The Skills Portal gives you access to over 200 skills training companies, also known as training providers, in South Africa. These skills and training providers offer over 14,000 different training courses and training programs.
Most people tend to avoid disagreements in the workplace and even more so with a senior colleague. Here's how to tackle a disagreement with someone senior to you in your workplace.
In July 2016, The Mindspa Institute, a soft skills training company, presented the Business and Report Writing course at their training centre in Johannesburg. The delegates were mainly from the PG Building Glass Finance department.
Many employees dream of being a leader, but it isn't always an easy road to get there. Making the transition to a manager or a leader can be made a lot easier by focusing on developing skills that are vital for good leadership.
The engineering sector is a wide and varied field, giving potential engineers many career options. There are multiple different types of engineers, from electrical and computer to marine and aerospace. The vast range of career options within the engineering field means that there is an area of specialisation that allows prospective engineers to choose an area that interests them.
Your team may be lacking energy and perhaps you're looking to increase their motivation and productivity. This is not done by giving your staff energy drinks first thing in the morning. Contrary to popular belief, Red Bull doesn't give you actual wings and no, you will not be able to fly through the work day keeping everything intact.
The hiring process is a complicated one. And for good reason. You obviously want the best employees so that your business can succeed. This is why you check potential candidates’ references, take a thorough look at their CVs and interview them more than once. You want to be sure that you’re choosing the best person for the job and not just someone who can quickly fill a role.
According to a survey of time use conducted by Stats SA, South Africans spend roughly 121 minutes per day participating in meetings, which amounts to over 10 hours a week – a quarter of the average 40 hour work week. This wouldn’t be a problem if all these hours spent in meetings were somewhat productive or resulted in billable action down the line. However, due to vague agendas, misaligned objectives or a general lack of focus among attendees, this is seldom the case.
A working culture that encourages skills development and growth beyond the workplace is how you motivate employees to be better and contribute to an overall purpose-filled environment.
With high salaries and excellent career prospects, a job in finance has always been attractive to graduates. However, there are still a few helpful things that finance graduates should know before entering into a career in finance.