Careers

October 5, 2018

Don’t let low self-confidence hinder your career

While not everyone is innately confident in the workplace, recent research shows a strong correlation between confidence and occupational success.
October 5, 2018

Upskilling and reskilling: Remain relevant and employable

Aworkforce research report has found that only 23.8% of working South Africans believe their current skills will keep them employed in 10 years’ time.
October 5, 2018

IBM's Hamilton Ratshefola on knowing your subject matter

‘Know your industry, know your subject matter, and you have to drive results and be outcome based’.
August 2, 2018

Make beer your career

Jéanri Nel initially had dreams of being a winemaker, until the brewing bug bit. Now she is one of the country’s top brewers, crafting beer for Hoogeberg Brewing at Signal Gun as part of the Durbanville Wine Valley Route
July 31, 2018

Opportunities for the unemployed youth

Youth development NGO is helping young people gain skills for the workplace.
April 29, 2018

Welfare to wealth

Provincial programme is moving youth out of the welfare system and into employment through education and training opportunities.
April 23, 2018

Flying through the skies: What you need to know to become a pilot

Captain Mohammad Omar is a commercial pilot with Emirates. He explains what qualifications and temperament you need to become one.
February 24, 2018

Track your online learning

If you are the kind of person who is always reading articles and books, watching videos, attending conferences, and completing short courses, you should sign up for Degreed.com to keep track of your learning
August 14, 2017

Crowdfunding gets your project going

Use the financial power of the masses to pay for your creative idea, help someone in need or launch your business, writes Maya Fisher-French.
June 12, 2017

From pet idea to market success

In October last year, businessman Nhlanhla Dlamini was setting up his factory. Since then, he’s employed 30 people and next month his first shipment of pet treats is exported to the US. He discussed his growing manufacturing business
June 12, 2017

Entrepreneurial go-getters wanted

Striving to make it big in business? Here’s how the IDC can help you, writes Caiphus Kgosana.
August 18, 2017

How to become an employer of choice

Identify talent in your employees and have development discussions with them to understand their needs and goals, writes Michelle Moss
August 18, 2017

Ticking boxes for future business

Finding future industrialists from the hopeful who apply is a task for the IDC’s Pre-Investment Business Centre, writes Caiphus Kgosana.
August 18, 2017

On the road to mining success

Two young South African scientists decided to mine their experience and start their own business, writes Lucas Ledwaba.
August 18, 2017

Weaving her way to the top

A young woman has turned her own search for good hair into a thriving manufacturing business, writes Chimwemwe Mwanza.
August 18, 2017

How to grow young entrepreneurs

With R4.5bn set aside for young South Africans who have the potential to create jobs, the IDC is open for business, writes Caiphus Kgosana.
August 18, 2017

They made a success of their dreams

Four years ago, two broke entrepreneurs decided that their dreams, passion and confidence in their ability to begin a corporate services company were enough to make a successful go of it.
August 18, 2017

SA propels innovators

The government’s Grassroots Innovation Programme is helping build a supportive environment for non-traditional innovators.
August 18, 2017

Start your job hunting here

Giving yourself a competitive edge when looking for a job can shorten your search. Programmes such as ReadytoWork are freetools to give you that step up, write Michelle Bao and Jacquelyn Guillen.
May 27, 2017

Romeo Kumalo armed with a textbook and ready to work

“Fill up your toolbox with skills and qualifications.” These are words that Romeo Kumalo was once told and what he has applied throughout his career in the corporate world.
December 24, 2016

OfferZen recruitment is a real game-changer

SA developers can compete with those in Silicon Valley and OfferZen wanted to bring home the efficiency of businesses there in attracting talented developers
December 3, 2016

The reinvention of a corruption buster

After blowing the whistle on North West municipal councillors who were demanding kickbacks, Fikile Bili struggled to secure contracts in other provinces. But he’s come up with a new plan for success.
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October 21 2018