Showing posts with category "business"

Don’t be afraid to discuss the F-word at your next job interview

Job seekers often believe they need to dazzle their interviewers with knowledge and problem-solving skills, and while you definitely want to impress, an interview is a give-and-take experience, note career advice experts at specialist recruitment firm, Glassdoor.

January 14, 2022
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Mandatory vaccine policies in the workplace: Here’s what employers and staff need to know in South Africa

As many South Africans head back to work in January, questions over hybrid work models and calls for a return-to-office and mandatory vaccine policies are front and centre.

January 14, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Civil society groups and opposition parties welcome the court’s ruling against Aarto; new research shows Omicron is four times less deadly; Mantashe says an attack on cadre deployment is an attack on democracy; and pressure mounts on Sisulu to withdraw her comments criticising the constitution and judiciary.

January 14, 2022
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South Africa faces alcohol supply problems due to bottle shortages

South Africans denied legal alcohol sales during bans to contain the Covid-19 pandemic now risk shortages due to supply-chain disruptions affecting glassmakers.

January 13, 2022
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Unvaccinated workers in South Africa could face regular Covid testing: CEO

South African Breweries (SAB) is the latest major company to consider the introduction of a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy for staff in South Africa, however, it almost certainly won’t be the last.

January 13, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Industrial gas users warn that gas prices are next in line for a massive price hike; businesses join Eskom in fight against municipal takeover of electricity distribution; this is what South Africa’s new driving licence cards could look like; and Zondo tears into Sisulu over her attack on the judiciary.

January 13, 2022
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A look at Curro’s new ‘mega’ high school campus in Cape Town

JSE-listed independent education provider Curro Holdings has opened its new 9,800 square metre campus in Durbanville, just outside Cape Town, which has the capacity to house 1,000 learners, and room for further expansion.

January 12, 2022
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State collapse and other risks threatening South Africa over the next two years: WEF

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has published its global risks report, detailing some of the key risks facing South Africa over the coming year.

January 12, 2022
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Applications open for South African student scholarships in Mauritius

South Africans have been invited to apply for the Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme offered by the government of Mauritius for full-time, on-campus undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

January 11, 2022
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Panasonic joins trend toward four day work week

Panasonic Corp is introducing an optional four-day work week, one of a small but growing number of Japanese companies joining the global trend to encourage a good work-life balance.

January 10, 2022
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Sexual harassment claims at South African companies – and the legal case you should know

Section 60(2) of the Employment Equity Act requires that if a sexual harassment incident is alleged at work, the employer must consult all relevant parties and must take the necessary steps to eliminate the alleged conduct.

January 7, 2022
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Why professionals in South Africa should expect wage increases in 2022

South African professionals are uncertain about whether they will receive salary increases in 2022, despite companies being bullish on remuneration.

January 5, 2022
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