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7 skills for managing remote employees
7 skills for managing remote employees

Following the coronavirus outbreak, South African companies are hurriedly putting social distancing policies in place to keep employees safe...

20 Mar 2020

Small business recruitment: Where do you find the best staff?
Small business recruitment: Where do you find the best staff?

Hiring the right staff is one of the most important factors that determine the success of your business. Hire just one wrong person, and you'll spend a lot of time and emotional energy trying to fix your problem...

By Siobhan Zurnamer 10 Mar 2020

The gig economy can boost employment in Africa
The gig economy can boost employment in Africa

The industries which are playing the greatest role in transforming the global economy all fall under what is termed the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

9 Mar 2020

Can coaching help transform the leadership crisis?
Can coaching help transform the leadership crisis?

Executive leadership coach and trainer Sally-Ann Burgess will be presenting a talk on 'Leadership coaching in Africa' at the Sacap Durban Campus on the 12 March 2020...

Issued by SACAP 4 Mar 2020

5 reasons to join a growth-stage startup
5 reasons to join a growth-stage startup

If you're itching to take the next step in your career, you might want to explore the opportunities that are being offered in South Africa's thriving startup scene...

By Jeanne du Plessis 2 Mar 2020

7 coaching trends for the new decade
7 coaching trends for the new decade

The first Sacap Coaching Twitter Talk of the year, #CoachingTrends2020, will be held on Tuesday, 3 March, from 12pm to 1pm...

Issued by SACAP 27 Feb 2020

What you should know about the proposed Employment Tax Incentive amendments
What you should know about the proposed Employment Tax Incentive amendments

On Tuesday 26 November 2019, a number of tax-related bills were passed by the National Assembly and are currently being deliberated by the National Council of Provinces...

3 Feb 2020

What managers should look for in effective workflow software
What managers should look for in effective workflow software

Very few people are born great managers; it just comes easier to some than others. Besides the type of management style and trust staff have in a leader, adopting true workflow practices and choosing the right software can help you bridge the gap between counterproductive and effective management...

By Adam Shapiro 3 Feb 2020

What can we learn from the late Dr Richard Maponya?
What can we learn from the late Dr Richard Maponya?

On 6 January 2020, South Africans learned of the passing of Dr Richard Maponya, a legendary business icon and activist. Here are four leadership lessons we can learn from "the grandfather of black business"...

21 Jan 2020

COSY programme aims to boost entrepreneurism, foster innovation
COSY programme aims to boost entrepreneurism, foster innovation

Growth of the entrepreneurial sector is key to addressing South Africa's unemployment crisis, especially amongst the youth...

20 Jan 2020

4 tips to improving your career outlook in 2020
4 tips to improving your career outlook in 2020

Self-improvement is about developing healthy habits - including ways to improve your career path...

16 Jan 2020

Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs
Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women's Program Engagement Council (WPEC)...

16 Jan 2020

Should leaders trust their gut?
Should leaders trust their gut?

Let's say you're interviewing a new applicant for a job and you feel something is off. You can't quite put your finger on it, but you're a bit uncomfortable with this person...

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The evolving role of HR as a strategic partner
#BizTrends2020: The evolving role of HR as a strategic partner

The role of HR within the business has come a long way. For many years the HR person within a company was tasked with managing salary cost, ensuring the right talent was attracted and managing performance...

By Sandra Crous 8 Jan 2020

How to retain the intrapreneur
How to retain the intrapreneur

An intrapreneur is a person who has an entrepreneurial mindset but is employed by a company to drive innovative ideas and projects within their business...

By Diane Boorman 18 Dec 2019

How to crush your goals in 2020
How to crush your goals in 2020

What's the point of setting goals if you can't achieve them?

By Jane Njoku 16 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Insights into the SA female entrepreneur's journey in 2019
#EntrepreneurMonth: Insights into the SA female entrepreneur's journey in 2019

Attendees of the final Future Females founders' breakfast for the year were in for a treat, as the Cape Town Startup Week edition's speakers included serial entrepreneur Catherine Luckhoff, SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor, and Pichulik founder Katherine-Mary Pichulik. Here's what they shared about their entrepreneurial journeys thus far...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Dec 2019

A BCom to empower Africa's youth towards a brighter future
A BCom to empower Africa's youth towards a brighter future

AFDA has identified the possibilities of growing the AFDA School of Business Innovation & Technology...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 6 Dec 2019

5 reasons hiring an intern can help your business
5 reasons hiring an intern can help your business

All businesses, but especially small businesses can gain significantly from hiring interns...

28 Nov 2019

8 Steps to setting personal goals for 2020
8 Steps to setting personal goals for 2020

Have you thought about where you will be or what you would likely be doing in five years time?

By Jane Njoku 27 Nov 2019

5 Reasons to register your small business
5 Reasons to register your small business

Registering your small business can seem like a big step, but for new entrepreneurs, it's a smart choice...

21 Nov 2019

How effective entrepreneurs deal with colleagues in denial
How effective entrepreneurs deal with colleagues in denial

When was the last time a colleague said something so ridiculous that it made your jaw drop?

By Dr. Gleb Tsipursky 19 Nov 2019

Final countdown for B-BBEE Code compliance
Final countdown for B-BBEE Code compliance

Companies verified after 1 December 2019 will be audited based on the newly implemented, amended B-BBEE Codes. With less than one month left to realign compliance strategies, companies are strongly advised to factor these amendments into their plans from 1 December.

5 Nov 2019

International women entrepreneurship barometer unveiled
International women entrepreneurship barometer unveiled

In South Africa, France, the United Kingdom, Japan and Hong Kong, 80% of female entrepreneurs believe that in order to succeed, they need the support of a network of female entrepreneurs...

5 Nov 2019

Is a boring workspace affecting your employees?
Is a boring workspace affecting your employees?

Boredom in the workplace has a multitude of negative physiological and psychological health impacts and, from a business perspective, can lead to frustration and loss of productivity. In addition, bored employees are twice as likely to leave their job, according to a study by Udemy...

30 Oct 2019

Introducing the Competent Team Player model for business success
Introducing the Competent Team Player model for business success

Is there a model for success? Are there things that successful people do, that others don't? Over the years I have had the good fortune of interacting and working with amazing people. During this time, I have also read extensively on the topic of building people and creating an environment that fosters growth. This has enabled me to develop the Competent Team Player Model that is used extensively throughout our organisation...

By Jake Shepherd 28 Oct 2019

The impact of AARTO on HR
The impact of AARTO on HR

Last week, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act was lambasted in the media, being dubbed as a 'money-making' scheme. While public recommendations to change the regulations are coming in, this is an opportune time to discuss what impact the AARTO Act will have on your business...

25 Oct 2019

#PODCAST: How I Built This: Are you the CEO of your career?
#PODCAST: How I Built This: Are you the CEO of your career?

"How I Built This" dives into the stories behind growing SME's and the movements they built...

24 Oct 2019

CQ is the new EQ for executives
CQ is the new EQ for executives

Second only to emotional intelligence (EQ), cultural intelligence (CQ) is fast becoming one of the most in demand skills for executives in today's culturally diverse world of business...

By Michelle Moss 23 Oct 2019

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