Neilson named new City of Cape Town acting Mayor
Neilson named new City of Cape Town acting Mayor

Ian Neilson has been named as the City of Cape Town's new acting Executive Mayor...

9 May 2018

Why undercover investigation is the cornerstone of loss control
Why undercover investigation is the cornerstone of loss control

Many businesses focus their loss control strategies on preventing unwanted elements from getting in from the outside. While this is certainly an important step in securing assets and minimising risk, what if the truly dangerous element has already made itself comfortable within the operations of the organisation...?

By Kyle Condon 8 May 2018

Aspen's new facility to create more jobs
Aspen's new facility to create more jobs

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has launched Aspen's R1bn high containment facility that will create over 500 jobs...

8 May 2018

Leadership quotes to inspire you
Leadership quotes to inspire you

Leadership is a role that requires strong-willed and courageous individuals. Here are some positive leadership quotes to inspire success...

By Khanyie Dlamini, Issued by Central Technical College 8 May 2018

The #IndustrialRevolution and how to future-proof your career
The #IndustrialRevolution and how to future-proof your career

The fourth industrial revolution is here and professionals need to train up and study courses that prepare them for future jobs. Learn more about how this shift will change various sectors...

By Khanyie Dlamini, Issued by Damelin Correspondence College 8 May 2018

Eight key tips for entrepreneurial success
Eight key tips for entrepreneurial success

Entrepreneurship allows startup owners to pursue their passion and gain financial freedom. Discover what it takes to be a successful business owner...

By Khanyie Dlamini, Issued by ICESA 8 May 2018

10 tips to help you begin your startup business
10 tips to help you begin your startup business

Getting your startup business off the ground requires careful thought and planning. One of the greatest things that you can do is to get going on an action plan. Here's how...

By Laeeka Khan, Issued by Lyceum Correspondence College 8 May 2018

Playing fields not quite level, despite progress
Playing fields not quite level, despite progress

More than 50% of sport federations in South Africa have reported senior and underage representative teams that are well below the envisaged 50% representation target...

7 May 2018

When employee suspensions go wrong
When employee suspensions go wrong

Employers need to think twice before they simply suspend an employee. If the suspension turns out to be unfair, the employer may need to fork out more money than bargained for...

7 May 2018

Why SA labour relations are the worst in the world
Why SA labour relations are the worst in the world

South Africa has the worst labour-employee relations in the world, ranking 137 out of 137 countries, according to the World Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 released by the World Economic Forum...

7 May 2018

Tailoring employee benefits to reflect the changing landscape
Tailoring employee benefits to reflect the changing landscape

Global awareness has resulted in individuals asking more questions and pushing back against the stereotypes they have previously been subjected to - ultimately reshaping societal 'norms'...

Issued by Ackermans 4 May 2018

Magome Masike, North West health MEC
NW health tables plan to boost workforce

In a bid to increase its health workforce, the North West health department says more than 700 medical students will be leaving Cuba to come and do their final 6th year of their medical degree course in South Africa...

4 May 2018

Suspended Sars commissioner, Tom Moyane
Tom Moyane served with disciplinary charges

Suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane has been served with disciplinary charges, the Presidency announced...

4 May 2018

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: An expectation of salaries

What can a marketing or communications worker expect to earn in Malta? New figures released in April by Eurostat give broad sectoral outlines across five areas of economic activity providing an indication of wages across the EU in general and the Maltese islands in particular...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 4 May 2018

Moving people analytics from HR to the C-suite
Moving people analytics from HR to the C-suite

People analytics - data on employees that is relevant to HR functions - have traditionally been used to justify the cost of HR investments...

By Bruce van Wyk 4 May 2018

SEED workshop applications open for entrepreneurs in sustainability sector
SEED workshop applications open for entrepreneurs in sustainability sector

Global non-profit organisation SEED will host its Replicator Connect Workshops in Polokwane, 17-18 May, and in Pretoria, 23-24 May...

4 May 2018

Two Egyptian startups selected for 500 Startups accelerator
Two Egyptian startups selected for 500 Startups accelerator

Egyptian startups Harmonica and Shezlong have been chosen to take part in the 23rd batch of the US-based 500 Startups accelerator, securing $150,000 in funding as well as training and mentorship...

By Tom Jackson 3 May 2018

Local Africa HR-Net formed at African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes
Local Africa HR-Net formed at African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes

The second edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting local and regional governments was held at the Be Live hotel in Saidia, Morocco last week, where delegates participated in the creation of the Local Africa HR-Net...

3 May 2018

Recognise the era of knowledge workers
Recognise the era of knowledge workers

Over the past 40 years our workforce has transcended from doing labour with their hands to working with their brains. We haven't got the slightest clue what knowledge work is and that's an enormous problem...

By Martijn Aslander 3 May 2018

Seedstars to open hub in Cairo
Seedstars to open hub in Cairo

Seedstars World is to open its first MENA-based Seedspace hub in Cairo, Egypt on 4 May 2018 at an inaugural event featuring different actors from the local ecosystem and international community...

By Tom Jackson 30 Apr 2018

Automated high-volume recruitment start-up Giraffe closes second funding round
Automated high-volume recruitment start-up Giraffe closes second funding round

Giraffe's closed a second round of equity funding, led by FirstRand's Vumela Fund managed by Edge Growth, with participation from Omidyar Network, the Brozin family's Forever Young Capital and Catapult Trust...

Issued by Giraffe 26 Apr 2018

French South African Tech Labs opens calls for applications
French South African Tech Labs opens calls for applications

Cape Town-based incubator and accelerator French South African Tech Labs (FSAT Labs) has opened the call for applications to its third class of entrepreneurs...

By Tom Jackson 26 Apr 2018

Home Affairs to enforce legal immigrant employment
Home Affairs to enforce legal immigrant employment

Companies may expect "a knock on the door" from the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) to conduct required audits and investigations on their employment practices of immigrant workers, Director from the DHA's Corporate Account Unit, Ben Makhalemele has warned...

By Tasia Brummer 26 Apr 2018

Suspended North West Province health head, Thabo Lekalakala. Photo: Semphete
Suspended NW health head faces discplinary action over Mediosa

Suspended head of the North West Health Department, Thabo Lekalakala, will face disciplinary proceedings into the procurement of the medical mobile unit, Mediosa...

26 Apr 2018

South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be
South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be

South Africa's parliament is currently debating amendments to the Labour Relations Act that will change how workers can go on strike...

By Carin Runciman 25 Apr 2018

Boost for W Cape skills development
Boost for W Cape skills development

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has launched the Lesedi Skills Development Academy in Atlantis in the Western Cape to give youth from the area a better chance in the job market...

25 Apr 2018

How to cut through the clutter to create new digital learning paths
How to cut through the clutter to create new digital learning paths

How do organisations motivate their employees to make time for learning, and encourage them to engage with knowledge that's essential for career success - when they're already overwhelmed with information and short of time...?

By Anton Cabral 25 Apr 2018

CHS, Ocean Basket partners to boost hospitality industry skills
CHS, Ocean Basket partners to boost hospitality industry skills

With an induction programme starting late last year, the training courses have continued with the Ocean Basket management team and has steadily filtered down to delivering skills to restaurant managers and staff...

25 Apr 2018

Summit connects disabled learners to potential employers
Summit connects disabled learners to potential employers

Hundreds of disabled learners had the opportunity to meet corporates seeking to employ people with disabilities...

25 Apr 2018

New survey of C-suites sees 2018 as 'Year of the Employee'
New survey of C-suites sees 2018 as 'Year of the Employee'

The inaugural Worldcom Confidence Index (CI) has revealed a 43% increase in the number of business leaders planning to give employees the most attention in 2018 than did so in 2017...

24 Apr 2018

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