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Digital era opens opportunities in maritime industry for South African youth

The face of the maritime industry is being changed by technological advances and digitalisation, opening up opportunities, especially among the youth...

2 days ago

Employer branding: Is loyalty becoming unfashionable?

Loyalty is a misconceived concept in business. Whether you are an employer or employee, assuming that someone may remain loyal to you until death do you part, is positively delusional...

Issued by AMcomms 2 days ago

Applications open for 2018 digital talent bursary

The Digital Skills Academy, in partnership with Brainstorm magazine, will once again offer a $10,000 bursary for one Brainstorm reader...

2 days ago

Real-world necessity for workplace integrated learning

Despite skills development becoming a BBBEE scorecard conversation, over 7-million South Africans are still illiterate, with new forms of illiteracy developing with every new workplace innovation...

2 days ago

SA students' job-seeking app wins international award

Umvozu, a mobile application developed by a team of South African students that links job-seekers with employers, has won the 2017 Geneva Challenge...

3 days ago

OrderIn's digital canteen comes with tax benefits

Food delivery app, OrderIn, has not only targeted itself at time-conscious consumers, but corporates too, offering a "virtual canteen of cuisines" and an instant tax back benefit to employees...

3 days ago

Second public protector CEO takes early exit

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's new CEO has called it quits less than a year after taking the reins at the Chapter 9 institution...

3 days ago

How to stop your passion from ruining your business

Passion is the driving force behind many entrepreneurial success stories, but it can also lead to the downfall of your business...

By Thati Segoatle 3 days ago

#Newsmaker: Singularity University invites John Sanei to panel

John Sanei, business innovation strategist, trend specialist, futurist and author of South African bestseller What's your moonshot?, has been invited to join Singularity University's panel of global speakers...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Nov 2017

The downside of the digital era: Poor lifestyle and stress induced diseases

The so-called fourth industrial has reshaped the way we work and live, but the digital era is also taking a toll on our health...

15 Nov 2017

New app launched to connect people to places to work

Three South African entrepreneurs recently launched an app that connects people to places to work, collaborate and network...

14 Nov 2017

Could freelance be the future of work?

In the United States, freelancers currently represent 35% of the workforce, 16% in the European Union, and while South African figures are harder to determine, the number is thought to be about 10% and rising...

14 Nov 2017

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

Why companies don't always test for alcohol... and why they should

Although alcohol and substance testing forms part of the health and safety policies and procedures in many industries, there are still a great number of organisations that do not employ the same cautionary practice, potentially resulting in significant loss to the business...

By Rhys Evans 13 Nov 2017

Two new SPACES centres bring much-needed workspaces to economic hubs of Cape Town and Sandton

Disruptive work environment brand, SPACES, is expanding its South African footprint with two more prime locations opening in December 2017...

Issued by Go Content Lab 13 Nov 2017

Observations for entrepreneurs...

There are no rules in entrepreneurship. People often wax lyrical around following certain formulae for success and globally, millions of books are sold on the promise of riches. Sure, we can all learn from others, and it is true that successful entrepreneurs are open to learning, but there is no magic formula here.

By Mike Vacy-Lyle 13 Nov 2017

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...

By Calestous Juma 13 Nov 2017

Restoring employee morale after a reputational crisis

South African companies implicated in the Guptagate scandal find themselves facing a bleak future. With their reputations in tatters, they risk losing the vital human resources they will need to recover...

13 Nov 2017

Online is the new awesome: Have you thought of switching to a virtual office?

Virtual office environments have increased vastly in popularity over the last few years. It's become an appealing and flexible arrangement for a vast range of companies as well as their employees...

Issued by inSite Education 13 Nov 2017

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Top four ways to respond to an uncertain business climate

The economy is rarely stable. On some occasions, it's less stable than others, though. During those chaotic days, you must have a plan for how to run your company. Otherwise, you'll become another statistic about failed businesses. Here are four ways to respond to an uncertain business climate.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

Four ways the wrong janitor can ruin your business

As a business owner, you'll need different functional departments for the smooth running of the company because you can't do it all on your own.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 13 Nov 2017

How to run a business while pursuing a personal injury claim

So, you're used to taking the bull by the horns, taking charge, and getting things done your way. Becoming injured and being in the middle of a personal injury claim can change a business owner who's used to running his company like a roaring lion into a timid kitten. For once, you won't be able to get up and run your own errands and the idea of holding an emergency meeting in the middle of the day has to fall by the wayside while you're busy giving a deposition. Getting involved in a civil personal injury action is a slow and arduous process. You may think your case is about to be settled only to hear from your attorney a few days later and be right back to square one. So, if you own a business, approach your pending personal injury claim in the same way that you'd run your company.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 Oct 2017

Five nifty products that will help you increase your workplace safety

Creating a safe working environment should be the topmost priority of every organisation. This way, the safety of the employees, visitors, clients, consultants, inspectors and the likes can be guaranteed.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 9 Oct 2017

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