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Great resignation: South Africans look for work abroad
The global ‘great resignation’ trend has emerged in South Africa, prompting local professionals to rethink their career options and consider emigrating abroad. As the go-to industry for those looking to work overseas, teaching English as a foreign language has opened doors for overworked employees seeking a more balanced lifestyle.... Read more
MANCOSA masterclass series: Developing entrepreneurs
Private higher education institution, MANCOSA will be hosting a virtual series of masterclasses designed to rapidly upskill participants. One will be able to grasp the ins and outs of becoming an entrepreneur through these informative sessions. The SkillME platform leverages the collaborative intelligence of the Honoris United Universities network... Read more
Local entrepreneurs get support
Fifty young business owners attended a Social Entrepreneurship workshop on small business building and sustainability held at the Bridal Community Hall. This programme, funded by Boikanyo Solar, is part of a broader and ongoing Enterprise Development initiative to aid small business owners. The aim of the programme is to... Read more
Planning for a career in the metaverse
The metaverse is set to become a major contributor to the world economy, with the potential to deliver a R2.3-trillion boost to the global economy by 2025, according to an assessment conducted by PwC. Augmented and virtual reality (VR) tech will impact a variety of sectors – from gaming... Read more
Promoting women as agents of change in STEM sectors
We are in an era where significant action must be taken through all phases of education to ensure that women are represented at every level of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) careers. In commemorating the United Nation’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February,... Read more
The logistics to master on your way to study & career success
Tens of thousands of young Matriculants will step onto university campuses over the coming weeks, ready to take on the next phase of their lives. This milestone marks their entry into adulthood and will be exhilarating, exciting and often rather scary, because they are now wholly autonomous and responsible... Read more
Working from home increases ‘digital anxiety’
Working from home has spiked since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in March of 2020. This effort to reduce health risks may have limited the spread of the virus, but according to a new analysis by cyber security provider F-Secure, it may also have helped increase digital anxiety... Read more
As tourism recovers, a career in the holiday business will be lucrative
The tourism industry – hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic – can either be regarded as a sinking ship or a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Many would see the sinking ship, with tourism practitioners being the band that continues to play in perfect harmony... Read more
MANCOSA open days will give matrics ample options on future studies
Many students who wrote and passed the matric examinations will still be undecided about what course to study towards a career. In an effort to help them decide about tertiary education, private higher education institution MANCOSA will hold three Open Days when students may engage with student advisors and... Read more
Upskilling and reskilling your workforce in 2022
The future of companies, and therefore the economy in general, is today directly related to its ability to successfully transform digitally. Along with exploding technology innovations and the pressure of a global pandemic this transformation was accelerated in South Africa during 2020/2021, and our skills need to evolve along... Read more

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