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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 3 days ago

#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

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

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

#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

Fitting in makes employees more productive
Fitting in makes employees more productiveArticle

New research from pre-hire assessment specialists, ThriveMap, reveals what a significant difference feeling like a natural fit for a job and organisational culture makes to employees...

3 Jun 2019

AfriGIS helps bridge the skills gap for unemployed SA youth in the IT industry
AfriGIS helps bridge the skills gap for unemployed SA youth in the IT industryArticle

AfriGIS, in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions, is offering ten AfriGIS Learnership candidates the opportunity to obtain a National Certificate in IT Systems Development...

Issued by AfriGIS 24 May 2019

Gen Z: How is business responding to a generation who prefers loyalty to novelty?
Gen Z: How is business responding to a generation who prefers loyalty to novelty?Article

There are new kids on the block. Gen Z looks beyond instant gratifications and 'dream jobs' to stability and loyalty. Julian Diaz, Head of Marketing at Skynamo looks at how business needs to adjust to meet the needs and expectations of this new generation...

Issued by Skynamo 20 May 2019

Chubb launches Travel Smart app for business travellers
Chubb launches Travel Smart app for business travellersArticle

The app provides business travellers with pre-travel eLearning, direct access to medical and security assistance and live location-based alerts to help avoid trouble and stay safe...

20 May 2019

DBE scoops prestigious award
DBE scoops prestigious awardArticle

South Africa has scooped the Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) Award of Fellowship for its work to improve access, quality and efficiency of education systems on the African continent...

15 May 2019

Glenn Noome, director, Smart Integration
5 vital areas to note in building management systemsArticle

Demand for building management systems (BMS) is on the rise as the need for automation of security and other systems in buildings and large construction sites around the world grows...

26 Apr 2019

Henry Levine, CEO, Made In Workshop
Makerspaces are co-working institutions as wellArticle

Co-working is an experience. There is a synergy created when people work together on their own projects and ventures...

Henry Levine 18 Apr 2019

Taking your high from home to work
Taking your high from home to workArticle

Since the Constitutional Court declared the private use of cannabis legal, employers have been required to consider how best to deal with the effects of personal cannabis use in the workplace...

Nadine Mather and Amy Gerson 10 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Courtney Jacobs
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Courtney JacobsArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

The next-generation technologies shaping the manufacturing sector
The next-generation technologies shaping the manufacturing sectorArticle

In recent years, digital transformation has been responsible for driving significant change in the industrial world...

Ronald Ravel 27 Mar 2019

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The death rate for mothers having C-sections is 50 times higher in AfricaArticle

The in-hospital maternal mortality rate following a Caesarean delivery in Africa may be 50 times higher than in high-income countries...

Bruce M Biccard 26 Mar 2019

Reality bites: Unmet expectations count for almost half staff turnover
Reality bites: Unmet expectations count for almost half staff turnoverArticle

New research* from pre-hire assessment specialists ThriveMap reveals that 48% of employees have left a role because it wasn't what they expected it to be...

22 Mar 2019

Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation launches "AI in Mitchells Plain" bootcamp
Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation launches "AI in Mitchells Plain" bootcampArticle

The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation in partnership with Fliptin, Microsoft and Idea Collective will host an "AI in Mitchells Plain" girls-only boot camp...

13 Mar 2019

How to crack social media and digital marketing in a rigid business context
How to crack social media and digital marketing in a rigid business contextArticle

It's critical that social media managers understand the overall corporate strategy and the company's position so that this guard them when dealing with backlashes...

Rirhandzu Shengwenyana 8 Mar 2019

Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise them
Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise themArticle

More and more businesses are expanding into a virtual world, which has advantages for employers and employees alike, but challenges and risks too...

Rosalind Davey 7 Mar 2019

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5 disruptors the commercial property market should consider during 2019Article

The past year has seen a plethora of disruptors which are influencing the world of commerce, the property market included...

Leon Breytenbach 5 Mar 2019

Research reveals snapshot of SA employee experience
Research reveals snapshot of SA employee experienceArticle

Employee experience is not just another buzzword but a critical component of the changing nature of work. Employees entering the workplace today seek meaningful work, flexibility, autonomy and mentoring on a foundation of collaborative communication...

4 Mar 2019

Industry 4.0's role in altering the job landscape
Industry 4.0's role in altering the job landscapeArticle

The world as we know it is on the brink of a revolution, driven by emerging technologies that are set to fundamentally alter our lives in unprecedented and unanticipated ways...

Tebogo Moalusi 22 Feb 2019

Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skills
Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skillsArticle

A partnership between Cape Town Tourism and the Tourism and Events Management Department at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) aims at cross-pollinating skills development between SMMEs and students...

12 Feb 2019

Cortex Logic secures investment to reach global clients
Cortex Logic secures investment to reach global clientsArticle

Cortex Logic has secured growth investment to expand it's reach to new clients in Europe and USA.

6 Feb 2019

Boomtown looks to the future as it celebrates 25 years
Boomtown looks to the future as it celebrates 25 yearsArticle

1 February marks 25 years since Neil Hart founded one of South Africa's leading independent agencies, but Boomtown is celebrating by looking to the future...

Issued by Boomtown 31 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 4 trends defining the commercial, retail property sectors in 2019
#BizTrends2019: 4 trends defining the commercial, retail property sectors in 2019Article

It's no longer about location, location, location. In the commercial and retail property spaces, the buzzword is now technology, technology, technology...

Rowland Gurnell 10 Jan 2019

Physician, heal thyself
Physician, heal thyselfArticle

The stress, pressure and long hours that most medical practitioners are exposed on a daily basis does increase the risk to their health...

30 Dec 2018

5 most popular distance courses 2019: What students are studying and why
5 most popular distance courses 2019: What students are studying and whyArticle

Given South Africa's tough economic conditions, coupled with an extremely competitive job market, prospective students and working people are increasingly opting for distance study...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 5 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Why vocational training could be the start to a great career
#RecruitmentFocus: Why vocational training could be the start to a great careerArticle

This year's matriculants should take a serious look at vocational careers, says education expert Elbie Liebenberg, principal of Oxbridge Academy...

5 Dec 2018

Ergonomic best practice: How to take the pain out of working from home
Ergonomic best practice: How to take the pain out of working from homeArticle

BIRMINGHAM, UK - The last five years has seen the number of people who work from home increase by 25%, with more than 8 million employees now working at least one day a week from home...

3 Dec 2018

Letaba Hospital
Tight security at medical facilities non-negotiableArticle

The shooting of three doctors at a house at the Letaba Hospital in Tzaneen earlier this morning again brings the need for increased security at all hospitals in the country into the spotlight.

22 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Is your company doing enough to prepare for the future of work?
#RecruitmentFocus: Is your company doing enough to prepare for the future of work?Article

While the majority of businesses recognise which capabilities are important for their future success, many are failing to take the actions needed...

21 Nov 2018

Certificate in Visionary Leadership offered online!
Certificate in Visionary Leadership offered online!Article

This course has been developed to assist leaders to overcome the challenges of the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 13 Nov 2018

Testing differential treatment
Testing differential treatmentArticle

In the recent case of Impala Platinum Ltd v Jonase and Others, the Labour Court (LC) dealt with an appeal against an unfair discrimination award...

Lauren Salt and Donovan Lindhorst 6 Nov 2018

5 things Absa learnt when adopting the .africa domain
5 things Absa learnt when adopting the .africa domainArticle

On 11 July 2018, Absa Group became one of the first large corporates to embrace the .africa domain...

31 Oct 2018

Axalta opens facility in Midrand, South Africa
Axalta opens facility in Midrand, South AfricaArticle

Axalta is pleased to announce the opening of its new South African central office in Midrand, Gauteng, which is dedicated to automotive refinish coatings technology...

22 Oct 2018

Enjoy the convenience of studying online - Sign up for a Certificate in Visionary Leadership!
Enjoy the convenience of studying online - Sign up for a Certificate in Visionary Leadership!Article

The global landscape is currently volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) whereby leaders find themselves challenged to cope and manage their teams and organisations...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 16 Oct 2018

Why support is vital to entry-level employee retention
Why support is vital to entry-level employee retentionArticle

Advancing youth employment doesn't only require increasing head count. When talking about job creation, we forget about the importance of retaining those who do have jobs...

Jake Willis 15 Oct 2018

Stakeholders must take ownership of UCT, says Vice Chancellor
Stakeholders must take ownership of UCT, says Vice ChancellorArticle

New UCT Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng urged the community to work with the university to heal the divisions of the past and move forward at a special event in Philippi...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 12 Oct 2018

7 ways to create a productive corporate culture
7 ways to create a productive corporate cultureArticle

The term "company culture" has been hurled around ad nauseam, but the constant mention of the phrase is evidence of how a positive company culture can create healthier organisations...

Madelain Roscher 11 Oct 2018

Top Employers Institute releases the coveted list of Africa's Top Employers 2019
Top Employers Institute releases the coveted list of Africa's Top Employers 2019Article

Top Employers Institute, a global organisation dedicated to enriching the world of work, and connecting Top Employers throughout the world, has just announced Africa's Top Employers for 2019...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 8 Oct 2018

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