Mitsubishi Motors South Africa celebrates its first Top 10 Globally Certified Training Instructor
International training in Dubai with Mitsubishi instructors from Japan Trainees had to diagnose and repair secret “faults” that were deliberately built into vehicles MMSA now uses an e-learning training system in the dealer network as Distance Learning Programme A young Mitsubishi Motors technician who cut his technical teeth in... Read more
The virtual workplace – Autonomy and the rise of remote working
Adapted from a piece by Advocate of the High Court, Fundile Sangoni, on behalf of LexisNexis South Africa, in which he shares the new normal as a junior advocate, the rise of remote working and how COVID-19 lockdown has impacted legal professionals. In South Africa, almost overnight, most people... Read more
Resolution Circle, EBDA partner to create a one stop shop for artisanal and technical training
Resolution Circle, a training hub that partners with local industry to upskill workers, has announced a strategic collaboration with the Ergo Business Development Academy (EBDA) in order to be able to provide organisations with a comprehensive range of accredited artisanal and technical training courses that span the breadth of... Read more
#Research: fewer young people applied for jobs since the lockdown started
Latest statistics from Stats SA reveal that South Africa’s unemployment rate climbed to a record 30.1% in the first quarter of this year from 29.1% in the fourth quarter of last year. In concrete numbers, that translates to an additional 344 000 people unemployed, and a total of 7.1... Read more
Nine types of ‘remote-work personalities’ to look out for in your colleagues
Working remotely is not every employee’s cup of tea. Some employees cope well, while others feel overwhelmed engaging with remote technology to get their work done. A wide range of employees with diverse ‘remote-work personalities’ have emerged during the lockdown. Are we really aware of the capabilities, passion and... Read more
2020 Global Student e-Summit to provide African youth with academic, career guidance and exposure to funding opportunities
According to Artisan Training Institute (ATI) – a perennial issue facing youth globally is what career to pursue. In South Africa there are huge efforts by NGO’s, industry and government to address not only the levels of basic education but also career guidance. It does not end there though, a... Read more
Minding the Gap–Matric to international universities
South African matriculants who wish to study at universities overseas will be able to enroll in a bridging programme, for international universities, as of January 2021. Reddam House is the first and only local educational institution to offer the International Foundation Year (IFY) – a modular bridging course betweena... Read more
Skills development entrepreneur helps close SA’s youth skills gap
Skills shortages remain a key barrier for youth development in South Africa, with over 80% of South Africa’s CEOs concerned about the lack of skills required for their organisation’s growth. This is despite many efforts that have gone into improving the status quo including increased investments into tertiary education,... Read more
4 ways for graduates to gain a competitive advantage in the job market
Technical skills are always important, but alone they are no longer sufficient for ambitious graduates seeking to build a successful career, an education expert says. Because in today’s constantly changing and fast-paced global environment, employers seek out those graduates who are resilient and can build long-term relationships with customers,... Read more
Bad news for job seekers says latest careers report
Unsurprisingly, one of the country’s latest career reports shows that recruitment has fallen and those on the lookout for new jobs has increased. The result of the economic restrictions, due to the nationwide lockdown on the South African labour market, according to the CareerJunction Index’s latest Executive Summary report.... Read more

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