Browsing Category : Career

Job Search Tools


So personally I’ve only worked at one place since graduating. However I was thinking about my job search journey and how I didn’t even know half the tools I could use to look for a job when I was looking. So whether you’re about to graduate or you’re just looking for a career move, I’ve compiled my list of places/ways to…

My Favorite Inspirational Quotes


I love reading quotes. I have quotes all over my phone for easy access lol. If you follow me on Instagram (@pelontle_m) you’ll notice I caption a lot of my images with quotes. It’s not just for show, I actually believe in them lol. I think the reason I love reading them, especially if I can relate to them, is…

How to Re-Motivate Yourself


I’ve had a pretty weird year.  My whole life I’ve always known what I’ve wanted to do next, maybe not long-term but I at least knew the next step. That was not the case this year. I’ve genuinely struggled with figuring out what I’m doing next. I’ve tried my best to put on a brave face and act like I…

Manterrupting: What it is and what to do about it


I came across this infographic on manterrupting about a year ago and meant to put it up on the blog then. I definitely felt like I could relate to it and if I can then I’m pretty sure so will a lot of other working women. I kind of ‘lost’ the infographic but came across it again recently and decided…

A Day in the Life of Mankoana Nhlebela


It is so fitting to end of Women’s Month by spending a day in the life of Mankoana Nhlebela. Her profile is amazing and I hope she inspires you as she does me. So who is Mankoana? Mankoana was born and bred in Polokwane, Limpopo and currently resides in Johannesburg. She is a senior manager at a telecommunications company.  She also founded…

Balancing Your Studies While Working Full Time


Working life is tricky. Trying to further your studies while working is an even bigger challenge. I myself am not currently studying while working so I decided to turn to those who have first hand experience on the subject about what it really means to work full-time while balancing your studies. I spoke to 3 young women who are working full-time while…