LISTEN: Wits Plus’ Professor Beatrys Lacquet on upskilling in the digital age and customisable study
In the first episode in this series with Wits Plus, Professor Beatrys Lacquet, the director and head of Wits Plus, shares the introduction of Wits Plus 2.0, the impact of the digital age on upskilling, and how part-time study can be achieved while working. Look out for the next episode in this series where we will focus on completing a Wits degree successfully through part-time study.
28 May 2021 07:30
Lillian Bususu, the graduate placement manager at IIE Rosebank College, takes us through the ins, outs and benefits of an excellent cover letter and CV, as well as key elements that should not be included, the importance of attention to detail and keeping applications relevant and to the point.
3 May 2021 06:51
Lillian Bususu, the graduate placement manager at IIE Rosebank College, offers useful tips on everything job seekers need to know and do when starting their job search, which includes paying attention to detail, doing everything with excellence and persevering through the process.
14 Apr 2021 07:13
Lillian Bususu, the graduate placement manager at IIE Rosebank College, shares details of the college’s Graduate Empowerment Programme, how the college prepares students for the world of work and the impact that Covid-19 has had on education and employment. Bususu also explains how issues such as gender equality and SA’s jobs shortage are addressed at a tertiary level.
18 Mar 2021 08:44
In the fourth and final episode of our E-commerce Focus geared towards the launch of E-commerce Day on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, we chat to Anita Erasmus and Jaco Roux, who are the business manager and technical director (respectively) of uAfrica, an e-commerce tool provider assisting companies with streamlining order fulfilment and shipping processes. They share what their company focus is, how Covid-19 has affected the business, as well as the impact of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement on e-commerce and the need for sustainable development within the industry....
10 Mar 2021 16:03
In the third episode of our E-commerce Focus geared towards the launch of E-commerce Day on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, we are joined by Trevor Gosling, who is the CEO and co-founder of Lulalend, a South African FinTech company and online provider of business funding for SMEs and small businesses. He explains how the company addresses some of the traditional challenges that SMEs face when applying for funding, the pros and cons of running a digital lending business in SA, as well as advice for aspiring entrepreneurs....
10 Mar 2021 14:05
#EcommerceDay2021:Collaboration and building trust will get all industry players further in the game
In the second episode of our E-commerce Focus geared towards the launch of E-commerce Day on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, we speak to Warrick Kernes, the founder of Insaka eCommerce Academy, a leading e-commerce education platform and community. Kernes tells us a bit more about what led to the launch of Insaka, the ways Covid-19 has caused businesses to pivot offerings, why smaller businesses can capitalise on the e-commerce boom, and he shares tips for launching and running an online store....
10 Mar 2021 12:17
In the first episode of our E-commerce Focus geared towards the launch of E-commerce Day on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, we chat to Jonathan Smit, founder and managing director of online payment processing service PayFast. He shares insight into the growth of the e-commerce landscape in recent times, how Covid-19 has affected the e-commerce sector, as well as future trends to watch out for.
10 Mar 2021 11:55
Chief Commercial Officer at Cell C, Simo Mkhize, shares details of the company’s need for change, how Covid-19 has affected the business, as well as its new brand positioning, including the new Change Your World payoff line, and SA growing digital ecosystem.
25 Feb 2021 11:54
Marielle Hurter, the water sector analyst of GreenCape, explains the purpose of the Green Business Support Services Directory as well as the types of support that can be found there.
21 Dec 2020 12:48
Yaseen Salie, bio-energy analyst and DiBiCoo project lead at GreenCape, explains the latest innovations in the biogas sector as well as some of the goals and examples of the DiBiCoo project.
17 Dec 2020 08:30
Ambassador Riina Kionka, the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to South Africa, Ambassador Martin Schäfer, the German Ambassador to SA, and Ambassador Aurélien Lechevallier, the French Ambassador to SA, discuss the importance of investing in a green recovery for South Africa as well as the EU’s projects in South Africa.
14 Dec 2020 08:21