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Collaborative consumption - an emerging property trend for 2020 and beyond
Collaborative consumption - an emerging property trend for 2020 and beyondArticle

The real estate industry is going through significant change for the first time in my 20-year history in this business. And it is technology-driven. I expect that more and more, players in our industry will adapt their business models to ensure that they stay relevant in times to come...

Paul Stevens 1 day ago

#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trends
#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trendsArticle

On a micro and macro level, the world focus for 2020 and beyond is a growing commitment towards the environment and sustainable energy...

Bouwer Serfontein 13 Jan 2020

5 steps to set up your business in 2020
5 steps to set up your business in 2020Article

Many South Africans would have decided to make 2020 the year that they start their own business...

8 Jan 2020

COBE creates giant rhomboid roof for new Adidas' HQ in Germany
COBE creates giant rhomboid roof for new Adidas' HQ in GermanyArticle

COBE has released photographs of its new building for Adidas' new headquarters in the southern German town of Herzogenaurach, Germany...

23 Dec 2019

Under 30 Africa Summit set for Botswana in 2020
Under 30 Africa Summit set for Botswana in 2020Article

Forbes is set to host the first-ever Under 30 Africa Summit in Botswana to focus on themes of inspiration, innovation and exploration...

20 Dec 2019

Project to help alleviate water supply challenges in the Eastern Cape
Project to help alleviate water supply challenges in the Eastern CapeArticle

Amid worsening drought in the Eastern Cape, the roll-out of a new alien invasive plant clearing project in the Kouga and Kromme River systems near Kareedouw and Joubertina is set to increase the water flow to three of Port Elizabeth supply dams...

12 Dec 2019

3 pointers to warehouse transformation
3 pointers to warehouse transformationArticle

It wasn't very long ago when fulfillment was described as "just logistics". How times change...

Neil Gouveia 11 Dec 2019

How SMMEs can survive and thrive when load shedding strikes
How SMMEs can survive and thrive when load shedding strikesArticle

With the latest bout of load shedding underway, companies are no doubt anxious about the disruption it will have on their business...

10 Dec 2019

Navigating key challenges of doing business in Africa
Navigating key challenges of doing business in AfricaArticle

A recent online survey by Adams & Adams, through its Adams.Africa Advisory unit, identified seven key challenges facing business wanting to enter or grow operations in Africa...

Issued by Adams & Adams 12 Nov 2019

Provantage Media Group consolidates operations into new head office
Provantage Media Group consolidates operations into new head officeArticle

Provantage Media Group (PMG) has seen substantial organic and acquisition growth over recent years rendering the well-known head office location on Republic Road to no longer be suitable for the leading out-of-home media company...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 12 Nov 2019

How can different generations motivate each other in the modern workplace?
How can different generations motivate each other in the modern workplace?Article

Each and every working environment is different and this can be challenging to navigate - particularly when different generations have to work together. This is because each generation has its own way of working and typically believes that their way of working is better. This creates tension that can quickly become counterproductive, so organisations need to find new and clever ways of getting different groups to work together towards a common goal.

Taelo Mojapelo 7 Nov 2019

Work-life balance tops 2020 New Year's resolution list
Work-life balance tops 2020 New Year's resolution listArticle

In a recent workforce survey done by Cape Town co-working company, Venture Workspace, the most popular New Year resolution for 2020 is to achieve better work-life balance...

6 Nov 2019

#Hello2020 - Powering UP for the year ahead
#Hello2020 - Powering UP for the year aheadArticle

The Canvas Riversands invites you to experience the irrational world of life as an entrepreneur in a marketing world gone mad and why this is the best time ever to launch a startup...

Issued by The Canvas Riversands 24 Oct 2019

Dos and don'ts of occupational health and safety
Dos and don'ts of occupational health and safetyArticle

Businesses are exposed to many risks, from the traditional fire and natural disasters, to legal liabilty for loss of or physical damage to tangible property. Further to this, businesses also run the risk of potential accidental injuries or death of employees...

22 Oct 2019

Tanja Lategan has launched Enlight Strategic. Image supplied.
#StartupStory: Tanja Lategan launches digital transformation consultancyArticle

Tanja Lategan, the former CEO of Primedia Online and MD of full-service digital agency Creative Spark, has launched Enlight Strategic...

Juanita Pienaar 16 Oct 2019

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#WorldMentalHealthDay: I am not 'always on'... for the sake of my sanityArticle

My name is Khuthalani Khumalo, and I refuse to perpetuate the 'always on' culture - for the sake of my sanity...

Khuthalani Khumalo 10 Oct 2019

How to grow your career in construction
How to grow your career in constructionArticle

When starting out or moving into a different speciality in the construction industry, the best thing you can do is to study after matric, to at least NQF level 7, and/or get your foot in the door with a company that has multiple contracts (and offers training)...

Issued by GetSmarter 7 Oct 2019

Durban's BrandCult challenges you to start your own creative hivemind
Durban's BrandCult challenges you to start your own creative hivemindArticle

Despite being an industrial hub teeming with an array of industry experts, Durban is ever so slightly off the map in terms of marketing events and networking sessions. This was the motivating factor for Kirsty Fonzari, the marketing head of Expand-A-Sign, to form BrandCult...

Issued by Expand a Sign 27 Sep 2019

5 Tips on how to avoid entrepreneurial burnout
5 Tips on how to avoid entrepreneurial burnoutArticle

The modern workforce is tired and worn out. Advancements made in technology have resulted in the ability to always be online, always check mail, and to always be available for meetings...

27 Sep 2019

Is your boss buying into the flexible working culture?
Is your boss buying into the flexible working culture?Article

Citrix research highlights that South African organisations still need to overcome trust issues to implement a full-fledged flexible working environment...

26 Sep 2019

Workplace bullying vs unfair labour practices: What's the difference?
Workplace bullying vs unfair labour practices: What's the difference?Article

Bullying as a tactic for most people is either confined to playgrounds where children hang out, or the internet where trolls sling all types of derogatory comments. But bullying is equally prevalent in the workplace with dire consequences for both victims and organisations...

25 Sep 2019

Foster + Partners releases greenery-enhanced design for Shanghai Luye Lilan Hospital
Foster + Partners releases greenery-enhanced design for Shanghai Luye Lilan HospitalArticle

Foster + Partners, in partnership with Luye Medical and Cleveland Clinic, has released its design for a greenery-enhanced hospital in Shanghai, China's New Hong Qiao International Medical Center (IMC) campus...

25 Sep 2019

Ogilvy & The Hardy Boys co-locate to shared office space
Ogilvy & The Hardy Boys co-locate to shared office spaceArticle

Ogilvy and The Hardy Boys (THB), two agencies that form part of WPP, the creative transformation company, have moved to shared offices at the historic Lion Match Factory...

Issued by The Hardy Boys 23 Sep 2019

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Automating supply chain innovationArticle

Refining the last mile journey with the potential of technology...

David Slotow 16 Sep 2019

7 futuristic trends for co-working spaces
7 futuristic trends for co-working spacesArticle

Co-working spaces have been around for more than a decade now and the co-working search trends suggest it is going to grow beyond what anyone can expect...

Issued by Flexispace 13 Sep 2019

Sarika Modi, MD of Triple Eight Agency, at the Gender Mainstreaming Awards.
#FairnessFirst: Triple Eight on not just surviving but thriving as an all-female agencyArticle

Not only is Triple Eight Africa's fastest-growing all-female marketing agency, they were also the 'overall winners for investing in young women' at the recent Gender Mainstreaming Awards. Here's the essence of the socially conscious marketing, PR and digital agency's success...

Leigh Andrews 13 Sep 2019

4 ways urban lifestyle trends are changing the property landscape
4 ways urban lifestyle trends are changing the property landscapeArticle

There's a lot of talk about future cities, many of them being the sprawling metropolises of the world. The new world order for professionals, executives, and indeed millennial behaviour is to catch a taxi to work if needed, then to walk from work to gym, move on to coffee with friends - and cycle, walk or take a quick Uber home...

11 Sep 2019

Gagasi FM statement on the on-air protest and the way forward
Gagasi FM statement on the on-air protest and the way forwardArticle

Gagasi FM management has engaged with Njabs Zwane, Bright Ntuli and Zisto following their on-air protest...

Issued by Gagasi FM 9 Sep 2019

Co-working space vs. working from home
Co-working space vs. working from homeArticle

The current economic climate in South Africa has meant that businesses are letting people go at a rapid rate and more business professionals are finding themselves out of a job...

5 Sep 2019

Meet Veliswa Boya, one of SA's first black female cloud engineers
Meet Veliswa Boya, one of SA's first black female cloud engineersArticle

Women are increasingly taking up their place in the working environment, and although it's no secret that when it comes to STEM industries there's still a significant gender imbalance...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 Sep 2019

Melinda Fouché, a clinical psychologist, Tarryn Pickup, marketing manager for Joe Public United and a non-medical hypnotherapist, Sam Wilson-Späth, head of digital and social media at Woolworths marketing, Natasha Reddy, who was the HR business partner at HelloFCB+ and Tinyiko Mageza, who was the executive manager: marketing V&A Waterfront.
#SheSays: It's okay not to be okayArticle

The state of mental health in modern workplaces is bleak. We all work under intense pressure, especially in creative industries where job-induced anxiety, depression and burnout is rife...

Juanita Pienaar 28 Aug 2019

3 tips to creating trust with your remote workforce
3 tips to creating trust with your remote workforceArticle

A lack of trust in people and eco-systems is seeping into today's workforce. But this must change. When considering remote working, building a sense of trust is essential...

Sonika Sharma 27 Aug 2019

Testing for cannabis in the workplace: Is zero tolerance justifiable?
Testing for cannabis in the workplace: Is zero tolerance justifiable?Article

Given that the Constitutional Court's Prince judgment does not deal with the effects of the decriminalisation of cannabis in the workplace, many unanswered employment related questions emerge which we set out below...

Lizle Louw and Shane Johnson 26 Aug 2019

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How crowdsourcing can accelerate innovation in financial servicesArticle

Crowdsourcing has the potential to unlock vast troves of new talent for financial companies, helping them to accelerate the innovation process...

Steve Lauter 20 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Are you using the lessons of motherhood to boost your career?
#WomensMonth: Are you using the lessons of motherhood to boost your career?Article

An article by Forbes, The Pressure Is Real For Working Mothers, states that "43% of highly qualified women opt out or off-ramp on their way back to work post-baby"...

Kalnisha Singh 16 Aug 2019

4 tips to getting things done in today's complex workplace
4 tips to getting things done in today's complex workplaceArticle

Increased complexity in the workplace requires specialisation when it comes to successfully completing multiple projects within the strict confines of deadlines and budgets...

13 Aug 2019

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CEO Mark Read on WPP's Q2 trading improvementArticle

Advertising firm WPP has released its interim results and CEO, Mark Read commented that WPP's performance in the second quarter was slightly ahead of its internal expectations but in line with its full-year guidance and three-year strategic targets...

12 Aug 2019

Samsung R&D Academy to drive youth skills development - applications open
Samsung R&D Academy to drive youth skills development - applications openArticle

Just weeks after unveiling its R280-million Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), Samsung South Africa has announced its Research and Development (R&D) Academy Project...

8 Aug 2019

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Developing hybrid skills: How tech and AI are reshaping the hospitality job marketArticle

Over the last decade, technology has transformed marketing, reservations, guest relations, service and many other aspects of this industry...

Julia Aymonier 30 Jul 2019

Transforming SA workspaces to enable business growth in the digital era
Transforming SA workspaces to enable business growth in the digital eraArticle

Around the world, workspace requirements are changing dramatically. Fuelled by an increasingly tech-driven business ecosystem, office spaces have to evolve in order to meet new workplace demands...

Jonathan Turner, Issued by Excellerate Property Services 29 Jul 2019

How flexible technologies have contributed to the evolution of office space
How flexible technologies have contributed to the evolution of office spaceArticle

The quantum leap forward in information technology, office equipment, and management practice has changed not just the way we work, but the office space in which we work...

25 Jul 2019

Arc Skills students form company, win home-building contract
Arc Skills students form company, win home-building contractArticle

Thirteen formerly unemployed students of Arc Skills have formed their own company, Simunye Trading Construction, and have won their first house-building contract...

25 Jul 2019

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How Ghana is acing its transition to mobile financial servicesArticle

Ghana has recently become the fastest-growing mobile money market in Africa...

Selin Ozyurt 19 Jul 2019

Beyond hospitality: The new face of hospitality management graduates
Beyond hospitality: The new face of hospitality management graduatesArticle

A fairly fixed perception and expectation of the role and responsibility comes to mind when we talk about a doctor, a lawyer, an engineer, or a schoolteacher. But what do we know about the careers of professional hospitality management graduates?

Susina Jooste 16 Jul 2019

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Health professionals exposed to high risk of violence and aggressionArticle

Dealing with violence and aggression is a difficult area for health professionals, as guidelines are neither consistently applicable nor explicit.

16 Jul 2019

Courage and fortitude required in transformation of leadership
Courage and fortitude required in transformation of leadershipArticle

In order to understand where the modern way of business is headed and how business leaders need to transform to meet the demands of the future way of working, one needs to recognise the underlying factors that have brought us to where we are today...

Colette Staniland 8 Jul 2019

#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love more
#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love moreArticle

Durban's Thabiso Knowledge Joyisa is a young architecture graduate on a mission, tackling social and physical boundaries through collaborative, innovative thinking...

Sindy Peters 28 Jun 2019

The flexible workplace is here to stay, and this is why
The flexible workplace is here to stay, and this is whyArticle

Regardless of whether the user is a millennial with multiple jobs, a corporate-free freelancer, digital nomad, savvy small business owner or large global corporate, they're all turning to flexible office spaces as their work location of choice...

Andrew Robinson 20 Jun 2019

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Partnership to provide work experience to South 32 learners with disabilitiesArticle

Learn 2 Earn, a programme developed by the organisation Khulisani, has teamed up with BON Hotel Empangeni to provide work experience to South 32 learners with disabilities.

7 Jun 2019

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