March 25, 2020

How to get ahead while working from home

Just because you’re working from home these days doesn’t mean your career needs to stagnate. There are many things you can do to stay productive and make the most of these extraordinary times.
March 20, 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on job seekers

The South African government has declared a national state of disaster due to the heightened threat that the Covid-19 virus has become globally.
March 19, 2020

How to stay productive when working from home

To reduce the risk of contracting and spreading the Covid-19 coronavirus, many employers are asking their teams to self-isolate and work from home, and entrepreneurs who would usually work in a shared space are also choosing to work from home.
February 14, 2020

First-time managers relax, you don’t need to have all the answers

Run a Google search on the rookie mistakes that new managers tend to make, and you’ll be spoiled for choice.
February 20, 2020

5 things we can learn from Dumisa Ntsebeza

Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza has enjoyed a career of great magnitude – a political activist, lawyer, acting judge, teacher, commissioner for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, chancellor of the University of Fort Hare, chairperson of the Desmond Tutu Peace Trust.
February 18, 2020

TVET graduates have an increased chance of getting jobs. This is why

Gone are the days where having a university degree is the only way to get a job.
February 12, 2020

The lonely world of an entrepreneur

The road to becoming an entrepreneur appears a lot more exciting than it generally is – flexible working hours, the potential to earn a higher income and not having to answer to a boss. While somewhat true, the journey can also be incredibly lonely,
January 28, 2020

Educating for 2030 is essential

Future education is a massive challenge, but it’s also a massive opportunity, writes Alwyn Louw.
January 21, 2020

How to balance work and school as a student

Striking a balance between work and school can be an overwhelming yet necessary task. For most people being able to earn an income while studying is advantageous and presents a lot of opportunity to grow within your profession.
January 2, 2020

How to stand out in a competitive job market

For every job vacancy advertised in South Africa, around 92 people apply. To stand out in this highly competitive landscape, graduates need to make sure they demonstrate skills over and above what’s written on their graduation certificate
January 1, 2020

5 resolutions that will boost your career

A new decade has arrived amid economic turmoil and political challenges, industry changes and uncertainties – globally as well as in South Africa. Ensure you set yourself up for success with these five resolutions.
December 19, 2019

3 ways to make yourself more employable

The unemployment rate in South Africa is at its highest level in 11 years, with even 8.2% of graduates struggling to find jobs. Experts say the job market is changing with employers seeking very specific skills sets in new hires.
December 19, 2019

Top holiday jobs for students and matriculants to jump start their career

For graduates and matriculants, the prospects of life after studying can be exciting and unnerving. While long-term career decisions take careful consideration, a temporary job is a strategic move. It brings in money, adds to your CV and helps you integrate into the workforce.
December 27, 2019

Call for nominations to serve on EAPASA board

The Board of the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA) hereby invites nominations for seven persons to be considered for appointment to the Board.
December 12, 2019

How to survive until the end of 2019

According to a recent Gallup study of nearly 7 500 full-time employees, burnt-out employees are 63% more likely to take sick leave, are 23% more likely to visit the emergency room, are 2.6 times more likely to leave their current employer and are 13%
December 2, 2019

Pitch perfect: Here are a few key tips to ensure yours is a success

While a great deal of literature has been written about presenting a pitch, there is very little written about how to prepare one. Here are a few key tips to increase your chances of a successful pitch by focusing on how to prepare it beforehand.
October 31, 2019

5 things successful professional women have in common that might surprise you

High-achieving, professional women come from different cultures, educational backgrounds and environments – but they have a few interesting character traits in common.
October 15, 2019

How to avoid entrepreneurial burnout

The modern workforce is tired and stressed. David Seinker has some tips to avoid burnout.
October 10, 2019

The benefits of finding the time to upskill yourself outweigh the challenges

Trying to squeeze some personal development into your daily routine while building an empire, running a department or being part of a successful, high performing team is super challenging.
October 4, 2019

What can you do with an incomplete qualification?

Every year, thousands of South African youth drop out of university or college with an incomplete qualification.
September 27, 2019

Lead loud: A speaker’s guide to presenting like a pro

Nobody listens their way to the top. It is important to listen and process feedback from those around you, but leaders have to stand and deliver. And the ability to hold an audience’s attention and communicate ideas effectively is a mark of leadershi
October 4, 2019

Home-schooling is a viable alternative

In the coming weeks, thousands of parents in Gauteng will be hoping that their applications to place their children in schools of their choice will be successful, writes Louise Schoonwinkel.
August 18, 2019

Women need to drive female empowerment

We have a critical role to play daily in helping each other succeed, writes Jackie Carroll.
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April 5 2020