Small Business

To help educate and grow entrepreneurs, Engen Petroleum have partnered with Raizcorp to bring the Pitch & Polish programme to cities and towns across South Africa, for the fifth time.

Safety, Health, Environment & Quality SHEQ

Mon, 21 Jul 2014
Poor levels of safety at construction sites continue to place workers at unnecessary risk. Phillip Verwey, a health and safety specialist, talks about the impact of the revised construction regulations on business.

Employment Equity

Tue, 22 Jul 2014
How will the proposed changes to the Employment Equity clause on unfair discrimination impact business? In part one of we look at the easiest and fairest way to determine ‘equal pay for work of equal value’.


Mon, 21 Jul 2014
One of the most challenging skills faced by managers is the ability to handle and positively resolve internal conflict in the workplace. Neville De Lucia provides some tips.

Financial & Accounting Training

Most people see finance and creativity at opposite ends of the learning spectrum. But accounting specialist Mark Samowitz has found a way to combine the two in order to make accounting more accessible to ordinary people.

Executive Education & Training

Fri, 18 Jul 2014
There is a huge demand for top leaders with high-level information technology skills, but there are very few candidates who can fill these positions, one of SA’s leading executive search experts says.

Skills Development

Thu, 17 Jul 2014
Eastcape Midlands College, in the Eastern Cape, embarked on an international partnership during 2013 to improve its certification rate and to increase employability of its students.

Recruitment & Selection

Fri, 18 Jul 2014
The highest contingent workforce engagement was found in Hong Kong, the United States and China. The Contingent Workforce Index measures and tracks the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining contingent workforce in 75 countries.

HR Portal

Thursday, 17 July 2014
Businesses will have to work harder to align their reward & remuneration process with that of their nomination/talent management capability if they are to secure and retain the services of highly qualified and talented personnel.


Thursday 17 Jul 2014
How do new teachers balance their personal lives with their new found professional identity. This video explores issues that face new teachers like managing reputation, life outside of school, holding extreme political views,using social media and flirting with colleagues.

Careers Portal

Thursday, 17 July 2014
Portal Do you have N3 Technical or a Grade 12 with Maths and Physical Science with a minimum E symbol? This Maintenance Learnership will qualify you as an Artisan.

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    Skills Universe - Hannes Nel

    Monday, 21 July 2014
    Many learners doing our course in educational research make more or less the same mistakes in their practical assignments, of which the following eight are probably the most important and frustrating.

    Skills Universe - Des Squire

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
    Recently while training on “Change Management” I was asked – How do you deal with people who refuse to change or who refuse to embrace change? My response was – Have you considered that perhaps it is you who needs to change?

    Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond

    Thursday, 18 July 2014
    Our country may not be perfect but it's certainly in considerably better state than many around the world today. So please let us know about your projects, ideas for improvement, and your work - no matter how small we'd like to hear about it.

    Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
    A season of optimism and growth, such as what Africa enjoys at the moment, is at the same time a season for ethical leadership and wise stewardship. The Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN-Africa) speaks to this imperative by strengthening the commitment and competence of Africans to do business with moral integrity.

    Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
    In preparation of the implementation of the amended Employment Equity (EE) Act the Department of Labour has embarked on a series of national road shows to strengthen Employment Equity implementation and compliance mechanisms.

    Skills Universe - Chantel Harris

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
    Every so often a job application from an out-of-towner lands on a recruiter’s desk. These applications are generally treated with a fair amount of hesitation. Here are some signs that point to the fact that your potential employee is serious about uprooting their lives to your hometown.

    Human Resources

    A father in Cape Town is petitioning for 10 days of paternity leave to be included in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act after his twins were born three months prematurely.

    Engineering and Artisan

    Free study opportunities to obtain a globally sought after qualification in the manufacturing sector are now available to qualifying students in Tshwane as industry aims to stem the critical skills shortage.

    Career Articles

    People don’t leave companies, they leave managers. Or so the saying goes. While there’s little to love about a mean boss, sometimes such managers are the unfortunate side-effect of your dream job or that awesome company you’ve always wanted to work for.

    Information & Communications Technology ICT Training

    Concerns around South Africa’s ICT skills shortage are not new. The 2014 annual ICT skills survey aims to help policy and decision-makers who are working to close the skills gap in SA.