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#BehindtheSelfie with... Emily Keyes

This week we go behind the selfie with Emily Keyes, founder and CEO of The Talent Boom...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Mar 2019

National Minimum Wage defaulters warned
National Minimum Wage defaulters warned

Government has reiterated its commitment to clamp down on the growing practice of deliberately dodging labour laws, especially the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Act...

13 Mar 2019

#WinTechAfrica: Diversity isn't nice. It's crucial
#WinTechAfrica: Diversity isn't nice. It's crucial

Humans are social creatures. It's hardwired in us to communicate, collaborate and lift each other to achieve...

By Doug Woolley 13 Mar 2019

Why biometric vetting should be standard practice in the education sector
Why biometric vetting should be standard practice in the education sector

The spate of incidents, in recent years, involving offenders posing risk to the safety of learners across various schools in South Africa calls for some serious action to be taken...

By Pine Pienaar 12 Mar 2019

Construction Indaba to look into regulations compliance
Construction Indaba to look into regulations compliance

The Department of Labour will on Thursday host a Construction Indaba that will bring together industry role-players to discuss construction regulations compliance in the country...

12 Mar 2019

Dr Renate Scherrer
The psychology of ethical behaviour

In a country where unethical behaviour and blatant corruption by political and business leaders seem to be the norm, more and more people are asking what causes it and how it can be prevented...

By Renate Scherrer 12 Mar 2019

Sure, you listen to your customers, but do you listen to your employees?
Sure, you listen to your customers, but do you listen to your employees?

Way back in the seventies, Peter Drucker said that business has only one purpose: to create a customer. That's where Marty Neumeier kicks off from in his recent book The Brand Flip...

By Johnny Johnson 11 Mar 2019

Cal Fussman at the CTICC ahead of his YPO talk. Image via his .
#YPOEdge: Cal Fussman on the compelling social impact of storytelling on the long game

Last week, YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town, on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. I spoke to master storyteller Cal Fussman about lessons he's learned from interviewing the likes of Simon Sinek...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Mar 2019

Are employees the untapped marketing channel?
Are employees the untapped marketing channel?

Most executives would agree that the single biggest asset of their organisation is their people, their employees and management. Employee advocacy is at its core, the promotion of an organisation through its staff...

By Pieter Groenewald 11 Mar 2019

79% of global organisations still not prioritising advancement of women - new study
79% of global organisations still not prioritising advancement of women - new study

According to a new study by IBM, the leadership gender gap in the global workplace continues to persist because organisations have yet to make advancing women a formal business priority...

11 Mar 2019

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#FairnessFirst: #BalanceforBetter beyond Women's Day 2019 as the global gender pay gap widens

International Women's Day was celebrated on Friday, 8 March with the 2019 campaign theme of #BalanceforBetter. With reports that the global gender pay gap is actually widening despite increased awareness of the issue, we need to go beyond giving working women flowers and cupcakes in recognition of their contributions on the day...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Mar 2019

Collaborating to create #balanceforbetter
Collaborating to create #balanceforbetter

Each year on 8 March, International Women's Day, I get invited to attend events that celebrate and discuss gender diversity in the workplace...

By Anna Curzon 8 Mar 2019

Background screening a priority - MIE report
Background screening a priority - MIE report

Incidents of fraud, corruption, misappropriation of assets, misconduct and misrepresentation, among others, are continuously being publicly exposed and reported on in the media the world over...

8 Mar 2019

Improving proportion of women in management on Nestlé's agenda
Improving proportion of women in management on Nestlé's agenda

Nestlé has laid out an action plan to increase the number of women in senior executive positions globally. As part of its activities to highlight International Women's Day 2019...

8 Mar 2019

How Cape Town's YPO 2019 brings meaning to a 'Life of Re' for creative CEOs
How Cape Town's YPO 2019 brings meaning to a 'Life of Re' for creative CEOs

YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. Here's how the C-Suite in general and media creative specifically can take the theme to heart and make a difference through positive change in society beyond the bottom line...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Mar 2019

How local businesses are closing SA's education gap
How local businesses are closing SA's education gap

While South Africa's government faces challenges with providing quality education to all, local businesses have increasingly stepped into the learning gap to upskill their staff...

By Jackie Carroll 7 Mar 2019

Heineken taps into talent around the world for Go Places 2.0 campaign
Heineken taps into talent around the world for Go Places 2.0 campaign

Heineken has launched an innovative new employer branding campaign informed by the real and exciting experiences of employees, to engage and inspire future talent...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 7 Mar 2019

Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise them
Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise them

More and more businesses are expanding into a virtual world, which has advantages for employers and employees alike, but challenges and risks too...

By Rosalind Davey 7 Mar 2019

Jobs of the future - Surviving the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Jobs of the future - Surviving the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Any revolution or change is met with fear and trepidation. Not only is artificial intelligence and automation impacting our daily lives (and what we do to earn a living), but it is also transforming entire industries...

Issued by CareerJunction 7 Mar 2019

The modern, flexible, multifaceted workplace
The modern, flexible, multifaceted workplace

Tech innovation has had to cater to a whole new workplace environment: a technology-driven space characterised by simplified communications...

7 Mar 2019

Why big business needs to update remote working policies
Why big business needs to update remote working policies

In line with global trends, more South African companies are offering remote work options to prospective employees, while those that don't are at risk of losing out on the best talent, a recent survey shows...

6 Mar 2019

Sibanye-Stillwater Driefontein operations
Mantashe to intervene in Carletonville mine protests

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has asked Police Minister Bheki Cele to intervene in the ongoing protests in Gauteng's Carletonville...

6 Mar 2019

New parental leave benefit: Bridging a historical divide
New parental leave benefit: Bridging a historical divide

In November 2018, through the signing of the Labour Laws Amendment Bill, South Africa became the first African country to allow fathers to take on a more active and supportive role in the home...

Issued by Ackermans 5 Mar 2019

Asylum seekers win right to claim unemployment benefits
Asylum seekers win right to claim unemployment benefits

For many years, asylum seekers attempting to claim benefits from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) have routinely been turned away by the Department of Labour, despite having made contributions to the fund during their employment...

By Werksmans Attorneys pro bono team 4 Mar 2019

Skills levy: Where are the discretionary grants?
Skills levy: Where are the discretionary grants?

The 1% skills development levy is a key funding mechanism originally intended to fund learnerships and recognised occupational qualifications for South African business...

4 Mar 2019

Research reveals snapshot of SA employee experience
Research reveals snapshot of SA employee experience

Employee experience is not just another buzzword but a critical component of the changing nature of work. Employees entering the workplace today seek meaningful work, flexibility, autonomy and mentoring on a foundation of collaborative communication...

4 Mar 2019

KZN giving youth the skills they need for 4IR
KZN giving youth the skills they need for 4IR

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government is on a path to produce graduates who will help to ensure that the province adapts to the advent of the fourth industrial revolution...

4 Mar 2019

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Sars turns to payrolls to make up shortfall

Once again, the latest Budget Speech featured a tax revenue shortfall, this time to the tune of R43bn...

By Mariana Stander & Jean du Toit 4 Mar 2019

Labour organisations urged to embrace technology
Labour organisations urged to embrace technology

Worker and employer organisations need to embrace technology to reach those working in non-traditional and informal ways, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

1 Mar 2019

Why the rise of digital commerce holds promise for Africa
Why the rise of digital commerce holds promise for Africa

80 million young people will benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa by 2030, according to a new report released by the Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BFA...

28 Feb 2019

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