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2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards winners revealed
2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards winners revealed

Distell Group was named Overall Winner at the 2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards, which recognise supplier development best practice in South Africa.

7 hours ago

Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme
Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme

The Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC) is calling on designers to apply for its accelerator programme. The programme is focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands...

2 days ago

PG tackles youth unemployment collaborating with YES
PG tackles youth unemployment collaborating with YES

The PG Group (PG) has heeded President Cyril Ramaphosa's call to create new work opportunities for the country's vast number of unemployed youth...

3 days ago

What every graduate needs to know about networking for success
What every graduate needs to know about networking for success

Networking is an effective way for graduates to secure employment. Many job seekers are employed not through traditional channels, but because of referrals or recommendations, or by attending networking events...

16 May 2019

Project management 2.0 - introducing the delivery leader
Project management 2.0 - introducing the delivery leader

The nature of work has changed fundamentally over the past decade or so, and long-used ways of working have fallen short in the new digital-driven, fast-paced and hyper-competitive business landscape...

By Justine Grimmer 16 May 2019

7 ways to ensure humans can befriend machines in the workplace
7 ways to ensure humans can befriend machines in the workplace

The debate of the decade is whether or not robot workers are replacing human jobs. What's for sure is that automation is changing the skills companies require from workers, yet the speed with which this is happening across functions within organisations varies...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 13 May 2019

Opportunities await OHS graduates as government seeks to create a fully-fledged industry
Opportunities await OHS graduates as government seeks to create a fully-fledged industry

As government plans to make substantial changes to South Africa's Occupational Health and Safety Act - which will place stricter obligations on companies across all sectors - career opportunities in the OHS industry are expected to skyrocket, experts say...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 10 May 2019

Free learning centres open in Soweto
Free learning centres open in Soweto

Educo Solutions has opened two new learning centres in Soweto, offering free education to unemployed South Africans between the age of 18 and 28...

7 May 2019

Why Workers' Day is actually about education
Why Workers' Day is actually about education

At over 25%, South Africa's unemployment rate is one of the highest in the world. Although alarming, this figure is cast in a different light when one takes the qualifications of those looking for work into account, demonstrating that South Africa's employment crisis is actually an education crisis instead...

By Tebogo Mochine 3 May 2019

Get involved and take a girl child to work
Get involved and take a girl child to work

Cell C's Take a Girl Child to Work is one of South Africa's largest collaborative acts of volunteerism, with more than 550 organisations to host girl learners aged 13-18 in their workplace over three days this year...

3 May 2019

R7.9bn training programmes to aid in skills development
R7.9bn training programmes to aid in skills development

The launch of training programmmes worth R7.9 billion will go a long way to address skills development challenges while also growing the economy, says Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma...

25 Apr 2019

Certificate in Labour Law & Advanced Labour Law programme in Durban!
Certificate in Labour Law & Advanced Labour Law programme in Durban!

This programme provides students with exposure to more in-depth labour topics and a wide spectrum of substantive and procedural labour law, as well as a practical understanding in areas of industrial relations...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 24 Apr 2019

Workplace Skills Plans 2019 - Are you ready?
Workplace Skills Plans 2019 - Are you ready?

As I am sure you are aware, all Workplace Skills Plans (WSP) need to be submitted by 30 April 2019 and the question is, will you be ready?...

By Jannie Heyneke, Issued by Wits DigitalCampus 24 Apr 2019

Meet the finalists for the 2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards
Meet the finalists for the 2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards

The finalists of the second annual Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards have been announced. The awards recognise supplier development best practice in South Africa...

24 Apr 2019

Senior Leadership Development Programme commences on 21 June in Durban
Senior Leadership Development Programme commences on 21 June in Durban

The Senior Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) will provide you with the opportunity to reflect on your leadership style and capacity and to immerse yourself in the latest thinking about best practice in leadership...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 18 Apr 2019

Robots need you: How automation is creating jobs
Robots need you: How automation is creating jobs

Robot workers replacing human jobs - the debate of the decade. In reality, the opposite looks true. Recent research carried out by ManpowerGroup shows that 87% of employers plan to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation...

18 Apr 2019

R500m skills development project for Eastern Cape
R500m skills development project for Eastern Cape

About 2,000 ex-mineworkers, the youth and Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) beneficiaries in the Eastern Cape are set to benefit from a new skills development training...

16 Apr 2019

Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme
Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme

Roughly 6.21 million young South Africans without jobs, leaving many feeling hopeless and discouraged by the lack of opportunities...

15 Apr 2019

#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor
#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor

The industry's lack of diversity and inclusion was made notably clear by last year's #TimesUp movement, largely focused on equality in race and gender. Now, with a rise of 'diversity and inclusion' focused roles popping in advertising, here's why it's important to focus on a range of ages and experience levels for true business transformation...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2019

Register today for the Board Leadership Programme!
Register today for the Board Leadership Programme!

This programme is designed to share the latest insights and content across areas of critical importance to senior executives and decision-makers in organisations...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 12 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: Transformation isn't just about your scorecard or employing more black people
#Bookmarks2019: Transformation isn't just about your scorecard or employing more black people

Having won the same award in 2017, Nomacala Mpeta, head of learning at Digify Africa, explains why they're proud to be recognised a second time for leading the push for transformation in digital and encourages more agencies and NGOs to recognise the need to do so as a business imperative in corporate SA...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Apr 2019

Festival of Learning: highlighting 'Education for Social Change'
Festival of Learning: highlighting 'Education for Social Change'

Education, whether formal or informal learning, is the key driver of the social change we would all like to see in South Africa...

Issued by SACAP 8 Apr 2019

It's time for women to consider a career in tech
It's time for women to consider a career in tech

Before the introduction of the South African Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, women had no formal recognition as equal citizens...

By Leonie Stanley 5 Apr 2019

Soft skills are hot skills
Soft skills are hot skills

Soft skills are in demand from employers and can help employees make transitions to new roles...

2 Apr 2019

Funding to upskill EPWP participants, further job creation
Funding to upskill EPWP participants, further job creation

During a sitting on 28 March 2019, the City of Cape Town Council approved an amount of R13,78m to upskill Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) participants...

1 Apr 2019

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CoGrammar now offers free coding programme for matriculants, graduates

In a quest to create 200 jobs by the end of 2020, CoGrammar has set in motion the CoGrammar Careers Programme, a tuition-free six-month coding programme...

29 Mar 2019

#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the future
#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the future

Twenty years ago, there were in excess of 50,000 to 70,000 artisans employed throughout the mining, manufacturing, construction and local authorities' sectors in SA...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Mar 2019

Skills levy: discretionary grants require a rethink
Skills levy: discretionary grants require a rethink

In President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2019 State of the Nation Address (SONA), he stated; one of his "five most urgent tasks at this moment in our history" is improving the education system and developing the skills for the future...

28 Mar 2019

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Why character-driven animation is vital to the future of workplace education in South Africa

Thanks to accelerated technological change, no company can hope to survive if it doesn't properly equip its employees to deal with the challenges of the contemporary workplace. Workplace education is no longer a nice-to-have, it's a necessity...

By Glenn Gillis 28 Mar 2019

One of Ampah's slides from her Women in Tech Africa presentation.
#FairnessFirst: 12 Badass lessons on winning as the First, Only or Different

I attended last week's #WinTechAfrica or Women in Tech Africa conference held at the Century City Convention Centre and walked away buzzing with motivation to do more and be more, especially if it means being the First, Only or Different (FOD). Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Mar 2019

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