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...

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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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Abram Molelemane
From intern to employee

[Abram Molelemane] Internships can help you get your foot in the door of the working world and also help build your career...

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Roane Swindon
Making your office a creative space

Making your office a creative space[Roane Swindon] Whether we manage people or products, a place to work and even simply relax should not be hard to come by. This place should inspire you creatively and help to keep you productive...

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Deirdre Elphick-Moore
Get promoted and make an impact - be extraordinary

[Deirdre Elphick-Moore] It's great to have a firm idea of your career ambitions and, once you have a clear goal in mind, translate it into an action statement that you can easily remember and recall every day...

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Telana Simpson
The pitfalls of self-conscious staff

[Telana Simpson] "I know that problem," he sighed, my successful entrepreneurial friend who's headed up some of South Africa's leading e-commerce organisations...

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Lauren Paul
Love makes the workplace go round

[Lauren Paul] Valentine's Day is usually reserved for showering love on someone special. But if you are in a managerial position, you probably already know that your employees could use some recognition too...

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Juliette Attwell
[BizCareers] What do I do when you've had a career blip

[Juliette Attwell] In the first BizCareers Column for 2015 we look at what to do when you feel you have chosen the wrong job - should you, or should you not add it to your CV?

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Mark Wijsman
Defining success: What are you working towards?

[Mark Wijsman] It's morning and I open my Twitter feed. The vast array of complaints come through, as those who are upset by the beginning of the new work week await yet another weekend break, which, to them (judging from their tweets), will not happen in another century or two...

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John French
Employee engagement equals business results

[John French] 'Employee engagement' is the buzz phrase we are hearing more and more about in today's corporate world...

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Deirdre Elphick-Moore
HR, is it strategically supporting your organisation?

[Deirdre Elphick-Moore] There is an increasing emphasis among business leaders on leveraging organisational capabilities in order to be more competitive...

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Roane Swindon
How to motivate your staff in the new year

How to motivate your staff in the new year[Roane Swindon] It's the new year: the festive season has come and gone; family lunches have been digested; parties have been had; and some were even lucky enough to go on holiday. It's also the time when it's most difficult for anyone to become motivated again...

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Roane Swindon
Six tricks to avoid the new year's sales slump

Six tricks to avoid the new year's sales slump[Roane Swindon] After the holidays, it is difficult for anyone to be motivated for work. Here are six tips that may help you get results through the weary start of the year...

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