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Jobs and robots: bracing for technological disruptions to come

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and the rapid adoption of robots across diverse industries are stalking the fear of jobless growth. Responses to these developments have focused on what to do to ensure that robots don't steal jobs...

By Calestous Juma 3 Jan 2018

Managing your business in the freelance economy

Remote working is the way of the future, and with the rise of the gig economy, driven by an ever-growing freelance workforce, comes the challenge of project managing a team working from different locations...

By Dan Marcus 13 Nov 2017

Empowerment key as 20 years of Top Employers celebrated in Africa

The results of the 20th African Top Employers Certification Programme were announced at an annual Certification Dinner on 12 October...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 13 Oct 2017

Pieter Bensch appointed Sage executive VP Africa, Middle East

Sage has appointed Pieter Bensch as executive vice president for the Africa and Middle East region...

20 Sep 2017

#CEMAfrica2017: ‘Remember that I'm human' - your customer

There is an organisational shift taking place in the customer experience industry, where traditional siloed structures are breaking down to enable a culture of customer-centricity...

By Louise Marsland 21 Aug 2017

How wearable tech can improve employee wellness

Technology is transforming employee wellness programmes. Gone are the days that nurses do the physical checkups for many European and US countries...

By Steven Howard 10 Jul 2017

New Facebook job-hunting features challenge LinkedIn

Facebook is now letting businesses in the US or Canada post jobs and take applications from jobseekers, posing a challenge to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn...

16 Feb 2017

[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineers

"It was always this awkward looking guy who was tech savvy, solved a big problem and got the girl in the end ... I consider myself a geek. A geek can look like this too. A geek can wear pink dresses and can wear sparkles and be just as geeky as anybody else." - Margaret Burgraff...

By Jessica Taylor 12 Nov 2014

Calling all HR specialists, Bizcommunity.com launches recruitment event!

Bizcommunity.com is thrilled to invite you to attend its first recruitment event specifically intended for HR specialists, to be held in Cape Town this Thursday, 12 September.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 10 Sep 2013

Do women in ICT have more to prove?

The ranks of software programmers and IT project managers, business analysts, and consultants include very few women. But is this because of either active or subconscious discrimination against women? And what is the role of men in preventing their daughters from studying and practising IT disciplines?

6 Sep 2013

International

How to start a business selling precious stones

Precious stones are beautiful and exciting to own, but what's more exciting is running a precious stone or gemstone business. Other than the fact that they're beautiful to have around, precious stones generally don't depreciate in value - gemstone value is usually based on supply.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 28 Dec 2017

Five leisure activities that can boost your productivity at work

Whether you're the CEO of a company or an employee, working becomes very stressful and monotonous at some point - doing the same thing every day, meeting the same people and dealing with the same issues over and over again.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 28 Dec 2017

Three ways to failure-proof your business in 2018

If you plan on starting a business in the year 2018 or have one established already, there are some important questions you might want to consider. Some are: what you're going to do to stand out from the crowd; how you'll manage your revenue enough to ensure you don't fall into any debt; how you'll ensure your products and services are topnotch; how you'll ensure your employees are putting in their best to achieve the company's growth, and many others.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 27 Dec 2017

Nine items your office first aid box should contain

Hazards happen every now and then in companies hence the necessity of a well-stocked first aid box. In fact, the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulation requires that all employers provide appropriate equipment and well-trained fist aider so employees can receive immediate attention soon as the accident occurs at work - including calling an ambulance.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 27 Dec 2017

Four mental health tips for entrepreneurs from Johnny Tabaie

When talking about mental health, it deals with one of the most important part of the human body, the brain. Because the brain controls all other parts of the body, the state of mental health can make all the difference between one set of people and the other.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 19 Dec 2017

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