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10 Business Lessons From Guptagate

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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How To Identify Bullying At Work

Bullying is a huge problem and happens anytime, anywhere and to anyone. From children at school, p...



Women Empowerment

Empowering Women Creates A Productive Nation  

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.



How to Write An Excellent Cover Letter

A cover letter is sometimes called a Letter of Application and at other times a Motivational Letter.


Technology Is Empowering Women

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.


How To Get A Better CV

Cut these out of your CV!



When Is the Time To Change Your Job?

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.


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Why Are Millennials Advancing Into Management Quickly?

Generation Y – also known as millennials – are fast infiltrating management positions.


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Women in Business Master Class Series

Business Unity South Africa is pleased to host the Women in Business Master Class Series and Woman on Board Training.



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Top 5 Ways To Make A Success Of Your Studies As An Adult

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.


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Gender Equality In The Workplace

Gender inequality remains a concern in the South African business environment as potential female leaders are side-lined for their male counterparts.


4 Ways Your Salary Can Make You Rich

While many professional women earn impressive salaries and contribute towards corporate pension req...




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How To Keep Your Workplace Ethical

Keeping your workplace ethical is important and can also be the key to the survival of business.


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How to Successfully Leave Your Mark in a New Position

A new position undoubtedly brings with it many challenges, and whether you find yourself with the same employer or working for a new company.


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Employers Want To See More Than Your Degree

Employers are looking for more than just a degree when recruiting staff.



How To Conquer Your First Job Fears

Moving from the structured educational environment of varsity into your first job is daunting for most people.


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4 Key Insights for Job Seeking Professionals

The time may be right for professionals across all industries to take a leap of faith and consider a career move in 2015.


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10 Tips To Create The Perfect CV

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

The Corporate Sector’s Perception of Job Hopping

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


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When is the Best Time Of Year For Job Hunting

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.


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How to Create a Career Makeover

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.



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Turn Your Passion For Health Into A Rewarding Career

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.


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How to Find Jobs in Cape Town Easily

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.


What Matters to You in Your Career?

When it comes to your career, your goals and measure of success and satisfaction may be completely different to that of others.



The 5 Traits of Highly Successful People

Success is not handed to anyone on a plate. Successful people work extremely hard to achieve their goals.


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How to Avoid Mood Killers and Productivity Sappers

Technology is often seen as the first port of call when it comes to addressing critical issues in business, such as productivity.


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How to say No at Work

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.



Get Smarter

Do you have a five year career plan?

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.


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Communication Skills Convincers

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.


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Create a Vision for your Team

A vision encourages autonomy, and creates many benefits for your business.



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Affirmations and Positive Thinking

When you’re working towards having your mind focused on a specific goal, regular affirmations and positive thinking keep you motivated.


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Difference between Stress and Burnout

The warning signals for burnout can be subtle, but if you’re not paying attention it can sneak up and take hold of you.


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You’re not entitled to a happily ever after

Instant success stories do happen – but they are the exception to the rule.



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How to create a personal mission statement

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.


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Freeing yourself from Self-doubt

Self-doubt can be so habitual and prevalent that it becomes an emotional hurdle difficult to surmount.


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How to become a better leader

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.



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Looking for a flexible career? Become an Events Planner.

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 ...


Writers Workshop

YOU be the writer

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...


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Top 3 careers for working moms

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.





 
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