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Cindy Diamond, Mediamark Chief Revenue Officer
Management success starts with intuitive leadership

In the face of recent adversity, leaders that use their natural intuitive traits of empathy and emotional insight are in high demand...

By Cindy Diamond 23 Nov 2021

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SA's Most Attractive Employers - Universum survey

South Africa's Most Attractive Employers were recently named in the Universum Talent Survey - a comprehensive and independent career-related study...

23 Nov 2021

Pension Funds adjudicator finds EAAB CEO out of order
Pension Funds adjudicator finds EAAB CEO out of order

The Pension Funds adjudicator slams the CEO of the Estate Agency Affairs Board for disregarding the rules of a pension fund...

22 Nov 2021

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Tips to prepping for festive season payroll

Dealing with year-end bonuses always adds a degree of complexity to regular payroll duties. But there are several steps organisations can take to ensure the process is smooth and effortless...

22 Nov 2021

Reimagining the commercial office of the future
Reimagining the commercial office of the future

Flexible, green, healthy spaces that promote creativity - these are some of the key requirements of the modern-day office, shared Darryl Mayers...

Sindy PetersBy Sindy Peters 22 Nov 2021

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R20m in bursaries available through The Knowledge Trust Career Expo

The Knowledge Trust Career Expo, to be hosted for the first time entirely on the WhatsApp platform, is open for registration...

19 Nov 2021

Massmart workers commence indefinite strike
Massmart workers commence indefinite strike

Thousands of workers, disgruntled over low wages and changes to terms and conditions of employment, went on strike on Friday at companies owned by Massmart...

By Nqobile Dludla 19 Nov 2021

Source: Tiger Brands
4th Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards winners revealed

The winners of the fourth Absa Business Day Development Awards have been announced, with Tiger Brands claiming the coveted title of Overall Winner...

19 Nov 2021

Ethics: A guiding light in troubled times
Ethics: A guiding light in troubled times

South Africa is facing a series of stumbling blocks - each seemingly more daunting than the last. Surmounting them requires ethics and leadership, says Professor Bonang Mohale during his recent appearance at the SAICA 2021 Trainee Summit...

By Lisa Witepski, Issued by SAICA 18 Nov 2021

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Side effects of mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations: Compensation criteria

On 22 October 2021, the Compensation Commissioner issued a Notice on Compensation for Covid-19 vaccination side effects...

By Tracy van der Colff and Tiisetso Rabolao 18 Nov 2021

A woman works with a computer at the Technology trade show VivaTech in France, Paris, on 17 June 2021. Xose Bouzas / Hans Lucas 
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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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Employment and Labour revamps Labour Activation Programme (LAP)

The Department of Employment and Labour is revamping its Labour Activation Programme (LAP) to deepen its impact in job creation initiatives...

17 Nov 2021

Why building a culture of 'we' is good for business
Why building a culture of 'we' is good for business

The notion of what makes a good leader has been examined from every angle over the years, leaving leaders with an overwhelming number of qualities they are expected to possess in order to be considered a good leader. ..

17 Nov 2021

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Saccawu to start indefinite strike at Massmart

Workers will start an indefinite strike on Friday at all group companies owned by Massmart in South Africa, creating another problem at the retailer struggling to turnaround...

By Promit Mukherjee 16 Nov 2021

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Tips for re-learning how to work at the office

After working from home for almost two years, the return to the office can feel almost designed to undermine your productivity...

16 Nov 2021

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Tips to hosting a safe year-end function to boost employee morale

With the festive season fast approaching, organisations may be contemplating whether or not to throw a year-end function for staff...

Lyndy van den BarselaarBy Lyndy van den Barselaar 15 Nov 2021

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ConCourt upholds labour courts' judgments on secondary strikes

On 12 November 2021, the Constitutional Court held in favour of mining employers in a historic secondary strike judgment...

By Lizle Louw, Johan Olivier and Shane Johnson 15 Nov 2021

Milani.org.za offers mental support programmes for teachers
Milani.org.za offers mental support programmes for teachers

Navigating the new teaching landscape created by the Covid-19 pandemic has put further strain on an already stressful educational environment...

15 Nov 2021

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Social Employment Fund critical for jobs, development

The R800 million Social Employment Fund, which is expected to create at least 50,000 jobs, is critical for uplifting communities...

15 Nov 2021

Community health workers: arbitrator rules against Nehawu

An attempt by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union to have over 47,000 community health workers employed permanently by government has been shot down...

12 Nov 2021

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Govt to review personnel spending to reduce public service wage bill

The Public Service Department will continue to review the increasing public sector wage bill as government aims to stabilise the spend on the compensation of employees...

12 Nov 2021

Steven Pieterse
The art of effectively managing remote teams

A recent PwC survey showed that 87% of employees prefer a mix of face-to-face and remote working, where working from home, in the office or from a co-working space is their own choice...

By Steven Pieterse 11 Nov 2021

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Simplifying HR and payroll compliance with cloud solutions

Many HR and payroll teams are finding it hard to keep ahead of admin in a time when labour legislation and tax regulation are becoming more complex...

Yolandi EsterhuizenBy Yolandi Esterhuizen 11 Nov 2021

B-BBEE shouldn't be a tick-box exercise. How impact sourcing can address this
B-BBEE shouldn't be a tick-box exercise. How impact sourcing can address this

For many businesses, B-BBEE has become little more than a tick-box exercise. Impact sourcing is one way that we could work toward addressing this...

By Gean Botha 10 Nov 2021

Employability: Shift the paradigm; do the work; change the destiny
Employability: Shift the paradigm; do the work; change the destiny

Colin Coleman, former CEO of Goldman Sachs and Senior Fellow at Yale University, recently wrote an article 'SA doesn't have a debt problem. It has a growth problem - and a solution.' (Sunday Times, Insight, 3 Oct 2021). This sparked much needed...

By Dr Rudi Kimmie, Issued by TSIBA 9 Nov 2021

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UIF disburses R6.4m to workers affected by July unrest

The UIF has commenced payments to the Workers Affected By Unrest Relief Scheme and has so far disbursed R6.4 million to 1,402 workers...

9 Nov 2021

What happens when the bot does not report for duty?
What happens when the bot does not report for duty?

In the mid 1980s, Arnold Schwarzenegger's The Terminator provided an extreme exploration of what happens when humans lose control of the intelligent machines that they themselves have developed, writes Tiisetso Tsiki, CA(SA) and senior finance...

Issued by SAICA 9 Nov 2021

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17 tips to make you a better leader

Leadership is that thing you have to do, even when you don't feel like it. Perhaps you're already leading a business, an organisation or part of one...

By Tara Turkington 8 Nov 2021

Source: supplied. Nelisiwe Masango is a financial markets analyst, CEO of Ubuntu Invest and one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 50 Black African Women Entrepreneurs to Watch
Bridging the racial and gender gap in SA

The average female worker earns 30% less than a male counterpart for doing the same job (Stats SA)...

By Nelisiwe Masango 5 Nov 2021

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Unpacking the unfathomable payslip

For many people, the processes and calculations that sit behind the amount that lands in their bank account each month are vague and complicated...

4 Nov 2021




Africa news

Coca-Cola's Bruno Pietracci talks African optimism and new ways of working
Coca-Cola's Bruno Pietracci talks African optimism and new ways of working

The Coca-Cola Company is optimistic about the African continent's economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, and is building back better to grow its business in the region...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Oct 2021

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

All the 2021 Gender Mainstreaming Awards winners
All the 2021 Gender Mainstreaming Awards winners

Gender Mainstreaming Awards announced the winners of its 2021 edition during a virtual celebratory event...

13 Sep 2021

#Fasa21: KFC's Akhona Qengqe on business survival and innovating for the future
#Fasa21: KFC's Akhona Qengqe on business survival and innovating for the future

KFC Africa's chief people officer Akhona Qengqe explains how the fast-food giant has been impacted by Covid-19, and how it's equipping itself for the future...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Sep 2021

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