Evolving technology and the impacts of Covid-19 have resulted in workplaces that are changing faster than ever. To keep pace with the rapid advances in the workplace and avoid skills shortages, almost half of employees will need to be reskilled with critical skills by 2025.
A pilot programme to help disadvantaged students obtain a degree or postgraduate qualification, with work experience and without debt, has struggled to achieve its ambitions as work opportunities for students dwindle in an unbelievably difficult economy that has been rocked by the pandemic.
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The rising number of deaths during the Covid-19 pandemic has seen some funeral service provides and insurers increase their prices. The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) says it is concerned about the impact this will have on funeral policyholders.
As many South African workers continue to work from home, many feel increasingly tired, stressed and uncertain about the future which is leading to rise in mental health concerns.
Johnson & Johnson is the first pharmaceutical company in South Africa to apply for Covid-19 vaccine registration. The vaccine has already been rolled out in the UK and US.
Traveling abroad during the festive season might be tempting, but South Africans have been warned that this might not be a good idea.
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The education department has announced that schools cannot make new education assistant appointments. As this phase of the youth employment initiative concludes, Skills Portal spoke to three individuals who participated in the programme to find out how it impacted their lives.
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