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GRADnext — Crossing the divide from student to working adult

GRADnext is brought to you by Ruda Landman, StudyTrust and Capitec Bank in partnership with Van Schaik Publishers.  

GRADnext is a 72-page booklet created to help you make the huge transition from student life to the working world. The 20 short chapters contain clear and practical guidelines to support you every step of the way, from deciding where you want to go, to finding the job, making it yours, and joining the world of working adults. You can download the text or listen to the 20 audio episodes for free. Just follow the links below.

Published by Van Schaik Publishers
A division of Media24 Books
1059 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield, Pretoria
Copyright © 2024 Van Schaik Publishers



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Episode 1: Introduction and Taking responsibility (File size 13 MB)
Episode 2: MAP yourself (File size 25.5 MB)
Episode 3:
Personal branding (File size 21.3 MB)
Episode 4:
Emotional intelligence (File size 17 MB)
Episode 5:
4IR (File size 40.4 MB)
Episode 6:
Where to start looking for a job (File size 33.2 MB)
Episode 7:
Networking (File size 24.7 MB)
Episode 8:
LinkedIn (File size 17.7 MB)
Episode 9:
Entrepreneurship (File size 19.7 MB)
Episode 10:
Writing a cv (File size 20.3 MB)
Episode 11:
Writing a cover letter (File size 13.5 MB)
Episode 12:
Interviews (File size 24 MB)
Episode 13:
The contract (File size 19.6 MB)
Episode 14:
Professionalism (File size 32.2 MB)
Episode 15:
Clear and professional communication (File size 26.6 MB)
Episode 16:
Managing time (File size 26.2 MB)
Episode 17:
Managing money – structuring your income (File size 38.8 MB)
Episode 18:
Creating a budget and sticking to it (File size 34.6 MB)
Episode 19: Saving – making your money grow (File size 7.2 MB)
Episode 20:
Diversity (File size 19.7 MB)

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