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#BizTrends2019: Digital, data-driven biometrics
#BizTrends2019: Digital, data-driven biometrics

The global biometrics market is growing rapidly. In fact, research indicates that the global market is growing a compounded growth rate of 22.9%...

By Pine Pienaar 15 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Is the future recruiter an expert marketeer armed with AI tools?
#RecruitmentFocus: Is the future recruiter an expert marketeer armed with AI tools?

I was discussing a unique and rather exciting senior management vacancy with a candidate we'd headhunted when he blurted out the following...

By Dela Atubra 18 Dec 2018

Women under-represented in the African power sector
Women under-represented in the African power sector

Integrating gender in the power sector would create opportunities for women and strengthen the sector to support improved healthcare, education and entrepreneurial opportunities...

31 Oct 2018

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Digital culture makes or breaks digital transformation initiatives

What too many organisations overlook when embarking on a digital transformation is the cultural and leadership readiness for the change. Both are essential to the success of any initiative...

By Jonathan Houston 26 Sep 2018

African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment
African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment

Unemployment rates across Africa are too high, but tech startups are coming up with more and more innovative ways of connecting jobseekers with opportunities...

By Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018

Generation Z will transform African business
Generation Z will transform African business

The next-generation workforce is set to drive positive change for Africa's enterprises...

3 Jul 2018

The macro factors shaping Africa's unique talent trends
The macro factors shaping Africa's unique talent trends

The world is in an age the business of disruption. A good example of this can be seen in the Starbucks business model, which is beginning to pivot...

By Nicol Mullins 15 May 2018

How to embrace AI in emerging markets like Africa
How to embrace AI in emerging markets like Africa

How will Artificial intelligence (AI) change the way we conduct business in Africa and will it make people redundant or irrelevant when it comes to jobs on the continent?

By Tyler Golato and Rob Green 19 Apr 2018

How are companies preparing for automation and the new world of work?
How are companies preparing for automation and the new world of work?

The world of work is evolving, and future-conscious organisations need to be aware of the business implications associated with automation and robotics. A fundamental consideration is how such changes disrupt and affect the world of work and long-standing traditions about the role human beings play in it...

By Lusanda Raphulu 8 Feb 2018

Why African ports need to harness technology
Why African ports need to harness technology

African ports needed African solutions that respond to the rapid technology changes in the maritime industry...

12 Dec 2017

Multinationals seek local presence in Africa
Multinationals seek local presence in Africa

End of road for low-commitment investments in Africa: South Africa no longer automatic country of choice...

27 Sep 2017

Preparing for digital future requires rethinking policies
Preparing for digital future requires rethinking policies

The future of work is being shaped by two powerful forces; the growing adoption of artificial intelligence in the workplace and the expansion of the workforce to include both on- and off balance sheet talent...

By Valter Adão 31 Jul 2017

[BizCareers] The power of your LinkedIn profile
[BizCareers] The power of your LinkedIn profile

In this week's BizCareers column we look at how to use your LinkedIn profile effectively, as well as the pitfalls of job-hopping.

By Juliette Attwell 17 Jun 2014

[BizCareers] Is my experience not targeted enough?
[BizCareers] Is my experience not targeted enough?

In this week's BizCareers column, we look at how mixed experience can help rather than hinder your career, as well as the difference between a cover letter and a motivational letter.

By Juliette Attwell 2 Jun 2014

[BizCareers] Tell us about yourself
[BizCareers] Tell us about yourself

This week we look at how to answer that time-old question that pops up during interviews: "Tell us about yourself", and the difference between a career in psychology and industrial psychology.

By Juliette Attwell 19 May 2014

[BizCareers] Asking for a raise
[BizCareers] Asking for a raise

In this week's column we look at when and how to ask for a raise, whether or not you should wait around for your dream job to become available, and how a period of unemployment looks on your CV.

By Juliette Attwell 12 May 2014

[BizCareers] Don't curb your enthusiasm in an interview
[BizCareers] Don't curb your enthusiasm in an interview

This week we look at striking a balance between enthusiasm and professionalism during an interview, and how to respond when asked about your salary expectations.

By Juliette Attwell 29 Apr 2014

[BizCareers] The job application rut
[BizCareers] The job application rut

What can you do differently to stand out? This week we look at finding different ways to get into the industry in which you really want to be.

By Juliette Attwell 14 Apr 2014

[BizCareers] How to take the next step
[BizCareers] How to take the next step

This week we look at some ideas on how to gain experience as well as making an impact with your cover letter.

By Juliette Attwell 8 Apr 2014

[BizCareers] Career U-turn
[BizCareers] Career U-turn

This week we look at how to make a complete change in your career direction for the better, and notice period obligations without the signing of an employment contract.

By Juliette Attwell 24 Mar 2014

Juliette Attwell
[BizCareers] What am I doing wrong?

This week we help a jobseeker improve his jobseeking abilities with advice on the application process, job portals to look at, and the interview stage.

By Juliette Attwell 10 Mar 2014

[BizCareers] Unpaid dogsbody - it's never OK!
[BizCareers] Unpaid dogsbody - it's never OK!

This week we look at quite a personal situation, as well as the work options for a Bcom graduate.

By Juliette Attwell 3 Mar 2014

[BizCareers] Standing up and standing out
[BizCareers] Standing up and standing out

This week we advise on how to set yourself apart from the rest.

By Juliette Attwell 18 Feb 2014

[BizCareers] Put thought into interview responses
[BizCareers] Put thought into interview responses

During an interview, more often than not, you will be asked to tell them a little bit about yourself. Rather than go for the generic responses, get them to see you as an innovative candidate.

By Juliette Attwell 27 Jan 2014

[BizCareers] Handling interviews and first day on the job
[BizCareers] Handling interviews and first day on the job

This week we tackle how to handle interviews - before-hand preparation, selling yourself well, and dressing for success, as well as how to approach your first day at a new company.

By Juliette Attwell 20 Jan 2014

[BizCareers] 2014 - need a fresh start?
[BizCareers] 2014 - need a fresh start?

Many people would like to know whether January is a good time to look for a new job, we tackle this below as well as clarify what constitutes valid reasons for leaving your present job.

By Juliette Attwell 13 Jan 2014

[2014 trends] Career trends in 2014 - what to look out for
[2014 trends] Career trends in 2014 - what to look out for

As 2013 draws to a close, there seems to be a general sigh of relief as a year filled with emotional ups and downs comes to a close.

By Juliette Attwell 17 Dec 2013

[BizCareers] Do's and don'ts on your CV
[BizCareers] Do's and don'ts on your CV

Not sure whether or not to include a photo of yourself on your CV? What's the minimum amount of time you should stay at a company to avoid looking like a job-hopper? We answer both these questions this week.

By Juliette Attwell 10 Dec 2013

[BizCareers] December leave woes and resignation blues
[BizCareers] December leave woes and resignation blues

Make it a happy holiday: in this week's BizCareers Column, your leave woes are answered and we advise on how to face those December resignation blues - will you lose your bonus or not.

By Juliette Attwell 2 Dec 2013

[BizCareers] Good cover letters and glowing references
[BizCareers] Good cover letters and glowing references

This week we advise on how to cover your bases with hints on writing a good cover letter and what to do with your glowing references.

By Juliette Attwell 25 Nov 2013

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