Eight names recommended for SABC board
Eight names recommended for SABC board

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications has adopted a final report that recommends eight candidates to fill the SABC board.

15 Mar 2019

10 tips to keeping your CV out of the trash
10 tips to keeping your CV out of the trash

Your CV is your professional fashion statement. It is the first chance you have of selling yourself to recruiters. So, if you want to avoid getting a regret letter, keep reading.

By Candice Eaton-Gaul 15 Mar 2019

Careers in high demand needed to thrive in 4IR
Careers in high demand needed to thrive in 4IR

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says South Africa must up its game to drastically increase the numbers of Occupations in High Demand (OIHD) so it can participate in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

15 Mar 2019

Immigration lawyer's arrest puts a spotlight on illegal work permits in SA
Immigration lawyer's arrest puts a spotlight on illegal work permits in SA

TimesLive recently reported that prominent Cape Town immigration lawyer, Craig Smith, had been arrested for allegedly duping the Department of Home Affairs into granting visas to his clients.

14 Mar 2019

How to get a 400% return - and it's not a pyramid scheme
How to get a 400% return - and it's not a pyramid scheme

It used to be that the only way you could get that kind of return, was to start a community of zealots and then get your followers to appreciate the privilege of investing in your cause for a hard-to-believe return (but then they are called believers for a reason). But no more. You can now get a proven return of 400% by investing in something that costs, well, nothing but an open mind. Literally. And it's not brain surgery.

By Sid Peimer 14 Mar 2019

Right to strike, but what about responsibility during a strike?
Right to strike, but what about responsibility during a strike?

South African industrial action has become synonymous with violent, unlawful conduct, as was discussed in the recent case of Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union & Others v KPMM Road & Earthworks (31 October 2018).

By Sanelisiwe Nyasulu 14 Mar 2019

YPO member James Barty - also ACA chairperson and CEO of King James Group.
#YPOEdge: James Barty on brand humanity and doing good business, beyond ticking the 'CSI box'

Last week, YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town, on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. I spoke to King James founder and YPO member James Barty about what he gains from his involvement in YPO and how all businesses can make a better impact.

By Leigh Andrews 14 Mar 2019

National Skills Development Strategy outline
National Skills Development Strategy outline

In his opening keynote address at the 2019 Haggai Education and Training Skills Development Summit at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Tshwane yesterday, the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Buti Manamela outlined the objectives of the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS).

13 Mar 2019

Keyes captions this: "Driving through Cape Town on a sunny day."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Emily Keyes

This week we go behind the selfie with Emily Keyes, founder and CEO of The Talent Boom.

By Leigh Andrews 13 Mar 2019

National Minimum Wage defaulters warned
National Minimum Wage defaulters warned

Government has reiterated its commitment to clamp down on the growing practice of deliberately dodging labour laws, especially the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Act.

13 Mar 2019

Why biometric vetting should be standard practice in the education sector
Why biometric vetting should be standard practice in the education sector

The spate of incidents, in recent years, involving offenders posing risk to the safety of learners across various schools in South Africa calls for some serious action to be taken.

By Pine Pienaar 12 Mar 2019

Construction Indaba to look into regulations compliance
Construction Indaba to look into regulations compliance

The Department of Labour will on Thursday host a Construction Indaba that will bring together industry role-players to discuss construction regulations compliance in the country.

12 Mar 2019

Dr Renate Scherrer
The psychology of ethical behaviour

In a country where unethical behaviour and blatant corruption by political and business leaders seem to be the norm, more and more people are asking what causes it and how it can be prevented.

By Renate Scherrer 12 Mar 2019