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Seedstars announces Senegal finalists, heads to Cameroon

Today, Friday, 22 September, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits

1 day ago

Labour outsourcing: a necessity in South Africa

According to the Industrial Action Report, South Africa experiences an average of 85 strikes per annum. The research shows that ±335,000 workers are responsible for 5.2 million working days lost per year

1 day ago

Alpha Pharm and Immploy's new collaboration: Opening pharmacy doors near you

Alpha Pharm and Immploy Recruitment Agency are teaming up to improve community pharmacy access, and service across South Africa

Issued by Immploy Medical Recruitment 1 day ago

Dangote emphasises diversification of African economies, importance of agriculture

Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Aliko Dangote told investors: "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world."

2 days ago

Three factors that decrease staff turnover, boost retention

If you're in a leadership position at your current job when was the last time you congratulated your team? If it's been a while, you should probably check your employee turnover rates (infographic)

By Amica Graber 2 days ago

Confusion regarding UIF contributions continues

Confusion persists regarding UIF contributions since a new Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) scale of benefits came into effect on 1 April 2017

3 days ago

The benefits of a strong workplace culture

Every organisation, no matter how large or small, has a unique culture that defines it. The values, principles, ideologies, and beliefs of the company make up its culture

By Charles Mburugu 3 days ago

Pieter Bensch appointed Sage executive VP Africa, Middle East

Sage has appointed Pieter Bensch as executive vice president for the Africa and Middle East region

3 days ago

Accommodating people with albinism in the workplace

In celebration of national Albinism Awareness month, disability equity solutions company, Progression, is calling on the private and public sectors to find ways to accommodate people with albinism in the workplace

3 days ago

Do immigrants “steal” jobs in South Africa? What the data tell us

South Africa is a popular destination for immigrants, especially from other African countries. Does their presence affect the employment chances of South Africans?

By Raphael Chaskalson 19 Sep 2017

How business rescue affects employer and employee

Business rescue has gained momentum as an alternative to liquidation since its introduction in 2011 through section 6 of The Companies Act

19 Sep 2017

Sixth Franchise Leadership Summit takes place in November

The sixth annual FNB Franchise Leadership Summit takes place at Indaba Hotel Fourways on Thursday 16 November 2017, under the theme, “Exponential growth through entrepreneurship.”

3 days ago

Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men

SAN FRANCISCO, US: A trio of former Google employees filed a lawsuit accusing the technology giant of paying women less than men for the same work

18 Sep 2017

Implats warns of job cuts as it tackles unprofitable shafts

Impala Platinum (Implats), the world's second-largest producer of the metal, is heading for turbulent times as it cuts jobs and tackles its unprofitable Rustenburg mines

18 Sep 2017

Devops and its clear missing connection

For IT professionals, the idea of having a more collaborative approach between development and operations is highly appealing

By Greg Pritchett 18 Sep 2017

Skills and Career Development Summit prepares, uplifts learners

The 2017 FP&M SETA Skills and Career Development Summit is aiming to prepare and uplift learners for a better future

15 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Hit the 'sweet spot' and you'll get your investors

The SA Innovation Summit was an explosion of, well, ideas and innovation. One talk that particularly intrigued me was one by Tmara (Target Market Adoption Risk Assessment)

By Ilse van den Berg 14 Sep 2017

How ensure you're on the right career path

Choosing a career path is one of the most important and possibly difficult decisions we will ever have to make, and has long-standing implications for our future. That is why it is critical to do an aptitude test

14 Sep 2017

Job Readiness Centres open at 27 libraries

In a job creation partnership between social enterprise, Lulaway, and the National Library of South Africa (NLSA), Mzansi Libraries Online, a Job Readiness Centre, was launched at the Sharpeville Library

14 Sep 2017

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Dealing with death: How companies can handle the aftermath of a crime

While you never want to have to think about a violent crime occurring at your place of business, it can be a harsh fact of life. If your company has been affected by a violent crime that has resulted in a loss of life, things can be extremely difficult for all involved. But as a business owner, there are some things that you will have to deal with even in this hard time. Today, we are going to learn some tips that just might make things a little easier on everyone.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

Essential features of robust HR software

When you effectively manage the human capital of your business, you gain a host of advantages over your competition:

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Sep 2017

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