Human Resources

In the best companies, people are everything. Global giants like Google, Facebook and Netflix have proved that creating a culture which attracts the type of individuals you want in your organisation leads to a more productive environment.

Career Articles

Building a career path isn’t quite as easy as enrolling at university, completing a course and seeking employment. Before applying to university, college or enrolling in a short course there are many decisions that need to be made.

Tourism & Hospitality Training

Fri, 28 Nov 2014
Plans by government to start classes in 2015 at Taung Hotel School are well underway, North West MEC for Tourism Desbo Mohono said after her visit to the institution.


Fri, 28 Nov 2014
Free State Education MEC Tate Makgoe says matric learners in the province have found the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations fair, reasonable and challenging.

FET Colleges

Thu, 27 Nov 2014
The transition from a higher learning institution to the workplace is not an easy one for students or employers, and there is a need for better communication between stakeholders to ensure that learners are properly prepared for the marketplace.

Executive Education & Training

Mon, 24 Nov 2014
As competition mounts in the global marketplace leaders are being expected to do more with less. Elmarie Pretorius gives advice on how to manage the daily stresses and pressures of running a business.

Corporate Governance and Ethics

Tue, 25 Nov 2014
Globally, there is emerging evidence of a trend towards employees entering the working world to seek employment with businesses that demonstrate ethical corporate behaviour, and which support the local communities in which they operate.

Higher Education

Tue, 25 Nov 2014
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming conference on building infrastructure and capacity in higher education.

HR Portal

Thursday, 27 November 2014
This article concludes the series which commences with the presentations to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training (PPCHET) of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).


Thursday 27 November 2014
South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world. Even though there are jobs available many matriculants are not ready to enter the job market. Harambee offers work preparation training to promising individuals.

Careers Portal

Thursday, 27 November 2014
Portal Do you find yourself feeling disappointed in your results? Do you feel you not good enough or no-one will employ you? Think again.Harambee is the place for you to find your confidence and suitable employment.


  • Higher Education Conference - 26 November 2014

  • Tech Expo Africa - Nov & Dec 2014

    Skills Universe - Jeanine Topping

    Thursday, 27 November 2014
    Have you ever considered starting your own business? If you have no business acumen taking that first step can seem intimidating. Here are a few questions to determine whether you have what it takes to go the distance.

    Skills Universe - Lynel Farrell

    Thursday, 27 November 2014
    Did you know that in order for you to become a Skills Development Provider under the QCTO "scope", that you need to apply by the National Artisan Moderation Body? Attached is the NAMB Criteria and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Skills Development Providers for occupations listed as trades of the Skills Development Act.

    Skills Universe - Charles Dey

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
    In seeking to recognise excellence in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in a particular field of learning, I have been tasked with devising a questionnaire for the organisers of a competition aimed at identifying excellence amongst education and training providers in the FET space. Can you help me?

    Skills Universe - Lynel Farrell

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
    SAQA will host the Building Trust seminar which will bring together key stakeholders from countries on the African continent. It is hoped that it will help to set up a network for the verification of qualifications, so that fraudulent practices can be countered through formal trust relationships combined with quick, innovative (digital), affordable and effective processes.

    Skills Universe - Marianna Bibbey

    Friday, 21 November 2014
    According to recent report Services Seta has signed an MOU with a UK Based FET to capacitate 10 local FETs, but why? What could the UK based FET provide better or more than a Private FET in partnership with the Public FET locally cannot already provide for?

    Skills Universe - Willemien Kleijn

    Friday, 21 November 2014
    I am employed by a small training provider that is registered with the ETDP Seta. About 2 years ago, we approached an IT company to help develop a Student Management System for us that would enable us to easily assess our students' work. Since we are a NPO the IT company decided to take us on at a low cost.


    While some parties believe that the quality of education is growing in South Africa, there has been much debate surrounding the ministerial task team report and government's role in preparing young people for the labour market.

    Project Management Training

    Project management specialist Carol Mould explores the issues surrounding project management careers and how these roles are being influenced by the changing world of work.

    Information & Communications Technology ICT Training

    Wits University’s Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) has launched its sixth consecutive skills trends survey in the South African information and communications technology (ICT) sector.

    Business Schools

    South Africa may be one of the top wine producers in the world, but a drop in exports and challenges in global markets mean that local wine business people need specialised wine business management skills.