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Flying high with DreamWorker….literally!

Most people who walk through DreamWorker’s doors are hoping beyond all else, that we will help them find work. There cannot be too many who arrive, hoping to be on an all expenses trip to Germany for three months! On 2 May 2015, a young 23 year old man penned a passionate e-mail to DreamWorker. It was a call for help, written from his lean-to “wendy house” at the...

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None of the usual “daily grind” for Shafiek

When Shafiek Lakay was retrenched from a retail clothing store in 2013, he found himself on the DreamWorker doorstep. Within a short space of time, Shafiek was offered a position at Oryx Desert Salt. CEO Samantha Skyring, tells the story…… “I had a strong sense from the first telephone interview that I liked Shafiek and that I would employ him. The rest, as...

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One Million Days of Work for the Unemployed!

Every single day a person who has been interviewed and has registered with us goes out to work, we call it a workday. One day of work. One person. And then one more. Until we reach a million! That is how we can all make a difference to the future of this country. One small moment and then another. And in so doing, add a little more shine to the colours of our...

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Looking and Cooking, Earning and Learning!

It has been our delight to assist a large number of candidates to join the Feedem Pitseng Learnership programme. One such candidate is Zukiswa (Zukie) Kaspile who grabbed the opportunity to “Learn and Earn” with both hands. “I have always loved learning new skills and have taken up plenty of short term opportunities recently. While I have been unable to gain full...

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DreamTeam turns to small screen fame!

It was a crisp, clear, April morning, when 3 members of the DreamTeam reported on the famous “cutoff” flyover in the city to prepare for the making of our first TV commercial. The cast:  Bronnie Davidson (Finance and Admin manager), Tania Sisam (Field and Training manager) and Charles Tshwane (Placements Administrator) The script: Andre Steyn and Team from...

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Of Files and Smiles!

Aneesa Jansen had been unemployed for about 2 years when she got the call via DreamWorker to go through to Lewis Stores for an interview. The position on offer was for a filing clerk in the payroll department. Throughout her period of unemployment, Aneesa had stayed focussed and determined to find full time work again. She kept herself active, doing short term...

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