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If you are a newly appointed team leader, you are probably aware that your main responsibility is to keep your team aligned with the company’s goals and to make sure your team members reach them by the deadline. 

Business leaders, entrepreneurs, startups, and fintech gurus are all facing the reality that their enterprises need to understand and effectively respond to disruption, uncertainty, and rapid technological advancement if they are to avoid obsolescence. 

It has become clear that the technology revolution is driving massive change in the workplace. This has, in turn, lead to a rapid pivot in business operations as industries are disrupted and automation becomes a reality across the board.

Education is evolving and technology is the main catalyst behind this transformation. Like many other sectors 'customization' seems to be the central theme and objective of these changes.

Some people will feel that sales comes naturally to them and others will believe that they couldn’t sell wood to a paper mill.

If you google “What's the difference between being assertive and aggressive” the first answer you will get is: Assertive people state their opinions, while still being respectful of others. Aggressive people attack or ignore others' opinions in favour of their own. Passive people don't state their opinions at all.

South African companies that want to succeed as they expand into other African countries – or elsewhere in the world, for that matter – must be willing to make real investments in training staff.

In most organisations today, people are talking about digital transformation. A lot. 

When you think about an administrative role, resilience is probably not the first word that comes to mind.

While fulfilling the role of a parent is certainly a blessing, for many working parents who wish to advance their career, studying further is a challenging option.

“The administrative profession is seen as less important than other professions. It is called the “vital, yet overlooked, profession” ,says Joan Burge author and pioneer in administration.

The Department of Trade and Industry recently gazetted a revised draft of the chartered accountancy profession sector code to grow the number of black people in the CA profession.

The Skills Development Facilitator’s main role is to develop a Workplace Skills Plan which complies with the requirements of the Seta and submit the Workplace Skills plan to the Seta.

When you become a paramedic you learn to operate within a grueling work schedule filled with long hours and little sleep.

The talent acquisition wish-list is clear. Innovative thinking is a key requirement of directors looking for senior management ready to embrace change and harness new ideas.

Young, new employees tend to offer your business positives and negatives.

Are people skills inherent or can they be developed? It seems that some people are simply born with a level of charm and charisma that endears them to others.

I believe we need our educational system to engage students with issues of ethics and responsibility in science and technology.

There are many myths about a career in accounting – with one of the most common being that it’s boring and predictable.

The Department of Science and Technology will today bid farewell to seven South African students, who will soon leave for China as the first recipients of the South Africa-China Young Scientists Exchange Programme.

City-wide hydroponic rooftop farming co-operatives have the potential to become the next big thing in commercial agriculture.

We are now fully emerged in the 4th Industrial Revolution and, over the next 20 years, this is going to have a massive impact on our working lives.  What was once considered paradoxical is now a reality.

How does one stand out in a competitive job market? Finding employment after graduating can be tough because so many other graduates are also looking for work. 

You finally reach the end of a long and arduous project and the last thing you want to do is review your performance, so why should you?

Baby Boom co-workers are stuck in a job on a level for years and a millennial counterpart arrives and gets promoted to a managerial position within a year of his/her employment.

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