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    Collaboration needed to enhance the hybrid skillset
    Collaboration needed to enhance the hybrid skillset

    According to the World Economic Forum, 70% of Africa's population is under the age of 30, signalling a significant opportunity for the growth and advancement of the continent...

    By Deon De Swardt 8 Aug 2019

    Personal brand leads organisational brand
    Personal brand leads organisational brand

    There's a lot of emphasis on personal brand these days, which is not surprising given the power of social media networking...

    Johnny JohnsonBy Johnny Johnson 30 Jul 2019

    What we can do about the global skills mismatch
    What we can do about the global skills mismatch

    For too long, HR experts around the world have been debating what to do about the pressing skills gap issue...

    By Tatyana Terentyeva 22 Jul 2019

    Spotlight on the 5050 by 2020 initiative and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka's insights at the Women Deliver conference.
    #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...

    Leigh AndrewsBy Leigh Andrews 8 Jul 2019

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    #AfricaMonth: How to do business in Africa

    Addressing the well-being needs of Africans through a true collaborative effort between business, government, communities and the people who inhabit this continent will unlock future value...

    31 May 2019

    Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business
    Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business

    The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...

    Issued by dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019

    Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines
    Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines

    Bizcommunity is proud to announce the launch of BIZ | Daily - a daily top story round-up, curated from across 18 industry sectors by most impressions and social media shares...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 8 Apr 2019

    Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain
    Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain

    Bizcommunity, the wholly independently owned media brand made in Africa for Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Bizcommunity.africa domain...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Apr 2019

    Improving proportion of women in management on Nestlé's agenda
    Improving proportion of women in management on Nestlé's agenda

    Nestlé has laid out an action plan to increase the number of women in senior executive positions globally. As part of its activities to highlight International Women's Day 2019...

    8 Mar 2019

    How Cape Town's YPO 2019 brings meaning to a 'Life of Re' for creative CEOs
    How Cape Town's YPO 2019 brings meaning to a 'Life of Re' for creative CEOs

    YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. Here's how the C-Suite in general and media creative specifically can take the theme to heart and make a difference through positive change in society beyond the bottom line...

    Leigh AndrewsBy Leigh Andrews 8 Mar 2019

    Why the rise of digital commerce holds promise for Africa
    Why the rise of digital commerce holds promise for Africa

    80 million young people will benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa by 2030, according to a new report released by the Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BFA...

    28 Feb 2019

    5 ways AI is changing the workplace
    5 ways AI is changing the workplace

    Every now and again, a rising technology comes along and fundamentally changes the way we work. Artificial intelligence, or AI, has been at the forefront of recent discussion...

    Farren RoperBy Farren Roper 13 Feb 2019

    #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%...

    Pine PienaarBy 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

    #RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in Africa
    #RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in Africa

    International model, philanthropist and advocate for women and children empowerment Noella Coursaris Musunka was recently in SA to accept an award in recognition of her humanitarian work in Africa...

    Sindy PetersBy Sindy Peters 10 Dec 2018

    Professor Kelly Chibale. Photo: Je'nine May
    R&D is the pipeline for science jobs in Africa

    There's a critical need to invest in a research & development (R&D) industry that could create a pipeline of jobs for science graduates in Africa...

    5 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

    DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications
    DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications

    DHL Express has been recognised as a Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year...

    9 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...

    Jonathan HoustonBy 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...

    Tom JacksonBy Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018

    How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future
    How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future

    AI is expected to create 2.3 million new jobs by 2020. Five ways to prepare for a future with artificial intelligence...

    By Zoaib Hoosen 18 Jul 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

    Temitope Iluyemi, associate director, global government relations, Procter & Gamble.
    Brands need to lead gender equality in Africa

    Gender equality is a powerful driver for change and prosperity on the African continent, but brands need to take a leadership role...

    By Temitope Iluyemi 7 Jun 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

    Dion Chang speaking at the 2018 Trialogue Business in Society Conference
    Internal upskilling should be a key focus area of CSR - Dion Chang

    Employers have an obligation to ensure their employees are skilled to adapt to the displacement being triggered by the fourth industrial revolution...

    11 May 2018

    Local Africa HR-Net formed at African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes
    Local Africa HR-Net formed at African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes

    The second edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting local and regional governments was held at the Be Live hotel in Saidia, Morocco last week, where delegates participated in the creation of the Local Africa HR-Net...

    3 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

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    Papers to help improve labour safety in agriculture, forestry sectors

    The back-breaking jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors are some of the most dangerous. To reduce health risks, FAO has published two papers mapping ways to improve worker health and safety...

    19 Apr 2018

    Sharpening African manufacturers' competitive edge with technology
    Sharpening African manufacturers' competitive edge with technology

    African countries from South Africa to Ethiopia to Nigeria are pinning some of their hope for economic growth and job creation on industrialisation...

    By Matthew Kibby 20 Mar 2018

    Orange and OpenClassrooms have combined forces to train young Africans in digital technology.
    Critical need for digital skills for Africa's youth

    By 2050, the African population will double, to reach 2.5 billion - half of whom will be under the age of 25. Investing in education, in particular e-education, and digital skills, has to be a priority...

    6 Mar 2018



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