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Applications open for 2018 digital talent bursary
Applications open for 2018 digital talent bursary

The Digital Skills Academy, in partnership with Brainstorm magazine, will once again offer a $10,000 bursary for one Brainstorm reader.

2 days ago

Employer branding: Is loyalty becoming unfashionable?
Employer branding: Is loyalty becoming unfashionable?

"The game has always been about money and accruing it.
It's never really been about the people who help that process.
And therein lies the death of company loyalty."
~ Ted Bauer, "
The Context of Things"

Issued by AMcomms 2 days ago

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Digital era opens opportunities in maritime industry for South African youth

The face of the maritime industry is being changed by technological advances and digitalisation, opening up opportunities, especially among the youth - rather than being a threat to South Africa jobs.

3 days ago

OrderIn's digital canteen comes with tax benefits
OrderIn's digital canteen comes with tax benefits

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.

16 Nov 2017

SA students' job-seeking app wins international award
SA students' job-seeking app wins international award

Umvozu, a mobile application developed by a team of South African students that links job-seekers with employers, has won the 2017 Geneva Challenge (GC). The app allows job-seekers to upskill themselves through training modules delivered in a gamified process.

16 Nov 2017

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#Newsmaker: Singularity University invites John Sanei to panel

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.

By Jessica Tennant 15 Nov 2017

Could freelance be the future of work?
Could freelance be the future of work?

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.

14 Nov 2017

New app launched to connect people to places to work
New app launched to connect people to places to work

Three South African entrepreneurs recently launched an app that connects people to places to work, collaborate and network. Called Airbase, the app aims to give users the flexibility to work away from work and to go where their business takes them.

14 Nov 2017

Observations for entrepreneurs...
Observations for entrepreneurs...

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.

By Mike Vacy-Lyle 13 Nov 2017

Two new SPACES centres bring much-needed workspaces to economic hubs of Cape Town and Sandton
Two new SPACES centres bring much-needed workspaces to economic hubs of Cape Town and Sandton

Disruptive work environment brand, SPACES, is expanding its South African footprint with two more prime locations opening in December 2017. The new centres in Long Street, Cape Town, and Atrium on 5th in Sandton, bring SPACES' innovative and inspirational office and meeting solutions to like-minded communities. This takes to eight the number of branches opened since the global brand launched in South Africa in September 2017.

Issued by Go Content Lab 13 Nov 2017

Why companies don't always test for alcohol... and why they should
Why companies don't always test for alcohol... and why they should

Although alcohol and substance testing forms part of the health and safety policies and procedures in many industries - such as the petro-chemical, mining, construction and rail sectors - there are still a great number of organisations that do not employ the same cautionary practice, potentially resulting in significant loss to the business.

By Rhys Evans 13 Nov 2017

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Managing your business in the freelance economy

Remote working is the way of the future, and with the rise of the gig economy, driven by an ever-growing freelance workforce, comes the challenge of project managing a team working from different locations. It can really only work if you have the systems in place to manage it.

By Dan Marcus 13 Nov 2017

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Jobs and robots: bracing for technological disruptions to come

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and the rapid adoption of robots across diverse industries are stalking the fear of jobless growth. Responses to these developments have focused on what to do to ensure that robots don't steal jobs.

By Calestous Juma 13 Nov 2017