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

Something significant happened on the islands last month and it wasn't just the arrival of summer...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 13 Jul 2018

Blockchain and its potential to disrupt recruitment
Blockchain and its potential to disrupt recruitment

Over the past few years the word "blockchain" has become largely synonymous with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. But this technology could disrupt far more industries than imagined...

11 Jul 2018

Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Onboarding - Part 1
Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Onboarding - Part 1

Top Employers Institute's supportive, human-centred, year-long onboarding programme is all about thinking global and acting local...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 9 Jul 2018

Photo by Chris Leipelt on Unsplash
37,390 new aircraft and 540,000 new pilots needed by 2038

Airbus' new Global Market Forecast 2018-2037 reveals that the world's passenger fleet will more than double to 48,000 aircraft in 20 years with traffic growing at a resilient 4.4% per year...

6 Jul 2018

From winemaker to millwright - who qualifies for Critical Skills Work Permit?
From winemaker to millwright - who qualifies for Critical Skills Work Permit?

The starting point when bringing in a foreign specialist into your business is the Critical Skills List, which notes the professions where Home Affairs issues work permits due to areas where there are shortages of skills...

By Marisa Jacobs 5 Jul 2018

Generation Z will transform African business
Generation Z will transform African business

The next-generation workforce is set to drive positive change for Africa's enterprises...

3 Jul 2018

Desiree Goodwin
#YouthMonth: Millennials in the workplace

Millennials, a word used for those reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century, are an enigma to the older generations as they strive for both financial independence and personal fulfilment...

By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Jun 2018

Jobs added in first quarter
Jobs added in first quarter

In the first quarter of 2018 the total number of jobs increased by 56,000 from the previous quarter, bringing the total number of persons employed in the formal non-agricultural sector to 9,838,000...

26 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

Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Talent strategy
Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Talent strategy

"Africa's Top Employers strive to improve the lives of others, beyond just their own walls." - Billy Elliott, Country Manager Africa, Top Employers Institute...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 12 Jun 2018

The candidate feedback debate
The candidate feedback debate

I imagine that many of you are rolling your eyes at this very moment, thinking to yourself that there are just not enough hours in the day to give each and every candidate feedback...

Issued by Placement Partner 12 Jun 2018

Business benefits to employing youth
Business benefits to employing youth

In celebration of Youth Month, Tony Keal, group skills facilitator at the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape reminds us of the financial benefits of employing young people...

5 Jun 2018

Lindiwe Miyambu, African Bank’s group executive: human capital
Current digital skills training doesn't cut it in the financial sector

When it comes to digital skills and the future skills needed for the workplace, the current training of potential employees for the financial sector in the higher institutions of learning is lacking...

31 May 2018

How to cut the cost of job hunting for unemployed youth
How to cut the cost of job hunting for unemployed youth

Employers need to make it easier for young people to find jobs, Lulaway CEO Jake Willis believes. who says it costs job seekers about R550 a month in transport and administrative costs to actively search for a job in South Africa...

30 May 2018

How to create an effective virtual team in 5 easy steps
How to create an effective virtual team in 5 easy steps

Whether you're looking for skills you can't find locally, want to reduce the number of people in-office, need to expedite a project, or simply have some employees who might be better suited to working remotely, creating a virtual team may be the solution...

By Hendrik Geyser 25 May 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: What Malta learned from Marilyn; the wages of sun
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: What Malta learned from Marilyn; the wages of sun

If there was a theme song for public relations in general and reputation management in particular, it should be the Marilyn Monroe and Frankie Vaughn duet Specialisation from her under-appreciated 1960 movie Let's make love...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 25 May 2018

Regional salary averages revealed for 2018
Regional salary averages revealed for 2018

CareerJunction has released a review on the latest salary trends in South Africa, revealing salaries currently on offer in South Africa...

Issued by CareerJunction 25 May 2018

Cheree Dyers, CEO of Prescient Investment Management
Stereotypes hinder diversity in the fund management industry

Gender, racial and social perceptions continue to deter many candidates from pursuing a profession within the fund management industry...

23 May 2018

The tools of the recruitment trade
The tools of the recruitment trade

Are you, as a recruiter, making the most of all the tools at your disposal to find candidates and make placements faster than the competition? Let's examine the evidence!...

Issued by Placement Partner 22 May 2018

More than an awards, this was an accord
More than an awards, this was an accord

On Thursday, 10 May, the Best Managed Companies in a host of sectors were announced at the second annual Top 500 Awards, hosted at Inanda Club's Polo Room in the heart of Sandton...

Issued by Topco Media 18 May 2018

The macro factors shaping Africa's unique talent trends
The macro factors shaping Africa's unique talent trends

The world is in an age the business of disruption. A good example of this can be seen in the Starbucks business model, which is beginning to pivot...

By Nicol Mullins 15 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

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

Vumela funds Giraffe - A game-changer in the recruitment industry
Vumela funds Giraffe - A game-changer in the recruitment industry

The Vumela Fund has announced an exciting new equity investment in Giraffe - an automated high-volume recruitment start-up, using mobile technology and matching algorithms...

Issued by Edge Growth 20 Apr 2018

How to check if potential employees are sex offenders
How to check if potential employees are sex offenders

The National Registrar for Sex Offenders (NSRO) may not be readily available to the general public but for those who employ people who work with children or disabled people, access is given to protect these vulnerable groups...

20 Apr 2018

Companies prune major perks from expat packages
Companies prune major perks from expat packages

Although the battle for senior leadership talent in Africa is as rife as ever, companies are now less inclined to offer major perks on top of remuneration packages to attract top international executives...

19 Apr 2018

Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech
Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech

Women are still significantly under-represented in emerging tech, and this imbalance will remain unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the industry...

18 Apr 2018

#FairnessFirst: Addressing that gender equality pay gap, day by day
#FairnessFirst: Addressing that gender equality pay gap, day by day

It was 'equal pay day' in the US on 10 April. That's how far into 2018 a woman had to work to earn what a man earned in 2017. Here's how to stand up for your rights to equal pay for equal work...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Apr 2018

20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa
20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa

With the Seedstars World Summit taking place on Thursday, 12 April 2018, the organisers have announced the final 65 finalists that will get the chance to pitch their ideas on the global stage. 20 out of the 65 finalists are from Africa...

By Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018

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