Learners obtain training at Coega’s SDC
In line with Coega’s vision to be a leading catalyst for the advancement of socio-economic development, Coega announced that its Skills Development Centre (SDC) is accelerating skills training and coaching of young learners to help address the high rate of unemployment in the province and beyond. The Coega SDC... Read more
#7 best solutions, skills for remote working
Best #7 solutions & skills for remote working such as time management, controlling hours worked, team communication, technology, computer skills and collaboration are necessary requirements. Remote working requires effective time management Managing one’s time when working remotely can be difficult, but the most notable advantage of working from home is... Read more
Top 10 small business trends for 2022
The small businesses that have survived the initial shock of Covid-19 and its effects on trade, services, manufacture, etc., and that have successfully adapted, will come into 2022 with their ‘guns blazing’. That’s because after nearly two years of “uncertainty” there is some normalcy in the ‘abnormalcy’. Now, at... Read more
Zoho Invoice offered free to empower SMEs to rebuild, grow
Zoho Corporation, a global technology company, announced that starting today, its online invoicing solution, Zoho Invoice, will be completely free of cost to further extend the company’s support for small and medium-sized enterprises.  In the last four years, Zoho Invoice’s revenue growth has rapidly increased, demonstrating the need for... Read more
10 motivational tips for aspiring entrepreneurs
Throughout history, times of crisis have been instrumental in the development of new products and services. Where there is a need, an opportunity exists, and eventually, an entrepreneur will recognise it. Lyndy van den Barselaar, Managing Director of ManpowerGroup SA shares that as we enter 2021, entrepreneurship will need... Read more
PSET skills initiatives aligning with government plans
Government has reiterated its commitment to strengthening the Post School Education and Training (PSET) sector, as a means of providing a seamless transition into economic activities. During a visit to Imbali Education and Innovation Precinct (IEIP) in KwaZulu-Natal, Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, said the... Read more
Survey highlights SA’s most in-demand scarce skills
Xpatweb’s Critical Skills Survey 2020/21 highlights the most in demand scarce skills the country is facing, which has led to businesses seeking to recruit talent from across the globe. Xpatweb’s annual survey has fast become known as a benchmark for business and policy makers. Input from the 2019 research... Read more
Include women, youth in nuclear science development
Efforts to use nuclear science and technology for human development must include an element on skills development for women and the youth, says Energy Deputy Minister Thembisile Majola. “Our efforts in utilising nuclear science and technology towards human development will not be successful unless we locate at its core,... Read more
Commission to highlight women economic empowerment
Advancing women’s economic empowerment will take centre stage at the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission’s conference on opportunities for women. Trade and Industry Minister, Dr Rob Davies, the chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, Joan Fubbs, and the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Elizabeth Thabethe, are expected... Read more
Commission to increase women representation
The report produced by the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Commission on the national status and trends on broad-based black economic transformation for the 2017 calendar year shows that JSE listed companies have only 38% representation by black people on their boards, with males accounting for 20% while females stand... Read more
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