To protect a business from anything like “Guptagate”, it is vital for leaders to understand the extreme consequences of reputational damage.
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Women have until recently been seen as fulfilling the roles of housewives and child-minders, but the modern world that has changed all that, as women become better educated and push the boundaries of their roles.
A cover letter is sometimes called a Letter of Application and at other times a Motivational Letter.
Technology is a tool for empowering women to change their lives for the better, said UN Women on Monday at the South African International Renewable Energy Conference.
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Switching from job from year to year is not the smartest thing to do. But staying at the same company for too long keeps you from developing yourself professionally.
Generation Y – also known as millennials – are fast infiltrating management positions.
Business Unity South Africa is pleased to host the Women in Business Master Class Series and Woman on Board Training.
In today’s extremely competitive job market, many people consider further studies in an effort to boost their careers, broaden their horizons, or improve their chances of landing a promotion.
Gender inequality remains a concern in the South African business environment as potential female leaders are side-lined for their male counterparts.
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Keeping your workplace ethical is important and can also be the key to the survival of business.
A new position undoubtedly brings with it many challenges, and whether you find yourself with the same employer or working for a new company.
Employers are looking for more than just a degree when recruiting staff.
Moving from the structured educational environment of varsity into your first job is daunting for most people.
The time may be right for professionals across all industries to take a leap of faith and consider a career move in 2015.
A CV is a written representation of yourself and the effort you put in and the quality of your application. Here are 10 tips to create the perfect CV.
Job hopping (more than three jobs in four years or less) not only looks bad on your CV, it sends a subtle message to potential employers that you’re not the best person for the job
When it comes to looking for the perfect job, timing might not be everything – but it can certainly help! Knowing the best time to job hunt may give you a distinct advantage over other job seekers.
Career envy. It's that feeling that creeps up when you hear of someone who has taken the leap you're too scared to take, or grabbed the opportunity you've always wanted.
Although many people feel that their hobbies are completely separate from their careers, it really is possible to turn your passion into your full-time career, if you approach it in the right way.
Are you currently unemployed or in search of another career? Have a look what at Gumtree has on offer within their Jobs in Cape Town section, and you might find your next dream career.
When it comes to your career, your goals and measure of success and satisfaction may be completely different to that of others.
Success is not handed to anyone on a plate. Successful people work extremely hard to achieve their goals.
Technology is often seen as the first port of call when it comes to addressing critical issues in business, such as productivity.
Many women have trouble with saying no at work and take on numerous activities, way beyond what they want. Here are some strategies women can use to say no.
Planning five years into your future career may seem overwhelming and time-consuming. Few people actually plan their careers, despite the fact that we spend most of our adult lives at work.
Have you ever asked yourself how many times you have to tell him/her the same thing before they get it? If yes, you understand the concept of a communication skills convincer.
A vision encourages autonomy, and creates many benefits for your business.
When you’re working towards having your mind focused on a specific goal, regular affirmations and positive thinking keep you motivated.
The warning signals for burnout can be subtle, but if you’re not paying attention it can sneak up and take hold of you.
Instant success stories do happen – but they are the exception to the rule.
Creating a personal mission statement can be one of the most empowering and exciting life exercises. It can also be one of the most challenging.
Self-doubt can be so habitual and prevalent that it becomes an emotional hurdle difficult to surmount.
Many of us in business – and in life – play leadership roles. But what should leaders be doing? And how can you become a better leader? Eleanor Scott shares her advice.
The University of Cape Town Events Management short course is presented by online education company GetSmarter, and is an excellent opportunity for those looking to build their practical knowledge and skills for a career as an ...
You can become a writer by learning the techniques needed to construct a creative masterpiece under the mentorship of accomplished author, Mike Nicol. Master every step of the creative process and form part of an online creativ...
Balancing your personal and career goals will always be challenging. Here are our top 3 suggestions for part-time careers that allow the flexibility you need to be the perfect working mum.