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GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computing
GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computingArticle

The GirlCode's Software Development Learnership will help 30 unemployed women prepare for careers in tech and IT...

11 hours ago

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces
How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforcesArticle

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

Sián Fields 4 May 2021

Strong and stable: First South African invests in the IWG franchise model
Strong and stable: First South African invests in the IWG franchise modelArticle

South African investors are taking notice and the first franchise deal has been signed in South Africa between a local KZN entrepreneur Cassim Khan and IWG in March 2021...

Issued by GO Content Lab 28 Apr 2021

3 careers to consider if you want to permanently WFH
3 careers to consider if you want to permanently WFHArticle

After the experiences of last year, many people returning to the office are reconsidering their priorities and vision for their future...

21 Apr 2021

Hybrid working to become the norm for FTSE 250 companies
Hybrid working to become the norm for FTSE 250 companiesArticle

A new study has revealed the extent to which Covid-19 has transformed the way that FTSE 250 companies will use workspaces in the future...

Issued by GO Content Lab 20 Apr 2021

A more flexible and fairer future of work beckons in 2021
A more flexible and fairer future of work beckons in 2021Article

Ways of working that go back decades were dismantled overnight in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold of the world. South Africa was no exception...

Nunu Ntshingila 13 Apr 2021

#YouthMatters: Calling rising stars under-35 for feature on Africa's leading business media
#YouthMatters: Calling rising stars under-35 for feature on Africa's leading business mediaArticle

Join us to honour the contribution of SA youth making a difference to business in our region. Nominees will stand a chance to be featured as top-story news in Bizcommunity's month-long #YouthMatters focus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Apr 2021

First-year success during a pandemic
First-year success during a pandemicArticle

We cannot change the current situation, but we can make your first year of tertiary education manageable with a few hacks to help you get through it with ease...

Issued by Rosebank College 31 Mar 2021

Flexible working franchise in South Africa provides a leading edge for investors
Flexible working franchise in South Africa provides a leading edge for investorsArticle

IWG Plc has seen a 19% increase in sales of smaller flexible workspaces, driven by distributed working and employee demand to work closer to home...

Issued by GO Content Lab 26 Mar 2021

Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't available
Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't availableArticle

What measures and incentives can be offered when some of the traditional carrot-stick motivators aren't available? Asks Lumminos MD Julia Kerr Henkel...

Julia Kerr Henkel, Issued by Lumminos 25 Mar 2021

Developing these skills now for careers of the future
Developing these skills now for careers of the futureArticle

In a rapidly changing world of work, it is time to ensure schools are deliberately developing those skills which will be in high demand...

19 Mar 2021

Expert advice on how to prepare for and excel in the world of work
Expert advice on how to prepare for and excel in the world of workVideo

Lillian Bususu, the graduate placement manager at IIE Rosebank College, shares details of the college’s Graduate Empowerment Programme, how the college prepares students for the world of work and the impact that Covid-19 has had on education and employment. Bususu also explains how issues such as gender equality and SA’s jobs shortage are addressed at a tertiary level.

18 Mar 2021

Expert advice on how to prepare for and excel in the world of work
Expert advice on how to prepare for and excel in the world of workArticle

Lillian Bususu, the graduate placement manager at IIE Rosebank College, shares details of the college's Graduate Empowerment Programme, how the college prepares students for the world of work and the impact that Covid-19 has had on education and employment...

Issued by Rosebank College 17 Mar 2021

Digital transformation redefines the workplace
Digital transformation redefines the workplaceArticle

Digital transformation is using technology to radically improve the performance and reach of an organisation. When digital transformation is done right, it is like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly. But when it's not, all you have is a really fast caterpillar...

Issued by GO Content Lab 16 Mar 2021

Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of education
Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of educationArticle

Over the years we've seen how, through education, people from the most challenging situations have managed to break out and change their circumstances...

Finbiz2030 SDG 4 task team, Issued by SAICA 12 Mar 2021

5 reminders to roll out a more agile approach to performance assessments
5 reminders to roll out a more agile approach to performance assessmentsArticle

In a business world where the pace of change is so fast, now more than ever, we need more frequent feedback discussions...

Anja van Beek 10 Mar 2021

5 reasons learnerships deserve greater acknowledgement
5 reasons learnerships deserve greater acknowledgementArticle

Despite having a strong track record for transforming employment and skills development, learnerships continue to be undervalued and undermined in SA...

Rajan Naidoo 9 Mar 2021

LabourGenie.Net grows strategic partnership to expand UKG Dimensions in South Africa
LabourGenie.Net grows strategic partnership to expand UKG Dimensions in South AfricaArticle

LabourGenie.Net announced its strategic partnership with UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)...

Issued by Perfect Word 9 Mar 2021

Suburban migration will drive the 'hybrid' way of working in South Africa
Suburban migration will drive the 'hybrid' way of working in South AfricaArticle

Forced lockdowns translating into remote working from home has put the spotlight on how the virus is changing the way we work. Many businesses are seeing the opportunity to reduce costs on office premises during this challenging time...

Issued by GO Content Lab 19 Feb 2021

7 must-read books by inspiring women to help improve your business
7 must-read books by inspiring women to help improve your businessArticle

We take a look at inspirational South African women in business and the books that they've written. If you're a woman in business, looking for inspiration and advice on how to overcome the odds that have been stacked against you, this list is for you...

Keshia Africa, Issued by Topco Media 16 Feb 2021

Safeguarding the well-being of SA's agricultural workers
Safeguarding the well-being of SA's agricultural workersArticle

"It has been proven that the sector is essential to post-Covid-19 economic recovery, but the health of workers will need to be safeguarded, as their contribution will be key to the role the sector has to play."

16 Feb 2021

2021 Anzisha Prize applications now open
2021 Anzisha Prize applications now openArticle

Mastercard Foundation and African Leadership Academy call on young African entrepreneurs to join the Anzisha Prize Fellowship program...

15 Feb 2021

Teaching and learning in the new norm
Teaching and learning in the new normArticle

Online learning has fantastic benefits for learners and educators. On 5 October each year, we celebrate World Teachers Day...

Issued by Rosebank College 12 Feb 2021

Sacap launches Bachelor of Social Work degree
Sacap launches Bachelor of Social Work degreeArticle

As a frontrunner in educating innovative change agents, Sacap (The South African College of Applied Psychology) has launched a Bachelor of Social Work degree...

Issued by SACAP 5 Feb 2021

Simple steps to sustainable entrepreneurship
Simple steps to sustainable entrepreneurshipArticle

Job losses due to the Covid pandemic have been extreme. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) reports that in 2020 global working time declined by 8.8%...

Andrew Robinson 4 Feb 2021

Praesignis collaborates with AWS re/Start programme
Praesignis collaborates with AWS re/Start programmeArticle

Praesignis, the data consulting experts, today announced that it is collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver AWS re/Start, an internationally recognised skills development programme that prepares learners for entry-level careers in the cloud...

Issued by Praesignis 1 Feb 2021

Leadership in the new world of work
Leadership in the new world of workArticle

We began 2020 with the understanding that we were in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). As we grappled with what that means for us as leaders, what changes we would need to make, and what training our employees would need, we were hit with the global pandemic. Still, through the chaos and disruption, we have managed to press on and have arrived, disheveled but intact, in 2021...

Leigh-Ann Brown 28 Jan 2021

Anja van Beek
#BizTrends2021: 4 principles to embrace to become an adaptive leaderArticle

2020 has shown us so many real qualities about leadership. The one that will be most prominent in 2021 and beyond will be the role of the 'adaptive leader'...

Anja van Beek 25 Jan 2021

Flexibility + agility = resilience - the new working equation
Flexibility + agility = resilience - the new working equationArticle

Covid-19 did not facilitate the remote working trend, it merely pushed it to the forefront...

Issued by GO Content Lab 22 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 3 big issues demanding legal attention this year
#BizTrends2021: 3 big issues demanding legal attention this yearArticle

Three broad themes emerging in South Africa in 2021, which will require extensive input from the legal profession, are: changes to the economy and regulation prompted by Covid-19; moves by government and the private sector to stimulate economic recovery; and a greater focus on corporate responsibility and consumer protection...

Jonathan Veeran, Nozipho Mngomezulu and Burton Phillips 19 Jan 2021

5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisions
5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisionsArticle

Businesses around the globe have spent the better part of 2020 adjusting to the new reality of remote working. With workplace regulations also becoming stricter, buzzy office spaces might soon become part of a pre-Covid era...

Andrew Bourne 15 Jan 2021

Work from home has fundamentally redefined the eight-hour workday
Work from home has fundamentally redefined the eight-hour workdayArticle

As face-to-face meetings have been replaced with video calls, and with email and instant messaging being used as the primary means of communication between teams, many businesses and their employees have found that productivity has increased...

Richard Firth 29 Dec 2020

#BizTrends2021: The 'blessings' of Covid continue into 2021
#BizTrends2021: The 'blessings' of Covid continue into 2021Article

It might seem like a strange headline but the truth is that there have been many blessings that we believe will - and should - continue into 2021. Some seriously important changes have taken place in the world of brands and advertising and we expect to see these continue...

Johanna McDowell 28 Dec 2020

#Newsmaker: Gugulethu Mhlungu, Careers Magazine's new editor
#Newsmaker: Gugulethu Mhlungu, Careers Magazine's new editorArticle

Gugulethu Mhlungu, popularly known as Gugs, was recently appointed editor of Careers Magazine...

Jessica Tennant 28 Dec 2020

New survey: Nearly a third of South Africans believe their home office is insufficient
New survey: Nearly a third of South Africans believe their home office is insufficientArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the way we live and earn an income across the country. In these unprecedented times, it has taken adaptability, flexibility and sheer determination to succeed in our ability to work and keep the economy afloat...

24 Dec 2020

Is it time for matric exams to go digital?
Is it time for matric exams to go digital?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has already put traditional ways of assessing learners to the test, but so has the leaking of two of the 2020 Grade 12 papers...

Prof Rita Niemann 21 Dec 2020

Makerspaces: Equipping students with skills for employability in the 21st century
Makerspaces: Equipping students with skills for employability in the 21st centuryArticle

We are in the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) which is replete with major disruptions in almost every aspect of our lives and in this respect education is no exception...

Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 21 Dec 2020

Survey provides insight into struggles of remote workforce
Survey provides insight into struggles of remote workforceArticle

While people across the globe continue to work under the 'new normal' conditions created as a result of the pandemic, the team at GetApp were interested to explore the topic of how businesses and employees of South Africa have experienced this new world order of work...

18 Dec 2020

How to survive your first year as an accountant
How to survive your first year as an accountantArticle

You've spent three years studying and the time has finally arrived. You're about to go out into the world and spend your first year working as an accountant...

PJ Bishop 10 Dec 2020

Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyond
Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyondArticle

Tshepo Yvonne Mosadi, human resources director at Heineken South Africa, provides some HR trends to help managers build a foundation for success in 2021 and beyond...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 8 Dec 2020

Unilever to 'level up' SA youth with launch of digital learning hub
Unilever to 'level up' SA youth with launch of digital learning hubArticle

This December, Unilever is launching the LevelUp Digital Hub to provide online training and mentorship programmes to inspire the next generation of change-makers, with the goal of educating and upskilling 1.5 million young South Africans by 2025...

3 Dec 2020

6 tips for parents considering their children's higher education options
6 tips for parents considering their children's higher education optionsArticle

Selecting what to do for the 'rest of your life' is never an easy choice for those students nearing the end of their high school career. Fortunately, a bit of research and sound advice from parents can assist youngsters in their choices for the future. Here are some tips for parents guiding their children through these difficult and important decisions...

26 Nov 2020

Forge Academy launches new fully-inclusive AI lab
Forge Academy launches new fully-inclusive AI labArticle

The lab offers a programme for South African youths that is modelled on Finnish education principles and equipped with Nokia smart technology. Startup businesses can also access special funding, laboratory time, Wi-Fi, think tanks, and smart technologies...

26 Nov 2020

Virtual interview tips
Virtual interview tipsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought both challenges and opportunities. Staying home means living and working from home. For some, it could also mean interviewing from home...

Issued by Rosebank College 26 Nov 2020

GBV in the workplace: Where to from here?
GBV in the workplace: Where to from here?Article

In September 2019, the #SandtonShutdown protest took place in an effort to highlight the crucial role of businesses in tackling gender-based violence. One of the placards during the protest read, "Make my safety your business". The message was clear. Businesses were urged to make gender-based violence one of their strategic issues and actively address it in the workplace...

Nadine Mather and Pascale Towers 23 Nov 2020

Considering a career change? How skill-stacking can help...
Considering a career change? How skill-stacking can help...Article

The Covid-19 lockdowns have caused many to evaluate their current path, including the direction they are taking career-wise. While these new insights might cause you to consider a career change, it is better to prepare adequately before moving on...

11 Nov 2020

UJ positioned as a leader in 4IR
UJ positioned as a leader in 4IRArticle

HKLM's research aimed to measure certain variables linked to UJ's brand and to track changing market perceptions over time in order to allow the agency to develop a benchmark and tracking measure to assess perceptions in the future...

Issued by HKLM 10 Nov 2020

Build your bravery in just 24 hours
Build your bravery in just 24 hoursArticle

As the world of work changed before our eyes during 2020, leadership skills became increasingly vital to steering productive, motivated and engaged teams through 'unprecedented times'...

Issued by Little Black Book PR 3 Nov 2020

Construction critical to post-Covid economic recovery in SA
Construction critical to post-Covid economic recovery in SAArticle

Traditionally, the development of risk management plans is tailored to address assessed and quantified risks...

29 Oct 2020

Keep the hybrid workforce secure, connected and collaborative
Keep the hybrid workforce secure, connected and collaborativeArticle

As we move towards a post-pandemic world of work, the traditional workplace model will shift to embrace an emergent hybrid workforce of office-based and remote workers...

Garsen Naidu 22 Oct 2020

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