Web development to the rescue - Bridging our skills gap one learnership at a time
Web development to the rescue - Bridging our skills gap one learnership at a time

South Africa needs coders, South Africans need jobs. It seems a simple equation, and an area of immense possibility for creating employment, changing lives, and growing our economy.

Issued by Red & Yellow 2 days ago

Measurability is key for marketers in tough economic times
Measurability is key for marketers in tough economic times

Marketers and accountants are usually on opposite sides of the boardroom table, but in tough economic times, marketers need to begin speaking the language of finance to account for their role and impact or they risk becoming irrelevant.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 days ago

Masterclass on Embracing Marketing Return on Investment
Masterclass on Embracing Marketing Return on Investment

The Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) will host a marketing masterclass, 'Embracing Marketing Return on Investment (ROI) as a discipline to build strong brands and deliver measurable value and impact to the business', from 2-5pm on 30 June 2016 at the Institute of Directors in Sandton.

3 days ago

Transform your English communication capabilities
Transform your English communication capabilities

The need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate.

Issued by Wits Language School 23 May 2016

Multidimensions showcases Creative Cloud Xtreme, enabling you to unlock your creative potential
Multidimensions showcases Creative Cloud Xtreme, enabling you to unlock your creative potential

Multidimensions is a training service provider that not only teaches software usage, but delivers on outcome-based training, giving participants the ability to perform better in the work place.

Issued by Multidimensions 18 May 2016

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#TRENDING: Will a robot take your job?

Yes, a robot may take your job and remaining relevant in your chosen profession or 'career of the moment' will require continuous education and upskilling every few years. And the rest of the 'good news' - we may never retire.

By Louise Marsland 16 May 2016

Standard Bank Youth Expo
Standard Bank Youth Expo

The Standard Bank Youth Expo will be held on 6-7 August at the Sandton Convention Centre. Designed and organised by BrandedYouth in partnership with Standard Bank and WeChat.

Issued by BrandedYouth 16 May 2016

South African Breweries tackles unemployment by investing millions into entrepreneurship programme
South African Breweries tackles unemployment by investing millions into entrepreneurship programme

"Entrepreneurs play a vital role in job creation and providing opportunities to young people," says SAB.

Issued by Mercatique Consulting 13 May 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy
Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October 2016, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training courses offered to children and youth aged 8 to 24.

12 May 2016

Stanford Seed launches in Kenya
Stanford Seed launches in Kenya

Stanford Seed, a Stanford Graduate School of Business-led initiative committed to enabling business owners to lead their regions to greater prosperity, has launched in Kenya. Building on the success of its programme in West Africa, the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, has announced the launch of the Seed Transformation Programme in East Africa.

11 May 2016

Milpark Education launches new student-centric website
Milpark Education launches new student-centric website

Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd, a leading private higher education institution in South Africa and part of Apollo Global, whose network includes BPP in the UK, Open Colleges of Australia and Bridge School of Management in India, is proud to present its local and international community with a new, modern, and user-friendly website: www.milpark.ac.za.

Issued by Milpark Education 11 May 2016

PhD Scholarship programme launches in Mauritius
PhD Scholarship programme launches in Mauritius

The Planet Earth Institute (PEI) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) initiative, in partnership with the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), has launched 'Her Excellency Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim PhD Scholarship Programme' in Mauritius. Additional partners will be announced in due course.

10 May 2016

Successes of DSA-UJ training, employment collaboration
Successes of DSA-UJ training, employment collaboration

A 14-year-long collaboration between the Direct Selling Association of South Africa (DSA SA) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has seen more than 14,000 students earn a combined R8.8 million through direct selling. In addition, part-bursaries, totalling R600,000, have been awarded.

10 May 2016