Jenny Reid
Criminal record expunging: Saving grace or catastrophic lapse in judgement?

[Jenny Reid] Another stark reminder of how seriously our justice system takes qualifications fraud presented itself earlier this month when former police spokesman Vincent Mdunge was sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Durban Regional Court...

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Sophie Baker
How to write a professional business letter

How to write a professional business letter[Sophie Baker] Most of our communication nowadays is conducted via email. The speed, convenience and low cost make it the logical choice when compared to traditional forms of communication like letters or even phone calls...

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Roane Swindon
Pension funds for staff: how and why

Pension funds for staff: how and why[Roane Swindon] Providing retirement funding to your employees may seem to be a daunting task...

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Su-Mari Du Bruyn
The danger of holding out for perfect optimisation

[Su-Mari Du Bruyn] Too many businesses make the mistake of holding out for perfect optimisation. They want to wait until the business circumstances are perfect, until they are 100% sure that it will work perfectly...

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Madelein van der Watt
Getting to grips with the complexities of employment contracts

[Madelein van der Watt] An effective, flexible and understandable employment contract is the basis of a good employee-employer relationship. Let's look at the basics of creating a sound employment contract...

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Madelein van der Watt
Extension for Compensation Fund returns gives SMEs some breathing space

Extension for Compensation Fund returns gives SMEs some breathing space[Madelein van der Watt] The Department of Labour has extended the deadline for Return of Earnings for employers registered with the Compensation Fund to 31 May 2015. These returns are usually due by the end of March each year...

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Madelein van der Watt
SA employers under pressure to prepare payrolls for 2015/6 budget

SA employers under pressure to prepare payrolls for 2015/6 budget[Madelein van der Watt] South African employers must act quickly to prepare their payroll systems and processes for the new tax brackets and calculations...

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Khuthalani Khumalo
When the road to your promotion seems unending...

[Khuthalani Khumalo] Agencies around the country are structured in different ways...

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Roane Swindon
How to deal with office politics

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[Roane Swindon] Some would say that politics in the office - including gossip, competition, hostility, and general scheming - is inevitable and unavoidable...

Posted 21 days ago | Like
Roane Swindon
How to speak on the telephone

[Roane Swindon] You may have your reception area perfectly set up for creating the ideal first impression, but are your receptionists and employees extending that impression on the telephone?

Posted 29 days ago | Like
Roane Swindon
How to hold a disciplinary hearing

How to hold a disciplinary hearing[Roane Swindon] It is every employer's wish that everything runs smoothly in the company but sometimes this does not happen and an employee may have to be reprimanded...

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Sophie Baker
Start up advice you should ignore

Start up advice you should ignore[Sophie Baker] As a new entrepreneur, you'll meet plenty of people who are fascinated with your business ideas. There will be lots of advice thrown your way - some good, some bad, but most of it well-meaning...

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Harry Welby-Cooke
Why you need to test your business idea first

[Harry Welby-Cooke] If you were given the choice between launching a business built around a sleek new gadget, or starting a second-hand clothing and shoe store, what would you choose?...

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Auguste Coetzer
Headhunting: the art of getting someone else to the top

[Auguste Coetzer] We all understand the desire to get to the top, but getting someone else to the top requires a unique set of skills and a mindset many people find difficult to fathom.

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Harry Welby-Cooke
Why the new BBBEE codes are good for your business

[Harry Welby-Cooke] Many entrepreneurs find the BBBEE Codes of Good Practice overwhelming and confusing, so they've been ignoring them until now...

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Juliette Attwell
[BizCareers] Should you ask for help?

[BizCareers] Should you ask for help?[Juliette Attwell] In this week's column we look at how to ask for help when thrown in the deep-end...

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Niteske Marshall
Your CV has just seconds to impress: make them count

[Niteske Marshall] Eight seconds is all it takes to knock the socks off potential employers reading your CV and entice them to read more...

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Harry Welby-Cooke
Building your dream business team

Building your dream business team[Harry Welby-Cooke] To understand the meaning and importance of a dream team, use this handy acronym: T.E.A.M. - Together Everyone Achieves More...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Juliette Attwell
[BizCareers] Is entrepreneurial flair good or bad? How does my salary compare?

[Juliette Attwell] The BizCareers column returns once again and tackles the question of "Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" as well as the issue of salaries for specific job titles...

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Mike Stopforth
The importance of networking and mentoring as an entrepreneur

[Mike Stopforth] The word "entrepreneur" is often synonymous with glamour and a maverick lifestyle. When things are going swimmingly, being an entrepreneur is all of those things...

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