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#RecruitmentFocus: Workplace 2025 - where humans and machines coexist
#RecruitmentFocus: Workplace 2025 - where humans and machines coexist

The world is undergoing its biggest transformation ever. As emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) enter workplaces, human talent is grappling with an existential crisis.

By Ronnie Toerien 16 Jan 2019

Today is the only day you have to spend - today
Today is the only day you have to spend - today

VETTA Internationale is back to start another stellar year. They have a new logo and an international image. They're making each moment count as they train thousands across South Africa...

By Lionel Bourgeois, Issued by VETTA Internationale 15 Jan 2019

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#FairnessFirst: Making workplace inclusion everybody's business

Microsoft has made inclusion every employee's responsibility in much the same manner as one eats the proverbial 'business elephant' - one bite at a time. Here's how your company can follow suit through encouraging accountability through heightened awareness, curiosity and courage...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Evolution of business coaching
#BizTrends2019: Evolution of business coaching

Back in the early 90's, the concept of business coaching was born and because many people struggled to grasp what it actually was, it was pitched as 'something like consulting'. Today, business coaching is widely understood, well established, and a highly competitive industry that is growing globally...

By Pieter Scholtz 7 Jan 2019

#FairnessFirst: The secret to career success in 2019 and beyond
#FairnessFirst: The secret to career success in 2019 and beyond

First week back at work for the year and already feeling stuck? Like you're just not progressing in your career? These tips from the Corinium Women in Digital and Data Forum may be what you need to read, to speak up and shine in 2019...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Five reasons to be optimistic about youth unemployment in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Five reasons to be optimistic about youth unemployment in 2019

Working in the youth employment sector, we have seen first-hand the struggles that youth face in trying to attain employment. The economic downturn and political uncertainty that has plagued 2018 has left many young people feeling sceptical and discouraged about finding employment...

By Jake Willis 7 Jan 2019

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Do climate policies 'kill jobs'? An economist on why they don't cause massive unemployment

Climate change will hammer the US economy unless there's swift action to rein in greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels, according to the latest National Climate Assessment report...

By Garth Heutel 28 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Collaboration is key to creating a successful C-suite
#RecruitmentFocus: Collaboration is key to creating a successful C-suite

The 2018 Deloitte Human Capital Trends report found that the number one human capital issue identified by 51% of 11,000 respondents was 'C-suite collaboration'...

27 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 6 new leadership roles emerging in business
#RecruitmentFocus: 6 new leadership roles emerging in business

The workplace of the future is here, changing rapidly, enabled by new tech and progressive thinking. As a result, a number of new senior leadership roles are emerging that companies must start incorporating into their leadership teams to position themselves competitively in coming years, an expert says.

24 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Workforce planning - designing jobs for the future
#RecruitmentFocus: Workforce planning - designing jobs for the future

Aon's Talent, Rewards and Performance white paper, Unlocking the power in your people, emphasises that the digital talent gap is not a challenge left for future chief human resource officers...

21 Dec 2018

4 ways to hone your digital communication skills
4 ways to hone your digital communication skills

The digital landscape has turned created a whole new world of communication possibilities and turned traditional methods on its head - not only in general life but in business too...

20 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 5 tips for landing your first job
#RecruitmentFocus: 5 tips for landing your first job

With South Africa in the grips of graduation fever, and the soon-to-be capped proudly displaying their achievement on social media, the reality of the challenges associated with one's first job search will soon set in for many...

19 Dec 2018

Win big boost to further your career
Win big boost to further your career

What do you need to help you get ahead in your career? Leading local job portal Careers24 is inviting South Africans to tell them, and stand a chance of winning a big boost in their #FashionYourCareer project...

Issued by Careers24 19 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Jobs and skills in the fourth industrial revolution
#RecruitmentFocus: Jobs and skills in the fourth industrial revolution

As the digital age transforms the way in which people live, it will also have an impact on the economy and on jobs. New trades with new skills will be created and some jobs that are currently being done by humans will be replaced by automated systems...

By Amukelani Chauke 18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment
#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

Brag Board - recognise the small wins
Brag Board - recognise the small wins

As the philosopher said, 'change is the only constant', and when you're on a journey to becoming the best HR team the world has ever seen, recognising the inherent opportunities presented by 'change' is key...

By Kimberley Axon, Issued by Educor 13 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Open source skills in high demand
#RecruitmentFocus: Open source skills in high demand

The unemployment rate in South Africa rose to 27.5% in the third quarter of 2018, while the demand for skills remains high - leaving an industry conundrum that is yet to be solved...

13 Dec 2018

2018 Universities Business Challenge winners
2018 Universities Business Challenge winners

The 2018 winners of the Universities Business Challenge were announced at the GE Innovation Centre in Johannesburg on 6 December 2018...

7 Dec 2018

Boost for digital skills training
Boost for digital skills training

The National Assembly has passed the iKamva National e-Skills Institute (iNeSI) Bill...

By Mish Molakeng 6 Dec 2018

Cisco commits to preparing digital economy jobs in Africa
Cisco commits to preparing digital economy jobs in Africa

Cisco has announced its commitment to preparing 10 million people worldwide for jobs in the digital economy...

6 Dec 2018

Environmental internships up for grabs
Environmental internships up for grabs

The Department of Environmental Affairs is inviting young South African graduates aged between 18 and 35 years, who have a keen interest in environmental careers, to apply for a two-year internship programme that will run between 2019 and 2021...

6 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Why vocational training could be the start to a great career
#RecruitmentFocus: Why vocational training could be the start to a great career

This year's matriculants should take a serious look at vocational careers, says education expert Elbie Liebenberg, principal of Oxbridge Academy...

5 Dec 2018

Wesgro and Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival offering free Filmmakers' Masterclass
Wesgro and Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival offering free Filmmakers' Masterclass

The Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival will offer a free Filmmakers' Masterclass this Wednesday, 5 December, to boost several initiatives to position Cape Town as a key film destination and location...

4 Dec 2018

It's a key performance for Pula Capital and KPI
It's a key performance for Pula Capital and KPI

Pula Capital Partners (Pula), LRMG's B-BBEE investment arm, has partnered with KPI Management Solutions (KPI), further strengthening LRMG's focus on performance optimisation...

Issued by Pula Capital Partners 4 Dec 2018

5 tips to equip your front-line staff for superior service
5 tips to equip your front-line staff for superior service

While shopping centres and stores are preparing for the festive season rush by investing in advertising, marketing and merchandising, an often overlooked aspect of retail is staff training...

3 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Thinking of making a career change? Make sure you plan for it financially
#RecruitmentFocus: Thinking of making a career change? Make sure you plan for it financially

Change is never easy. This is especially true when you are considering a career change...

By Fadlah Hendricks 30 Nov 2018

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#RecruitmentFocus: 4 trends driving the future of the workplace

Attracting the best people is fundamental to the success of all companies and in the war for talent...

By Linda Trim 30 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Entry-level vacancies indicate a hidden cause of youth unemployment
#RecruitmentFocus: Entry-level vacancies indicate a hidden cause of youth unemployment

Ask anybody about unemployment in South Africa and the answer is the same - there are not enough jobs overall and there is a skills deficit for the jobs that do exist. While valid, it ignores a fundamental cause of the problem...

By Jake Willis 29 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Is your top talent pool eyeing international waters?
#RecruitmentFocus: Is your top talent pool eyeing international waters?

The number of professionals who would consider leaving the country has increased consistently year-on-year...

29 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 5 tips to keeping your job search alive during the holiday season
#RecruitmentFocus: 5 tips to keeping your job search alive during the holiday season

When it comes to searching for employment, many job seekers believe that the holidays are a bad time for this since most businesses slow or shut down over this period...

By Lyndy van Den Barselaar 28 Nov 2018

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