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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

The next generation of print
The next generation of printArticle

Now is an important time for the print industry. It's a time of change and where new and emerging technologies are influencing its future. The print industry is unique...

Jimmy De Waal 9 Mar 2021

4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends report
4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends reportArticle

Mercer's Global Talent Trends 2020-2021 report has revealed four trends that will assist companies during the post-pandemic recovery...

Shan Radcliffe 8 Mar 2021

Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the future
Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the futureArticle

Modern societies are at a turning point where powerful lifestyle shifts are reshaping the ways in which we move, consume, work, learn, socialise and protect ourselves...

Willie Schoeman 25 Jan 2021

Dr Zweli Mkhize
Plugging the gaps to build a resilient healthcare systemArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic not only placed tremendous strain on South Africa's already bleak fiscal stance, it also highlighted gaps in an overburdened medical care system...

23 Nov 2020

How can brands smash stereotypes?
How can brands smash stereotypes?Article

Brands have experienced several marketing blunders over the years, even midst a global pandemic...

Cheryl Reddy 13 Nov 2020

Afda introduces BCom in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Port Elizabeth campus for 2021
Afda introduces BCom in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Port Elizabeth campus for 2021Article

The fourth industrial revolution is well underway and it is shaping up some of the most significant opportunities and challenges of our lifetime...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 16 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

Why companies need to create an employee value proposition
Why companies need to create an employee value propositionArticle

The paradigm in the 'war for talent' has changed. Employers are no longer in the driver's seat when it comes to seeking talent. Today's employees want jobs that are meaningful, have a purpose, and are rewarding...

14 Sep 2020

Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recovery
Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recoveryArticle

Africa faces many challenges on its path to becoming a global economic competitor. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Africa's development can either be a massive barrier to advancement - or, the spark that lights the fire...

Amrote Abdella 27 Aug 2020

Lebo Thubisi, head of manager research, Alexander Forbes
Meeting the expectations of millennial investorsArticle

In South Africa, millennials represent the largest generation to enter the workforce - more than 50% in 2020, and 75% by 2030...

Lebo Thubisi 20 Jul 2020

Lockdown sees the rise of Generation 'R'
Lockdown sees the rise of Generation 'R'Article

As the world anxiously waits for the lockdown to end, a new generation of workers is evolving and getting ready take on the new world of work...

Rob Bothma 2 Jul 2020

What will it take to tackle the global skills crisis?
What will it take to tackle the global skills crisis?Article

If the World Economic Forum (WEF) is to be believed, then business across the globe could be facing a reskilling emergency. According to them, 42% of core skills required to perform existing jobs are going to change by 2022...

30 Jun 2020

Data literacy is vital in the modern workplace
Data literacy is vital in the modern workplaceArticle

Data and analytics fuel digital business and play a vital role in the future survival of organisations worldwide...

Adriaan Hubinger 18 May 2020

Joe Keenan, managing director, BME
More hopeful times for mining for 2020, but plenty of uncertaintyArticle

There is considerable uncertainty that plagues the global economy going into 2020, but times are looking better for the mining sector this year and next...

Joe Keenan 26 Feb 2020

Welcoming the iGeneration into the workplace
Welcoming the iGeneration into the workplaceArticle

As the oldest of millennials (those born between 1981 and 1996) are well into adulthood, a new generation of workers is now entering and shaping today's workforce. Born between 1995 and 2009, iGen (or Gen Z) is the first global generation of digital natives...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 19 Feb 2020

Upskilling vital to construction industry
Upskilling vital to construction industryArticle

Amid positive job creation news, it is now especially vital for the construction industry to adapt to advancing standards and adequately train the emerging workforce...

Anthony Keal 14 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Educating Gen Alpha
#BizTrends2020: Educating Gen AlphaArticle

In today's society, the youth are ageing at a faster rate than ever before. But are our educational facilitators ready for this, or are they in need of a reboot?

Nicola Cooper 13 Dec 2019

#EvolutionOfWork: Jobs of the future - what will they be and how do we prepare for them?
#EvolutionOfWork: Jobs of the future - what will they be and how do we prepare for them?Article

If you consider how 4IR has disrupted education, business and industry sectors worldwide, we can safely assume that South Africa will also need to make provisions to do the same, but what will the future employment landscape look like...?

10 Dec 2019

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

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

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 5 Dec 2019

Cotton On Group backs quality education in South Africa
Cotton On Group backs quality education in South AfricaArticle

If you've purchased a Foundation product sold near the till point of a Cotton On Group store, you've contributed to raising the equivalent of R1bn for educational projects...

Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Nov 2019

The future of work - Are robots the key to reducing unemployment?
The future of work - Are robots the key to reducing unemployment?Article

With the rise of robots, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI), the employees of today are in panic mode about the state of their future career prospects. Will they have a job in 20 years' time... 10 years' time... or even next year?..

Issued by Ole!Connect 1 Nov 2019

SAQA accreditation for Elsenburg's new agriculture diploma
SAQA accreditation for Elsenburg's new agriculture diplomaArticle

The Western Cape Government has announced that the new national agriculture diploma, which will be offered at the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute, has received South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) accreditation.

21 Oct 2019

Mamas Alliance's PowerGirls. All images supplied.
#FairnessFirst: Transforming SA's most vulnerable into outspoken PowerGirls change agentsArticle

With International Day of the Girl recently marked in celebrating the achievement of girls worldwide, we're putting the spotlight on the local PowerGirls seven-year programme, which aims to transform vulnerable South African girls into outspoken and powerful young women, capable of becoming change agents within their communities...

Leigh Andrews 18 Oct 2019

Africa Code Week expands Train-the-Trainer programme in Nigeria
Africa Code Week expands Train-the-Trainer programme in NigeriaArticle

SAP Africa Code Week has collaborated with Nigeria's Niger and Taraba State Governments to bring digital skills training to teachers in the country's northern provinces for the first time...

26 Sep 2019

Global technology driving the future South African marketplace
Global technology driving the future South African marketplaceArticle

The significance and importance of keeping up technological advances is highly evident, particularly within the realm of tertiary education...

Issued by Perfect Word 3 Sep 2019

Gen Z employees will future-proof South Africa's travel and tourism businesses
Gen Z employees will future-proof South Africa's travel and tourism businessesArticle

As the industry increasingly embraces technological innovation and data analytics, many exciting high-tech jobs have emerged, which are a perfect fit for Generation Z, set to become the biggest consumer market by 2020 and our future workforce...

Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa 1 Jul 2019

Evaluating Artificial Education
Evaluating Artificial EducationArticle

Artificial Intelligence can potentially transform the fundamentals of education and how people think in the future...

5 Jun 2019

The future of co-working space in South Africa
The future of co-working space in South AfricaArticle

The co-working space in South Africa has seen tremendous growth over the years since its inception in early 2000...

Andrew Utterson 21 May 2019

Full STEAM ahead: Practical approach to building confidence in the classroom
Full STEAM ahead: Practical approach to building confidence in the classroomArticle

According to The Future of Jobs and Skills report, the most in-demand occupations found today did not exist 10 or even five years ago, while an estimated 65% of children entering primary school today will end up working in completely new job types that don't yet exist...

Esben Stærk Jørgensen 9 Apr 2019

Workforce of the future: What is driving it and where is it going?
Workforce of the future: What is driving it and where is it going?Article

An increasingly rapid pace of innovation is driving forward technological advances in the enterprise at an unprecedented rate, meaning that workforce dynamics are set to change drastically...

Ronald Ravel 8 Jan 2019

PwC's Innovation Challenge tests university students' potential
PwC's Innovation Challenge tests university students' potentialArticle

PwC and Universitas 21 (U21) have come together to offer exclusive professional development opportunities for U21's graduate students through the Innovation Challenge competition...

7 Sep 2018

Hellocomputer issues challenge to competitors - 100 new programmers by mid-2019
Hellocomputer issues challenge to competitors - 100 new programmers by mid-2019Article

Hellocomputer Joburg MD Joey Khuvutlu has issued a challenge to leaders of SA's digital agencies: he wants them to join him in an initiative to fund 100 programming learnerships by August 2019...

Issued by Hellocomputer 5 Sep 2018

A new generation of code breakers
A new generation of code breakersArticle

Government is considering introducing coding in South African schools...

28 Aug 2018

Why it's important for HR to get out in front of workplace disruption
Why it's important for HR to get out in front of workplace disruptionArticle

Some experts believe that more than a third of jobs in South Africa are at risk of being lost because humans are going to be replaced by digitisation and computer technology...

Linda Ronnie 3 Jul 2018

Photo by Andrey Larin on Unsplash
Aviation industry has 'sky high' potential to create new jobsArticle

Aviation is a key part of the economic lifeblood of Africa. It supports 6.9 million jobs and $80bn in GDP. It carries people and goods across and outside the continent and brings in economic investment, tourism, trade, and aid...

Alexandre de Juniac 14 Dec 2017

Entrepreneurship move over, intrapreneurship is here
Entrepreneurship move over, intrapreneurship is hereArticle

Business environments are undergoing major change as disruption remains one of the only constants. Innovators and those embracing change are succeeding, whilst those that don't continue to struggle. This is were intrapreneurship plays a critical role...

30 Oct 2017

Africa needs to focus on 'intrapreneurship'
Africa needs to focus on 'intrapreneurship'Article

Intrapreneurship is key to Africa's future, according to speakers at a recent Thomson Reuters summit on Africa...

30 Oct 2017

Digitally fluent women can close gender gap
Digitally fluent women can close gender gapArticle

A new report by Accenture, Getting to Equal 2017, reveals that digitally fluent women can close the ever-increasing talent, skills and equal pay gaps in the workplace...

7 Aug 2017

Robots, AI transforming future supply chain workforce
Robots, AI transforming future supply chain workforceArticle

According to Kamendran Govender of Accenture Consulting, advances in automation are transforming the supply chain workforce of the future...

19 May 2017

Need for native speakers to create multilingual chatbots
Need for native speakers to create multilingual chatbotsArticle

As chatbots, cognitive technologies, and natural language understanding (NLU) take centre stage, having a workforce that can write these in the applicable language is essential...

3 May 2017

Stassen with 'Blades' - part of the Hero Exhibition that takes place at Open Design.
#DesignMonth: The importance of design education with Suné StassenArticle

Suné Stassen, festival director for the Open Design Festival, is heavily involved in the country's design education movement. Here, she shares how your business can pick up the baton to take the movement forward...

Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2017

Air Cargo Africa panel discusses continent's e-commerce potential
Air Cargo Africa panel discusses continent's e-commerce potentialArticle

On the first day of the fourth edition of the biennial trade fair, ACA 2017, organised by STAT Media Group at the Emperors Palace last week, Air Cargo Africa 2017...

24 Feb 2017

Image by 123RF
IBM to provide free digital skills training to 25m AfricansArticle

IBM has announced a US$70 million initiative to provide free digital skills training for 25 million African youth over five years...

Gabriella Mulligan 14 Feb 2017

IBM launches free online learning platform in Africa
IBM launches free online learning platform in AfricaArticle

IBM has launched its $70 million (approximately R945 million) digital education initiative, “IBM Digital - Nation Africa”, aimed at building much-needed digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills on the continent...

8 Feb 2017

Converting scale to value in the digital economy
Converting scale to value in the digital economyArticle

The rise of the digital economy is developing at pace globally and is now probably the single most important driver of innovation and prosperity...

Yusof Seedat 13 Jan 2017

Optimising millennial talent in the workplace
Optimising millennial talent in the workplaceArticle

In her recent enlightening address at the IABC's Innovating Business Communication Conference, professional speaker and coach Saffron Baggallay emphasised the need to understand, value and work with millennials...

Pasqua Heard 22 Nov 2016

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