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Delivery of focused, practical education is vital if Africa is to excel
As Africa gets increasingly swept into the tsunami of global digital transformation, it is facing a reality in which technology is accelerating faster than organisations and people. Traditional work patterns are falling away, and an economy driven by projects is ascending, shocking many people with the accelerated pace of... 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
Matric results : Change of plan? Consider these high-demand qualifications
Following the release of the Matric results of 2021, countless young people will be faced with the need or desire to adjust their study plans for this year because they did not perform as expected, while many others will be faced with the happy news that their options have... Read more
Mastering digital change in the modern organisation
In 2022, the leadership role most likely to enable digital transformation by leveraging strategic thinking, thanks to a radical reimagining of responsibilities and focus, is that of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). According to McKinsey, finance leaders need to lean into this evolution as they are critical to helping... Read more
MANCOSA open days will help matrics decide 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 two Open Days when students may engage with student advisors and... Read more
Chemicals sector reshaping towards innovation as a necessity
In the modern age, ‘disruption’ has been defined as ‘radical change to an existing industry or market due to technological innovation’. With the advent of Industry 4.0, we have seen this termed ‘digital disruption’. However, the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic has turned disruption on its head. We are... Read more
SA professionals on career strategies, retraining in today’s job market
Traditionally, following a career path meant starting at the bottom and slowly working your way to the top. There was nothing unusual about working in the same sector, and often at the same company, for the whole of your professional life. Today’s job market is much more dynamic, and... Read more
Social work is an in-demand 21st century career
Many young people today want careers that will empower them to make a positive difference in the world.  A wide range of socio-economic and political issues including social justice issues, as well as the climate change-related crises are top-of-mind on a daily basis, compelling Millennial and Gen Z generations... Read more
Nursing students go head-to-head in healthcare skills competition
Healthcare workers in training from across South Africa will be taking part in the WorldSkills South Africa provincial competition in Pretoria,from24 – 27 January 2022. They will be competing for the chance to represent South Africa at the 46th International WorldSkills Competition, which will be hosted in Shanghai, China... Read more
Pianist Burton Naidoo shares music from upcoming release ‘Sometime Before’
iSupport Creative Business, supported by Concerts SA, presents performances by pianist Burton Naidoo and poet Luleka Mhlanzi. This concert is organised in collaboration with UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts and Centre for Jazz and Popular Music, will take place at Alliance Francaise in Durban on Thursday 27 January. The... Read more

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