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Cybersecurity gap portends lucrative job opportunities

By Staff Writer 11 May 2022

A new Cyber Security Skills Pipeline survey has revealed the skills, qualifications and attributes employees need now step foot onto a potentially career track. FULL STORY >

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Amid the Great Resignation, Curiosity is an increasingly important skill for employees

By Staff Writer 18 November 2021

Curiosity is emerging as an essential skill in this new world of work. But while curiosity can address critical business challenges, many organisations struggle to develop and harness this skill. FULL STORY >

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Youth unemployment crisis demands coordinated action from public and private sector

By Industry Contributor 3 November 2021

By Pieter Bensch, Executive Vice-President, Africa, Middle East, Asia and Australia at Sage FULL STORY >

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Learnerships could be the key to unlock jobs for SA’s youth

By Industry Contributor 27 October 2021

By Avesh Singh, head of TransUnion’s South Africa Global Capability Centre FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Getting smart about technology: Driving jobs in South Africa

By Industry Contributor 28 September 2021

Greg Newton, South Africa country manager at Blue Prism, explains how organisations can drive jobs in South Africa with technology. FULL STORY >

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Design thinking, data science and doing careers differently

By Industry Contributor 16 July 2021

By Hope Lukoto, Chief Human Resources Officer at BCX FULL STORY >

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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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