Open-plan offices have taken off because of a desire to increase interaction and collaboration among workers. But an innovative new study has found that employees in open-plan offices spend 73% less time in face-to-face interactions. Email and messaging use shot up by over 67%.
Libby Sander 16 hours ago
Businesses around the world are cottoning on to the value of transferring labour from human workers to machines. Automation can increase efficiency and decrease labour costs. It helps employers to avoid complex challenges like wage increase demands, labour protests and strikes. Consumers also benefit from automation when products and services become cheaper because of reduced input costs.
Daniel B. le Roux 1 day ago
MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet recently partnered with Better SA to host a collaborative volunteer event to help address youth unemployment in SA. Celebrating what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, the partnership went beyond the traditional 67 minutes of volunteerism, gathering 72 volunteers to help youths from local development organisations change their stars.
1 day ago
Volvo Group Southern Africa has appointed Marcus Hörberg as its new vice president, with effect 1 July 2018.
2 days ago
Boeing is calling all students interested in a career in aerospace to apply for its fully paid, six-month International Business Intern Programme (IBIP), based in Seattle, Washington.
3 days ago
Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa.
Tom Jackson 3 days ago
Something significant happened on the islands last month and it wasn't just the arrival of summer.
Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 13 Jul 2018
Startupbootcamp AfriTech (SBC AfriTech) which empowers the top African tech startups, linking them to fast-moving corporates on the continent, has revealed the Top 10 African Innovators who will participate in its accelerator programme for 2018.
13 Jul 2018
A new study by Oracle and Future Workplace, AI at work reveals HR leaders and employees want to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) and are ready to take instructions from robots at work, but organisations are failing to prepare the workforce.
13 Jul 2018