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BET software welcomes nine DUT graduates into their graduate programme
Nine graduates from the Durban University of Technology (DUT) kick started their careers with BET Software in Umhlanga, Durban, on 1 February 2022. These graduates will spend a year as part of BET Software’s Graduate Programme which is paid work experience, where they will learn about all aspects of the... Read more
SACAP announces 2022 subsidy for Bachelor of Social Work Degree
Poverty and unemployment, gangsterism and high crime, gender-based violence as well as domestic and substance abuse are all rife in communities across South Africa. These long-standing issues have been worsened by more than two years of the global COVID-19 pandemic.  The country’s socio-economic recovery requires multi-pronged and multi-level strategies... Read more
Chipping away at SA’s work crisis, one learner at a time
In 2021, South Africa’s unemployment rate reached a record-high: ranking South Africa’s number of unemployed the highest in the world. Last week, in his SONA 2022 address, President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that, despite “extraordinary” measures, “government does not create jobs. Business creates jobs.” Along with announcements including the extension... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
Bridgestone recognised as top employer
Bridgestone Southern Africa (BSAF) has been certified as one of South Africa’s leading companies to work for by the Top Employers Institute, the global authority on recognising excellence in people practices. The tyre manufacturer, measured against 113 companies in South Africa, achieved an overall Top Employer score of almost... Read more

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