secondary School.
Questions asked on the online interview questionnaire:
- Write down two achievements from primary school, two from high school, two during college/university, and two post-college/university.
- What’s the most interesting thing about you that’s not on your resume?
- Tell me about a time when you had to get to the root cause of a problem to make a decision.
- What would be the business title of your ideal position?
- Describe the ideal culture, benefits, and value system that you would like your future company (employer) to have.
- Salary expectations.
There will be no recruitment placement fees should you or your company hire any graduates that are listed on this spreadsheet.
For more information or to request CVs on the GEP Graduates listed email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Herman Masenya, the Career Centre Coordinator for IIE Rosebank College | Pretoria CBD directly on Tell: +27 12 320 7270 Cell: 063 150 6598
An example pf an online interview questionnaire of a Rosebank College GEP Graduate that Enshrine Placements are showcasing to help graduates find employment free of charge.
Reference number: 1201709
Nationality: South African
Name of Secondary School: Hoërskool F.H Odendaal
Final year subjects: English Home Language SG, Afrikaans First Additional Language HG; Mathematics SG, Life Orientation HG, Business Studies SG, Consumer Studies SG, Tourism HG
Overall aggregate symbol: A
Highest Qualification: Diploma in Commerce in Business Management
Software Skills (Computer Literacy): Proficient use in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint End user A End user B End user C
Write down two achievements from primary school, two from high school, two during college/university, and two post-college/university.
Top Achiever grade 4 – 2009 Top Achiever grade 6 – 2011 Top Achiever (Dux award) grade 7 -2012 Head girl grade 7- 2012 Top Achiever Consumer Studies grade 11 – 2016 Top Achiever Tourism- grade 11- 2016
What’s the most interesting thing about you that’s not on your resume?
I was a tutor, mainly tutoring young girls and boys in my area. Helping them with homework and assignments for free
Tell me about a time when you had to get to the root cause of a problem to make a decision.:
It was in tertiary, during a WIL assessment. We had a student who was incompetent and not determined. I had to call a meeting to discuss our problem as she was slowing us down and my main goal for our group was to get a distinction, with her involved, we were not going to achieve it. We had to dismiss her and rebuild our group again.
Explain your decision behind selecting your chosen field of study.:
I have always seen myself as a leader from primary school. I was always the group leader, guiding, leading, and managing people. I chose business Management because I always wanted to be a manager of a business. I see much in senior positions, a CEO of my company or a branch manager of a company with excellent leadership skills and experience
What type of company or Industry would you like to work in? You are most welcome to include company names.:
I would really like to work in corporate or government. But I mainly prefer corporate as I see myself having my own desk, wearing formal. Companies like Network Recruitment, SAP (Woodmead), Liberty, Sanlam, King Insurance , Head Office branches for retail companies
What would be the business title of your ideal position?
Business Consultant / adviser/ Customer Service Consultant Administrator/ Project manager /Assistant manager
What would be the primary purpose of your ideal position?
I believe I have good interpersonal skills and I’m able to talk to people, to give them a better viewpoint and advise.
What are the key responsibilities and accountabilities of your ideal position?
To improve company operations by assessing the company’s weaknesses and recommend business solutions
What is your skill area of competence? (Most important skills, areas of expertise mastered and demonstrated):
Business and Entrepreneurship Creativity Computer Skills Critical Problem-solving Interpersonal skills
Where would you like to be in your career 3 to 5 years from now, what would you like to have achieved?
I want to pursue a Business Administration degree or LLB. I want to open my own beauty salon in 5 years
Describe the ideal culture, benefits and value system that you would like your future company (employer) to have.: Career development Good management and flexible hours Women empowerment Task Oriented Personal and professional development activities Strong leadership Excellent customer service
What do you absolutely love doing?
I love writing, I love reading and writing reviews I love organizing things and putting them in the right order. I enjoy admin work. I love coming up with creative ideas and brainstorming Solving problems and making sure that it is solved at the end of the day
What are your salary expectations?
If you were to illuminate your skills and abilities along with your greater purpose and passions in life, how would you describe yourself?
An experienced business manager with a consistent track record of successfully employing best business practices that improve efficiency, reduce operating costs whilst increasing productivity, all to tight time scales and within budget. Having a professional attitude and an ability to be flexible and handle change in a positive manner. Possessing excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills, Lebogang is presently looking for a Business Manager position with a forward moving company.
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