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Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator
Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator

Kenyan incubator Nailab has announced the 15 startups that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme, designed to strengthen entrepreneurs' skills for scaling their businesses...

By Tom Jackson 18 Jan 2018

#BizTrends: Eight trends changing the modern workspace
#BizTrends: Eight trends changing the modern workspace

The mouse maze of cubicles of yesteryear are long gone, but the open plan office that replaced it has proven to have its fair share of issues too. Here's a look at workspace trends for the coming year...

By Linda Trim 17 Jan 2018

10 lessons from a successful crowdfunding campaign
10 lessons from a successful crowdfunding campaign

After about 45 days of extreme effort, intense co-ordinating, crazy ideas and good luck, we managed to complete the most successful rewards-based crowdfunding campaign in South Africa to date with Sugarbird Gin...

By Rob Heyns 16 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Effective internal communications in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Effective internal communications in 2018

The internal communications sector has to gear up to deal with a whole new world of communication...

By Brendan Cooper 16 Jan 2018

Pay discrimination on arbitrary grounds? Prove it.
Pay discrimination on arbitrary grounds? Prove it.

To succeed with a claim of unfair discrimination based on an arbitrary ground, an employee would need to adduce evidence or establish link between the arbitrary ground and the differentiation complained of...

By Jacques van Wyk 15 Jan 2018

Creative burnout
Creative burnout

Jessica Coombs of Native VML writes how dealing with creative burnout in all of its ugly forms is ultimately down to your company's culture....

By Jessica Coombs 10 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2018: Human experience is changing the future of work

Helping people to feel good at work goes far beyond achieving work-life balance. It's about creating an environment that enables employees to feel engaged, empowered and fulfilled...

By Ewout Holst 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Is franchising future-proof?
#BizTrends2018: Is franchising future-proof?

Modern-day franchising has been with us since the mid-1950s when it made its presence felt in the USA. Subsequently, expansion was swift and within a few short years, the concept had conquered the world.

By Tony Da Fonseca 9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Mobile self-service and real-time analysis are big trends in payroll
#BizTrends2018: Mobile self-service and real-time analysis are big trends in payroll

Many of us are enjoying the benefits of access to the internet and connectivity from anywhere in our daily lives. We have become accustomed to having information at our fingertips, and this ability and functionality is likely to increasingly impact payroll into 2018...

By Cathie Webb 9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Getting creative with employee rewards
#BizTrends2018: Getting creative with employee rewards

During 2018, reward practitioners must show inventiveness in developing cost-effective reward solutions but also exercise their influence to solve persistent problems that linger in the workplace...

By Mark Bussin 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The rise and rise of NextGen Work
#BizTrends2018: The rise and rise of NextGen Work

As labour markets dynamics continue to shift rapidly and the lifespan of skills becomes ever shorter, the gap between the skills that people have and those that employers need is widening...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Five trends in employment law we can expect in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Five trends in employment law we can expect in 2018

As we launch into 2018, here are a handful of trends we'll be seeing in the workplace this coming year...

By Johan Botes 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employee
#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employee

Kicking off 2018, the priority for the Education and Training (ETD) and Management Training calendar is planning for the coming year ahead...

By Mark Orpen 8 Jan 2018

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Millennials want a company with values: Here's how to offer one

Why are millennials so flaky? Some people might chalk this up to feelings of entitlement, impatience, or demand for instant gratification, but the real root cause might be a more philosophical one...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 5 Jan 2018

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How to rebrand yourself in 2018

If you're looking for a career move but you're finding it difficult to transition, it might be that employers are overlooking you due to personal branding issues...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 4 Jan 2018

All the King's Horses and all the King's Men could not put the contract together again...
All the King's Horses and all the King's Men could not put the contract together again...

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone," it means just what I chose it to mean - neither more, neither less." ...

By Johan Botes 3 Jan 2018

SA's Digemy changing the way corporates educate employees, customers
SA's Digemy changing the way corporates educate employees, customers

South African startup Digemy is optimising corporate education via its platform, and has already signed up two of the country's elite corporates as clients...

By Tom Jackson 3 Jan 2018

Boris Dzhingarov
The 33 project collaboration lexicon terms every entrepreneur should know

If projection collaboration is important for your business, you should really become familiar with the corporate lexicon that's commonly used during collaborative projects...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Dec 2017

Four ways small businesses can make employees look more professional
Four ways small businesses can make employees look more professional

One of the biggest concerns small business owners have is whether their company will be able to compete with more established brands in terms of the quality and professionalism...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 11 Dec 2017

Webber Wentzel launches legal incubation programme in SA
Webber Wentzel launches legal incubation programme in SA

Legal firm Webber Wentzel has launched Webber Wentzel Ignite, a legal incubation programme for entrepreneurs, in South Africa...

By Tom Jackson 11 Dec 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Three systems your business can't afford to put off

Effective systems are the backbone of every business; systems run everything from shipping and receiving to marketing and accounting...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 11 Dec 2017

Finding success through organisational health and balance
Finding success through organisational health and balance

German Genuine Contact trainer and leadership coach, Sabine Bredemeyer, believes an organisation is at its most productive and successful when healthy and balanced...

By Shan Radcliffe 5 Dec 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: How Phillipa Geard recruited our moms
#EntrepreneurMonth: How Phillipa Geard recruited our moms

Five years ago, Phillipa Geard set out to prove that moms are still a valuable and highly skilled asset to the working world. Today, she is a successful entrepreneur, founder of RecruitMyMom and NSBC's National Woman in Business Champion for 2017...

By Shan Radcliffe 30 Nov 2017

Controlling the narrative from the glass box
Controlling the narrative from the glass box

Brands are more accountable than ever in an age of radical transparency...

By Leon Ayo 30 Nov 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age
#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age

Kershen Pillay does not believe in luck. "I believe in working hard consistently and always staying focused on sharpening my skill. As an entrepreneur you have to be open to listening, learning and constantly developing yourself..."

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Nov 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Creatively saving lives through Conceptual Eyes
#EntrepreneurMonth: Creatively saving lives through Conceptual Eyes

Lindy Scott may not quite have reached her 30s yet, but this focused Wits Fine Art graduate and 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year nominee has certainly not let her youth dictate her aspirations and career path...

By Shan Radcliffe 27 Nov 2017

Uplifting youth employment with DDT
Uplifting youth employment with DDT

Following the launch of the Demand-Driven Training Toolkit by the Rockefeller Foundation in South Africa recently, we chatted to the company's Africa Regional Office MD, Mamadou Biteye about DDT and how it will alleviate youth unemployment...

By Shan Radcliffe 23 Nov 2017

Empowering millennials through mobility
Empowering millennials through mobility

The millennial generation is changing the game globally - more specifically: how they communicate with businesses, what and how they purchase, and what they value most...

By Des Fenner 17 Nov 2017

John Sanei
#Newsmaker: Singularity University invites John Sanei to panel

John Sanei, business innovation strategist, trend specialist, futurist and author of South African bestseller What's your moonshot?, has been invited to join Singularity University's panel of global speakers...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Nov 2017

Why companies don't always test for alcohol... and why they should
Why companies don't always test for alcohol... and why they should

Although alcohol and substance testing forms part of the health and safety policies and procedures in many industries, there are still a great number of organisations that do not employ the same cautionary practice, potentially resulting in significant loss to the business...

By Rhys Evans 13 Nov 2017

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