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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Sindy Peters
TED Talks to help make work work

TED Talks to help make work work[Sindy Peters] Is work not quite working out for you at the moment? Feel like a change? Perhaps that change needs to come from within. Here are a few 'ideas worth spreading' that put a spin on the traditional work environment... (videos)

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Juliette Attwell
2015 and the war for talent

2015 and the war for talent[Juliette Attwell] Social media, rapid technology growth and instant information access have all been discussed as trends to look out for in 2014. However, as the years tick by, this way of living is becoming more prevalent and resulting in more consequences for job seekers and employee seekers alike...

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Niteske Marshall
The importance of reference checks

The importance of reference checks[Niteske Marshall] Recruitment is becoming an increasingly risky business. There's been a disturbing increase in deceitful behaviour by job seekers and this can be linked to high levels of unemployment, heightened competition for jobs and an apparent decline in levels of honesty amongst the general population...

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Ingrid von Stein
Technology can cause office rage!

[Ingrid von Stein] Technology is great if you know how to use it and understand it, but if you are not all that clued up it can lead to frustration and irrational outbursts at the office, often inflicted on your co-workers...

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Christelle Bure
Emotional intelligence in leadership

[Christelle Bure] I have been asked by one of our clients to present an Emotional Intelligence (or EQ) course to its young leadership team...

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Juliette Attwell
[BizCareers] Read the fine print of your contract

[Juliette Attwell] This week we bring to light that it is imperative to read the fine print of your employment contract...

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Peter Davidson
Strategies and tools to help you start and run a business

[Peter Davidson] When you are planning on starting a small business, no matter what type of business it may be, you probably can't help but notice all the technology that is available to help you start, run and grow that business.

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Jacques van Wyk
Draft Code of Good Practice on equal pay for work of equal value

[Jacques van Wyk] The Minister of Labour published the Draft Code of Good Practice on equal pay for work of equal value ('Draft Code') on 29 September 2014. The Draft Code is available for public comment until 31 October 2014.

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Juliette Attwell
[BizCareers] How to tackle contract and discrimination issues

[BizCareers] How to tackle contract and discrimination issues[Juliette Attwell] In this week's BizCareers column, Juliette Attwell answers questions related to contract and discrimination issues...

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Angelique Robbertse
Is the traditional CV enough?

[Angelique Robbertse] As businesses and people across the globe move into a digital age characterised by social media, online professional networking profiles and even personal websites, do we still need CVs when looking for new job opportunities?

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Louise Robinson
The cultural differences and doing business in Africa

The cultural differences and doing business in Africa[Louise Robinson] Africa has been earmarked as a big growth market in which to operate, but you need to know what you're doing to achieve any kind of success in this dynamic environment...

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Niteske Marshall
Resigning without a new job is not always a bad idea

[Niteske Marshall] Is it ever a good idea to resign from your job without having a new one lined up? I say, yes!

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Norah Abraham
What steps can help you keep employees working hard?

[Norah Abraham] There are many keys to running a successful business. A business must offer something that people need. It must be able to get what it's offering to its customers. It also needs to make sure that it always stays on top of what customers' need next.

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Juliette Attwell
[BizCareers] What to do when you aren't equipped for the job

[BizCareers] What to do when you aren't equipped for the job[Juliette Attwell] This week in the BizCareers column, we take a look at what to do when you don't think you have the necessary skills to fulfil certain tasks.

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Zimkhitha Mqutheni
Entrepreneurship and philanthropy

Entrepreneurship and philanthropy[Zimkhitha Mqutheni] According to Naveen Jain, a business executive, entrepreneur and Forbes magazine contributor: "Philanthropy is not about giving money, but about solving problems".

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Danette Breitenbach
Social change is key to a better world

Social change is key to a better world[Danette Breitenbach] To overcome the economic and social issues of our time and, in particular those relevant to Africa, you need to be entrepreneurial and have an element of social change in your product or concept.

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Mbongeleni Hlomuka
Attracting employment through personal branding

Attracting employment through personal branding[Mbongeleni Hlomuka] You may have read a lot of articles online about how to stay relevant in the marketing industry, so this is my perspective, which I compiled for you based on personal observation and research.

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