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Microsoft, Afrika Tikkun, partner to tackle unemployment through digital skills development

By Staff Writer 1 October 2020

Today, Microsoft South Africa announced that it has provided a $150 000 (over R2.5 million) grant to Afrika Tikkun as part of a strategic partnership linked to its Global Skills Initiative. FULL STORY >

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How All That Gaming During Lockdown Could Help You Land Your Next Role

By Press Release 1 October 2020

Lyndy van den Barselaar, managing director of ManpowerGroup South Africa says that the ManpowerGroup has recognised the skills that gamers develop playing various types of games, and offers a way to translate these gaming... FULL STORY >

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World Youth Skills day highlights the importance of skills development

By Industry Contributor 17 July 2020

World Youth Skills day earlier this week shone a light on a critical issue, not just to combating unemployment, but ensuring a positive future for the country. Dell Technology's Doug Woolley gives his insight. FULL STORY >

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Industry insight - Securing the ‘generation rent’ workforce

By Industry Contributor 23 August 2019

The key to hiring and retaining the new generation is to understand them. Bernadette Wightman, Managing Director for the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region at BT, explains. FULL STORY >

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The evolution of resourcing – unlocking the code to agility

By Industry Contributor 3 June 2019

Christopher Jones, CEO of Digiterra, discusses the changes that contributed to the current shift in the resourcing market and what organisations can look ahead to. FULL STORY >

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367 unemployed youth empowered with ICT skills for the digital economy

By Ryan Noik 14 March 2019

367 unemployed young people will be graduating with certified diplomas in Information Technology Technical Support thanks to a programme from the Vodacom Youth Academy. FULL STORY >

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Samsung: The rise of the artisan is needed to jumpstart employment

By Press Release 23 October 2018

According to Samsung, there is a skills shortage in South Africa, but well-trained artisans can boost the economy and their own futures. FULL STORY >

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Gig Economy disrupts status quo, presenting an opportunity for Africa

By Press Release 29 January 2018

A ‘Gig’ is simply a task performed as a once-off freelancing job, but because the trend towards freelancing has grown so significantly, a new economy has been born: the ‘Gig Economy’. FULL STORY >

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South Africa needs new skills now – one in three jobs is at risk of automation

By Press Release 24 January 2018

Accenture says investment in intelligent technology and human-machine collaboration could boost revenues by 38%, employment by 10% by 2022. FULL STORY >

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The robots will take our jobs - what next?

By Opinion 29 November 2017

Brad McBean of Aurecon argues that while our jobs may be at risk of being automated, humans will remain an essential ingredient in the future workplace equation. The role of human creativity and ingenuity will keep rising to the top. Creative thinking... FULL STORY >

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USAID partners with Harambee to accelerate youth employment

By Press Release 13 November 2017

Harambee, the South African youth employment accelerator, and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), have announced a partnership that will help fund Harambee’s operations over the next three years. FULL STORY >

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Why Gen Z is ignoring your job ad

By Opinion 30 October 2017

Sage’s head of Talent Solutions, Heidi Duvenage gives a few tips about how to write a clear job description for Generation Z. FULL STORY >

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New Year, new career? Five steps to success

By Press Release 5 January 2017

The start of a New Year brings with it fresh beginnings, making it one of the most popular times of the year to look for a new job. With school leavers, recent graduates and people who have made a career change their New Year’s resolution... FULL STORY >

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BriteCap announced as winners at first SAP Start-up@RISE Africa

By Press Release 31 October 2016

New startup program aims to unearth South Africa’s next fintech disruptor. FULL STORY >

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Java skills can help fast track youth into employment

By Press Release 6 October 2016

Oracle Academy, the Western Cape Department of Education, the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism, MICT SETA, On The Ball College and CapaCiTi combine forces to drive tech skills and job development. FULL STORY >

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