As South Africa battles the twin effects of illness and lockdown the time is ripe to consider carefully how and where South Africans spend their money...
Catherine Wijnberg 1 Sep 2020
The success of small businesses is far more dependent on the performance of key staff than in larger organisations, yet small businesses often struggle with effective human resource management, especially when it comes to recruitment of new staff.
Catherine Wijnberg 21 Jan 2014
As someone who has owned and operated businesses in five different sectors and three countries, I have done my fair share of interviewing prospective employees, and interns. Here are some tips drawn from my own observations, to help prospective...
Catherine Wijnberg 12 Dec 2013
Love it or hate it, the BEE Code it is here to stay. As business leaders, we need strategies that make the Code work for our organisations, and just as importantly, work to make a real difference to the country.
Catherine Wijnberg 3 Oct 2013
The search for job creation and economic growth solutions in South Africa has reached a state of frenzy, with all echelons of government, many corporate leaders and a raft of civil society organisations stepping forward to try to solve this vexing...
Catherine Wijnberg 12 Jun 2013
As any business leader with a few years under their belt can testify, all organisations - be they advertising agencies, marketing agencies, retailers, NGOs, manufacturing, publications - go through challenges as part of the natural growth cycle.
Catherine Wijnberg 5 Sep 2012