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Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software development
Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software developmentArticle

Microsoft SA has announced a partnership with the Public Service Sector Education, Training Authority (PSETA), and Afrika Tikkun to extend its Global Skilling Initiative...

29 Apr 2021

How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowerment
How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowermentArticle

Small businesses have been growing steadily from generating 16% of total turnover in the formal business sector in 2013 to 22% in 2019...

22 Apr 2021

The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right now
The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right nowArticle

Xpatweb has released its 2020/21 Critical Skills Survey Report, which details the eight most sought-after jobs in the IT sector right now...

19 Apr 2021

Transformation imperative in aviation: Mbalula
Transformation imperative in aviation: MbalulaArticle

Transformation in the aviation sector remains a challenge, with the 2020/21 financial year aviation statistics showing that no meaningful progress has been made in terms of transformation, particularly for previously disadvantaged individuals...

9 Apr 2021

Advancing a real estate sector that embodies ethics, credibility
Advancing a real estate sector that embodies ethics, credibilityArticle

The real estate and property sector is constantly encountering challenges, and it comes as no surprise when issues around ethics and credibility are brought into question...

Matseleng Mogodi 9 Apr 2021

Home Affairs extends validity of visas expired during lockdown
Home Affairs extends validity of visas expired during lockdownArticle

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has extended the validity of visas which expired during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19...

1 Apr 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

The future of content streaming across Africa and the Middle East
The future of content streaming across Africa and the Middle EastArticle

Despite challenges of internet access, sufficient data and internet download speeds, revenues generated from subscription video-on-demand service (SVOD) across Africa and the Middle East are set to triple...

Henry Windridge 18 Mar 2021

Deputy president, David Mabuza
Eskom opts for passive headcount reduction. Will be be enough?Article

Eskom plans to shed more than 4,000 jobs by 2030, but given the precarious state of the power utility, is that going to be enough?

15 Mar 2021

Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment Trust
Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment TrustArticle

June 2020 saw Omni HR formalise its partnership with the WYE Trust, after working in partnership with the organisation since its inception in 2018...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 2 Mar 2021

Comments sought on Critical Skills List
Comments sought on Critical Skills ListArticle

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has published the 2021 Critical Skills List for public comment...

18 Feb 2021

Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youth
Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youthArticle

Educo Academy has launched a Sales and Marketing Seta-accredited programme, free to qualifying students between the ages of 18 and 28...

17 Feb 2021

The pandemic of the missing middle
The pandemic of the missing middleArticle

One pandemic has been with us for several years, and if we do not make concerted efforts to address it, it will continue to plague us for many years to come. It is the pandemic of the 'missing middle'...

Morné du Toit, Issued by SAICA 16 Feb 2021

2030 Disruptive Leadership: Omni receives South African Council for Educators endorsement
2030 Disruptive Leadership: Omni receives South African Council for Educators endorsementArticle

In 2020, Omni undertook to proactively engage with the South African Council for Educators (Sace) to endorse its 2030 Disruptive Leadership Curriculum...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 16 Feb 2021

IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market
IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job marketArticle

The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

10 Feb 2021

Sacap's higher certificate in counselling and communication skills helps bridge pandemic disruption
Sacap's higher certificate in counselling and communication skills helps bridge pandemic disruptionArticle

In line with its focus on social sciences education, Sacap offers a popular higher certificate in counselling and communication skills...

Issued by SACAP 21 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 4 trends in employee skills development and training you need to know for 2021
#BizTrends2021: 4 trends in employee skills development and training you need to know for 2021Article

Everything changed in 2020. Seemingly overnight, companies were forced to abandon their offices, and their staff had to adapt to the challenges of working from home. More unfortunate were those whose jobs were wiped out as their companies downsized or shut down entirely...

Siphelele Kubheka and Desikan Naidoo 19 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds
#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holdsArticle

When reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, a number of things immediately spring to mind - for example, IoT, AI, and robots. Regrettably, little attention is given to individual employees and workers in this emerging industrial world, unless one is discussing the concerns related to potential job losses...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 14 Jan 2021

What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?
What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?Article

Unemployment in South Africa remains an alarming issue. The country has among the highest youth unemployment rates globally with 58% of 15-24-year-olds not working. To add to the challenge, we are facing the rapidly changing skill set that is required by businesses...

Jake Willis 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment
#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemploymentArticle

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

Central University of Technology: The first in SA to offer new accounting degree
Central University of Technology: The first in SA to offer new accounting degreeArticle

SAICA has announced that Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT), is the first institution in the country to offer a specific degree for students who want to become Associate General Accountant...

Issued by SAICA 7 Dec 2020

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Government revises list of high-risk countriesArticle

The Department of Home Affairs has revised the list of high-risk countries based on a risk categorisation model...

20 Oct 2020

Nurturing female talent in technology is critical
Nurturing female talent in technology is criticalArticle

Gender imbalance isn't just another challenge that companies need to overcome, it's arguably the greatest threat facing the global tech sector today...

Natasha Reuben 8 Oct 2020

Update on partial re-opening of borders
Update on partial re-opening of bordersArticle

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has convened an inclusive meeting involving senior immigration officials and ports of entry managers to address challenges arising from the implementation of regulations pertaining to travel into the country...

6 Oct 2020

Investing in local construction skills training contributes to growth, quality
Investing in local construction skills training contributes to growth, qualityArticle

Construction developers and contractors have an opportunity to leave a lasting positive legacy in the communities in which their projects are based by investing in training and development...

2 Oct 2020

Opening SA borders crucial to revitalising job market
Opening SA borders crucial to revitalising job marketArticle

It has been reported that when South Africa went into a hard lockdown in March, it had the highest unemployment rate out of all the major economies in the world, recorded at 30.1% in Q1 2020. On the back of an expected increase in Q2 as a result of the impact of Covid-19, it is vital to find ways to boost employment opportunities in the country...

28 Sep 2020

The future of work isn't only about tech
The future of work isn't only about techArticle

When you think about reskilling the workforce, what comes to mind? Learning to code? Analysing data? Operating technology?

Robin Fisher 1 Sep 2020

Local development programme helps boost Loeriesfontein SMME skills development
Local development programme helps boost Loeriesfontein SMME skills developmentArticle

Training funded by the Loeriesfontein Wind Farm and Khobab Wind Farm's development programme has helped two local construction and electrical companies in Loeriesfontein, Northern Cape, build capacity and increase productivity...

1 Sep 2020

Microsoft, ADvTech team up for educational hackathon
Microsoft, ADvTech team up for educational hackathonArticle

Microsoft in partnership with ADvTech will host what they are calling the first-ever educational hackathon in the world, during September and October 2020...

28 Aug 2020

Cabinet establishes IMC on employment of foreign nationals
Cabinet establishes IMC on employment of foreign nationalsArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa says Cabinet has established an Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on the Employment of Foreign Nationals...

28 Aug 2020

Telkom hosts Women Disruptors Webinar to empower female entrepreneurs to run successful businesses during the Covid-19 period and beyond
Telkom hosts Women Disruptors Webinar to empower female entrepreneurs to run successful businesses during the Covid-19 period and beyondArticle

According to survey conducted by Facebook in partnership with the World Bank and OECD, women are still in the minority when it comes to entrepreneurship...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 27 Aug 2020

4 critical skills women bring to the workplace
4 critical skills women bring to the workplaceArticle

Too often women are told that in order to be successful in the workplace, they need to emulate men. This couldn't be further from the truth...

Shaun Lamont 24 Aug 2020

New campus for Mitchell's Plain - A long-held dream realised
New campus for Mitchell's Plain - A long-held dream realisedArticle

The college is delighted with the City of Cape Town's announcement on 11 June 2020 of the approval of the transfer of Erf 49076 in Mitchells Plain (Bay View) to the college for the building of this campus...

Issued by False Bay College 31 Jul 2020

Unions accept SAA severance packages
Unions accept SAA severance packagesArticle

Labour unions, representatives of non-unionised managers and ground staff have agreed to accept the South African Airways (SAA) voluntary severance packages (VSPs)...

8 Jul 2020

Youth Month highlights entrepreneurial and leadership skills
Youth Month highlights entrepreneurial and leadership skillsArticle

June paid tribute to the youth of South Africa and is considered a time that we focus on the importance of empowering our youth to develop the leaders of tomorrow...

1 Jul 2020

Is your office space Covid-19 ready?
Is your office space Covid-19 ready?Article

It's time for us to accept that this pandemic and social isolation are here for a while. But in addition to that, our reality has changed, possibly for good...

Bongani Nhlapo 3 Jun 2020

Are you ready for the 4IR?
Are you ready for the 4IR?Article

Business leaders are currently facing two high-level challenges: the need for business model innovation and identifying how best to use the next generation of technologies...

1 Jun 2020

Kagiso Mothibi
Creating an environment for fintech innovationArticle

The ability to create value out of new products and services lies at the heart of the burgeoning fintech sector. In South Africa, we face significant challenges and barriers to introduce these solutions...

Kagiso Mothibi 19 May 2020

Omni collaborates with SETAs to make online learning a reality
Omni collaborates with SETAs to make online learning a realityArticle

Omni HR Consulting's head of operations Cindy Londt and compliance and risk manager Jasmine Sultan discuss the way forward and how the company is adapting...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 28 Apr 2020

Plugging the IT skills gap in SA
Plugging the IT skills gap in SAArticle

Information Technology skills in South Africa and the rest of Africa are becoming increasingly hard to find...

Andrew Hoseck 30 Mar 2020

SA's most sought-after skills - survey
SA's most sought-after skills - surveyArticle

The 13th annual ManpowerGroup Talent Shortage Survey has been released, revealing that skilled trades and technicians top the list of South Africa's skills shortages...

4 Mar 2020

We must do more to close the inequality gap in education
We must do more to close the inequality gap in educationArticle

Education was a priority for President Cyril Ramaphosa during his fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) last week, with some major announcements around government's plans to develop the skills our youth need to forge a meaningful future...

Stacey Brewer 21 Feb 2020

SA colleges to benefit from Germany
SA colleges to benefit from GermanyArticle

Germany has agreed to identify a few technical colleges in South Africa to work with, in an attempt to develop skills and create more jobs in the country...

10 Feb 2020

Applications open for Shoprite bursary programme
Applications open for Shoprite bursary programmeArticle

Students studying scarce skills - such as Information Technology (IT), Chartered Accounting, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Pharmacy and Retail Business Management - are invited to apply for the Shoprite Group's 2020 bursary programme...

4 Feb 2020

Expect the unexpected - 2030 risk management readiness
Expect the unexpected - 2030 risk management readinessArticle

In the constantly shifting realm of corporate-risk management, how can companies prepare for what's coming this decade...?

31 Jan 2020

Forget accounting - the challenge with the 2019 grade 12 passes is far more concerning, says accountancy body
Forget accounting - the challenge with the 2019 grade 12 passes is far more concerning, says accountancy bodyArticle

While matrics around the country celebrate their success following the release of the 2019 NSC and IEB matric results, SAICA is concerned about the long-term repercussions of ongoing trends for the future of our economy...

Issued by SAICA 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The development sector - an industry in transformation
#BizTrends2020: The development sector - an industry in transformationArticle

Non-profits play a key role in filling the gaps of government shortfalls with regard to social services for citizens...

Onyi Nwaneri 6 Jan 2020

Investing in implementation models for water security and resilience
Investing in implementation models for water security and resilienceArticle

As we consider recent water shortages, droughts and flooding, it is evident that the water sector is slow to innovate...

Chantal Ramcharan-Kotze and Johann Lubbe 19 Dec 2019

Adding 'girl power' to academic inspiration with SA's Queen of Mathematics
Adding 'girl power' to academic inspiration with SA's Queen of MathematicsArticle

Danielle Kleyn, crowned as 'Queen of Mathematics' twice at the Pan African Mathematics Olympiad, shares some actionable advice that parents and learners can use to foster their love and talent for maths...

Issued by SAICA 13 Dec 2019

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