Professor Beatrys Lacquet, the director and head of Wits Plus, discusses the benefits of investing in education, the flexibility of studying a degree part-time, as well as some useful study methods and tips.
31 Aug 2021 12:30
This Women’s Month, Mitcheline Williams and Claire Voges, both Student Wellness Managers at IIE Rosebank College, discuss the increased focus on mental health in both the education environment and the workplace, as well as the impact that Covid-19 has had on general wellness, and the particularly challenging times women are facing.
30 Aug 2021 14:58
Sivuka Youth offers inspiration and guidance, helping SA youth find their voice in the world of work
Sivuka Youth is a South African youth development partner addressing the far too large unemployment gap in SA through novel youth coaching, work readiness training and recruitment for youth. In this BizTakeouts interview Ashalia Maharajh, the founder and director of Sivuka Youth, discusses the company’s introspective, self-first approach to fundamental topics to develop SA's youth and tackle unemployment.
20 Jul 2021 12:29
Lillian Bususu, the graduate placement manager at IIE Rosebank College, shares her top job interview tips, including the different types of interviews you can expect, what goes into proper preparation, common questions asked as well as what to avoid….
13 Jul 2021 13:03
This Youth Month, Sam Gqomo, founding director of the Womandla Foundation, shares with us how the organisation is striving towards its mission of informing, empowering and equipping women and girls with the tools and skills necessary to live out their destiny. Womandla is a non-profit company that seeks to bridge the gender gap in Africa, empowering women to attain their own economic development, while also uplifting their communities and society at large. To meet its objectives, Womandla collaborates with other organisations to promote social innovation, public education, community enrichment and transformation....
7 Jun 2021 15:21
IIE Rosebank College alumni Zanele Zulu discusses her journey with the college, how she started her business and what keeps her motivated on her entrepreneurial journey.
1 Jun 2021 07:30
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