Supply Chain Management & Purchasing
Thu, 17 Apr 2014The process of negotiation contains key elements irrespective of the industry or sector. Frank Susini talks about the basic skills that every good negotiator must have to be effective.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014A partnership between South Africa and Switzerland will give Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students the sought-after experience they need to do well in the workplace.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014A total of 120 young people in Mpumalanga have received certificates of recognition after completing their training in the manufacturing of stainless steel and furniture.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014Research shows that although executives and senior managers may have had the right skills to climb the ladder, unless they are constantly developing new skills they’ll soon fall down.
Bursaries and Scholarships
Wed, 16 Apr 2014South Africa’s official unemployment rate is estimated to be at 24.7%, which is higher than the 21.9% it had been at in 2008 before the impact of the global recession crashed onto our shores. Yet this is not always due to a lack of jobs.
Financial & Accounting Training
Tue, 15 Apr 2014According to a recent ACCA report, public audit performs a crucial role in both preventing ongoing waste of taxpayer money and boosting society’s trust and confidence about how governments spend public money.
Monday, 7 April 2014Is an employer entitled to make a deduction from an employee’s salary for damages? Here are the requirements for effecting lawful deductions arising out of damages caused by an employee's negligence.
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.
Wednesday, 16 April 2014Applications are now open for the 2015 Intake of Learners to the four year Nurse Training Programme in Gauteng. In an effort to boost the number of health professionals in the province, the Gauteng Department of Health is giving unemployed people the opportunity to sign up for nursing courses in 2015.
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.
Skills Universe - Bronwyn Newman
Thursday, 10 April 2014The Commission for Employment Equity (CEE), is a statutory body established in terms of section 28 of the EE Act to advise the Minister, the CEE is required to submit an annual report to the Minister of Labour on the implementation of employment equity. This is the 14th Annual report submitted.
Skills Universe - Lia Marus
Thursday, 10 April 2014The Oscar Pistorius trial has caused a sensation across the nation. This got me thinking: what would happen if Oscar Pistorius wasn't a celebrity and he worked for your company? What course of action could the company take?
Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond
Monday, 7 April 2014StatsSA has confirmed again that education is the key driver in reducing poverty. The Poverty Trends Report (2006-2011), which is based upon the Income and Expenditure Survey and the Living Conditions Survey, notes a strong relationship between low levels of education and poverty.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014How have the revised BEE codes affected business? Tarryn Mason discusses the best way to maximise points on the Skills Development element of the triple-BEE scorecard.