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New study says the gender gap in science could take generations to fix

Without further interventions, the gender gap in the science workforce is likely to persist for generations, particularly in surgery, computer science, physics and maths...

By Luke Holman 1 day ago

Unhealthy relationship between employee wellness expectations and reality

While many employers recognise the role they have to play in influencing good employee health, most are not employing strategies that best enable these outcomes...

1 day ago

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 1 day ago

Closing the gender gap in SA by just 10% could achieve higher economic growth - report

Women currently hold 19% of tech-related jobs at the top 10 global tech companies...

2 days ago

Bruce Daisley of Twitter on the power of amazing culture businesses (Part 3)

Bruce Daisley is VP for Europe at Twitter, and runs the Eat Sleep Work Repeat podcast. In the last part of this three-part article, Jon Ratcliffe chatted with him about purpose, well-being, what advice he can give young students entering the industry...

By Jon Ratcliffe 3 days ago

Two wrongs don't make a right - the Labour Appeal Court cleans up the mess

In Clencor Pty Ltd v Mngezana NO and Others, the Labour Appeal Court was required to consider whether the Labour Court erred in coming to a conclusion as to the relevance of evidence not presented at the CCMA

By Lauren Salt and Tiisetso Rabolao 2 days ago

14-18 May 2018 is Business Continuity Awareness Week

The annual Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW), taking place from 14 to 18 May 2018, is a global event facilitated by the Business Continuity Institute to raise awareness of the latest trends in business continuity...

3 days ago

A third of SA workers say employers undervalue work-life balance

The Targus NoMoreExcuses Survey has revealed that 63% of employers discourage or don't permit remote working, and of the 37% that do - only 19% of those provide their employees with devices (such as smart phones, tablets and laptops) to enable them to work anywhere...

2 days ago

Papers to help improve labour safety in agriculture, forestry sectors

The back-breaking jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors are some of the most dangerous. To reduce health risks, FAO has published two papers mapping ways to improve worker health and safety...

3 days ago

Suspect arrested for masquerading as labour inspector

An alleged criminal has been spotted and apprehended by the South African Police Services in the Warden (eastern Free State) farming area...

2 days ago

#YouthStartCT 2018 entrepreneurial challenge opens

The City of Cape Town's #YouthStartCT challenge, now in its third year, is officially open for entry...

2 days ago

Companies still fronting through trusts

Companies are still dabbling in fronting through the use of trusts, the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission says...

3 days ago

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...

3 days ago

Prasa Rail acting CEO removed

Mthuthuzeli Swartz was removed as acting CEO of Prasa Rail on Tuesday after the interim board deemed his continued leadership "too much of a risk"...

By Aidan Jones 3 days ago

Paid leave for volunteering is about more than giving back

If you've ever donated your personal time to help others, you've likely experienced what psychologists call the 'Helper's High', or the feeling of euphoria we experience when we help others. It's addictive and we want to experience it again and again...

By Joanne van der Walt 3 days ago

#Newsmaker: Tamiko Cuellar to host South African tour for women entrepreneurs

Founder of Pursue Your Purpose LLC, Tamiko Cuellar is planning a South African tour for aspiring and emerging women entrepreneurs beginning in August 2018 in honour of National Women's Day...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2018

Innovo Networks launches 'business in a box'

Cape Town-based ICT provider, Innovo Networks, has launched a 'business in a box' product toolkit (#Bizzbox) for small businesses...

17 Apr 2018

The five common CTO personas and what they do

The specifics of leading technology innovation vary widely between organisations...

16 Apr 2018

How autonomy is redefining work

The modern workplace is seeing a major overhaul, thanks both to new technologies that make new types of work possible, and changing attitudes that challenge norms that have existed for decades...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

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