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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 on walking' just took on a new meaning
'Keep on walking' just took on a new meaningArticle

Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's walking president, set tongues wagging when he first took office thanks to his habit of taking a brisk morning walk...

Patrick McInerney, Christoph Malan, Catharine Atkins and Malika Walele 9 Oct 2020

Rebooting employer branding in response to Covid-19
Rebooting employer branding in response to Covid-19Article

Employer branding is often mistaken to be the kind of activity only associated with companies needing to attract the best talent to meet their growth trajectory, especially within a buoyant and thriving economy. This is partially correct, however employer branding is built from the inside out...

Celeste Sirin 2 Oct 2020

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5 areas of marketing and creative operations being disrupted by SaaSArticle

Lerato Mokhethi, a freelance journalist and communications consultant, lists five areas of marketing and creative operations being disrupted by SaaS...

Lerato Mokhethi 30 Sep 2020

Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of work
Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of workArticle

On 2 and 3 September, Topco Media and Simplify hosted the digital Future of HR Summit. An annual innovation-focused initiative that aimed to help delegates prepare for the hyper-digitised workplace of tomorrow...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Sep 2020

It's almost time: The Future of HR Virtual Summit
It's almost time: The Future of HR Virtual SummitArticle

On 2 and 3 September 2020, Topco Media and Simplify will bring you the Future of HR Summit...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Sep 2020

Facilities management - a new role as employees return to the workplace
Facilities management - a new role as employees return to the workplaceArticle

Broll Property Group recently hosted its second Property Intel Podcast, 'Why return to the workplace?', highlighting some of the considerations behind a planned, individualised and carefully orchestrated re-entry to the workplace...

31 Jul 2020

Online learning, our new norm
Online learning, our new normArticle

Up until a few months ago, learning online was a choice. The Covid-19 pandemic has necessitated the move to online teaching and learning, which brings with it a world of opportunities and challenges...

Issued by Rosebank College 30 Jul 2020

Changing workspaces
Changing workspacesArticle

Saica asked two forward-thinking accountants, Peter Magner and Willem Haarhoff, about the workspace changes that have been spurred on by remote offices...

Issued by SAICA 20 Jul 2020

How educational brands can remain relevant to the new world of work
How educational brands can remain relevant to the new world of workArticle

Distance education was perhaps considered to be a bland and uninspiring learning journey back in the 1980s - virtually incomparable to today's distance education model, which has been transformed into a very rich and rewarding learning experience...

Professor Zaheer Hamid 13 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

MBA applications break all records for Henley Business School in Africa
MBA applications break all records for Henley Business School in AfricaArticle

Henley Business School Africa has attracted its highest ever number of applications for its MBA class this year - 580, up from 420 two years ago...

Issued by Henley Business School 18 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: 5 tips to keep learning on track
#YouthMonth: 5 tips to keep learning on trackArticle

According to the Guardian: "the 'corona class of 2020' was the most exposed age group to the likely unemployment surge caused by the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Fortunately, the digital age we live in offers numerous resources to give them a step up...

Kalnisha Singh 15 Jun 2020

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Business continuity demands a supply chain with end-to-end visibilityArticle

How digital migration can help enterprises achieve end-to-end visibility of their supply chain...

Baljeet Nagi 8 Jun 2020

CIOs embrace opportunities in post-lockdown market
CIOs embrace opportunities in post-lockdown marketArticle

As South Africa enters another week of the nationwide lockdown, the business focus has shifted from enabling employees to work remotely to now planning for what the new normal is likely to look like...

Tim Wood 25 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Ozone supports its clients throughout the 'new norm'
#LockdownLessons: Ozone supports its clients throughout the 'new norm'Article

Bizcommunity has been reaching out to South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 May 2020

Preserving your employer brand in uncertain times
Preserving your employer brand in uncertain timesArticle

The global uncertainty of the unknown presently resides within all of us and especially those HR leaders who are grappling with managing the mental and financial well-being of their employees...

Celeste Sirin 6 Apr 2020

Navigating growth in a Covid-19 world: Understanding shifts and preparing for growth in uncertain times
Navigating growth in a Covid-19 world: Understanding shifts and preparing for growth in uncertain timesArticle

At Kantar, we've identified six key shifts to shape the response of brands and businesses during the Covid-19 crisis.

Lynne Gordon, Issued by Kantar 3 Apr 2020

#StartupStory: Mixing colour with business opportunities
#StartupStory: Mixing colour with business opportunitiesArticle

Lien Potgieter, a colour intuitive, inspirational coach, and founder of Lien Potgieter Creative Consultancy, believes that colour allows people to explore new personal options and business opportunities.

Evan-Lee Courie 6 Mar 2020

Workplace 2020: People and tech trends
Workplace 2020: People and tech trendsArticle

Increased automation, AI, robots, 5G, digital everything - the workplace of the future that we've been talking about for so long, is actually here...

Andrew Robinson 10 Feb 2020

#EvolutionOfWork: Why Africa is championing the flexible workspace revolution
#EvolutionOfWork: Why Africa is championing the flexible workspace revolutionArticle

The African workforce is mushrooming, and by 2035, its numbers will have increased by more than the rest of the world's regions combined...

24 Jan 2020

A move towards celebrating the side hustle and gig economy
A move towards celebrating the side hustle and gig economyArticle

More South Africans are working two jobs in order to earn multiple incomes...

23 Oct 2019

Africa is championing the flexible workspace revolution
Africa is championing the flexible workspace revolutionArticle

Franchise opportunities - Africa's economy will grow faster than any other continent's over the next five years and flexible working is a huge part of that future...

Issued by GO Content Lab 31 Jul 2019

How to hire a future-fit CEO
How to hire a future-fit CEOArticle

Hiring the wrong leader can have potentially devastating consequences. Now, more than ever, corporates need be led with agility and an openness to rapid change...

Chania Stempowski 25 Jun 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Workplace 2025 - where humans and machines coexist
#RecruitmentFocus: Workplace 2025 - where humans and machines coexistArticle

The world is undergoing its biggest transformation ever. As emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) enter workplaces, human talent is grappling with an existential crisis.

Ronnie Toerien 16 Jan 2019

The Importance of Growing Global Talent
The Importance of Growing Global TalentArticle

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Issued by HEINEKEN South Africa 28 Sep 2018

bountiXP makes it easy to recognise and reward South African employees
bountiXP makes it easy to recognise and reward South African employeesArticle

A locally built employee recognition platform is simplifying the way South African businesses thank and engage their employees...

Issued by bountiXP 17 Sep 2018

How are companies preparing for automation and the new world of work?
How are companies preparing for automation and the new world of work?Article

The world of work is evolving, and future-conscious organisations need to be aware of the business implications associated with automation and robotics. A fundamental consideration is how such changes disrupt and affect the world of work and long-standing traditions about the role human beings play in it...

Lusanda Raphulu 8 Feb 2018

The role of AI in the Future of Work
The role of AI in the Future of WorkArticle

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution disrupts every facet of our lives, business leaders and HR practitioners face a challenging but exciting time...

Cameron Beveridge 2 Feb 2018

Research on correlation between workplace experience and business performance
Research on correlation between workplace experience and business performanceArticle

Global research project on how workplace experience can help businesses thrive in the new world of work indicates a third of South African workforce is reluctant to change, though such changes would be beneficial to business performance...

26 Jul 2017

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Marketing leadership in the new worldArticle

A brand is a symbol of the organisation, but reputation is the overall trust and appreciation that observers feel for the organisation. Marketers focus on the identity and brand of an organisation, but externally the image of the organisation is the perception of observers...

Danette Breitenbach 23 Jun 2017

Why SA's youth need to pursue specialised skills and expertise
Why SA's youth need to pursue specialised skills and expertiseArticle

In its recent investigation into local youth unemployment and the skills gap, Barloworld Logistics explored the rise of niche skills and questioned whether South Africa is supporting the youth with regards to their obtainment...

Issued by Barloworld Logistics 24 Apr 2017

Richard Mulholland
#YouthMonth: Seven tips for minding the gap with AfrillennialsArticle

Do you find yourself asking "What would Google do?" in your endeavour to understand Afrillennials (African Millennials) in the workplace? You don't have to unless you're hiring the 1% of the 1% of the 1% of brilliant millennials around the globe...

31 May 2016

How technology is likely to eliminate 60% of today's jobs
How technology is likely to eliminate 60% of today's jobsArticle

Disruption, disruptors and technology are reinventing how we live our lives at home and work and exponential technologies are likely to eliminate 60% of the jobs we know today...

Martin Pienaar 31 May 2016

Powerful strategies for retaining your best employees
Powerful strategies for retaining your best employeesArticle

It's time to change the human resource strategy to stop competitors from poaching talent from your company, according to a new study...

Ngugi Mungai 11 Dec 2015

Business leaders are still failing to lead change
Business leaders are still failing to lead changeArticle

There is no arguing that the traditional approach to human resources (HR) within companies is no longer relevant...

Leigh Swartz 14 Oct 2015

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