The mining sector suffered significantly under the hard lockdown implemented on 26 March, which necessitated an unprecedented industry-wide shut down, the likes of which were not even seen during the second world war.
Despite the imminent threat of automation and artificial intelligence taking the place of humans in the workplace, employers are still investing considerable amounts of time and resources into sourcing and upskilling talented human capital.
A nationwide survey by one of South Africa’s largest workplace consultancies has revealed what we are missing about the workplace – and the surprisingly high number of people who want to get back to the office.
A majority of job seekers can’t capture transferable skills on their resumes or identify how their skills apply to other industries, and they are not comfortable speaking with potential employers about those skill sets, a LiveCareer survey found.
Covid-19 has certainly revolutionised the working world. Like World War Two revolutionised the workplace by empowering women, Covid-19 could cause a permanent shift towards working from home. To curb the spread of the virus, governments across the world have imposed self-isolation rules, including Singapore forcing businesses to allow staff to work from home or face penalties. Leading tech companies like Google and Microsoft have rolled out free tools to help home workers during this pandemic and hope usage will carry on when the world returns to normal.
With the coronavirus outbreak forcing many people to work from home, taking computer security measures to protect both themselves and their company has grown even more important.
If you’ve recently graduated, congratulations! This is one of the most monumental time of your life. You may be ready to kick back and relax with your closest loved ones and take a breather before taking your next big career move. You may find yourself caught up on the idea of finding the right job and apartment for you. Regardless of the matter, this is your time to shine!