According to research conducted in 2013 by Adcorp Employment Index, employers are increasingly looking to hire employees who already possess the relevant experience. Whilst the definition of 'relevant experience' is a rather grey area, there is no question that a rich partnership exists between education and the skill-set that an individual can offer the employer.
2 Dec 2013 08:47
I always thought that you were either creative or not. I also felt that I had an uncanny ability to determine whether an applicant would be a good planner or not. Either you had it or you didn't. Boy was I wrong.
By Sid Peimer 22 Nov 2013 06:40
In an ideal world quality higher education would be available to everyone, all educational resources and technologies would be free, no student would be left behind for financial reasons - education would be a right and not a privilege.
By Sindy Peters 21 Nov 2013 11:05
New developments in technology mean that many employees no longer work in the office and are no longer in face-to-face contact with their managers and colleagues.
26 Nov 2013 09:55
As 2013 draws to a close, it is time to take stock of what we achieved this year, and start looking towards the future.
Issued by GetSmarter 25 Nov 2013 08:46
The government wants to create 7.5m work opportunities between 2014/15 and 2018/19 under Phase Three of its Expanded Public Works Programme, which was approved at a Cabinet meeting this week.
By Linda Ensor 22 Nov 2013 11:40
Poor communication costs South African businesses billions of rands every year. South Africa has a corporate communication landscape shaped by 11 official languages and a myriad of different cultures with their own ways of communicating and expressing themselves.
By John French 21 Nov 2013 09:26
More Sector Education and Training Authority (Seta) offices are being planned for rural areas where Further Education Training (FET) colleges will be opened according to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.
20 Nov 2013 07:53
A career in real estate is a rewarding choice for those hungry to operate in an arena of high-flying business-minded executives. "Working in real estate is not a job for the faint hearted, or those seeking a part-time job just to keep them out of mischief," said Craig Hutchison, CEO of Engel & Völkers Southern Africa.
18 Nov 2013 10:42
The University of Cape Town (UCT) and online education company, GetSmarter, have launched the UCT Training and Development Management short course, which provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of training and development in South Africa.
Issued by GetSmarter 18 Nov 2013 10:39
It is important to develop a concern for pronunciation, especially if English is not your first language. Second language speakers must recognise that poor, unintelligible speech will make their attempts at conversing frustrating and unpleasant both for themselves and for their listeners.
15 Nov 2013 10:47
Local companies are ready to create jobs for the youth through the proposed Employment Tax Incentive scheme‚ but want it properly implemented to avoid collapse.
14 Nov 2013 11:17
It has been reported that Wits University is the only African university chosen by top international recruiters to be ranked in the Global Employability University Ranking, which was published in the New York Times recently.
13 Nov 2013 12:38
Join a unique one-day leadership workshop in Johannesburg combining the wisdom of the Eastern mystics with the teachings of MBA programs, facilitated by Klasie Wessels of Streetschool who was previously the MD/Chairman of Draftfcb JHB.
Issued by Streetschool 13 Nov 2013 11:17
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