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Top 5 Tips to Thrift Like a Boss

When it comes to shopping, quality is everything for me. The feel, the material, the appearance has to, by all means, compliment the Chanel girl in me. However, my budget doesn’t always seem to comprehend this so I have had to, on many occasions, take off my heels and make my way all around town to find these quality garments.

Consequently, after many years of collecting some of the most unique designer items, I have lo and behold bought my way up the thrift Queendom, oh yeah!

Today I will be sharing with you my top 5 secrets to thrifting like a pro.

1. Take your time

Due to the enormous amount of options at a thrift store, the first thing you’ll feel when you walk in will likely be overwhelm. The rows and rows of clothes can be intimidating but if you are prepared to sift through it all, you will find a few items that are worth the hassle.

2. Check for stains and holes

This one seems obvious but an easy miss when you suddenly stumble upon that Tommy Hilfiger top you’ve been looking for for the past 6 months.

3. Touch

If your eyes fail you, your hands might be your saviour. Most of the clothes will be second-hand so this will help you make out the wear in the fabric. Newer clothes tend to have a softer feel. You can also check the stitching to see if it’s still intact.

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Tips to Finding a Job Faster in South Africa

Have you been applying for jobs and not getting a response? Do you feel like your CV is being ignored?

I feel your pain, sister. Most of us have been there but there is good news. With just a few tweaks in your job search, your job application can become the unicorn of job applications. Oh yeah! Today I want to share some tips that will help you land the job in a short time and helped you stay employed.

1. Update your CV. Find the latest templates online, there are thousands. Use language and keywords commonly used in related job specs.
2. Approach CEOs and Executives. Speak to people who have influence in the business you approach.
3. Look outside of your field. You never know what doors might open when you are within the workspace.
4. Register for online job searches. Ensure your profile is filled in in full.
5. Be consistent. The more times you apply for jobs, the higher your chances.

Don’t be afraid to follow up on your applications. If you use these tips you will be hired in no time. These have worked for me in the past and I believe they will work for you too.
For more details on these tips and more, watch the full video on my YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_-p5tM_oHE. I also share other valuable resources on my Facebook page, Khanyi Daily. Would love to hear what your job search experience has been. Share your comments/ questions below.