In order to deliver the high-quality workforce South African businesses need to thrive, we need to increase investment in developing local talent
When should the Labour Court prevent an employer from exercising its right to take disciplinary action against employees?
Tracy Robbins 1 day ago
With the job market as competitive as it is, Mark Kritzinger, Head of Careers24, is encouraging South African graduates to start their job search for 2018 as early as possible
Careers24 2 days ago
The face of the maritime industry is being changed by technological advances and digitalisation, opening up opportunities, especially among the youth
Loyalty is a misconceived concept in business. Whether you are an employer or employee, assuming that someone may remain loyal to you until death do you part, is positively delusional
AMcomms 17 Nov 2017
The Digital Skills Academy, in partnership with Brainstorm magazine, will once again offer a $10,000 bursary for one Brainstorm reader
Despite skills development becoming a BBBEE scorecard conversation, over 7-million South Africans are still illiterate, with new forms of illiteracy developing with every new workplace innovation
Umvozu, a mobile application developed by a team of South African students that links job-seekers with employers, has won the 2017 Geneva Challenge
Food delivery app, OrderIn, has not only targeted itself at time-conscious consumers, but corporates too, offering a "virtual canteen of cuisines" and an instant tax back benefit to employees
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's new CEO has called it quits less than a year after taking the reins at the Chapter 9 institution
Passion is the driving force behind many entrepreneurial success stories, but it can also lead to the downfall of your business
Thati Segoatle 16 Nov 2017
John Sanei, business innovation strategist, trend specialist, futurist and author of South African bestseller What's your moonshot?, has been invited to join Singularity University's panel of global speakers
Jessica Tennant 15 Nov 2017
The so-called fourth industrial has reshaped the way we work and live, but the digital era is also taking a toll on our health
After the World Bank downgraded South Africa's 2017 growth forecast to 0.6% in September, the South African economy is in urgent need of more entrepreneurs to boost growth
Donna Rachelson 15 Nov 2017
Three South African entrepreneurs recently launched an app that connects people to places to work, collaborate and network
In the United States, freelancers currently represent 35% of the workforce, 16% in the European Union, and while South African figures are harder to determine, the number is thought to be about 10% and rising
There are no rules in entrepreneurship. People often wax lyrical around following certain formulae for success and globally, millions of books are sold on the promise of riches. Sure, we can all learn from others, and it is true that successful entrepreneurs are open to learning, but there is no magic formula here.
Mike Vacy-Lyle 13 Nov 2017
Although there are strong labor laws in effect for people with disabilities, few companies go beyond federal requirements for making the workplace accessible. This typically means providing specific types of restrooms with wide doors and ramps in lieu of stairs so that the disabled can enter the workplace. There are, however, top companies that go above and beyond what is mandated by law.
Monetary Library 2 days ago
The economy is rarely stable. On some occasions, it's less stable than others, though. During those chaotic days, you must have a plan for how to run your company. Otherwise, you'll become another statistic about failed businesses. Here are four ways to respond to an uncertain business climate.
As a business owner, you'll need different functional departments for the smooth running of the company because you can't do it all on your own.
Naija Writers’ Coach 13 Nov 2017
So, you're used to taking the bull by the horns, taking charge, and getting things done your way. Becoming injured and being in the middle of a personal injury claim can change a business owner who's used to running his company like a roaring lion into a timid kitten. For once, you won't be able to get up and run your own errands and the idea of holding an emergency meeting in the middle of the day has to fall by the wayside while you're busy giving a deposition. Getting involved in a civil personal injury action is a slow and arduous process. You may think your case is about to be settled only to hear from your attorney a few days later and be right back to square one. So, if you own a business, approach your pending personal injury claim in the same way that you'd run your company.
Creating a safe working environment should be the topmost priority of every organisation. This way, the safety of the employees, visitors, clients, consultants, inspectors and the likes can be guaranteed.
Naija Writers’ Coach 9 Oct 2017