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Why human creativity is still needed to navigate radical innovation

Publicis Machine's Amanda Alves elaborates on why human creativity and innovation are still needed to navigate 4IR. She also lets us in on which skills will be most at risk of commoditisation, as AI and machine learning enter the workplace...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 4 Nov 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

#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...

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 28 Mar 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

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

#EntrepreneurMonth: At the forefront of customer feedback and online reputation management
#EntrepreneurMonth: At the forefront of customer feedback and online reputation management

How can establishments in the hospitality industry manage the masses of online reviews and reviewers out there? This is where Go Review, launched by Social Places, comes in...

Cari CoetzeeBy Cari Coetzee 10 Oct 2017

Anton Cabral
Digital transformation is not just about technology - it's about people

Can you remember thirty-or-so years ago, to a time before mobile technology and the internet?

Anton CabralBy Anton Cabral 11 Sep 2017

Joe Fuster
#CEMAfrica2017: ‘Remember that I'm human' - your customer

There is an organisational shift taking place in the customer experience industry, where traditional siloed structures are breaking down to enable a culture of customer-centricity...

Louise BurgersBy Louise Burgers 21 Aug 2017

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The transformation balancing act: SA faces a tipping point

SONA 2017 highlighted two key issues that must be carefully balanced: addressing economic inequality and encouraging FDI...

Dharmesh NagarBy Dharmesh Nagar 13 Feb 2017

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#TRENDING: Will a robot take your job?

The disruption of work - from hiring, to new industries and the new skills required to remain relevant in the future - is going to be massive, says trend guru Dion Chang...

Louise BurgersBy Louise Burgers 16 May 2016

And now a strange graph from a creative. Merry Xmas
And now a strange graph from a creative. Merry Xmas

In the last month I have read countless blogs about the death of advertising. It has become fashionable to write about this...

Damon StapletonBy Damon Stapleton 30 Dec 2015

Recruiting and employing in Botswana
Recruiting and employing in Botswana

Employers must get it right from the onset when recruiting and employing an employee in Botswana. This is important because as soon as an offer of employment is made and accepted by the employee, employment relationship immediately comes into existence.

Thabiso T. TafilaBy Thabiso T. Tafila 14 Jul 2014

John French
Are you ready for the communication revolution?

When tsunamis hit, you can't choose to avoid the wave. Some things in life are simply bigger than us all and they sweep us away with their global power and revolutionary force. The exploding digital age is creating a communication revolution far greater than you or I could have imagined.

John FrenchBy John French 22 Oct 2013

Julie Cheung
Increasing efficiency and employee wellbeing in a corporate workplace

MANCHESTER, UK: Labour costs are one of the biggest business expenses, so it makes sense to ensure your workers are as productive as they can be. Here are some steps you can take to achieve that.

Julie CheungBy Julie Cheung 29 Aug 2013

Matthew Gray
Looking for great new talent? Just Google it

Google has become the definitive source for web search, handling 65.2% of all searches worldwide - more than four times the number of pages indexed by runners-up Yahoo! and Bing combined. In 2006, the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary even included the word "Google," as a new transitive verb as in, let's "google it."

Matthew GrayBy Matthew Gray 23 Jul 2013

Catherine Milward-Bridges
Leadership: mistakes, apologies and permission

While it's prudent to take direction from the experts, it's as important to heed feedback from those at the receiving end of leadership.

Catherine Milward-BridgesBy Catherine Milward-Bridges 10 Jun 2013

Catherine Milward-Bridges
Leadership: it's the brass tacks that count

Carducci. Chanel. Prada. If only a positive leadership image stopped at good dress sense. The impression that employees hold of their leaders is as critical as the messages that they deliver.

Catherine Milward-BridgesBy Catherine Milward-Bridges 3 May 2013

Johan Botes
Top 10 New Year's resolutions for employers

Here are some resolutions for 2013 for you that you, as an employer, may well find useful. Get them right now - and avoid any unpleasant surprises during the year.

Johan BotesBy Johan Botes 31 Dec 2012

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