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Why financiers are betting on high-end qualifications?

Why financiers are betting on high-end qualifications?

The value of pursuing an MBA is increasingly coming under scrutiny, given the substantial investment of time and money, and in light of the fact that the qualification is no longer as sought-after as it…

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5 short course options to help you upskill yourself

5 short course options to help you upskill yourself

Feeling stuck in your job, industry or career in general? Want to branch out, change jobs or even just move faster up the career ladder? While gaining work experience within your chosen field is a…

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What will happen to the skills gap in South Africa?

What will happen to the skills gap in South Africa?

The critical skills gap in South Africa is of growing concern in many industries. It is surprising that employers are not investing more significantly in Learning and Development (L&D). According to the annual Deloitte Human…

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How can business schools help address the skills gap?

How can business schools help address the skills gap?

We often talk about “the skills gap” in South Africa. We know that the lack of qualified people is holding back entire industries from development, competing internationally or delivering to the quality expected of it.…

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How to make learnerships work in South Africa

How to make learnerships work in South Africa

The mass development of highly-skilled professionals is essential to most of South Africa’s key growth industries, including manufacturing, finance, mining and technology. However, new infrastructure and business investment in the country have slowed down significantly…

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What can we learn from millennials?

What can we learn from millennials?

Working with millennials can be challenging for older generations who might not understand aspects of their workplace behaviour. But addressing these differences and learning from their approach can be very beneficial. In the increasing number…

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6 ways to juggle multiple tasks

6 ways to juggle multiple tasks

Multi-tasking has become a part of our work culture. According to Inc. magazine, most of us spend just 1 minute and 15 seconds on a task before we are interrupted. Done well, you can move…

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Critical success factors for Human Resource audits

Critical success factors for Human Resource audits

Consider these points when preparing to do a Human Resource audit. Auditing is not a fad and can be traced back for centuries. The term “audit” comes from the Latin word “audire” (to listen), hence…

Get your “coach selection” right

Have a chat to potential coaches to find out if they’ve got the goods. Coaching in organisations has become an accepted practice over the past few years, more often focused on higher management levels. As…

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Create the companies of tomorrow

Create the companies of tomorrow

An integrated and systemic approach to learning and development will give you outstanding results. Crucial to the ability of today’s organisations to thrive and excel in tomorrow’s world is their capacity to be continually learning…