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#WinTechAfrica: Blending diversity and professionalism

Day 1 of the first Women in Tech Africa Conference started with a resounding message: diversity is key, but women must not wait to be recognised...

2 days ago

#WinTechAfrica: Tech attracts women, but more are needed at the top

$12 trillion - that is the value in additional global GDP that remains locked behind the gender gap...

By Haidi Nossair 15 Mar 2019

#WinTechAfrica: Bringing men into the diversity conversation

Eighty-five percent of enterprises see diversity as a catalyst for innovative ideas...

14 Mar 2019

#WinTechAfrica: Diversity isn't nice. It's crucial

Humans are social creatures. It's hardwired in us to communicate, collaborate and lift each other to achieve...

By Doug Woolley 13 Mar 2019

#FairnessFirst: #BalanceforBetter beyond Women's Day 2019 as the global gender pay gap widens

International Women's Day was celebrated on Friday, 8 March with the 2019 campaign theme of #BalanceforBetter. With reports that the global gender pay gap is actually widening despite increased awareness of the issue, we need to go beyond giving working women flowers and cupcakes in recognition of their contributions on the day...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Mar 2019

Collaborating to create #balanceforbetter

Each year on 8 March, International Women's Day, I get invited to attend events that celebrate and discuss gender diversity in the workplace...

By Anna Curzon 8 Mar 2019

New parental leave benefit: Bridging a historical divide

In November 2018, through the signing of the Labour Laws Amendment Bill, South Africa became the first African country to allow fathers to take on a more active and supportive role in the home...

Issued by Ackermans 5 Mar 2019

Equal pay is not a demand - it's a right

Change for women in the workplace is happening, but more needs to be done...

By Marian Salzman 7 Feb 2019

#FairnessFirst: Diversity behind the scenes makes for better reporting

One of the basic tenets of journalism is to tell the true story. But everyone's version of the story is shaded by personal background - and what if your background doesn't match that of the subject? It shouldn't make a difference, but it does. Here's why UK publishers are now hiring diversity executives...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: The untapped opportunity of female empowerment

Globally, the women's empowerment movement has reached a fever pitch. #Metoo has toppled titans in industries ranging from film to advertising to tech, pushing against the 'boys club' ethos prevalent in senior ranks...

By SheSays Cape Town founders 23 Jan 2019

Deadline for employment equity submissions looms

Employers have 24 hours to submit their employment equity (EE) reports online, in line with legislation...

14 Jan 2019

#FairnessFirst: Making workplace inclusion everybody's business

Microsoft has made inclusion every employee's responsibility in much the same manner as one eats the proverbial 'business elephant' - one bite at a time. Here's how your company can follow suit through encouraging accountability through heightened awareness, curiosity and courage...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

#FairnessFirst: How to handle being 'the only' in the boardroom

From queen bee syndrome to unchecked micro-aggressions and struggling to deal with being 'the only' in the boardroom, Corinium's Women in Digital and Data Forum touched on many topics that may be subconsciously holding back our businesses from becoming more inclusive...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Dec 2018

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