GLOBAL

Demand for drivers has doubled, incentives now key - GlobalData
Demand for drivers has doubled, incentives now key - GlobalData

Demand for drivers, including motor vehicle operators, ambulance drivers and attendants, truck drivers, and passenger vehicle drivers, has surged in the last...

28 Sep 2021

GLOBAL

UN warns excluding women from top jobs threatens Covid-19 recovery
UN warns excluding women from top jobs threatens Covid-19 recovery

Global efforts to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic are under threat because women are being excluded from critical decision-making roles, the United Nations said on Thursday, 8 July...

By Sharon Kimathi 8 Jul 2021

GLOBAL

Open-plan office noise increases stress and worsens mood: we've measured the effects
Open-plan office noise increases stress and worsens mood: we've measured the effects

If you've ever felt your noisy open-plan office makes you cranky and sends your heart racing, our new research shows you aren't imagining it...

By Libby Sander 5 Jul 2021

GLOBAL

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The power of inclusive portrayal in advertising

On 27 May 2021, Kantar, in partnership with Affectiva, presented a webinar on how inclusive portrayal in advertising is important for the progression of media...

Emily StanderBy Emily Stander 28 May 2021

GLOBAL

New report unpacks pervasiveness of ageism, ableism in the workplace
New report unpacks pervasiveness of ageism, ableism in the workplace

According to a new report from the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC), employers need to urgently tackle ageism at work...

13 May 2021

GLOBAL

Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers
Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers

The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

28 Apr 2021

SOUTH AFRICA

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P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in Africa

P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

22 Feb 2021

GLOBAL

IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market
IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market

The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

10 Feb 2021

GLOBAL

Effective job search requires good emotion management
Effective job search requires good emotion management

Searching for a job is an emotional roller coaster. Job seekers spend countless hours preparing and revising their resume, applying for jobs online, reaching out to their networks...

By Serge da Motta Veiga 8 Jan 2021

GLOBAL

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

By Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon's Paul Misener on the link between innovation and diversity
Amazon's Paul Misener on the link between innovation and diversity

Amazon veteran Paul Misener shared insight into how the e-commerce giant approaches innovation and the profound role a diverse workforce plays in this process...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jul 2020

GLOBAL

In praise of the office: let's learn from Covid-19 and make the traditional workplace better
In praise of the office: let's learn from Covid-19 and make the traditional workplace better

Having had to rapidly adjust to working from home due to Covid-19, many people are now having to readjust to life back in the office...

By Geoff Plimmer, Diep Nguyen, Esme Franken, Stephen Teo 29 Jun 2020

GLOBAL

Coronavirus: 5 ways to be a better manager when working from home
Coronavirus: 5 ways to be a better manager when working from home

Anyone in a position of management has, overnight, lost many of the tangible aspects of doing their job...

By Thomas Roulet 26 Mar 2020

GLOBAL

New study ties board diversity with improved innovation, efficiency
New study ties board diversity with improved innovation, efficiency

A new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business has found that companies that appoint more women to their boards are able to fuel groundbreaking innovation, improve efficiency, spur growth, increase competitiveness and reduce risk...

10 Feb 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

INDIA

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Sitting pretty? Indian shop workers win the right to a chair

On her feet at work for 10 hours each day, Indian shop assistant S. Lakshmi lumbers home at the end of her shift to nurse her aching legs and swollen ankles. But relief may be in sight...

By Anuradha Nagaraj 4 Oct 2021

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Etihad Airways deploys SAP'S solution to drive growth
Etihad Airways deploys SAP'S solution to drive growth

Etihad Airways is deploying SAP's state-of-the-art, cloud-based solutions across its finance, human resources and procurement and supply...

14 Sep 2015

SOUTH KOREA

No kick in the Shin... Samsung's mobile chief keeps his job
No kick in the Shin... Samsung's mobile chief keeps his job

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: The head of Samsung's faltering mobile business would keep his job despite an alarming decline in profits, as the electronics giant announced a year-end personnel reshuffle...

2 Dec 2014

INDIA

India's public service is notoriously inefficient in delivering services. Now the Indian government has implemented computerised systems to check on workers who are slacking off by not working. Image:
Website stops workers from slacking at work

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's new right-wing government has begun an online trial to register staff attendance records, in an effort to lower absenteeism among the country's notoriously work-shy bureaucrats.

9 Oct 2014

CHINA

Adobe says it will close its offices in Beijing and shut down the research and development division there, putting 350 people out of work. Image: http://chinhdangvu.blogspot.com Chinhdangvu]]
Adobe to shut research arm in Beijing

SHANGHAI, CHINA: US software company Adobe will shut its research arm in Beijing by the end of the year, laying off 350 people, according to a statement, as foreign technology firms face a worsening business climate in China.

26 Sep 2014



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