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How to get started as a private tutor

A job as a private tutor can be an excellent way to make a living, not to mention that it's a great opportunity to become self-employed and be your own boss...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Training is more about compliance than skills transfer

The amendments to the Skills Development Act and the requirements of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) point requirements make training once again a compliance issue, instead of the correct reaction to skills gaps that would increase productivity...

1 day ago

Top Employers use on-boarding as a key driver of operational effectiveness - study

On-boarding is not just a way to make new employees feel welcome. It's increasingly being viewed as a key strategic imperative to increase productivity and smooth processes as early as possible...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 3 days ago

Transform your English communication capabilities

The need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate...

Issued by Wits Language School 23 May 2016

How to retain young talent

Recruitment is an expensive necessity for any growing business, made even more costly when newly-skilled team members only stick around for short periods of time...

By Wynand Smit 19 May 2016

Communication skills vital for new graduates

Technical proficiency in a chosen field is no longer enough to help a graduate land a job and be successful in the workplace. Other attributes, such as building relationships, listening carefully, influencing and building empathy, are also vital in securing employment in a tight market...

19 May 2016

GetSmarter's Freelance Starter Kit

Ever wanted to earn a little extra income on the side, without quitting your job? Millions of people already do - by taking on part-time freelance gigs. And you can too...

Issued by GetSmarter 17 May 2016

Seven sought-after engineering skills

There is a strong South African demand for engineering candidates with seven skills topping the list...

By Bellah Nxumalo 16 May 2016

E-learning makes basic employment skills available to all

The exponential rate of information has led to the creation of a new kind of educator: low-cost, on-demand, short-length education providers, providing courses on everything from gardening to robotics at lower costs than traditional universities and colleges...

By Dr Elsamari Botha 16 May 2016

Negotiation skills essential for closing the pay gap - study

A new study suggests that negotiation skills are an essential factor in solving the problem of the gap in salary between men and women and other forms of salary discrimination...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 12 May 2016

Successes of DSA-UJ training, employment collaboration

A 14-year-long collaboration between the Direct Selling Association of South Africa and the University of Johannesburg has seen more than 14,000 students earn a combined R8.8 million through direct selling...

10 May 2016

Bowman Gilfillan believes in the value of coaching

Coaching has taken off within law firms around the globe, with the Law Gazette reporting that the top 100 law firms are now spending an estimated £4.5 million (R93 million) on coaching annually...

6 May 2016

EI a key element to leadership and success

Why are some people more successful than others in work, life or both? According to Dr Dorrian Aiken, their emotional intelligence (EI) is probably very high...

4 May 2016

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