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SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon to upskill 100,000 employees with in-demand skills

Amazon has commited to upskill 100,000 of its employees across the United States, dedicating over $700 million to provide its people with access to training programmes that will help them move into more highly-skilled roles...

15 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#FairnessFirst: Are we on track for 50/50 by 2020?

With gender equality more under the spotlight last year than ever before, many in the marketing and entertainment industry pledged '50/50 by 2020'. With just six months to go before 2020 is a reality and no longer a mythical spot in the future, are those goals on track? Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, head of UN Women, shared insights at the recent Women Deliver conference...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jul 2019

UNITED STATES

Mandating boardroom diversity can narrow the opportunity gap for women

Kudos to California, where the state governor, Jerry Brown, recently signed into law new requirements for companies headquartered in the state to include more women on their boards...

By Brian Bolton 12 Oct 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

PepsiCo's first female CEO steps down after 12 years at the helm

PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi will be stepping down after 24 years with the food and beverage company, the last 12 holding the position of CEO. She will be replaced on 3 October by company veteran Ramon Laguarta...

7 Aug 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Guess co-founder Paul Marciano quits following sexual harassment probe

Guess co-founder Paul Marciano is stepping down as executive chairman after the fashion company concluded an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment...

13 Jun 2018

GLOBAL

#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

Employee empowerment initiatives that work

Some leaders are great managers, and some managers are great leaders. But there are clear differences between management and leadership...

Issued by Monetary Library 24 Jul 2019

UNITED STATES

3 best business internal communication apps in 2019

Creating healthy and efficient internal communication is key for great teamwork and environment in the workplace...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 May 2019

UNITED STATES

How to turn business mistakes into business successes

Every business owner's goal is to make decisions that will ultimately drive the company forward. Yet, despite the best of intentions, sometimes mistakes are made...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 Nov 2018

UNITED STATES

Decentralised matchmaking for businesses

Unemployment rates around the world are looking pretty good as a whole. Nonetheless, it is still a challenge for some workers to find jobs...

Issued by Monetary Library 11 Apr 2018

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