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Rise of the female entrepreneur - vive la difference! - Ayanda Mbanga
Rise of the female entrepreneur - vive la difference!

"I'd be hard-pressed - and reluctant - to stop this snowball from reaching warp speed." ~ Zoe Barry, Founder and CEO of the Digital Health Startup, ZappRx.

Issued by Ayanda Mbanga 25 Aug 2015 08:29

How to have a successful internship - Grey
How to have a successful internship

As a millennial I am always seeking experiences that go beyond doing business for clients because I believe there has to be a bigger purpose tied to the work that one does. I can say I experienced this during my internship at GREY Africa, which confirmed my belief that there is definitely something compelling about advertising.

By Goodman Lepota, Issued by Grey 19 Aug 2015 10:33

What is the future of HR in South Africa? - Topco Media
What is the future of HR in South Africa?

This was one of the pressing topics that was debated at Careers24 The Future of HR Summit, involving industry leaders and HR professionals in the country. Various concerns around people management were part of this heated discussion; however, the core subject remained the importance of recruiting people that fit the company culture to drive productivity.

Issued by Topco Media 18 Aug 2015 10:51

Vodacom, SPARK Schools and Mhlathuze Water are South African Employers of Choice - Topco Media
Vodacom, SPARK Schools and Mhlathuze Water are South African Employers of Choice

Based on the number of employees, Vodacom scooped an award for the best large organisation to work for, while SPARK School was recognised for the mid-sized and Mhlathuze Water honoured for the public sector. These organisations captivated the judges with their level of commitment to creating a productive and pleasurable workplace through innovative HR values.

Issued by Topco Media 17 Aug 2015 09:40

Skills shortage - Here is what you can do about it - Blast Brand Catalysts
Skills shortage - Here is what you can do about it

There are many articles that have been written, and continue to be, around the concept of a "skills gap" or "skills shortage". More and more South Africans are matriculating and getting their tertiary qualifications, yet struggle to find a job in the workplace. There are a large percentage of graduates who are taking (often unpaid) internships simply to get a foot in the door.

By Chris Midgley, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 7 Aug 2015 08:56

What makes a great workplace? - The Mouse that Roared
What makes a great workplace?

Hands up anybody who leapt out of bed this morning and yelled, "Yes, it's Monday, I can't wait to get to work!" Anybody? But you know what, some people probably did... The world of work - even what we define as work - is changing. And that might just be a very good thing indeed.

Issued by The Mouse that Roared 3 Aug 2015 12:02

The allure of the 'perfect' candidate - NATIVE VML
The allure of the 'perfect' candidate

We've all experienced the type of candidate that you are blown away by in an interview. She not only meets the requirements of the job, but she could hit the ground running because her understanding of the role is so perfect. She's done almost the exact job before. She speaks five languages, is learning to code in her free time, is a keen (and gifted) photographer and everyone who has met her through the interview process has fallen slightly in love.

By Vanessa Gibb, Issued by NATIVE VML 3 Aug 2015 11:26

Recruitgroup CEO wins Standard Bank Rising Star Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015 - Recruitgroup
Recruitgroup CEO wins Standard Bank Rising Star Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015

Laura Reynolds, CEO of Recruitgroup, was overwhelmed by the privilege of receiving the Entrepreneur of the Year Award on Friday evening at the star-studded Rising Star Awards 2015.

Issued by Recruitgroup 29 Jul 2015 09:50

Students graduate from the Careers24 Job Readiness Initiative - Careers24
Students graduate from the Careers24 Job Readiness Initiative

Students from the Job Readiness Initiative, sponsored by Careers24 and implemented with partners Silulo Ulutho Technologies (Pty) Ltd and Learn to Earn (NGO-PBO), graduated in Phillipi and Khayelitsha in the first week of July. The pilot initiative focused on working with students who either are studying to improve their career prospects or to find employment in different sectors to where they are currently working.

Issued by Careers24 21 Jul 2015 13:21