Founder & CEO
Originally trained as an Actuary in the UK, John founded Student and Youth Jobs in 2013 and has worked tirelessly to make it by far the largest student work placement organisation in South Africa. In 2016 Just Start Smart was launched and now provides hundreds of Gig Economy Jobs a month. “We are basically the ultimately flexible workforce of 100,000+ students”
- Leader 90%
- Entrepreneur 90%
- Visionary 90%
Jacqui is a qualified Integral Coach with a masters from the University of Cape Town (UCT). CEO at Purpose Unleashed, Jacqui is our coach, mentor and community manager, assisting students on a day to day basis both from a work scheduling perspective and from a personal growth perspective. Jacqui helps the students prepare for the real work world with a mixture of work / life balance.
- Community Management 100%
- Mentorship 90%
- Work / Life Balance 90%
Because we have thousands of students, you will always get a rapid response no matter what the requirement.
Our “Millenium” students are as tech savvy and creative as they come. Ideas will always be original!
Using our association with Microsoft Bizspark and Google Non Profit, we use the latest Azure based Cloud Platform.
Your requirements are received on-line, then filtered to an account manager so we can ensure clear communications.
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The ‘gig economy’ is a relatively new term, to an increasingly digital world that has sparked the desire for workers to be their own boss, spending more time doing things that they want to do, in their own time and with the freedom to do so. It is a new work life...
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