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Retaining Talent Gold In The New World Of Work

Business Labour

Employment is no longer a simple exchange of money for skills. These days, not only employers but employees expect much more from this exchange of value, and here’s what organisations must do to attract and retain engaged talent in the future of work.
 

 

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ERP vs ROI - Driving Implementation Success

Business Information Technology (IT)

In today’s fast-changing commercial environment, modernisation can have a strategic impact on any business. Without access to a modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, it can be difficult or even impossible to support new business models and keep up with evolving customer demands. Additionally, the technology struggles to shake off statistics such as 67% of ERP implementations resulting in negative ROI.

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Top 12 Modern Kitchen Design Trends 2020/2021

Community LifestyleDesign

Ultra Modern Kitchens Transform any Outdated Space into a Stylish and Functional area.

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Role-based Training and Certification – The Secret to Business Success

Education Training

Microsoft Certifications from Mecer-Inter Ed meet industry and market needs by aligning training with job roles that are relevant for the industry.

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Still Undecided Whether to Rent or buy a Copier?

ElectronicsOffice Equipment

In any business cost is always a consideration, but more so for start-ups and businesses who are still uncertain about their long-term and copying requirements. 

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Celebrated fitness trainer Botle Kayamba joins First Choice as High Protein Recovery ambassador

TrainingWellness

Successful personal trainer and leader in the fitness industry, Botle Kayamba, has joined prominent  South African milk and dairy product brand First Choice, as new brand ambassador for its High Protein Recovery drink. 

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The Future Of PBX— Why Business Should Adopt It Post Covid

TelephonesOffice Equipment

PBX phone systems should be adopted by all businesses.

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Cloud and the Need for Agile, Accelerated Implementation

Business Information Technology (IT)

As we’ve seen in the recent stock-market crash, cloud business has a massive impact on the global economy. It is clear from the loss of stock value of a leading software solution provider, as a direct result of the crashing of its cloud business, that cloud plays a large role in the value assigned to the businesses operating in it. Essentially, cloud solutions provide the opportunity to transform how companies operate, offering increasingly more direct business benefits.

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Combat animal cruelty with kindness

ConservationAnimal care

The issue of animal cruelty is shamefully rife in South Africa, with abuse primarily taking the form of sheer neglect. However, based on the rising annual number of cases being reported to local animal welfare groups, this issue appears to be escalating – particularly in the Western Cape, where the blood sport of dogfighting continues to gain popularity.

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PoPIA is Imminent, Are You Ready?

Business Information Technology (IT)

After nearly a decade of ‘it’s nearly here’ the Protection of Personal Information Act’s (PoPIA) arrival is genuinely imminent. Compliance with the Act is viewed as being expensive, intimidating, and confusing – leaving many businesses of all sizes unsure of how to approach the challenge. Small businesses may become daunted by the apparent cost of compliance. The real question is, can any business afford non-compliance?

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Taking to the Skies: Developing World-Class Cloud Migration Strategies

Business Information Technology (IT)

For those organisations that have waited to move their applications to the cloud, there are now so many more insights to help develop a plan and guide strategy. There are also more choices to make in defining an approach to the cloud thanks to increasing options from cloud solutions providers.

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

Invitation to AgriSETA's virtual AGM_27 November 2020

Education Training


The AgriSETA Board invites its stakeholders in the agriculture sector to attend its Annual General Meeting

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Virtual Summit to Showcase Transformative Power of Infor EAM

TrainingBusiness

Organizations will have the opportunity to learn about the potential for enterprise asset management software to drive efficiency and help digitally transform their operations at Infor’s EAM Virtual Summit on Nov. 12.

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Enduring Change: Effective Organisational Transformation

Business Information Technology (IT)

In a rapidly moving landscape, organisations that manage continuous change stand the best chance for growth and success. The key is to prepare today’s workforce for tomorrow. There’s no denying that the pace of change is constantly increasing. To keep up, organisations must be proactive and strategic in their approach to ensure less disruptive transformation (but transformation nonetheless).

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Empathy is a woman’s superpower. Or is it?

Community DevelopmentCurrent Affairs

Are women prone to empathising more deeply and naturally? Or, is it a lifetime of social ‘training’ that has led women to generally be more pro social as a natural response?

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The Opportunity Quadrant: Four Parts to Industry 4.0 Success

Business Information Technology (IT)

Many manufacturers are entering Industry 4.0 with technology systems and business processes better suited for a bygone era. Today, Industry 4.0 is forcing manufacturers to take a comprehensive look at how their operations are equipped to address today’s top challenges, including the talent shortage, inefficient business processes, supply chain complexity, asset management, and meeting customer demands.

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Wireless Solutions Empowering South African and Sub-Saharan Africa Communities to Connect

Business Information Technology (IT)

MiRO is a leading value-added distributor of broadband wireless, Wi-Fi, networking, VoIP, SD-WAN, IoT, security and IP video solutions.

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Gabi Ngcobo appointed as acting curator for Javett-UP Art Centre

Education Research

The Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria (Javett-UP) is pleased to announce that Gabi Ngcobo has been appointed Acting Curatorial Director following Christopher Till’s stepping down from the role of Founding and Curatorial Director with effect from the end of October 2020.

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Infor (CloudSuite) Recognised as Highest for Ability to Execute in the Visionaries Quadrant

Business Information Technology (IT)

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialised by industry, recently announced that Gartner Inc. has positioned Infor CloudSuite in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for Product-Centric Enterprises. Infor was positioned highest for its ability to execute in the Visionaries quadrant.  

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ECTTC leading the way with transforming the taxi industry

AutomotiveTransport

Eastern Cape Transport Tertiary Co-operative Limited (ECTTC), a 100 % black owned and operated taxi, van and bus co-operative, is blazing the trail of the public transport transformation program.

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Innovative Aluminium Foil Packaging Solutions for South Africa

Food Packaging Products

We are solutions-oriented and committed to delivering top quality aluminium foil products and services to the Southern and Western African food, baking and catering industries

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Technology Boost for Challenging Rural Areas in South Africa

Community AffairsElectronics

Drawing on the expertise of such a varied team brings technology to places where others have failed or simply could not find a solution.

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SKINCARE EXPERT JOMAR LAUNCHES PREMIUM, CLEAN BEAUTY-INSPIRED SKINCARE RANGE FOR LITTLE ONES

BeautyHealth

JOMAR, a brand-new natural skincare range backed by passion and extensive research, has just launched its exciting baby and toddler skincare range. Inspired by modern, ingredient-conscious moms, the range includes 10 unique products that are specially formulated to treat delicate skin from head to toe.

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Market Leader in Training South Africa

Training

A Training Company that puts the needs of our client’s first

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Technology Transforms Discreet Manufacturers’ Product Processes

Business Information Technology (IT)

Today, manufacturers face three common challenges: flat/declining sales; increasing costs; and brand commoditisation. Flat/Declining sales are usually the result of unproductive sales representatives and long lead times for introducing new products. Cost increases are driven by order errors, rework and scrap, a duplication of efforts across the board, and a plethora of manual processes. 

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Hair Rehab – How to Rehabilitate Your Hair

WellnessBeauty

Hair health activist and style alchemist Reneé Potgieter is on a mission to get us all to fall back in love with our natural locks. 

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Is pandemic limbo making us more stressed?

WellnessCurrent Affairs

Prioritise your mental health this World Mental Health Awareness Day

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How Property Loans can Ease up Your Cashflow

Business Current Affairs

Times are tough for a lot of people and businesses and for those that never before had any cash flow issues.

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Changing Weather: The New Reasons to Move to The Cloud

Business Audiovisual

Originally, cloud computing was promoted based on a simple, compelling proposition – moving capital expenditure into operating expenditure, and consequently delivering financial and operational flexibility to businesses. This was – and is – no small benefit.

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As kids return to school, managers have extra homework, too

Education Business

Many thought remote work and virtual classrooms would be short-lived. But across EMEA, employees are finding they won’t be returning to work as “normal” and their kids will be learning differently too. And it’s left them reeling. 

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While family tax is a reality in South Africa, without proper planning funds can run thin

Business Banking

Affinity Enterprises says that it expects South Africans to take a substantial hit in the last quarter of the year, as Family Tax begins to bite.

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Leading with Data: How Augmented Analytics Drives ROI, Today

Business Information Technology (IT)

Augmented analytics is designed to accelerate insights, ensuring actionable business intelligence. With the right technology behind it, augmented analytics can go further – allowing humans and machines to enhance one another. Essentially, true augmented analytics is achieved when the user is enhanced by the system. The result? Data is turned into business value, offering measurable return on investment.

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Competitive Advantage Created By Modern Data Architecture

Business Information Technology (IT)

Today’s global economic upheaval underscores the critical need for enterprises to be agile and resilient. In most industries, change is constant and dramatic. It can also be debilitating for organisations lacking a flexible infrastructure and the tools needed to make decisions quickly and accurately. 

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SEO Pros

10 Ways to Boost Your Website Rankings in Less Than 7 Days

Business Audiovisual

SEOPros analize every aspect of your business, industry and competition and then set out a full marketing strategy to give you the edge in your market.  This mind set has made us the go-to SEO firm in SA.

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“My Employer has Stolen my Money”

Business Labour

Complexities and Gravitas of Navigating Through the TERS Process.

 

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Perfect Word Consulting

Infor Customer Cloud Migration Continues to Gain Global Momentum. Increased Cloud Adoption Contributes to 112% SaaS Growth Globally

Business Information Technology (IT)

Infor recently announced significant global success for its CloudSuite solutions, which can help customers recognise time-to-value faster. This can help them become more agile, resilient, and competitive. Industry-specific applications developed for sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, distribution, public sector, retail, and hospitality have contributed to Infor now having more than 14,000 customers in the Infor Cloud.

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Solarise Africa lands $10m Series B investment to advance clean energy on the continent

ConservationElectrical

Innovative renewable energy leasing solutions attract significant global investment

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Engaging the Workforce with Seamless, Flexible Management Solutions

Business Information Technology (IT)

Modern workforces need modern solutions. For effective management, businesses must have access to sound data, digitally driven functionality, reach features, and purpose-fit engineered solutions that are intelligent and intuitive. With this approach, not only will staff productivity and customer relationships improve, but the business will operate more efficiently, leading to optimised operations. To achieve this, creating a highly engaged workforce is paramount.

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The Educational Robots Market

Business Research

Significant CAGR growth has been seen in Educational Robots Market globally in 2018 and it can reach US$ 2,485.98-million by 2025.

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SEO Pros

Data Analytics Platform to Simplify Your Business Data Discovery

Information Technology (IT)Property

OQLIS is a leader in Data intelligence, bringing together Business Intelligence, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Data Automation

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a packhouse manager

Education Training

As a packhouse manager for a produce farm Raphias Sithole sits in the centre of a complex web of supply and demand

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SEO Pros

#1 Construction Company in Mpumalanga

Business Construction

Best quality at competitive pricing and a company to recommend to your friends.

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a mycologist

Education Training

Dr Riana Jacobs-Venter is one of Mzansi's foremost experts in fungi. Her knowledge helps protect the food that our farmers produce

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SEO Pros

Modern Window Treatments

Women`s InterestHousehold Goods

At Blinds4U we have a vast range of different blinds for sale that will bring functionality and style to any space

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SEO Pros

Why the Future is Virtual Events, Conferences and Showrooms

TrainingBusiness

As the Future of Work comes to fruition, we are starting to see a paradigm shift in the way businesses operate, sell, market products or services, and engage with potential clients.

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a human resources executive

Education Training

For Human Resources executive Vusi Thembe finding the perfect person for a crucial position is a thrilling achievement

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BRIMSTONE REPORTS OPERATING PROFIT AND REDUCES DEBT IN CHALLENGING REPORTING PERIOD

Banking Economy

Brimstone released its interim results for the six month period ended 30 June 2020 reporting an operating profit of R304.5 million, up from a profit of R178.2 million in the comparative period. Brimstone’s core investments produced commendable resilient results in the period.

 

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SEO Pros

Aesthetic Homes Launch New Website

Community LifestyleGeneral Lifestyle

Aesthetic Homes has been in the wooden decking business since 2013. The business is built around the designing, manufacturing and the meticulous installation of top quality, eco-friendly composite wooden decking.

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a bioinformatician

Education Training

Godwin Mafireyi combines computer programming with genetics to make better seeds for our farmers

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SEO Pros

What Every Home & Workplace Need

Community LifestyleCommunity Affairs

Sanitizeme is a South African Based company with outlets branching into Africa soon

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How schools can ensure data remains safe in the age of digital learning and ransomware

Education Information Technology (IT)

Whether you are a teacher, parent, IT professional or student, you have witnessed the extraordinary transition the education sector has recently undergone. Despite our schools having already facilitated distance, digital and remote learning for some years now, there is no doubt that the global lockdown has acted as a catalyst for further rapid and momentous change.  

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SEO Pros

Hublot Watches – Swiss Luxury Watches and Chronographs for Men and Women

Fashion Electronics

Hublot is one of those luxury Swiss brands that watch lovers the world over gravitate towards and with the company’s long and illustrious history, it is easy to see why.

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SEO Pros

Treasures & Trailblazers: Aspire Art Auctions sets the stage for exciting sale of Modern and Contemporary Art in Johannesburg.

Community LifestyleArts

Aspire Art returns to Johannesburg with a much-anticipated auction of Modern art and Contemporary art taking place on 3 September.

 

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Why Remote Working is not the Death of the Office

Business Wellness

Statistics South Africa estimates that more than 77% of South Africans are still working from home, despite the easing of restrictions. The knock-on effect of more and more people working from home includes people relocating away from commercial hubs in larger cities.

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Perfect Word Consulting

Tackling Disruptive Innovation, Agility, and the Markets of Tomorrow

Business Information Technology (IT)

Today the demand for disruptive innovation is insatiable. Originally put forward in a Harvard Business Review piece in 1995, entire industries have now become accustomed to prolific market transformation, driven by technology innovation. The net result is that it is now only the fastest, most agile companies that survive and grow. It is evolution at full throttle, and it is relentless and unforgiving.

The rise of the 'Covid-preneur'

Business Wellness

The Covid-19 Pandemic has evidently had an impact on the world-wide economy and has certainly contributed to South Africa’s economic downturn. Job security and income stability have become the talk of the town, and has resulted in gutsy entrepreneurs taking risks to thrive during this period of Covid-19, leading them to become what you could call ‘Covid-preneurs’. 

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet an agricultural extension officer

Education Training

Maboloka Jonas Chip liaises daily between farmers, government and the private sector. Working as an agricultural extension officer, a big part of his job is offering support, providing extension services and advice to farmers in Gauteng.

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The first Thriving Women Entrepreneurs Summit in South Africa

Business Wellness

The number one business coaching firm in the world, ActionCOACH Business Coaching, is taking ACTION and choosing to be part of the solution that empowers women to excel in entrepreneurship all around South Africa and beyond.

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

DPWI and AgriSETA collaborate on R66 million to train 400 Artisans

Education Training

Monday, 24 August 2020 - The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) today announced the provision of R66 million to AgriSETA, to train 400 EPWP participants to become Artisans.

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SEO Pros

Bakkie and Van Hire - The Yellow Rental Company

Community AffairsRental


Bakkie and Van Hire is a quality logistics service that provides the perfect solution to all your transport requirements.

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SEO Pros

Switchcom - South Africa's Leading Wired and Wireless Solutions for Businesses

Business Information Technology (IT)

The Switchcom ethos is simple: we aim to deliver only the best to our customers. By building our business model around our customers we constantly exceed their expectations and supply everything they need for their projects.

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Assupol digitises operations with Impression Signatures

Business Information Technology (IT)

Digital transformation is no longer a ‘nice to have’. The global pandemic has catapulted the fourth industrial revolution into the present, forcing many businesses across the globe to digitise or die. The insurance industry is no exception. Renowned for its face-to-face processes and paper-heavy procedures, the industry was compelled to go digital as the national lockdown effectively banned human interaction.

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet an irrigation engineer

Education Training

Isobel van der Stoep (45) had to break down many stereotypes in Mzansi’s agricultural sector as a female agricultural engineer. Never wanting an office job, she pursued agricultural engineering and is now an irrigation engineer specialist.

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Five Networking Keys to Successful Working from Home

Business Wellness

The current crisis has put a spotlight on a tried-and-true networking paradigm: Working from home. But despite the typical bandwagon claims, it turns out that effective remote or teleworker connectivity solutions have their own unique set of requirements that can only be satisfied with a broad range of products and services drawn from remote, branch and campus networking solutions delivering secure access to IT resources from the edge to the data centre to the cloud.

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Perfect Word Consulting

TALENT ACQUISITION AMIDST THE CRISIS

Business Information Technology (IT)

The South African lockdown has had an immense impact on the recruitment industry. The long-term effects of this economic shutdown are yet to be seen – but predictions are not promising. As whole industries struggle to stay afloat, and employees and candidates across the globe fight for their positions, sound talent acquisition principles become vital to sustainable operations.

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a veterinary epidemiologist

Education Training

Growing up in a small town in the embattled Sudan, Sirdar received a scholarship at the University of Pretoria while studying veterinary science at a university in his home country. The rest is history. Almost two decades of studying and doing research between Sudan and South Africa later, he has recently completed his PhD degree in veterinary epidemiology.

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a plant breeder

Education Training

 

Dr Zelda Bijzet (54) yearned to be a pharmaceutical researcher when she graduated from high school. But, at the time, women were not able to work as researchers. Instead she pursued agriculture, creating a path to her dream career.

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Trauma is part of everyday life experiences

WellnessMedical

Trauma is part of everyday life. Being in a car accident, losing a loved one, or suffering a stroke – these are traumatic events we see happening every day. 

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Hertbert Theledi - The People's Champion

Property Retail

The most important trait of an entrepreneur and the source of an entrepreneur’s motivation is passion

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SEO Pros

Is Vanilla Extract Keto-Friendly?

Community LifestyleWellness

Good news for followers of the ketogenic diet; the glorious vanilla spice is keto-friendly. 

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SEO Pros

Office Containers - The new Work Spaces

Manufacturing Office Equipment

When in need of more office space and with the confines of a strict budget, shipping containers have, proven to be the easiest and most cost effective solution. 

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SEO Pros

Is COVID-19 the Catalyst for Normalising Digital Health?

Current AffairsHealth

While resistance to digital health has been around since its introduction, the current circumstances point to the need for a connected digital system to support the people delivering health services.

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Perfect Word Consulting

OPEN FOR BUSINESS? MANUFACTURING, ERP & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION POST-COVID

Business Information Technology (IT)

The Coronavirus pandemic has arguably had more impact on society and business than any event since the Second World War. Entire countries closed and some truly staggering political interventions have occurred – perhaps none more economically staggering that those in South Africa.

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SEO Pros

A Diamond is Forever with Your Diamonds

Fashion Women`s Interest

South Africa's #1 fine jewellery designer treat you like family

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA scales up sector skills with industry partners

Education Training

AgriSETA has made known its successful partnerships with industry partners to the sum of R147 million. 

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Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a research scientist

Education Training

Yes, you can even be a scientist and still work in the exciting world of agriculture

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Government announces strategic integrated infrastructure projects

Legal Current Affairs

The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille, MP and Head of Investment and Infrastructure in The Presidency, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, have recently announced the gazetting of the Strategic Integrated Projects. 

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Market Leader in the Design and Decking Industry in South Africa

Community LifestyleConstruction

Aesthetic Homes has been established in 2013 with its core focus being the designing, fabricating and installation of high-quality, eco-friendly composite decking.  Since then it has become the market leader in the design and decking industry in South Africa.

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Why Shark Cage Diving and Eco Tourism is so Important

TourismAll Sport

From an environmental point of view sharks are vital to the balance of the entire eco system as can be attested by many scientific papers written on the subject. They are thus vital to our survival as well based on the ocean needing a healthy eco system

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SEO Pros

Covid-19 Pandemic is the Perfect Time to Learn to Trade

TrainingBusiness

How to make money even in extremely difficult economic times 

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FCM female leaders share top travel hacks for road warriorettes

Business Wellness

After having been ‘locked down’ at home for months, most savvy business travellers are keen to ditch Zoom and Netflix and swop their comfy tracksuit pants for a high-powered suit once again. 

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Perfect Word Consulting

EMBRACING THE MODERN, DIGITAL EXPERIENCE: INFORUM

Business Information Technology (IT)

Throughout 2020, the world has been forced to digitise at an exponential rate. While this has put many industries under immense and unforgiving pressure, it has also allowed the world a glimpse of what a truly digital society could look like. Operations were overhauled overnight, workforces were sent to work from home with immediate effect, and large events were relegated to cancellation - unless they could be handled virtually.

Press Release

Trends in the asset-based loans industry paint a picture of how COVID-19 and the lockdown are affecting South Africa’s economy

Current AffairsEconomy

In an interview, Charles Meyerowitz discusses the effects of the lockdown on his business and what these indicate about South Africans’ confidence in the economy.

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Perfect Word Consulting

WHY CHOOSE A SOLUTION DRIVEN APPROACH TO LABOUR SOFTWARE?

Business Information Technology (IT)

The world is digitising faster than ever before. Today, approaching businesses with a holistic solution is crucial. Particularly in the labour space, this methodology ensures seamless data connectivity and reduces the likelihood of errors. The result is an improvement in the internal workflow of a business, and its prospects in the market. Simply implementing a piece of software that is neither adopted nor driven within the organisation no longer makes the grade.

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BEIER ENJOYS INNOVATIVE FUNCTIONALITY & UNMATCHED MOBILITY THROUGH TECH

Business Information Technology (IT)

The beauty of technology often lies in the added benefits that a simple upgrade or implementation can offer. When managed correctly, innovations should deliver far more than the surface level functionality. When Beier Envirotec, part of the Beier Group, upgraded from Infor LN FP7 to Infor LN 10.6, it realised just how true this sentiment can be. 

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AFTER THE STORM: ENSURING A SAFE AND COMPLIANT POST-COVID WORKSPACE

Community LifestyleWellness

Following the 2020 global Coronavirus pandemic, the ability to operate in a safe and clean working environment is one of the primary challenges in operations and maintenance. The post-COVID context is redefining what it means, exactly, to be “safe and clean.” This new normal means organisations and businesses must evolve and adjust to meet increasing regulatory scrutiny and a heightened focus on clean practices.

 

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Onsite and remote - taking a best-of-both-worlds approach to your business operations

Business Information Technology (IT)

Companies around the globe have had to adopt remote working in a short period of time. Some have thrived and won’t go back to the office model, with the likes of Twitter, Quora, and Slack all indicating that they’ll either be fully remote or remote-first for the foreseeable future. Others, however, have struggled with the transition and are hankering to get their teams back into the office. 

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COVID-19: Inequality exposed

Community DevelopmentGender Issues

On a trip to Denmark to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the National Business Initiative’s (NBI) counterparts there, the one issue on which we struggled to connect was inequality. We battled to explain that inequality is fractal that it exists in all circumstances. 

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Perfect Word Consulting

OVERCOME THE CURRENT CLIMATE: EMBRACE YOUR TRAINING JOURNEY

Business Information Technology (IT)

Both personally and professionally, 2020 has not been the year anyone imagined it would be. The world has been forced to digitise, evolve, and adapt and job scarcity is at an all-time high. In the current climate, the best way to ensure job security is to develop the skills needed to become indispensable to the organisation. Now is the time to embrace the training journey; especially while online solutions offer time and value efficiencies.

Press Release

Risk vs Reward: Why Buy Off-Plan?

Business Construction

Buying off-plan, a term that refers to buying in to a property or development before it has been built, has made owning a brand-new home more affordable and accessible. 

 

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Perfect Word Consulting

DIGITISING CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BEYOND COVID-19

Business Information Technology (IT)

Harnessing the power of a secure digital identity has become more important than ever before. As South Africa’s Covid-19 cases continue to spike it has become alarmingly clear that social distancing and effective work from home solutions will be prerequisites for the foreseeable future. In the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) space, digitisation has become essential, ensuring points are allocated and confirmation of competency maintained.

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Investing Report: 32 finance experts weigh in on equities market

Business Banking

Here are some investing tips and predictions from Finder.com’s 'Investing in the era of COVID-19' report featuring a panel of 32 finance experts from around the globe. The panel includes six South Africa-based experts.

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Changing the human conversation

Information Technology (IT)Electronics/Computers

Capitalising on the anxieties and fears caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the past several months have seen cybercriminals increasingly target home networks to steal personal data. International research shows that there has been a 350% increase in the number of phishing attacks from January to March, the period most countries started entering lockdown conditions.

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Taxpayer’s right to be notified is a matter of administrative justice

EconomyFinancial Services

The High Court in Pretoria recently ruled that taxpayers have a right to be notified before SARS appoints an agent to collect ‘outstanding tax debt’. ALTHEA SOOBYAH, Tax Consulting Director at Mazars explains why this is a victory for both taxpayer rights and the wider cause of administrative justice.

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Long-term contracts are dead - here’s why...

Business Banking

Contracts are about customer service - and in a COVID-19 world, customer service has been pushed into the spotlight as businesses struggle with lockdowns, social distancing requirements and other (varying) regulations. 

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1LIFE Survey: Sleep, weight and heart health a concern for over 50% of South Africans

Insurance Health

Sleep - a critical aspect of overall wellbeing, and essential for a healthy heart, is impacted predominantly by stress and financial pressures, as indicated by 58% of South Africans, according to a new survey by 1Life with over 5 000 respondents. 

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Perfect Word Consulting

HOW TO LEVERAGE FOUR INDUSTRY 4.0 OPPORTUNITIES

Business Information Technology (IT)

In the pre-Covid-19 world, Industry 4.0 was driving automation and data exchange trends in manufacturing technologies and processes at an exponential rate. Now, as manufacturers across the globe face the immense challenges posed by the virus, lockdowns and economic pressure, Industry 4.0 has been accelerated even more.