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Why is South Africa in desperate need of new skills?

Why is South Africa in desperate need of new skills?

As the World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos, new research from Accenture highlights a key topic on the table: the impact of digital technologies on jobs and economies. It’s an important topic for South…

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Help your Millennials succeed

Help your Millennials succeed

Give your Millennials the best chance of growing their careers and your company. Ever since they began to graduate from college and enter the marketplace, Millennials have maintained a less-thanflattering reputation. Millennials are often depicted…

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What are the Learnership trends for 2018?

What are the Learnership trends for 2018?

More employers are placing emphasis on the importance of workplace learning – a powerful tool that empowers the workforce, improves the bottom-line and bodes well for the country’s economy. With a new year upon us,…

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How to differentiate between valuable and dinosaur degrees

How to differentiate between valuable and dinosaur degrees

There has been a lot of talk lately about the usefulness (or not) of the university degree, with some commentators even venturing the opinion that degrees are, in fact, dead. But while there is merit…

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What is the difference between training and development?

What is the difference between training and development?

While the terms are often used interchangeably, there’s an important distinction between training and development. Training is designed to equip the beneficiary to perform a specific role or to operate equipment. This means that the…

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Why financiers are betting on high-end qualifications?

Why financiers are betting on high-end qualifications?

The value of pursuing an MBA is increasingly coming under scrutiny, given the substantial investment of time and money, and in light of the fact that the qualification is no longer as sought-after as it…

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5 short course options to help you upskill yourself

5 short course options to help you upskill yourself

Feeling stuck in your job, industry or career in general? Want to branch out, change jobs or even just move faster up the career ladder? While gaining work experience within your chosen field is a…

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What will happen to the skills gap in South Africa?

What will happen to the skills gap in South Africa?

The critical skills gap in South Africa is of growing concern in many industries. It is surprising that employers are not investing more significantly in Learning and Development (L&D). According to the annual Deloitte Human…

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How can business schools help address the skills gap?

How can business schools help address the skills gap?

We often talk about “the skills gap” in South Africa. We know that the lack of qualified people is holding back entire industries from development, competing internationally or delivering to the quality expected of it.…

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How to make learnerships work in South Africa

How to make learnerships work in South Africa

The mass development of highly-skilled professionals is essential to most of South Africa’s key growth industries, including manufacturing, finance, mining and technology. However, new infrastructure and business investment in the country have slowed down significantly…