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Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhere
Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhereArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced companies to temporarily go virtual and employees to work remotely. However, several tech giants have announced permanent remote work options for all their employees...

Johannes Masiteng 26 Apr 2021

More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - study
More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - studyArticle

According to a new report, Decoding Global Ways of Working, one of the major legacies of the pandemic is that employees expect to be allowed to work remotely more often...

6 Apr 2021

The Suit Life: Responsible advertising
The Suit Life: Responsible advertisingArticle

When I use the term "responsible advertising", it's a multifaceted expression of what advertising should be, but in many cases, is not...

Craig Naicker 26 Mar 2021

2 main reasons almost half of SA's employees are considering a new job
2 main reasons almost half of SA's employees are considering a new jobArticle

Kaspersky's 'Securing the Future of Work' report has revealed that 44% of employees in South Africa are considering changing jobs the next 12-months...

25 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

The power of human connection
The power of human connectionArticle

Mushambi Mutuma, managing director of Black Powder, believes that there is something missing and that working remote will never emulate: the need for human connection...

Mushambi Mutuma 9 Mar 2021

Co-working a win-win for employer and employee
Co-working a win-win for employer and employeeArticle

A recent survey by Robert Walters Group found that employers are not keen on employees working from home after lockdown, despite most employees wanting to continue working remotely...

Louis Fourie, Issued by Venture Workspace 4 Mar 2021

2021 agency interns: Put yourself out there!
2021 agency interns: Put yourself out there!Article

"Be confident. Be aggressive. Be your authentic self." That's the advice from Boomtown's human resources rock star, Sinethemba Mashibini, to the interns working job experience at SA's agencies in 2021...

Issued by Boomtown 4 Mar 2021

Developer salaries in South Africa revealed
Developer salaries in South Africa revealedArticle

OfferZen, a tech talent marketplace, recently released its 2021 State of the Developer Nation report, which is a data report on developer careers in South Africa...

9 Feb 2021

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - Euromonitor
Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - EuromonitorArticle

The top trends that Euromonitor believes will define consumer behaviour and influence business strategies in the year ahead...

19 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021Article

The speed with which the C-suite was tasked with managing monumental change as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold is unprecedented. However, one thing is becoming clear: no "new normal" is possible without robust new communication skills...

Annelize van Rensburg 12 Jan 2021

Covid-19 and the 'aha' moment the workforce has been waiting for
Covid-19 and the 'aha' moment the workforce has been waiting forArticle

Co-working is no longer the future of the working world, it is the present, and the potential for growth in the sector has never been higher...

Issued by Venture Workspace 8 Jan 2021

How the pandemic will shape the workplace trends of 2021
How the pandemic will shape the workplace trends of 2021Article

The economist John Maynard Keynes predicted in 1930 that the amount we work would gradually shrink to as little as 15 hours a week as technology made us more productive...

Dave Cook 7 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

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

#EvolutionofWork: The 'new normal' is here to stay
#EvolutionofWork: The 'new normal' is here to stayArticle

As part of our #EvolutionofWork content feature, SoulProviders Collective's business unit manager Nosipho Ginindza shares what the future of work looks like from their point of view and how they're navigating the 'new normal' in the aftermath of Covid-19...

Jessica Tennant 23 Dec 2020

#BizTrends2021: Understanding your "why" - establishing a new norm through purpose-driven actions
#BizTrends2021: Understanding your "why" - establishing a new norm through purpose-driven actionsArticle

In a year when we arguably found ourselves with more time on our hands than ever before, thanks to the Covid-19 lockdowns, the upside was the opportunity to step back from our hectic diaries, to consider the cost to society of our relentless focus on corporate profit.

Ramsay Rankoussi 21 Dec 2020

Flexibility to remain the norm in 2021, but offices still the more popular option
Flexibility to remain the norm in 2021, but offices still the more popular optionArticle

CEO of Galetti Corporate Real Estate John Jack looks at upcoming trends within the changing landscape of corporate real estate...

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

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Prioritising wellness to retain young healthcare professionalsArticle

Doctors and healthcare workers in South Africa have been caught in the eye of the Covid-19 storm: we have actively fought as the frontline of defence to curb the spread of the virus, as well as continued to provide the best possible care we could to our patients...

26 Nov 2020

Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-out
Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-outArticle

Have you ever calculated how many of your 24hrs you are in "work-mode" - whether thinking, doing, or responding to a quick mail at a family braai...?

Anja van Beek 26 Nov 2020

How small business teams can communicate with clients around the world
How small business teams can communicate with clients around the worldArticle

On the eve of 2021, even if you're a small business team that's based in one spot, it's probable that you rely on services from and provide value to clients based all around the world...

Sadie Williamson 26 Nov 2020

Has Covid-19 exposed a lack of customer experience in local businesses?
Has Covid-19 exposed a lack of customer experience in local businesses?Article

Marketing guru, Philip Kotler, said that the customer is king, but has this been the case during the Covid-19 pandemic?

26 Nov 2020

#EvolutionofWork: Does working long hours boost economic performance?
#EvolutionofWork: Does working long hours boost economic performance?Article

Last year, Microsoft trialled a four-day work week, resulting in a 40% boost in productivity, suggesting that perhaps it isn't necessary for employees to be putting their life and soul into their job when the same amount of work can be done in a considerably shorter amount of time...

Lucy Desai 10 Nov 2020

Tips to managing the biggest workplace experiment in history
Tips to managing the biggest workplace experiment in historyArticle

Around the world, there has always been a sense of stability when it came to the workplace, but with the arrival and dangers associated with the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa, business, as usual, was no longer an option...

Devashnie Singh 21 Oct 2020

Building a flexible, future-proof workforce
Building a flexible, future-proof workforceArticle

There's no doubt that Covid-19 has changed how we work, and while there have been many negatives to this pandemic, it presents a unique opportunity to shape the world of work in a way that improves the environment for a greater section of the workforce, a leadership expert says...

15 Oct 2020

Blok's newly-launched 'SIX ON N' offers both investment security and lifestyle benefits
Blok's newly-launched 'SIX ON N' offers both investment security and lifestyle benefitsArticle

Blok's latest development, SIX ON N, is an innovative solution for those seeking a more agile, affordable investment. The 87-apartment development is located on the prestigious Norfolk Road in Sea Point...

Issued by Blok 15 Oct 2020

5 things to consider when leasing commercial property
5 things to consider when leasing commercial propertyArticle

Leasing office space for your business is even more daunting now as the country transitions out of lockdown...

Debbie Theron 29 Sep 2020

A clarion call for change
A clarion call for changeArticle

It is tempting to want to and focus on the immediate circumstance during an almost overwhelming global crisis, but this is the time to prepare wisely for the medium and long-term impacts of the pandemic...

Sarah Gooding 22 Sep 2020

#Emmys2020: Stream the winners of 34 awards on Showmax
#Emmys2020: Stream the winners of 34 awards on ShowmaxArticle

HBO's Watchmen was the big winner at the 2020 Emmy Awards, taking home 11 awards, including Best Limited Series, followed by Best Comedy winner Schitt's Creek with nine and Best Drama winner Succession and The Mandalorian, both with seven...

Issued by Showmax 21 Sep 2020

The fourth agricultural revolution is coming - but who will really benefit?
The fourth agricultural revolution is coming - but who will really benefit?Article

AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming - for worse as well as for better...

David Rose and Charlotte-Anne Chivers 16 Sep 2020

Pros and cons of working from home
Pros and cons of working from homeArticle

An unforeseen work-from-home revolution has caught many companies by surprise as most employees have now been forced to work from home...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 9 Sep 2020

There's never been a better time to be in the sale of IT
There's never been a better time to be in the sale of ITArticle

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times". For many in the tech industry, this famous line from the 19th century describes exactly what it's like selling IT in 2020...

Adrian Futcher & Gordon Fairlie 7 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

#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine Houvet
#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine HouvetArticle

With over 24 years of telecommunications experience working with governments, private and public sector across Africa, Charmaine Houvet is a member of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering women
#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering womenArticle

Karen Nadasen, CEO at PayU South Africa, is fulfilling her promise of a seismic shift towards women in technology, and women in her community...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Petunia Ludick, "You are powerful and deserving of every opportunity"
#WomensMonth: Petunia Ludick, "You are powerful and deserving of every opportunity"Article

This Women's Month, Bizcommunity showcased the incredible work of women in their respective fields of expertise...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"
#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"Article

This Women's Month, we've showcased the incredible work of women in their respective fields of expertise...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Heineken SA's Millicent Maroga: 'Let your work speak for itself'
#WomensMonth: Heineken SA's Millicent Maroga: 'Let your work speak for itself'Article

Corporate Affairs Director of Heineken South Africa Millicent Maroga shares her thoughts on female leadership and empowering women entrepreneurs, some of the challenges women in the industry face, as well as GBV...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 24 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Paula Sartini talks disruptive innovations post Covid-19
#WomensMonth: Paula Sartini talks disruptive innovations post Covid-19Article

Passionate about design thinking in the technology space, Paula Sartini is an analytical thinker that strives to solve business problems with innovative solutions...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEO
#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEOArticle

Bizcommunity's senior editor for Marketing & Media, Jessica Tennant met with Wunderman Thompson's newly appointed CEO, Miles Murphy to discuss his new role and was hugely impressed by his eagerness to familarise himself with the local media and marketing landscape, priortising relationship building, albiet online...

Jessica Tennant 21 Aug 2020

Sherlin Barends returns to Kfm Mornings after emotional on-air revelation
Sherlin Barends returns to Kfm Mornings after emotional on-air revelationArticle

Kfm's Sherlin Barends talks to us about being back on air after she revealed last week that she had to take a break to deal with mental health issues...

Juanita Pienaar 21 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Tugba Abadan, head of Africa at Paxful, finds success in the crypto space
#WomensMonth: Tugba Abadan, head of Africa at Paxful, finds success in the crypto spaceArticle

As one of Paxful's brightest young leaders, Tugba Abadan is helping the global next-generation peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin marketplace bring financial inclusion to the underbanked and unbanked...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Aug 2020

Work from home - short-term response or new normal?
Work from home - short-term response or new normal?Article

Across the world, Covid-19 pandemic has upended people's working lives. Borderless Access has taken a closer look at how people's working lives have changed in sub-Saharan Africa...

Issued by Borderless Access 20 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Professor Bridgette Gasa, newly elected chair of Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
#WomensMonth: Professor Bridgette Gasa, newly elected chair of Allan Gray Orbis FoundationArticle

This Women's Month, Professor Bridgette Gasa, newly elected chair of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, shares insights into how the foundation is contributing to an equitable South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SA
#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SAArticle

Suzanne Morel, country manager for Mastercard SA, shares some insights into how Mastercard is giving power to women...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Be yourself and trust in your unique skills' - Claire D'Adorante, Paragon Interface
#WomensMonth: 'Be yourself and trust in your unique skills' - Claire D'Adorante, Paragon InterfaceArticle

Early in her career, Claire D'Adorante - now director of Paragon Interface - discovered interior design as a way to blend her passion for creativity with technicality...

Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Generations to come are dependent on our unity' - Lungile Nkosi, The Pillow Fluffer
#WomensMonth: 'Generations to come are dependent on our unity' - Lungile Nkosi, The Pillow FlufferArticle

Lungile Nkosi is the entrepreneur behind The Pillow Fluffer Interiors, a black female-owned full interior design services company and content platform...

Sindy Peters 13 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SA
#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SAArticle

With extensive global experience, Alison Collier, a definite role model for future businesswomen, shares her journey with us this Women's Month...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industry
#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industryArticle

As Vodacom's chief officer of Corporate Affairs, an executive director at Vodacom South Africa and chairperson of the Vodacom Foundation, Takalani Netshitenzhe, believes toxic masculinity is one of the biggest challenges in the work place for women...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

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