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Technology leads transformation, but people are still at its heart
Technology leads transformation, but people are still at its heartArticle

Duke Corporate Education recently hosted its annual Davos of Human Capital 2019 event in Johannesburg, South Africa...

17 Jul 2019

Passing the torch to the millennial generation
Passing the torch to the millennial generationArticle

There was a time during the tumultuous 60s and 70s that the younger generation was admonished to "never trust anyone over thirty"...

Mark Bannerman 10 Jul 2019

Partnering for decent work - 32nd Annual Labour Law Conference
Partnering for decent work - 32nd Annual Labour Law ConferenceArticle

With South Africa's sixth national and provincial democratic elections just completed where the rights of workers and service delivery were top of mind in electioneering messages, this year's theme for the Annual Labour Law Conference - Partnering for decent work - could not be more relevant...

Issued by The Conference Company 8 Jul 2019

The growing need to reinvent the way people learn - survey
The growing need to reinvent the way people learn - surveyArticle

Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends report reveals that almost 9/10 SA business leaders say they need new ways of learning as technology evolves and with it, the human experience...

28 Jun 2019

The employee experience is broken, but IT can fix it
The employee experience is broken, but IT can fix itArticle

New research identifies simplified access to technology as missing piece of the puzzle; companies that put it in place can drive greater engagement, productivity and business results...

19 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?
#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?Article

When asking millennials about where they see themselves career-wise, many will reveal their dream of owning their own businesses...

14 Jun 2019

ILO Centenary Conference kicks off
ILO Centenary Conference kicks offArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Geneva, Switzerland, where he is leading the South African delegation at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Centenary Conference...

10 Jun 2019

Tshwane Institute for Continuing Education launches
Tshwane Institute for Continuing Education launchesArticle

TUT's Short Learning Programmes will officially be co-ordinated under one single entity as the Tshwane Institute for Continuing Education (TICE) launches today, 6 June 2019...

6 Jun 2019

Strategies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Strategies for the Fourth Industrial RevolutionArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has become a known and lived reality as technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and the Internet of Things (IoT) merge with the physical lives of humans...

Issued by GetSmarter 29 May 2019

Scaling up the MBA for relevance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Scaling up the MBA for relevance in the Fourth Industrial RevolutionArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has brought with it a world of 'cyber-physical systems' characterised by the merging of physical, digital, and biological realms in profound ways, and artificial intelligence (AI) serves as the primary catalyst of this transformation...

Osman Seedat, Issued by Regent Business School 13 Mar 2019

Part 1: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?
Part 1: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?Article

Just what is the fourth industrial revolution? No really, what is it all about beyond the hype and jargon?

Garth Williams 8 Mar 2019

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IAB Insight Series: 6 principles of future focus in the digital economyArticle

The IAB Insight Series held the last edition of its Q1 instalment, namely 'The Future of Work', this time focusing on transformation in the digital economy and the principles of future focus...

Jessica Tennant 7 Mar 2019

Labour organisations urged to embrace technology
Labour organisations urged to embrace technologyArticle

Worker and employer organisations need to embrace technology to reach those working in non-traditional and informal ways, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

1 Mar 2019

Millions to benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa
Millions to benefit from the rise of digital commerce in AfricaArticle

New research that shows 80 million young people will benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa by 2030...

1 Mar 2019

Why the rise of digital commerce holds promise for Africa
Why the rise of digital commerce holds promise for AfricaArticle

80 million young people will benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa by 2030, according to a new report released by the Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BFA...

28 Feb 2019

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IAB Insight Series: These are the trends transforming the digital economyArticle

The IAB Insight Series held its second event on The Future of Work, where a panel of experts in the field shared insights on trends transforming the digital economy...

Juanita Pienaar 25 Feb 2019

IAB SA launches insight series, in partnership with Meltwater and The Radisson Hotel Group
IAB SA launches insight series, in partnership with Meltwater and The Radisson Hotel GroupArticle

The IAB SA has launched an exciting new series of strategically aligned events for the digital industry. Held in partnership with Meltwater and The Radisson Hotel Group, the series will give the industry smart, actionable and meaningful insights...

Issued by IAB SA 19 Feb 2019

SingularityU South Africa aims to future-proof Africa through the finance sector
SingularityU South Africa aims to future-proof Africa through the finance sectorArticle

"Africa needs to come to grips with owning her future. If there is no plan for the future, then it is quite likely that there is no hope for the future." - Dr. Geci Karuri-Sebina...

Issued by Mann Made 7 Feb 2019

ILO report calls for human-centred future of work
ILO report calls for human-centred future of workArticle

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Global Commission has called for a human-centred agenda for a decent future of work...

23 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Resilience, resourcefulness and other ways to remain relevant in the 4IR workplace
#RecruitmentFocus: Resilience, resourcefulness and other ways to remain relevant in the 4IR workplaceArticle

The head of the HR and Labour Consulting for RSM South Africa, Candice Eaton-Gaul, chats about what it takes to make it in HR and maintain a corporate culture, job security in the age of AI and, of course, flak jackets...

Shan Radcliffe 17 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Future of work will place high value on social science skills
#RecruitmentFocus: Future of work will place high value on social science skillsArticle

As part of our ongoing focus on recruitment, we caught up with the founder of Dynamic Talent Acquisition, Lynette Hobson, to get her take on jobs of the future...

Sindy Peters 15 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Learning agility - the most important indicator of the potential of new hires
#BizTrends2019: Learning agility - the most important indicator of the potential of new hiresArticle

In the future of work, no one really knows exactly how job roles and responsibilities will shift. One simple fact remains clear amongst the unknown - your employees will need to be learning agile to proactively lead the way through these new challenges...

Jaintheran Naidoo, Issued by HFMtalentindex 7 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO
#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEOArticle

Founded in 2015, high-volume recruitment tech startup Giraffe has since attracted over 500,000 South African jobseekers to its platform...

Sindy Peters 12 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Populating your organisation in the face of rapidly advancing technology
#RecruitmentFocus: Populating your organisation in the face of rapidly advancing technologyArticle

Society is currently experiencing the beginnings of a revolution that will fundamentally change the way we in South Africa live, work and relate to one another...

Aadil Patel 6 Dec 2018

IBM Talent Business uses AI to rethink modern business
IBM Talent Business uses AI to rethink modern businessArticle

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises to transform both the HR function and the future of work, IBM announced IBM Talent & Transformation...

3 Dec 2018

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#RecruitmentFocus: 4 trends driving the future of the workplaceArticle

Attracting the best people is fundamental to the success of all companies and in the war for talent...

Linda Trim 30 Nov 2018

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Are you living curiously in a world of constant innovation?Article

In a world of constant innovation, business leaders need to engage in curious conversations to uncover new ways to live and work and offers insight five benefits of engaging in curious conversations...

Joy-Marie Lawrence 26 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Succession planning as baby boomers retire
#RecruitmentFocus: Succession planning as baby boomers retireArticle

Although most workforces are already creating contingency plans for the rapidly retiring baby boomer generation, those that aren't should start now...

26 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Is your company doing enough to prepare for the future of work?
#RecruitmentFocus: Is your company doing enough to prepare for the future of work?Article

While the majority of businesses recognise which capabilities are important for their future success, many are failing to take the actions needed...

21 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Your job might disappear, but don't blame AI for that
#RecruitmentFocus: Your job might disappear, but don't blame AI for thatArticle

When we talk about the jobs at risk, artificial intelligence is often seen as the main threat. However, this technology is still at its very beginning...

Anthony Hussenot 21 Nov 2018

Human touch is the strongest element in AI
Human touch is the strongest element in AIArticle

CIOs need to prepare workers for a future in which people do more creative and impactful work because they no longer have to perform many routine and repetitive tasks...

9 Nov 2018

ILO plans centenary celebrations
ILO plans centenary celebrationsArticle

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has started the countdown to its 100th anniversary and will host a series of global, regional and national events throughout 2019...

8 Nov 2018

Connecting Kenya: AI as a government tool to accelerate manufacturing
Connecting Kenya: AI as a government tool to accelerate manufacturingArticle

As exciting as the emergence of accessible and powerful artificial intelligence may be. There's no single other exponential technology causing as much uncertainty...

Joseph Kanyua 22 Oct 2018

How digitalisation has transformed the recruitment process
How digitalisation has transformed the recruitment processArticle

Digitalisation has played a massive role in the transformation of the talent recruitment process in the last few years, and understanding this transformation will ensure businesses are following best practices in terms of recruitment processing...

17 Oct 2018

How to future-proof Africa
How to future-proof AfricaArticle

Solutions to problems often require a change in behaviour, which in turn leads to other inventions. The result is a wheel that is spinning faster and faster, and one that is creating anxiety - more recently about jobs...

Danette Breitenbach 20 Sep 2018

The future of work in a digital world
The future of work in a digital worldArticle

What if my job gets automated? How will I stay relevant? How do we adapt to the need for new skills to manage customer expectations and the flood of data that's washing over us?

Cathy Smith 19 Sep 2018

#IGC2018: Disruption in the workplace and the importance of corporate citizenship
#IGC2018: Disruption in the workplace and the importance of corporate citizenshipArticle

We are only 16 months away from the 2020s. We are already in the future...

Dr Graeme Codrington 10 Sep 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Generation jobless and the high inequality economyArticle

Explaining concepts like the 'missing middle' and various African economic myths and misconceptions, Professor Haroon Bhorat shared the harsh economic realities of growing up in South Africa today, at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018...

Leigh Andrews 5 Sep 2018

African startups go beyond "find a tutor" model to improve educational outcomes
African startups go beyond "find a tutor" model to improve educational outcomesArticle

Ed-tech startups connecting learners with tutors are increasingly prevalent across Africa, but these platforms are adding additional components to their models to increase impact.

Tom Jackson 4 Sep 2018

The Mann brothers - Mic, Shayne and Kevin.
How to leapfrog your industry's disruption and future-proof AfricaArticle

Mann Made recently disrupted themselves before anyone else could with a rebrand. Here's how what started out as a wedding video company by three brothers in 2000 has transformed into a storytelling, forward-thinking, 65-employee strong experiential brand agency that hosts the SingularityU SA Summit...

Leigh Andrews 3 Sep 2018

African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment
African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemploymentArticle

Unemployment rates across Africa are too high, but tech startups are coming up with more and more innovative ways of connecting jobseekers with opportunities...

Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018

Africa is transitioning towards the on-demand economy
Africa is transitioning towards the on-demand economyArticle

The African continent is gradually transitioning towards the gig economy, as early-stage entrepreneurs and funders increasingly favour on-demand services...

Tom Jackson 23 Aug 2018

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Companies keep slashing jobs, but new technologies won't replace good managementArticle

As technology improves, it's tempting for company executives to slash jobs that are "standard" and "routine", making them easy to automate...

Mary Barrett 23 Aug 2018

AI doctors and engineers are coming - but they won't be stealing high-skill jobs
AI doctors and engineers are coming - but they won't be stealing high-skill jobsArticle

Google recently successfully put its DeepMind artificial intelligence system to work recognising eye diseases...

Leandro L. Minku and Jeremy Levesley 21 Aug 2018

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Leaderex 2018 drives digital transformation agendaArticle

The focus for Leaderex 2018 is digital transformation...

20 Aug 2018

Vocational education needs to meet 21st century demands
Vocational education needs to meet 21st century demandsArticle

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela says vocational education in the 21st century requires both head and hand skills, as the increasing use of integrated technologies is less done by hand...

2 Aug 2018

The impact of technology and OTAs on the hospitality industry
The impact of technology and OTAs on the hospitality industryArticle

"As industry players become more tech savvy, there needs to be a balance between technology and human interaction. It is necessary to keep up with competition and global trends which are stirring creativity and innovativeness."

Josephine Wawira 18 Jul 2018

What does the workplace of 2030 look like... and are you ready for it?
What does the workplace of 2030 look like... and are you ready for it?Article

From automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to flexible work hours, mood-matched workspaces and fast-paced learning to bridge skill gaps, the workplace of 2030 will emphasise ingenuity and idea generation - plus empathy and doing good...

14 Jun 2018

Why we cannot ignore the benefits of cloud-based training apps
Why we cannot ignore the benefits of cloud-based training appsArticle

Despite the fact that Africa's e-learning market doubled from 2011 to 2016, reaching $513 million, the continent's three biggest economies, South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya, are not yet moving their training applications to the cloud en masse...

Matthew Barker 13 Jun 2018

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