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Spur founder Allen Ambor's tough love approach to business

Iconic SA restaurant chain, Spur Steak Ranches, will be 50-years-old in October this year and has grown into an internationally-recognised brand

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 hours ago

Tsogo Sun Supplier Showcase developing and supporting SMMEs

More than 100 enterprises recently showcased their products and services to potential buyers at a Tsogo Sun Supplier Showcase, providing market and development access for small, medium and micro-enterprises

10 hours ago

How to enhance teamwork in the workplace

Whether in sports or in the workplace, it is a fact that team efforts are usually more effective than individual efforts. Poor teamwork results in low morale, loss of productivity, absence of trust, higher expenses and lost revenue.

By Charles Mburugu 12 hours ago

They're future-fit! Announcing the finalists of the 2017 Future of HR Awards

The third annual Future of HR Awards has just announced its 2017 finalists. The awards, hosted in association with Careers24, recognises South Africa's most outstanding, inspiring and effective leaders in people management strategies and HR innovation

Issued by Topco Media 3 days ago

ETI needs revision to ease the admin burden

Although the motives are good, the negative impact of the ETI is that it places an administrative burden on payroll departments

By Lavine Haripersad 3 days ago

Business transfer dismissal not always automatically unfair

In the recent case of Willem Hendrik du Plessis v AMIC Trading, the employee referred a matter to the Labour Court seeking an order declaring his dismissal by the employer automatically unfair in terms of s187(1)(g) of the Labour Relations Act (LRA).

By Fiona Leppan and Stephan Venter 3 days ago

Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool

Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are on a mission to recruit the next generation of world-class electronics and software engineering talent [video]

3 days ago

FET needs to create employable graduates

Further Education and Training (FET) should strive to achieve three goals, making graduates employable, creating a diverse workforce and meeting the needs of the country's economy

3 days ago

Finalists in Businesswoman of the Year Awards selected

The Businesswomen's Association of South Africa has announced the 13 finalists who have made it through to the final round of the 37th annual Businesswoman of the Year Awards

22 Jun 2017

An interview in 10 seconds?

We know that first impressions count. When it comes to interviews the stakes are even higher

Issued by CareerJunction 22 Jun 2017

Treasury rejects claims of calamitous job losses from sugar tax

Treasury has rejected claims of calamitous job losses resulting from the imposition of a health promotion levy

By Linda Ensor 22 Jun 2017

Research indicates more innovation needed in South Africa

A new report, ‘Unicorns, Gazelles & Leapfrogs: Fast-tracking the South African startup ecosystem' identifies some ways that South Africa's hotshot startups can catapult themselves forward

21 Jun 2017

Tourism industry offers hope for SA's unemployed youth

While many see it as a space for tour guides or front-of-house hotel workers, it now encompasses a variety of career options including opportunities for advertising, marketing and design, financial management, IT and tech and more

21 Jun 2017

Start viewing your enterprise technology the way millennials do

25 years ago, I went to work for the first time with a hand-held device in my hand: a Casio calculator. I thought I was the man. Today, the new generation of workers often have a better grasp of technology than senior management

By Steve Tzikakis 21 Jun 2017

PAs win job rights

The Labour Court has found in favour of 17 judges' secretaries who challenged the Office of the Chief Justice about their uncertain employment status, declaring that they are permanently employed

21 Jun 2017

Employee Wellness Month: Benefits more important than bucks

Employees are increasingly seeking customised benefits to suit their unique needs

Issued by Ackermans 21 Jun 2017

Opening up international markets for clothing and textile manufacturers

I am often asked what it is that prevents clothing and textile manufacturers from breaking into the international market. There are several answers to that question

By Christian Gerling 20 Jun 2017

Are SA women ‘not ready' for leadership positions?

Industry leaders claim many female employees are not ready for top company jobs - but smart employers know that investing in finding ways to support women is good for morale and the bottom line

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Jun 2017

Why 90% of innovation initiatives fail in well-managed organisations

Jac Spies, Chief Advisor at Praesignis, discusses innovation investments, why they fail, and how to beat innovation failures - in the first of this three-part insight series

Issued by Praesignis 19 Jun 2017

Technology and learning

There are various options available when it comes to training employees. Here's a short analysis of the differences between training options and how they can affect a company or business

Issued by eStudy 19 Jun 2017

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International

Is small business health insurance for employees a necessity?

Statistics show that 20 percent of the small businesses do not know what health benefits should be offered to employees. This is a shame since health insurance should always be a top priority for every single company out there. Even if you just hire employees for seemingly safe jobs like with Book Taxi Paris you have to offer something that makes working for your company as attractive as possible.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Jun 2017

Four steps to take when your employee is arrested for a crime

Imagine sitting in your office thinking of creative ways you can increase your company's profits and you get a phone call (or just sipping your morning coffee at work and the headline pops up): your employee has just been arrested.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 29 May 2017

Twitter shares rise on word of Biz Stone's return

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after six years away.

18 May 2017

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU (SU) Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC).

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

A guide to expertly mastering negotiation in five simple steps

If perfected, the art of negotiation will bring significant benefits in the workplace and help to achieve optimum results. It's a skill that will improve and develop the output of micro and macro projects, help with coming to proposal and budget agreements with prospective clients, and provide confidence when requesting a pay rise.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 May 2017

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