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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

SOUTH AFRICA

#EntrepreneurMonth: Interning the tide of unemployment
#EntrepreneurMonth: Interning the tide of unemployment

The graduate unemployment problem is an age-old, catch-22 situation: In order to get a job, you need experience, but the only way to get experience is to get a job...

By Shan Radcliffe 16 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Why creating a learning culture at work is crucial to business development
Why creating a learning culture at work is crucial to business development

Warren Buffett says clever people know their field because they studied it, but smart people are intentional about investing in continuous learning. His formula for success is: "Go to bed smarter than you woke up"...

By Brian Eagar 26 Sep 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Professor Shirley Zinn
#WomensMonth: How Shirley Zinn swims upstream

Shirley Zinn's is a Cinderella story. A tale of a tenacious woman, who rose above the poverty of the Cape Flats to ivy-league lecture halls and the boardrooms of some of South Africa's biggest enterprises...

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

How to cut through the clutter to create new digital learning paths
How to cut through the clutter to create new digital learning paths

How do organisations motivate their employees to make time for learning, and encourage them to engage with knowledge that's essential for career success - when they're already overwhelmed with information and short of time...?

By Anton Cabral 25 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Photo by Bethany Legg on Unsplash
How to rebrand yourself in 2018

If you're looking for a career move but you're finding it difficult to transition, it might be that employers are overlooking you due to personal branding issues...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 4 Jan 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

SA's Digemy changing the way corporates educate employees, customers
SA's Digemy changing the way corporates educate employees, customers

South African startup Digemy is optimising corporate education via its platform, and has already signed up two of the country's elite corporates as clients...

By Tom Jackson 3 Jan 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Can staying in one job develop or stunt your career?
Can staying in one job develop or stunt your career?

Should I stay or should I go? This is an age old question employees ask themselves when evaluating their career prospects...

By Lauren Durant 3 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#CSIMonth: Stop in for a little Khof & Khuk
#CSIMonth: Stop in for a little Khof & Khuk

Thato Mafokoane doesn't just want to run his own bakery. No, Khof & Khuk in Nellmapius, Pretoria, is much more than that...

By Shan Radcliffe 26 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#YouthMonth: Instilling life skills, R2 at a time
#YouthMonth: Instilling life skills, R2 at a time

Academics and learning hard skills makes up only one part of the education process. These days, many jobs require soft skills not readily taught in the classroom. Randy Mampuru tells us about Kidz Hub, and how they are teaching kids commitment, consistency and sacrifice...

By Shan Radcliffe 30 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Courses that you should introduce to your business

Day courses are a great way to refresh your staff and teach them new skills. Here are some great day courses which you could introduce to your business...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Why it's important for everyone in a business to have an up-to-date driver's licence
Why it's important for everyone in a business to have an up-to-date driver's licence

Each person in your company who doesn't drive should be encouraged to complete a drivers licence practice test and obtain their licence because it can benefit your business in the following ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

How to develop your learning agility to get ahead in the job market
How to develop your learning agility to get ahead in the job market

The pace of change in the business world is accelerating and as a result, employers are looking for people who are fast learners and agile thinkers...

By Heidi Duvenage 21 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Here are five ways to effectively reduce employee training costs

If you invest a lot of time and energy into employee training, then there are more than likely a few ways you can cut back on expenses in this area...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#WomensMonth: The woman behind the mentor
#WomensMonth: The woman behind the mentor

In a world where most people are just looking to get ahead, there are the few who find purpose in helping others get there. Protea Hotels' training manager, Nancy Gaylard is one of those who have a passion for mentoring and helping others become the best they can be...

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

10 cost-effective ways to upskill your staff
10 cost-effective ways to upskill your staff

Training does not have to be time-consuming and expensive. During tough economic times, it is worth considering how you can train and educate your team to enhance their performance...

By Sandra Swanepoel 5 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Transforming the MAC industry through education
Transforming the MAC industry through education

On Thursday 9 June in Cape Town and on 13 June in Johannesburg, the Red & Yellow School hosted information sessions to address the changes and updates to the B-BBEE Sector Code for the South African MAC industry...

By Beverley Klein 15 Jun 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Youth Day is 40 years old ... and it's time to wise up
Youth Day is 40 years old ... and it's time to wise up

By the time you're 40 you've learnt a few things about life, about goals and reaching them, about responsibilities and taking them. You still have your dreams, but you're no longer naive.

By Mosima Selekisho 15 Jun 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

How to get started as a private tutor
How to get started as a private tutor

A job as a private tutor can be an excellent way to make a living, not to mention that it's a great opportunity to become self-employed and be your own boss...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 May 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#HappinessMatters: How's your thinking environment?
#HappinessMatters: How's your thinking environment?

Trisha Lord believes her life's purpose is to help others implement generative thinking across their relationships...

By Sindy Peters 26 Apr 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

CFO to CEO - the right brain shift
CFO to CEO - the right brain shift

A frequent corporate assumption is that the chief financial officer (CFO) is the CEO in waiting. This has often been the case in South Africa, but recent US research indicates this could be less and less likely...

By Auguste Coetzer 4 Feb 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Productivity & Workflow: Three tools that really work
Productivity & Workflow: Three tools that really work

Do you ever feel like you're not performing as efficiently as you could be? Do you need an injection of productivity juice into your veins?

By Daphne Stanford 8 Oct 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

The Voice Clinic: in conversation with Monique Rissen-Harrisberg
The Voice Clinic: in conversation with Monique Rissen-Harrisberg

Are you scared of public speaking? Do you need to improve your accent? Would you like to improve your confidence Monique Rissen-Harrisberg started The Voice Clinic to help you...

By Eugene Yiga 7 Oct 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

John Gatherer
[I Am Talent]: The qualities for success?

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...

By John Gatherer 2 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

[I Am Talent]: Managing your performance and learning
[I Am Talent]: Managing your performance and learning

Managing your performance is probably the most important aspect of your career development...

By John Gatherer 31 Aug 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

John Gatherer
[I Am Talent]: How do we differentiate ourselves?

Today's work environment has become extremely demanding and competitive and can be broadly characterised as driven by performance and results...

By John Gatherer 27 Aug 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

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

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...

By John Gatherer 25 Aug 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

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

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...

By Chemory Gunko 20 Aug 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Deirdre Elphick-Moore
Can you coach someone to be creative?

To some degree, our creativity levels are hard to change. It comes down to personality traits, which are set by the time we reach early adulthood. Creatives tend to exhibit intellectual curiosity, openness to experience...

By Deirdre Elphick-Moore 6 Aug 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

John Gatherer
[I Am Talent]: Drivers of Success - The "X Factor of Talent"

What is that special "mojo" that seems to characterise the high flyers and high performers in all walks of life?

By John Gatherer 10 Jul 2015

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