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How South Africa can fast track digital fluency

How South Africa can fast track digital fluency

Key contributing factors to South Africa’s struggle to grow its economy are the ever-increasing talent, skills and equal pay gaps in the workplace. This is according to the latest study released this week by Accenture,…

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Why corporate SA still treats women unfairly

Why corporate SA still treats women unfairly

Women are still being treated unfairly at work and at home, even though the topic should have reached maturity by now. And the underlying issue of power is the main driving force behind structural inequality.…

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5 traits of wonder women in the HR space

5 traits of wonder women in the HR space

Working in Human Resources takes a special kind of person, that’s for sure. But merely fulfilling specific tasks is not enough – if you want to excel in this vital part of any company, you…

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How recruitment practices may stifle diversity

How recruitment practices may stifle diversity

Whether organisations are using a recruitment consultancy or an internal HR department to recruit, the role of the recruiter is critical when hiring the most applicable and capable candidates. Yet, recruiters are overlooking an indispensable…

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Why women’s economic inclusion could turbocharge global GDP and development

Why women’s economic inclusion could turbocharge global GDP and development

The advancement of women in business improves bottom-line performance and strengthens corporate culture, which ultimately drives GDP and socio-economic development. Women must be allowed to assume positions where they can unleash their transformational power in…

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Why women at the top still face prejudices

Why women at the top still face prejudices

A new gender revolution is becoming the trending topic of this decade. After many predictions giving women hope that there is an end to the diminished value of women in leadership positions, the right of…

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Let’s get women into the boardroom

Let’s get women into the boardroom

Women who learn to play three games have a better chance of making it to the top! Women are not in boardrooms. They are in functional roles, building teams, motivating colleagues, ensuring that processes and…

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Sir, your maternity leave has been granted …

Sir, your maternity leave has been granted …

Some laws need to be updated for civil unions and same-sex couples. From the early 1950’s women in South Africa were involved in many activist campaigns to fight for their maternity leave benefits in the…

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Arrest the income gap bandit

Arrest the income gap bandit

Take a holistic approach to measuring income inequality. Income inequality is still the elephant in the room. It is by far the biggest time bandit on Remuneration committees today and will continue to be for…

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Fair does not necessarily mean equal

Fair does not necessarily mean equal

A one-size-fits-all policy is not the answer when it comes to developing female leaders. In aviation, ‘service ceiling’ is used to describe the maximum altitude at which an aircraft can effectively operate. Above that, it…