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#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications
#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications

MyImprint, a tech startup that provides easy access to criminal record and identity verifications, is the first of its kind to innovate a digital consent verification system in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment
African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment

Unemployment rates across Africa are too high, but tech startups are coming up with more and more innovative ways of connecting jobseekers with opportunities...

By Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018

The social side of recruitment
The social side of recruitment

While technology has radically changed the face of recruitment and expanded access to the available talent pool, the core basics still remain...

By Shan Radcliffe 19 Jul 2018

Is software development 'by the business, for the business' the new IT?
Is software development 'by the business, for the business' the new IT?

In an era of digital transformation, why are so many business leaders still on the sidelines when it comes to driving their technology agendas?

By Anton Cabral 18 Jul 2018

Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote working
Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote working

As part of the city's efforts to save water, remote working solutions can play a key role...

By Colin Thornton 21 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

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

#StartupStory: Playbook
#StartupStory: Playbook

Playbook is a web-based platform that simplifies the creative procurement process by making sure SA creatives and artists 'play by the book' in terms of bookings, performances or commissions...

By Jessica Tennant 8 Feb 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

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

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Managing your business in the freelance economy

Remote working is the way of the future, and with the rise of the gig economy, driven by an ever-growing freelance workforce, comes the challenge of project managing a team working from different locations...

By Dan Marcus 13 Nov 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Pivoting on disruption
#EntrepreneurMonth: Pivoting on disruption

Deborah Hartung has a passion for people and disrupting industry norms. Her startup, Pivot PeopleTech is geared toward assisting other small businesses and entrepreneurs with the tools to manage their HR requirements without the high overheads...

By Shan Radcliffe 30 Oct 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Eight tips for more effective employee evaluation process

Employee evaluation shouldn't be a cumbersome job for the employer and the employee. When done the right way, it can make a huge difference in both individual and organisational performance...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 Oct 2017

Joe Fuster
#CEMAfrica2017: ‘Remember that I'm human' - your customer

There is an organisational shift taking place in the customer experience industry, where traditional siloed structures are breaking down to enable a culture of customer-centricity...

By Louise Marsland 21 Aug 2017

Employ me!
Employ me!

Whitney Jacobs, a 29-year-old social innovator from Port Elizabeth, is no stranger to the business world. She first founded Fusion at 18...

By Shan Radcliffe 27 Jul 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
What to look for in a Salesforce consultant

Salesforce consulting is a common practice among most businesses now. This is because the people in the sales department of any business are probably the most important employees...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Apr 2017

How to make self-employment work for you
How to make self-employment work for you

With technology simplifying so many of the business processes that used to be done by hand, all that's left for entrepreneurs to do is to be smart about which shortcuts they use to their advantage...

By Daphne Stanford 7 Apr 2017

Six things SMEs should know about payroll tax
Six things SMEs should know about payroll tax

Small and medium-sized business owners face reams of red tape in their businesses, but one area that is especially important to master is payroll...

By Yolandi Esterhuizen 9 Sep 2016

Top tips for women in tech
Top tips for women in tech

As a woman with more than 17 years of work experience in the challenging and constantly evolving tech industry, I have had my fair share of learning experiences over time...

By Lynette Hundermark 30 Apr 2015

10 things to do when the lights are out
10 things to do when the lights are out

Businesses are suffering because of the ongoing load shedding across South Africa. Not everyone is in a fortunate position to own a generator, so the flow of day-to-day work tasks is interrupted...

By Tim Hill 17 Feb 2015

Which businesses are under threat in 2015?
Which businesses are under threat in 2015?

While everyone enjoys progress, it doesn't necessarily mean we'll be benefitting - discover the true impact of digital media...

By Tauriq Moosa 6 Jan 2015

[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineers
[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineers

"It was always this awkward looking guy who was tech savvy, solved a big problem and got the girl in the end ... I consider myself a geek. A geek can look like this too. A geek can wear pink dresses and can wear sparkles and be just as geeky as anybody else." - Margaret Burgraff...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Nov 2014

Maximising social media channels for talent management
Maximising social media channels for talent management

JOHANNESBURG: Over the past decade, social media has metamorphosed from being a college student pastime to a fully-fledged corporate phenomenon, resulting in a surge of interpersonal communication, the exchange of information and ideas, and virtual community building. The use of enterprise social networks (ESNs) is also on the rise. They work just like traditional social networks, but are designed with the business in mind.

By Yolandi Nortje 26 Feb 2014

Matthew Gray
How to use YouTube to recruit the top talent

Recruiting with video is becoming an incredibly powerful way to reach top talent as candidates spend progressively less time reading and ever more time watching online videos, film and TV to get their information.

By Matthew Gray 4 Sep 2013

Joanne Bushell
Is tech good or bad for work-life balance?

The number of mobile internet devices is set to outnumber humans by the end of this year.1 There'll be more smartphones and internet-connected tablets and monitors than there are people on the planet.

By Joanne Bushell 2 Aug 2013

Teryl Schroenn
HR technology used to reinforce data and people management

Technology to regulate human resources (HR) remains one of the fastest growing and most relevant within business management solution development. Today, the emphasis is on big data management and analytics to strengthen operations - with security as the first priority.

By Teryl Schroenn 29 Jul 2013

Paul Fick
Is BYOD negatively impacting on your employee productivity?

The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon has exploded in recent years as a result of mobility and the exponential growth in the popularity and the available variety of smartphones, tablets and notebook computers.

By Paul Fick 19 Apr 2013

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