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How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSI
How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSIArticle

A finalist for the 2019 SAB Foundation Social Innovation Award, Vollar has been making waves on the social enterprise scene since its inception. The new digital currency, as its name suggests, comes with an interesting twist...

Sindy Peters 23 Sep 2019

#BehindtheSelfie with... Mishka Patel
#BehindtheSelfie with... Mishka PatelArticle

This #WomensMonth, we go behind the selfie with Mishka Patel, now news and traffic presenter at Good Hope FM as well as TV presenter, life coach, social media lifestyle and health influencer, voice-over artist and event MC...

Leigh Andrews 20 Aug 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Makoma Maponya
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Makoma MaponyaArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

4 Strategies to get your website security ready
4 Strategies to get your website security readyArticle

Is it too obvious to say that website security is vitally important to small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

Gary Stevens 10 Dec 2018

Why do Black Friday shoppers throw punches over bargains? A marketing expert explains 'psychological ownership'
Why do Black Friday shoppers throw punches over bargains? A marketing expert explains 'psychological ownership'Article

Black Friday, the most celebrated shopping day of the year, abounds with tales of fistfights over discounted televisions or even stampedes as consumers rush to get that low-priced sweater they saw in an ad...

Colleen P. Kirk 21 Nov 2018

Mimecast launches Global Citizenship Program
Mimecast launches Global Citizenship ProgramArticle

Mimecast Limited has announced the launch of its Global Citizenship program, that aims to support charitable organisations that are building resilience in communities...

12 Oct 2018

MediaCom and Forever Changed partnership putting cancer survivors first in SA's workplace
MediaCom and Forever Changed partnership putting cancer survivors first in SA's workplaceArticle

MediaCom's philosophy is to always put "People first." This mindset guides the company's criteria in everything they do, including partnerships. Forever Changed was, therefore, the ideal fit...

Issued by MediaCom 28 Jun 2018

5 career tips for PR graduates
5 career tips for PR graduatesArticle

Finding a job after your graduation can be intimidating. Agencies are looking for juniors with experience. Internships are scarce. Jobs are scarce! Marisa Louw offers some tips that can help PR graduates find their feet after graduation...

Marisa Louw 28 Jun 2018

Cannes Outdoor Lions Grand Prix winner: The Daily Show Presents: The Donald J Trump Twitter Library.
#CannesLions2018: Outdoor Lions winners!Article

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 19 June with the 2018 Cannes Outdoor Lions announced during the Communication award ceremony...

19 Jun 2018

Ava DuVernay on the 89th Oscars' red carpet in 2017. Original image © Tyler Golden of ABC on . Cropped with #FairnessFirst logo overlay as per Creative Commons terms.
#FairnessFirst: Making modern movies in 2018Article

While movies have been mainstream for more than a hundred years, diversity behind the lens has been more than a little lacking - hello 2018's top trending TV and cinema industry hashtags, #TimesUp and #OscarsSoWhite...

Leigh Andrews 14 Feb 2018

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Voluntourists' intentions may be misplacedArticle

Volunteer tourism, or voluntourism, is an emerging trend of travel linked to "doing good". Yet these efforts to help people and the environment have come under heavy criticism - for good reason...

Andrea Freidus 20 Dec 2017

Volunteer tourism: What's wrong with it and how it can be changed
Volunteer tourism: What's wrong with it and how it can be changedArticle

Volunteer tourism, or voluntourism, is an emerging trend of travel linked to "doing good". Yet these efforts to help people and the environment have come under heavy criticism...

Andrea Freidus 13 Nov 2017

#CSIMonth: Nedbank takes holistic approach to building and supporting effective schools
#CSIMonth: Nedbank takes holistic approach to building and supporting effective schoolsArticle

Nedbank recently launched a new Schools Healthy Lifestyle Programme, offered in partnership with Colgate, Futurelife, the ICRD Group Foundation and KwaZulu-Natal Departments of Education and Health...

Sindy Peters 16 Jul 2017

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Bulldog Rescue Angels giving bully breeds a new lease on lifeArticle

A charity that specialises in rescuing and rehabilitating bulldogs and associated breeds, Bulldog Rescue Angels will host its first Golf Day to raise some much-needed funds...

2 Jun 2017

How to build an effective volunteering programme
How to build an effective volunteering programmeArticle

Well-designed employee volunteering programmes foster employee engagement, says Andy Hadfield, CEO of forgood - the South African volunteer and donation matching portal...

26 Oct 2016

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Youth employment trends in East AfricaArticle

Youth-led research shows young Africans still face many obstacles when entering the labour market...

21 Jun 2016

Four ways technology is shaping the next leisure travel revolution
Four ways technology is shaping the next leisure travel revolutionArticle

Boeing's now-iconic 747 Jumbo Jet revolutionised travel in the 1970s by making mass international air travel affordable. Now trends indicate that a second revolution is underway...

11 May 2016

Design Indaba is not for designers
Design Indaba is not for designersArticle

The annual Design Indaba Festival, which annually attracts thousands of delegates from around the world, celebrated its milestone 21st anniversary when it opened on 17 February 2016, at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town...

Terry Levin 18 Feb 2016

[BizTrends 2016] JWT's Future 100 trends for 2016
[BizTrends 2016] JWT's Future 100 trends for 2016Article

Trends and innovation are moving at breakneck speed, powered by an engaged, sophisticated, curious global consumer...

JWT Innovation Group 18 Jan 2016

Marketing in the Digital Age: How to organise for growth
Marketing in the Digital Age: How to organise for growthArticle

Millward Brown Vermeer led an unprecedented global research initiative, "Marketing2020 - Organising for Growth", which examined how over-performing organisations align marketing strategy, structure and capability to unleash business growth...

Nicki Cunliffe, Issued by Kantar 12 Nov 2015

SMEs need government action
SMEs need government actionArticle

New research from Sage shows that business owners are investing in the future but would like to see more action from the Government...

8 Oct 2015

UPS releases its 13th annual Sustainability Report
UPS releases its 13th annual Sustainability ReportArticle

UPS has released its 13th annual Sustainability Report which highlights its growing investment in alternative fuel, advanced technology...

31 Jul 2015

The latest sponsorship opportunity: Music concert volunteerism
The latest sponsorship opportunity: Music concert volunteerismArticle

RockCorps is changing the face of entertainment sponsorship by letting volunteers earn tickets to high-profile music concerts by participating in volunteer projects...

Leigh Andrews 6 Feb 2015

Nedbank awards staff for contribution to social upliftment
Nedbank awards staff for contribution to social upliftmentArticle

Nedbank hosted its annual Staff Community Builders Awards on Thursday at RoomFive in Rivonia, Johannesburg, with the purpose of recognising its employees for being active citizens...

21 Nov 2014

67 minutes for Mandela - On the Dot lends a helping hand
67 minutes for Mandela - On the Dot lends a helping handArticle

In loving memory of the father of our beloved nation, Tata Nelson Mandela, On the Dot Pamphlets visited Dorah's Ark Children's Home in Roodepoort on Friday, 18 July, to lend a helping hand...

Issued by On the Dot 30 Jul 2014

Career Day for Tshwane youth on 14 June
Career Day for Tshwane youth on 14 JuneArticle

The Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (URCSA) Tshwane youth has scheduled a Career Day on Saturday 14 June 2014, at 9 Matseke Street, Atteridgeville from 9am to 3pm.

12 Jun 2014

Searching for employment needs a strategy
Searching for employment needs a strategyArticle

The challenges associated with finding employment - especially during the current economically difficult times - are probably more daunting to first time job seekers, who do not know the job search landscape and don't know what to expect.

12 May 2014

Malaysians are second most avid weekly readers of newspapers across Asia Pacific: GfK
Malaysians are second most avid weekly readers of newspapers across Asia Pacific: GfKArticle

Survey reveals reading newspapers, listening to music and shopping for groceries are weekly activities engaged by more than half Malaysians.

28 Oct 2013

GMSA helps Esinelitha Day Care Centre in honour of Madiba
GMSA helps Esinelitha Day Care Centre in honour of MadibaArticle

On 18 July 2013, General Motors South Africa (GMSA), along with employees from GM dealer Williams Hunt PE and players from the Chevrolet Warriors Cricket Team, carried out volunteer work at the the Esinelitha Day Care Centre in Walmer, Port Elizabeth, as part of the Nelson Mandela Day 67 Minutes for Madiba campaign.

19 Jul 2013

Louise Bick
Legalities of volunteering - understanding obligationsArticle

Mandela Day has arrived, bringing with it a host of community-related initiatives running throughout the month of July. As a volunteer, there are a number of options and obligations you need to be aware of and keep in mind when working with a charity.

Louise Bick 18 Jul 2013

UCKG's Women in Action continues to spread +ve messages around HIV/Aids
UCKG's Women in Action continues to spread +ve messages around HIV/AidsArticle

A life-long investment in the health of both HIV positive and negative patients is the key to managing the disease and living a full life irrespective of one's status. This is the message confirmed by doctors and health caregivers who met with international hematology and hemotherapy specialist, Dr Albertina Vieira, who was in South Africa for World Aids Day 2012.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 12 Dec 2012

Top tips for graduatesArticle

The highs of graduation are often followed by a harsh reality check with many job seekers coming down to earth with an unexpected bump. The tough economic landscape, shrinking job market and heightened competition can be disheartening to graduates, but here are 12 tried-and-tested tips on how to front up to these challenges.

Niteske Marshall 21 Nov 2012

Futsal mad Sthefania travells 10,000 miles to 'gain experience'Article

The fact that the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2012 is being held in Thailand was all the motivation Brazilian Sthefania Vieira de Lacerda, needed to travel more than 10,000 miles to volunteer at the tournament in which 24 teams will compete for world futsal supremacy, FIFA.com website reports.

30 Oct 2012

Compliance with revised Act cannot ignore practical realitiesArticle

The revised Employment Equity Act Code seeks to assist employers and workers in developing appropriate means to manage aspects of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) within the workplace.

17 Sep 2012

Trees for Zambia 2012: where me became we
Trees for Zambia 2012: where me became weArticle

Volunteers from all walks of life gathered in Livingstone, Zambia during July 2012 and found common ground in a passion for the environment. Initiated by Cape Town-based Greenpop, we spent three weeks planting 4135 trees; in joining the "treevolution", everyone arrived with something to give, and took away with them a little more ...

Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2012

UCKG's Women in Action host internationally acclaimed haematologist, Dr Albertina Vieira
UCKG's Women in Action host internationally acclaimed haematologist, Dr Albertina VieiraArticle

The importance of education, awareness and early detection in diagnosing and treating cancer and HIV/Aids successfully was highlighted by haematology and haemotherapy specialist, Dr Albertina Vieira, who visited South Africa in July.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 18 Jul 2012

More donations from Absa
More donations from AbsaArticle

The charity arm of Absa, Sešego Cares, is donating 1000 pairs of TOMS shoes, some blankets and winter clothing to Kingdom Authority Bible Church (KABC), Lamula Orphanage in Naturena, south of Johannesburg and Ikusasa Lethu Youth Project, in Freedom Park.

14 Jun 2012

Mental health: keeping your grey matter in the pink
Mental health: keeping your grey matter in the pinkArticle

July is Mental Illness Awareness Month. We have a fairly good idea of what we should be doing to look after our physical health, but when it comes to mental wellbeing, many of us have no idea where to begin. The good news is that some of the things that you need to do to assist healthy brain function are the same things that will keep you physically fit and healthy.

Graham Anderson 20 Jul 2011

Higher levels of social activity decrease the risk of cognitive decline
Higher levels of social activity decrease the risk of cognitive declineArticle

In short, if you want to keep your brain healthy, it turns out that visiting friends, attending parties, and even going to church might be just as good for you as crossword puzzles. It's rather along the lines of... use it... or lose it.

30 May 2011

Post-holiday blues no match for SA's Best EmployersArticle

Post-holiday blues affecting the productivity of your staff members? The CRF Institute shares some interesting ways forward-thinking companies are using to revive their staff and get them excited and motivated for the year ahead

Issued by Top Employers Institute 26 Jan 2011

New findings on "successful aging"Article

What, exactly, does "successful aging" mean? For more than a half century, researchers and gerontologists have argued whether successful aging is better defined subjectively (how older adults view their own state of aging) or objectively (physical disease-related disability or mental decline). Answering this question is more than an academic exercise.

23 Jul 2010

Putting a dent in Angola's maternal death rateArticle

After more than a decade of volunteer work in Angola's rural Matala district in the southern province of Huila, a Finnish doctor is seeing maternal mortality rates gradually come down in a country where about one in every 70 women dies in childbirth.

17 May 2010

New CEO for Heart and Stroke Foundation SAArticle

The chairman of the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa, Farouk Meyer, this week announced the appointment of Dr. Vash Mungal-Singh as CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa. Dr. Vash Mungal-Singh succeeds outgoing CEO, Robert de Souza, who recently retired after almost 20 years at the helm.

20 Apr 2010

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