Career Articles

Wed, 20 Nov 2013
Your curriculum vitae or CV is your first chance to make a good impression on a potential employer. A good quality CV will considerably boost your chances of getting a face-to-face interview.

Financial & Accounting Training

Wed, 20 Nov 2013
Even the most trusted and loyal employee can give in to the temptation to steal from the business if the proper controls and measures are not put in place. Find out how you can curb fraudulent activities in your accounts department.


Wed, 20 Nov 2013
Since its inception the Department of Basic Education has made progress in many areas, including the Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI) programme it said in a recent statement.

Higher Education

Tue, 19 Nov 2013
South Africa faces a major challenge in academically preparing its secondary school learners for tertiary education. High dropout rates and inadequate skills development are among the serious consequences of this failure to transition effectively from secondary school level.

Executive Education & Training

Tue, 19 Nov 2013
In line with international trends, SA’s senior executives are expected to be available around the clock, even on their days off or outside of working hours, a survey by executive search firm Jack Hammer Executive Headhunters shows.

Financial & Accounting Training

Wed, 20 Nov 2013
The CIMA Global Business Challenge is a unique global business competition designed to discover and nurture future business leaders. Investors are encouraged to contribute to this initiative.


Wed, 20 Nov 2013
The provinivial Department of Education aims to ensure that all schools commence with teaching and learning on 15 January 2014. Reports show that 80 percent of Mpumalanga schools have already registered pupils for the 2014 school year.


Tue, 19 Nov 2013
Through a series of partnerships Northlink College is helping students thrive by offering training in the renewable energy sector. "In today’s world, renewable energy training is vital for the continued employability of students, as well as being essential for the environment."

Mark Orpen

Tue, 19 Nov 2013
South Africa is faced with a skills shortage in most industries. Integrated assessments can have a huge impact on the efficiency in the transfer of skill and could assist in solving the South African skills development dilemma.

Employment Equity

Mon, 18 Nov 2013
Women not only bring different perspectives to male-dominated boardrooms, Research shows they also improve their company’s bottom line and operational performance.

HR Portal

Monday, 18 November 2013
Employees who are on maternity leave can increase the workload for the rest of the division and in certain situations it is not viable to appoint a temporary employee. How do you provide maternity leave without causing strain on the rest of the organisation?


Monday, 11 November 2013
Should students be expected to have a good command of the English language before they can be admitted to a university? There is now a global focus on learning English in order to progress and succeed but what are the repercussions of this trend?

Careers Portal

Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Portal The NCPC-SA has an internship opportunity for a dynamic and self-motivated media and communication or journalism graduate on a 12-month contract basis. Training will be provided to enable the intern to become familiar with the issues relating to the NCPC-SA’s mandate and services.

Engineering and Artisan

Mon, 18 Nov 2013
With the aim of help individuals develop their talents and abilities in the engineering sector City & Guilds has joined forces with the African Academy to form an international partnership.

Skills Universe - Keith Maseko

Thursday, 14 November 2013
Procrastination is the only thing I can think of that has two arms choking responsibility and two legs stepping on accountability. If responsibility and accountability could talk they would tell you that procrastination is one of the most cruel things that mankind harbours.

Skills Universe - Tass Schwab

Thursday, 14 November 2013
I hope they will save you some time, but at the very least, some anguish because — experience is a good teacher here — the sodium from your tears acts as a corrosive melting agent on all brands of premium ice cream, but otherwise, makes a superb saline for your dirty martini.

Skills Universe - Larry Mougios

Thursday, 7 November 2013
Many training programmes fail to translate into a noticeable business improvement in the workplace due to a lack of post training measurement. Primarily because sustained focus on embedding learning outcomes back in the workplace ends once the training has concluded.

Skills Universe - Nicolene Rose- Innes

Wednesday, 6 November 2013
There has been much debate over the effectiveness of peer education training projects over the years. Companies have abandoned doing anything about HIV/Aids because of other pressing problems. However despite ARV treatment being widely available infections continue to plague the workforce.

Skills Universe - Des Squire

Tuesday, 5 November 2013
The "Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill" was, I believe, passed recently. What impact will this have for the business owner? What does a business owner need to do to ensure compliance, and what impact, if any will this have on Employment Equity and BBBEE?

Life Skills Training

Tue, 19 Nov 2013
As we enter the 21st century, the business world is finally starting to realize that intelligence is a far broader concept and there are in fact multiple intelligences, all important in their own right.

Recruitment & Selection

Mon, 18 Nov 2013
Social media has the power to transform traditional recruitment practices. With proper planning and preparation and a solid strategy on how to manage ongoing engagement, there is nothing to fear.


Mon, 18 Nov 2013
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says early childhood development (ECD) is one of the pillars that will ensure sustained progress as the country looks forward to celebrating 20 years of freedom.

Skills Development

Tue, 19 Nov 2013
Together with its partners, SAP Africa Education and various educational institutions will continue to collaborate on joint initiative programmes, mentorship support and training opportunities to fulfil the growing demand for SAP skills in Africa.