Careers

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 11, 2019

The benefits of an MBA

An MBA is one of the most popular master’s degree programmes, with the highest demand in the world. Despite this, many people do not know what it consists of and what purpose it serves. Professor HB Klopper explains.
August 11, 2019

Kick-start your career in 120 hours (or fewer)

Short courses gain popularity as career-minded people seek to boost their prospects, and those who want to study but are unable to do so full time take advantage of the brief commitment, explains education expert Peter Kriel.
June 27, 2019

Flexibility, medical aid, allowances. How important are employee benefits?

Rewarding employees for their efforts in a competitive manner is a significant challenge within any organisation.
June 13, 2019

In his stride

Losing a leg did not deter Franco from his dream of becoming a chef, writes Grant Bushby.
June 5, 2019

Preparing for exams

Former US president Benjamin Franklin said: ‘By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.’Never have these words been truer than when it comes to studying. Cut this article out and stick it to a wall – you’ll need it.
June 4, 2019

Your business’s future depends on digital transformation. Start now

If you haven’t started on your digital transformation yet, do it now. The future of your business depends on it, writes Sudhish Mohan.
May 20, 2019

Mums going back to work are often more productive than their colleagues

Companies that fail to hire mothers re-entering the workplace are allowing their organisation to be robbed of efficient, quality employees, possessing an invaluable experience.
May 17, 2019

You need to know yourself before you can manage others. Here’s why

First-time managers often feel the need to upskill when they step into their new role, but what they discover is that they need more than the technical skill to manage others successfully.
May 13, 2019

Successful women leaders have these 5 attributes in common

Leadership experts list five key attributes that are often demonstrated by successful, professional women – and the good news is that these are skills any woman can develop, they believe.
April 23, 2019

SA is the second most stressed country in the world. Here’s how you can cope

As stress becomes the chronic epidemic of our time, there is an overwhelming demand for strategies to manage the condition effectively.
April 10, 2019

Opportunity for young journalists

City Press is looking for a young, queer-identifying journalist?
April 11, 2019

How to leave your job

Before you hire a choir to announce your joyous resignation, make sure you have ticked the boxes on the following steps
April 5, 2019

Mind the gap: Expectation vs reality in your first job

For recent graduates who have now spent a year or two in the workplace, it might feel like winter is here to stay – for the rest of their lives – as the culture shock of the working world starts to kick in.
March 26, 2019

How to land your first job

With years of hard work and the exhiliration of graduation behind them, the real effort now starts for graduates to get heir foot in the door of the world of work. Education experts Sifiso Mnisi and Fathima Razack provide some tips.
March 19, 2019

Can you expect a salary increase this year? Here’s how the decision is made

The most common month for salary increases – April – is on the horizon.
March 9, 2019

How can parents encourage entrepreneurship in their children?

Scratch the surface of an entrepreneur, and you’ll often find a history of entrepreneurial endeavour in the family.
March 8, 2019

Future-proofing your careers choices

It’s often said that the jobs of the future don’t even exist today, making it difficult for youngsters to know what career they should follow. But in some workplaces tomorrow is already here and nobody has been trained for the skills we need.
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November 10 2019