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Higher education in a disrupted world
Higher education in a disrupted worldArticle

Higher education institutions have long been considered to be the repositories of knowledge and learning and the structures through which knowledge is produced and disseminated...

Professor Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 5 May 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

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

AfriGIS achieves level 1 B-BBEE status
AfriGIS achieves level 1 B-BBEE statusArticle

AfriGIS, South Africa's leaders in geospatial science and geospatial information solutions, recently announced that it has achieved a level one Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status...

Issued by AfriGIS 12 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

#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

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

Microsoft grants Afrika Tikkun over R2.5m as part of Global Skills Initiative
Microsoft grants Afrika Tikkun over R2.5m as part of Global Skills InitiativeArticle

Microsoft South Africa has provided Afrika Tikkun with a $150,000 (over R2.5m) grant as part of its Global Skills Initiative...

2 Oct 2020

"Bring down the barriers between education and the real world," says award-winning SA educationist
"Bring down the barriers between education and the real world," says award-winning SA educationistArticle

Africa's leading educationist and academic trailblazer, Professor Yusuf Karodia, has cautioned that to sustainably address the challenges posed by the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), policymakers and education advocates on the continent need to embrace new, digitally-immersive methods to higher education...

Issued by Regent Business School 2 Mar 2020

#BizTrends2020: Is the digital revolution in a plateau?
#BizTrends2020: Is the digital revolution in a plateau?Article

Have we said all we can say about the digitisation of business?

Yaron Assabi 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 3 human intelligence trends shaping the digital era
#BizTrends2020: 3 human intelligence trends shaping the digital eraArticle

While today's operating environment puts businesses under pressure to innovate, the workforce can feel left out and wonder where they fit in...

Dov Slowatek 27 Nov 2019

Amazon to upskill 100,000 employees with in-demand skills
Amazon to upskill 100,000 employees with in-demand skillsArticle

Amazon has commited to upskill 100,000 of its employees across the United States, dedicating over $700 million to provide its people with access to training programmes that will help them move into more highly-skilled roles...

15 Jul 2019

The most in-demand skills and how to find them
The most in-demand skills and how to find themArticle

According to research, the most in-demand skills in the world currently include sales representatives, project managers, information technology professionals, office support and financial analysts, among others...

30 May 2019

7 ways to ensure humans can befriend machines in the workplace
7 ways to ensure humans can befriend machines in the workplaceArticle

The debate of the decade is whether or not robot workers are replacing human jobs. What's for sure is that automation is changing the skills companies require from workers, yet the speed with which this is happening across functions within organisations varies...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 13 May 2019

Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortage
Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortageArticle

The PWC Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey published in 2018 states that over a quarter of South African respondents believe that cybercrime will be the most disruptive, impactful crime...

Marcus Karuppan 13 May 2019

Gaining traction with automation
Gaining traction with automationArticle

Automation continues to gain traction across industry and vertical...

1 Apr 2019

Why you need to be a shapeshifter to get ahead in your career
Why you need to be a shapeshifter to get ahead in your careerArticle

Vega, a brand of the Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), shares a few reasons why jobseekers and employees in the digital age need to be shapeshifters in order to get ahead...

Issued by Vega School 24 Jan 2019

Higher education institutions need to unpack the link between education, employability and entrepreneurship
Higher education institutions need to unpack the link between education, employability and entrepreneurshipArticle

It is axiomatic to state that business models, across all sectors of the economy, are being fundamentally disrupted...

Dr Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 16 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Open source skills in high demand
#RecruitmentFocus: Open source skills in high demandArticle

The unemployment rate in South Africa rose to 27.5% in the third quarter of 2018, while the demand for skills remains high - leaving an industry conundrum that is yet to be solved...

13 Dec 2018

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Mr Price internship programme open for entryArticle

The Professional Retail Programme for graduates is now open for applications. This internship falls under MRP Foundation's Jump Start skills development programme...

29 Oct 2018

Rethinking your business network
Rethinking your business networkArticle

Most companies today are on a digital transformation journey...

Riaan Graham 28 Aug 2018

Sarah Heck, an advisor on international entrepreneurship and youth programs to the Obama Foundation and head of entrepreneurship at Stripe.
Why Africa's youth should be encouraged to launch tech startupsArticle

'Focus on tackling Africa's greatest challenges through entrepreneurship...'

Tom Jackson 16 Aug 2018

SA's top-paid jobs and most in-demand skills
SA's top-paid jobs and most in-demand skillsArticle

Are you ready for the new year? Check out the latest outlook on trends for top-paid jobs and most in-demand skills, including what to expect in 2018...

Issued by CareerJunction 23 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The rise and rise of NextGen Work
#BizTrends2018: The rise and rise of NextGen WorkArticle

As labour markets dynamics continue to shift rapidly and the lifespan of skills becomes ever shorter, the gap between the skills that people have and those that employers need is widening...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 8 Jan 2018

TrendSetter - SA's most in-demand skills
TrendSetter - SA's most in-demand skillsArticle

CareerJunction has done some research and crunched the numbers to give an outlook on skills that are on South African recruiters' hot (and not) list right now when hiring talent online...

Issued by CareerJunction 21 Jul 2017

Trendsetter - SA's most in-demand skills
Trendsetter - SA's most in-demand skillsArticle

The current job market may seem as volatile as Trump's Twitter account...

Issued by CareerJunction 5 May 2017

One of Samsung's solar power internet schools
Digital transformation in education key to stirring growth in East AfricaArticle

Africa's 'skills of the future' requires firm partnerships between NPOs, private and public sectors...

19 Jul 2016

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 upArticle

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.

Mosima Selekisho 14 Jun 2016

Seven sought-after engineering skills
Seven sought-after engineering skillsArticle

There is a strong South African demand for engineering candidates with seven skills topping the list...

Bellah Nxumalo 16 May 2016

ICHAF corporate training empowers students
ICHAF corporate training empowers studentsArticle

South Africa's youths face increasing challenges when it comes to employment opportunities. According to the World Economic Forum Global Risk Report 2014, South Africa has the third-highest unemployment rate for people between the ages of 15 and 24, with an estimated 50% being without work.

11 Feb 2014

Nzimande sets on path to improve higher education
Nzimande sets on path to improve higher educationArticle

The Department of Higher Education and Training has launched the Green Paper for Post-School Education and Training, which will see the country move towards producing more graduates with the in-demand skills necessary to grow the economy.

Gabi Khumalo 13 Jan 2012

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