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Equipping children with 4IR skills from an early age will increase their employability

Education can no longer be about learning facts. Educational organisations must focus on being transformative experiences...

By Ian Strydom 21 Dec 2021

#BestofBiz 2021: HR & Management
#BestofBiz 2021: HR & Management

Discover the most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Management site over the past year...

13 Dec 2021

Google delays return to office in Africa, Europe, Middle East
Google delays return to office in Africa, Europe, Middle East

Alphabet Inc's Google is delaying its return-to-office plan in Europe, the Middle East and Africa on concerns over the Omicron variant..

3 Dec 2021

A practical guide to HR's digital transformation
A practical guide to HR's digital transformation

Companies' human resource departments have been gradually altering over the years as technology has advanced. The global Covid-19 epidemic has prompted HR managers to respond quickly to essential business needs, manage workforce volatility, and use...

Issued by Topco Media 25 Nov 2021

Keeping pace with technology in the workplace - essential for budding professionals
Keeping pace with technology in the workplace - essential for budding professionals

If you don't know the difference between digitisation and digitalisation, or AI and automation, it's time to brush up on your knowledge. The good news, though, is that keeping pace with technological development isn't nearly as complex - or daunting...

By Lisa Witepski, Issued by SAICA 23 Nov 2021

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Can artificial intelligence help close gender gaps at work?

Gender stereotypes continue to hold women back at work, but tech firms say they have developed AI systems that can help break biases in hiring...

By Sonia Elks 18 Nov 2021

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Rethinking the workplace: Goodbye, employee; hello, employfree!

Picture this: it is 4pm and you're done for the day - you know there is not a single productive bone left in your body...

By Liezel Gordon 14 Oct 2021

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30% of the future workforce will be independent contractors - survey

Many people experienced a sense of freedom in the Covid lockdowns, when working from home brought greater flexibility, more trust, and a focus on output...

By Johann van Niekerk 4 Oct 2021

Future of HR: 4 ways hiring will change in South Africa
Future of HR: 4 ways hiring will change in South Africa

While most areas of a business have changed over the past decade, the hiring process for potential staff by HR departments has remained relatively the same...

By Francois de Wet 17 Sep 2021

Join the pledge to support fair working conditions across the gig economy
Join the pledge to support fair working conditions across the gig economy

Earlier this year the Fairwork Project launched its third round of yearly ratings for digital platforms in South Africa...

9 Sep 2021

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Virtual assistants empower employees to help business bounce back

AI as a means to automate tedious, repetitive tasks and enhance customer experience is likely to feature strongly in post-pandemic business strategies...

By Pieter Bensch 13 Aug 2021

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Dual faces of the gig economy and ride-hailing industry

Many gig workers are not protected by law, and if we focus on the new categories of workers, such as those working for Uber, the legal landscape is exciting and problematic...

By Denine Smit and Grey Stopforth 22 Jun 2021

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The growth of HR into a business priority

The past year has defined the new order of work which is driving a shift in many roles including human resources, which is set to increase by up to 15% as the role grows in importance...

Lyndy van den BarselaarBy Lyndy van den Barselaar 24 May 2021

No, robots aren't really taking over the workplace
No, robots aren't really taking over the workplace

The introduction of robots and AI in science fiction books and films has given rise to a fear that machines will soon take over...

10 May 2021






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