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Music school in Mitchell's Plain gets SBA support

Trevino Isaacs, who opened a music school in Mitchell's Plain, is one of 19 small business owners selected to take part in the sponsored Small Business Academy programme...

1 day ago

Ithala supports ever-growing female talent pool

Ithala Development Finance Corporation believes equal opportunities for women in the workplace will result in greater economic growth - and is leading by example...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 2 days ago

Short courses can improve career prospects

Short course qualifications that are recent, relevant and specific can be far better indicators of a person's current skills than a qualification achieved years ago...

16 Aug 2017

Fasa collaborates to effect transformation in franchise sector

Over the past few years, Fasa members have worked closely with government to effect transformation in the sector...

16 Aug 2017

Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB

WDB Investment Holdings has increased its stake in Seed Engine (incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund) from 35% to 51%, making Seed Engine a 51% black women-owned company...

15 Aug 2017

Continuous learning essential yet lacking in South African organisations

Building techniques to cultivate a culture of continuous learning and growing professional development is of national importance for South African employers but only 28% are helping employees build these skills...

11 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Balancing the books on equality

Newly appointed vice chairman of the Saipa, Kantha Naicker, is on a mission to ensure more inclusivity by bringing more women into the accounting profession...

11 Aug 2017

National Adzuna Graduate of the Year winner

Terry Tshesebe, a Health and Environmental Sciences student at the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) has won the national 2017 Adzuna Graduate of the Year competition...

10 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Nursing education creates empowerment

In South Africa, only 28% of senior management positions are held by women...

10 Aug 2017

Digitally fluent women can close gender gap

A new report by Accenture, Getting to Equal 2017, reveals that digitally fluent women can close the ever-increasing talent, skills and equal pay gaps in the workplace...

7 Aug 2017

New bursary scheme to incubate students into employees

Generation Education has launched a bursary scheme aimed at learners from the age of 15 years and older within both its schools and their surrounding communities...

4 Aug 2017

Correctional Services warns public of learnership scam

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) says it has noted with grave concern the propagation of fake appointment letters for learnership opportunities issued by fraudsters...

3 Aug 2017

Could the tide be turning for women in business?

This Women's Month, the UCT Graduate School of Business is seeking to celebrate those women who have blazed the trail and encourage more to follow in their footsteps...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 Aug 2017

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Small startup in a big pond? You got this!

Perhaps the hardest part about being a small startup is that, from the very beginning, you have to compete on the same level as all of the big fish. You have to prove that you are just as worthy of a client's attention and dollars as your more established competitors. This is difficult enough for the big fish themselves, but for a new and tiny startup with a tinier budget? What are you supposed to do? How do you make a name for yourself when you can't spend as much as your competitors?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 13 Jul 2017

Five success strategies you forgot to implement in your business

As more people ditch the stressful nine to five work life in search of more freedom and self-empowerment, they're following in the footsteps of their mentors. If you're one of those people, it's wonderful that you've found your way out of the corporate rat race in pursuit of loftier goals. Now you need some strategies to shift you deeper into success.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Jul 2017

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