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HRDC meeting kicks off with focus on skilling youth
HRDC meeting kicks off with focus on skilling youth

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on the youth to take up skills that will develop and serve the needs of the economy...

8 hours ago

Are management positions really safe from automation?
Are management positions really safe from automation?

With an estimated two thirds of jobs in South Africa at risk of automation, it would be naïve for organisational leaders and managers to think their positions are immune...

1 day ago

Winners of the #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge
Winners of the #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge

The City of Cape Town announced the top 13 finalists and overall winner of 2018 #YouthStartCT entrepreneurial challenge awards ceremony at the Civic Centre on Wednesday, 20 June 2018.

1 day ago

Calling SA SMEs: apply now for the Growth Fund
Calling SA SMEs: apply now for the Growth Fund

SMEs looking to boost their business and create jobs are invited to apply for the R12.8-million Growth Fund...

2 days ago

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Izusa Carriers truck driver strike comes to an end

About 100 truck drivers from Izusa Carriers have ceased striking after they signed a resolution agreement with the Motor Transport Workers Union (MTWU)...

2 days ago

How far can a company slash wages and benefits to maximise profits? ConCourt will decide
How far can a company slash wages and benefits to maximise profits? ConCourt will decide

The Constitutional Court recently heard a case which will determine the extent to which an employer is allowed to slash salaries and benefits in order to maximise profits and to dismiss employees who refuse the change in work conditions...

By Mluleki Marongo 2 days ago

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Sibanye promises to improve safety

Sibanye-Stillwater says its current safety record is unacceptable ...

2 days ago

Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad
Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad

Social media is an excellent marketing tool, but in the wrong hands, it can also be severely damaging...

By linda graham 2 days ago

Startupbootcamp Africa chooses 22 startups for selection days
Startupbootcamp Africa chooses 22 startups for selection days

Startupbootcamp Africa has chosen 22 startups for the selection days head of its second annual accelerator programme, which will be narrowed down to the final 10...

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

How to pitch your startup at the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit
How to pitch your startup at the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit

The Africa Early Stage Investor Summit is looking for eight innovative, high-growth scale-ups to pitch at the annual event in Cape Town in November...

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

Food delivery men say they're exploited
Food delivery men say they're exploited

Immigrants working for food delivery companies like Uber Eats, MrD Food, and OrderIn as independent contractors say they are exploited. Often they use their own motorbikes, pay their own insurance...

By Tariro Washinyira 2 days ago

SAB graduate training programme to combat unemployment catch-22
SAB graduate training programme to combat unemployment catch-22

New graduates are entering the working world, only to face this catch-22: no work experience means no job; but no job means no work experience. In response to this, SAB is launching its Graduate Management Training Programme...

3 days ago

Looking at Liberty: How big is the human factor in the cybercrime epidemic?
Looking at Liberty: How big is the human factor in the cybercrime epidemic?

Last week, Liberty reported that hackers had infiltrated its IT system and threated to reveal critical customer data should a ransom not be paid...

By Nicol Mullins 3 days ago

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#YouthMonth: This 16-year-old developer is dominating the gaming industry

16-year-old self-taught game developer, Brandon Kynoch, is dominating the gaming industry with the App Store having chosen his game, Torus., as its 'Game of the Day' in 137 App Stores worldwide...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Winners of the first all-Africa Employee Engagement Awards
Winners of the first all-Africa Employee Engagement Awards

The inaugural Africa-wide Employee Engagement Awards and Conference hosted 150 people at the Hyatt in Rosebank, Johannesburg, on 14 June 2018...

18 Jun 2018

Companies urged to employ young graduates
Companies urged to employ young graduates

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on companies to go out of their way to employ young graduates as a way of growing the economy...

18 Jun 2018

Eskom, labour unions head back to negotiation table
Eskom, labour unions head back to negotiation table

Power utility, Eskom, and labour unions have agreed to go back to the negotiation table to bring an end to protest action, which has disrupted the supply of electricity...

18 Jun 2018

9 entrepreneurs pitch ideas to investors at (IoT)E
9 entrepreneurs pitch ideas to investors at (IoT)E

SqwidNet recently hosted the finale of its first entrepreneurship programme called (IoT)E - IoT to the power of E, where nine entrepreneurs pitched their ideas...

18 Jun 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The propaganda of optimism
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The propaganda of optimism

If South Africa is reality, then Malta is wonderland. Or vice versa, as I've discovered on a visit back to the old country...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 15 Jun 2018

Strike action leaves SA in the dark
Strike action leaves SA in the dark

Eskom left large chunks of the country in the dark on Thursday night when it implemented stage one load shedding, blaming the black out on sabotage by striking workers...

By Nicci Botha 15 Jun 2018

Rapid Incubator set to boost young entrepreneurs
Rapid Incubator set to boost young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs and small business owners from Katlehong will now have access to infrastructure, networking and mentoring through the newly launched Ekurhuleni West Centre for Entrepreneurship Rapid Youth Incubator (CfERI)...

15 Jun 2018

What does the workplace of 2030 look like... and are you ready for it?
What does the workplace of 2030 look like... and are you ready for it?

From automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to flexible work hours, mood-matched workspaces and fast-paced learning to bridge skill gaps, the workplace of 2030 will emphasise ingenuity and idea generation - plus empathy and doing good...

14 Jun 2018

Industrial action compromises power supply
Industrial action compromises power supply

The power supply is constrained as a result of industrial action, Eskom said on Thursday...

14 Jun 2018

Startupbootcamp receives over 1k applications for Cape Town accelerator
Startupbootcamp receives over 1k applications for Cape Town accelerator

Startupbootcamp Africa has received over 1,000 applications for its Cape Town-based accelerator programme after spending three months on a cross-world journey to source the best startups...

By Tom Jackson 14 Jun 2018

#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)
#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)

Loeries chair aunty and creative director at FCB Africa, Suhana Gordhan shares what creativity means to her and lessons in leadership she's learnt along her journey in advertising from the boys' locker room to the beaches of Nicaragua...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Jun 2018

#YouthMonth: Opportunities for entrepreneurial youth
#YouthMonth: Opportunities for entrepreneurial youth

Young graduates with an entrepreneurial spirit will get the opportunity to develop their skills and move from "job seekers" to "job creators" at the Ekurhuleni West Centre for Entrepreneurship Rapid Youth Incubator.

By Gaopalelwe Sebeela 13 Jun 2018

Guess co-founder Paul Marciano quits following sexual harassment probe
Guess co-founder Paul Marciano quits following sexual harassment probe

Guess co-founder Paul Marciano is stepping down as executive chairman after the fashion company concluded an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment...

13 Jun 2018

1 in 5 work in professions that are shrinking globally - study
1 in 5 work in professions that are shrinking globally - study

A recent study by Pearson, titled The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030, has forecast that one in five workers are in professions today that will shrink worldwide...

13 Jun 2018

Why we cannot ignore the benefits of cloud-based training apps
Why we cannot ignore the benefits of cloud-based training apps

Despite the fact that Africa's e-learning market doubled from 2011 to 2016, reaching $513 million, the continent's three biggest economies, South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya, are not yet moving their training applications to the cloud en masse...

By Matthew Barker 13 Jun 2018

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