Thu, 24 Apr 2014Recent moves in South Africa’s C-Suites have underscored the risk aversion of boards, with the same trusted hands hopping on and off the merry-go-round at various destinations, but with few new players appearing.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014The growth in popularity of social networking, increasing levels of access to the Internet and widespread use of mobile devices for work purposes have accentuated the already blurred lines that define people’s professional and personal lives.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014If you have ever attended a management development course or are involved in such training, then you know what POLC stands for; yes planning, leading, organising and controlling. Have you ever thought about how these things are actually trained?
Food Manufacturing, Safety & HACCP
Wed, 23 Apr 2014South African business is facing a perfect storm of challenges. In light of the current socio-economic climate, leaders need to adjust their ways of thinking and doing in order to promote growth.
Bursaries and Scholarships
Thu, 24 Apr 2014Afrox Bursary Scheme is offering a bursary to students currently at university who have finished their first year to apply.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014At one point or another, some mid-career professionals will go through a crisis where they question whether they chose their vocation wisely and whether they can happily ride it out till retirement. If you have reached this point, there are some things to consider.
Tuesday, 22 April 2014Human error in payroll is a significant challenge and can cost companies millions. Fortunately, in addition to systems that help administrators and managers to prevent errors, there are processes that can be put in place to reduce the risk, say payroll experts at Accsys.
Thursday, 17 April 2014The mounting pressure to perform at work has made people prone to stress and burnout. How can you tell if you just a need a day off of work, or should be considering a new career? Ask yourself these questions.
Thursday, 24 April 2014Eskom has 15 learner plant operator opportunities available in Mpumalanga. Applications are open until 2 May. Learnership to provide on-job training, where the learner will be able to acquire practical knowledge and skills in performing operating activities.
Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond
Wednesday, 23 April 2014Following a very interesting discussion on how much legislation there is to keep up with in the world of the training service provider - Carl Roodnick posted a suggestion that what we need in the industry is an Ombudsman. What do you think?
Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond
Wednesday, 23 April 2014The following qualifications have been posted on the QCTO site for public comment by 21 days after publication of the gazette - (10 April 2014) so that makes 1 May 2014 by my calculation. If you have an interest in any of these then click on the qualifications you wish to comment on.
Skills Universe - Wilma de Villiers
Tuesday, 22 April 2014I read an interesting article in the Weekend which highlighted smoking at work. It said that employers are entitled to impose a ban or reduce pay for breaks taken. I am sure that smokers were and will be up in arms when they read this.
Skills Universe - Norman Ntai
Thursday, 7 April 2014Andreas Schleicher shares his thoughts as part of the Global Education and Skills Forum on Bigthink on how education can help students meet the challenges of today.
Skills Universe - Des Squire
Monday, 14 April 2014The 14th Commission for Employment Equity Report has been released. Des Squire highlights key points from the report and addresses some of the challenges being faced. Find out more here.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014Design schools in Cape Town have collaborated to create a programme that will leave an important mark on the country’s future design landscape. The initiative is designed to train and equip teachers to engage high school learners in the practice of design.