Nicci Botha
[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?

[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?[Nicci Botha] In a good news, bad news scenario, people would rather hear the bad news first. And in the case of emerging entrepreneurial businesses in South Africa, local is not so lekker, say Maija de Riijk-Uys and Alexandra Fraser of PwC Accelerator and Silicon Cape respectively...

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John Gatherer
[I Am Talent]: The World of Me

[John Gatherer] When planning and shaping your future and how you define yourself through what you do, it is important to know as much as possible about yourself...

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Chemory Gunko
How the drive for productivity stifles creativity in the workplace

[Chemory Gunko] When I first started copywriting, I remember getting the draft documents for a huge copywriting job that never went through - a series of white papers. I spent months writing and rewriting them anyway...

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Kay Vittee
Adapting to 21st century employment evolution

Adapting to 21st century employment evolution[Kay Vittee] South Africa has a diverse workforce and business leaders, employees and job seekers need to adapt and hone their skills to succeed and grow in the 21st century business landscape...

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Mark Orpen
Career profiling extends talent management

Career profiling extends talent management[Mark Orpen] An effective tool in the development of staff, career development of individuals and the overall talent management of an organisation is career profiling, however, for it to be effective, the first step should be a gap analysis...

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Rhys Evans
Working with employee representatives

Working with employee representatives[Rhys Evans] Effective, comprehensive health-and-safety procedures are not only essential for compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, they are also important for ensuring productive working environments...

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Rhys Evans
Rights and responsibilities of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Rights and responsibilities of the Occupational Health and Safety Act[Rhys Evans] People are the most important asset of any organisation, and all employees are entitled to the highest consideration for their safety while in the workplace...

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Rhys Evans
Behavioural implications of alcohol in the workplace

Behavioural implications of alcohol in the workplace[Rhys Evans] Organisations are required by law to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), which specifies a zero tolerance approach to intoxication in the workplace...

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Jimmy Tembo
Lessons learnt from a failed business

Lessons learnt from a failed business[Jimmy Tembo] I recently got a call from Mapula*, a hard working lady that worked for me until my business closed.

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Juliette Attwell
[BizCareers] Let's talk about salary

[BizCareers] Let's talk about salary[Juliette Attwell] The BizCareers Column returns and this week and we look at issues surrounding your salary...

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John Gatherer
[I Am Talent]: The Talent Wave

[John Gatherer] One of the biggest strategic imperatives facing the business world is how to find innovative and pragmatic approaches to attracting, developing, engaging and retaining talent...

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Auguste Coetzer
Who's who in the corporate zoo...

[Auguste Coetzer] The 'corporate jungle' is hardly a flattering term for the management suite, but some similarities have to be acknowledged. Survival is a vital issue in both scenarios...

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John Gatherer
[I Am Talent]: The Skills Supply - The World of Education

[John Gatherer] The world of education is the supply pipeline of the future skills and talent that the job market requires across private, public and informal sectors...

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John Gatherer
[I Am Talent]: What is needed for success?

[John Gatherer] One of the greatest challenges to individuals navigating the rapidly changing, uncertain white waters of life, is to become adept at 'riding the waves', staying on top and finding a balance between the many paradoxes and conflicts that we face in day-to-day life...

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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...

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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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