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IT and the green economy identified as future-orientated businesses in South Africa
IT and the green economy identified as future-orientated businesses in South Africa

Leading global financial services firm J.P. Morgan has been supporting a number of companies to conduct in-depth research into the SME sector...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 16 hours ago

MyFuture 4.0 expo - preparing kids for careers that don't exist yet
MyFuture 4.0 expo - preparing kids for careers that don't exist yet

In this ever-changing digital world, experts predict that by 2025, scores of people will be working in jobs that don't exist yet. For children currently making subject choices at school, and matriculants now selecting tertiary courses, preparing for this unknown future is essential...

3 days ago

Nick Binedell directing Clem Sunter, Dawie Roodt and Mondli Makhanya in conversation, at Ads24's Food For Thought.
The benefits of being a 'business fox' when scenario planning

If you've attended a talk by Clem Sunter, you'll know all about the importance of being more fox than hedgehog in business - here are the red flags to watch for as we approach 2019, in the hope of a once-again thriving economy and what your business needs to focus on to play its part...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

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What Kenya can do to ensure local people benefit from its oil industry

Six years ago, Kenya discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the Turkana region...

By Melba K Wasunna 10 Oct 2018

Why HR needs to evolve to remain relevant
Why HR needs to evolve to remain relevant

The human resources function must reinvent itself as a digital, data-driven partner to the business as trends such as artificial intelligence, big data and mobility transform the world around us...

9 Oct 2018

Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered
Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered

Wrapping up the two-day Jobs Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all stakeholders to roll-up their sleeves and create the much needed jobs in the country...

8 Oct 2018

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Going back to B-BBEE basics with 10 transformation tips

You'd be hard-pressed to find a responsible South African business that doesn't believe in the critical need for representative transformation and inequality reduction in South Africa. However, the intricacies of B-BBEE are confusing at best and can be incredibly expensive and stressful at worst...

By Andrew Allison 8 Oct 2018

Why knowledge is power in customer service
Why knowledge is power in customer service

Fostering a culture of continuous learning is essential in today's business environment, but companies find this principle difficult to implement...

By Wynand Smit 4 Oct 2018

Jobs Summit kicks off
Jobs Summit kicks off

High-impact interventions to drive job creation, job retention and economic growth will be the focus of the much anticipated Jobs Summit, which kicks off today...

4 Oct 2018

Labour all set for Jobs Summit
Labour all set for Jobs Summit

With just two days until the much anticipated Jobs Summit, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced that she is all set to deliver her opening and closing remarks at the summit...

2 Oct 2018

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Accenture creates new decentralised internship programme

Accenture has launched a new decentralised internship programme that was created in partnership with the Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein...

1 Oct 2018

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#FairnessFirst: Fair chance to climb the career ladder of the future?

CapeTalk radio host Africa Melane served as MC for the recent #BI4Gov Behavioural Insights conference in Cape Town. After a quick tea break chat, he inspired me to share my thoughts on how we need to both be the best we can be and give a hand up, not just a hand out...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Oct 2018

Pick n Pay's spaza programme unveils third store modernisation in WC
Pick n Pay's spaza programme unveils third store modernisation in WC

Pick n Pay's spaza modernisation programme has helped local entrepreneurs Armien and Yasmina Adams open their Something Nice Market in Blue Downs, Cape Town...

27 Sep 2018

Why creating a learning culture at work is crucial to business development
Why creating a learning culture at work is crucial to business development

Warren Buffett says clever people know their field because they studied it, but smart people are intentional about investing in continuous learning. His formula for success is: "Go to bed smarter than you woke up"...

By Brian Eagar 26 Sep 2018

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Digital culture makes or breaks digital transformation initiatives

What too many organisations overlook when embarking on a digital transformation is the cultural and leadership readiness for the change. Both are essential to the success of any initiative...

By Jonathan Houston 26 Sep 2018

Applications open for MEST class of 2020
Applications open for MEST class of 2020

The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has opened applications for its next one-year, fully-sponsored entrepreneurial training programme in Accra, Ghana.

By Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

R22m boost for skills training of the unemployed
R22m boost for skills training of the unemployed

The Department of Labour is today set to unveil training programmes, to the value of R22 million, aimed at creating jobs in the aviation, maritime commercial diving and agricultural sectors...

17 Sep 2018

OMNI HR Consulting gets accredited with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations
OMNI HR Consulting gets accredited with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations

The core focus of Omni HR Consulting is to provide customers with innovative, relevant and industry-related training and development solutions, which will meet the skills development needs of their human capital and talent pipeline...

Issued by OMNI HR Consulting 14 Sep 2018

Hire a teen, before they know everything...
Hire a teen, before they know everything...

An effective way for businesses to stay ahead of the technology curve in today's digital age is growth from within - a strategy that requires savvy management who can spot talent...

14 Sep 2018

Why we need to take a lifelong approach to learning
Why we need to take a lifelong approach to learning

As technological advancements continue to drive the global economy, linking the two aspects of learning - literacy and skills development - has become essential...

By Jackie Carroll 14 Sep 2018

Upcoming jobs summit to attract investment, tackle poverty
Upcoming jobs summit to attract investment, tackle poverty

Deputy President David Mabuza says the up and coming jobs summit will ensure that South Africa continues to address the country's poverty and income inequality...

13 Sep 2018

Calling women entrepreneurs: applications open for Future Females Business School
Calling women entrepreneurs: applications open for Future Females Business School

Future Females has opened its applications for the Future Females Business School...

13 Sep 2018

Rising Stars Career Expo to explore new heights
Rising Stars Career Expo to explore new heights

The 8th Annual Rising Stars Career Expo aims to be bigger and better this year as it settles at a larger outdoor venue - the Imfume Sports Ground, south of Durban...

13 Sep 2018

How are South Africans planning to future-proof their careers?
How are South Africans planning to future-proof their careers?

Only 23.8% of working South Africans believe their current skills will keep them employed in 10 years' time, according to a research report released by MasterStart this week...

13 Sep 2018

Bringing 1956 empowerment to today's disadvantaged women
Bringing 1956 empowerment to today's disadvantaged women

In commemoration of the 1956 Women's March to the Union Buildings, the Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) will launch their 1956 Women's Business Empowerment Programme...

11 Sep 2018

How a TES can bridge the artisanal skills gap
How a TES can bridge the artisanal skills gap

For a country that contributes to highly technical and specialist industries of mining, oil and gas, South Africa has a dearth of many of the artisanal skills required within these sectors...

By Tebogo Moalusi 11 Sep 2018

Slide 161 of Youth Report (2018). UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing & Instant Grass International.
#YouthReport2018: The SA jobseeker's catch-22, micro-privileges and the rise of 'adulting'

The third session of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018 release was presented by Martin Neethling, director of groceries at Pioneer Foods, and was all about the 18- to 24-year-old market, the changing definition of teenagers and the game-changers in this regard...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Sep 2018

Leaders need to get socially schooled
Leaders need to get socially schooled

In an age of rage, social signalling and online justice, leaders need to be schooled in the reputational ramifications of social media...

By Laura Kirsten 5 Sep 2018

Careers24 releases job application and recruitment stats per sector for the last year
Careers24 releases job application and recruitment stats per sector for the last year

The South African employment landscape has shown some promising signs of growth in the last year...

Issued by Careers24 4 Sep 2018

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