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Alusani

How do you develop functional relationships and establish a good reputation in your organisation? Management coach Lizanne de Jong says managing others starts with knowing yourself.

Four vocational qualifications are fast emerging as the most popular courses for distance learning students this year – Hospitality and Catering Services, Educare, Health and Safety, and Farming Management.

Unisa has opened mid-year applications for its Short Learning Programmes (SLPs).

Making the decision to pursue a higher education is always a positive step forward. However, choosing the best course and following the application process can be complicated and daunting. Here are the steps to submitting your application if you are planning to study through Unisa

Corporatewise

Traditional Team Building might work if you need members of the team to get along or to be able to work together and enjoy working together. But.... How effective are these events really? Is there any elevation in team engagement?

There are bottomline and social reasons why running in-house technical training centres should be reconsidered. In a two-part series of articles, Sean Jones, managing director of the Artisan Training Institute (ATI) unpacks the implications of keeping corporate training centres on the books in a slowed-down economy. 

“Time is an expensive resource” says project management specialist Dennis Comninos. It is an irreplaceable commodity that needs to be used wisely.

Does your sales pitch have a few gaps, or do you feel like you’re not giving your product or service that you are selling enough airtime? 

How leading-edge companies collaborate, gain insights and make better decisions faster

Soft skills are equally as important as hard skills in the workplace. Hard skills are measurable and generally seen as your technical skills.

Second only to emotional intelligence (EQ), cultural intelligence (CQ) is fast becoming one of the most in demand skills for executives in today’s culturally diverse world of business.

Why are some people’s presentations so compelling, yet others are dull and hard to follow? 

Conflict is inevitable when leading and working with diverse people daily, especially in a confined space such as an office.

There is no denying that social media is a powerful tool to generate leads, build brands and grow businesses. 

People management experience is a valuable skill that can propel your career forward in many ways. 

If you don’t have an audio marketing strategy, then now is the time for your brand to turn up the volume.

Boss’s Day was on 16 October, so we've decided to focus on leadership skills and what good managers need to be a true “captain of their ship.” 

Data management plans (DMPs) are evolving as the technology that enables organisations to better analyse their data become more powerful and innovative. 

Do you believe that negotiating is only for those in high powered positions or top sales jobs? 

Intellectual intelligence (IQ) and technical ability are vital qualities to possess in the workplace. In fact, they can be seen as the entry-level requirements for any career. 

We are all faced with various degrees of fears at some point in our lives and for others it may be an everyday battle. People experience different types of fears.

What do you do when problems arise in the workplace? HR specialist Lizanne de Jong talks about the best ways to 'fix' lingering problems.

The tourism field is a vast and exciting one. This tourism month, if you are looking for career opportunities in the South African Tourism Industry, then you are looking in the right place. Here are some reasons why:

In the early days of software development, the role of the Business Analyst (BA) played an integral part in creating new applications for business use. However, over the years this has evolved into something that is highly flexible and adaptive to change.

Do you ever wonder what style of leadership you portray and whether you can improve yourself through knowing this? 

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