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by Justin Bodill   At the beginning of this year I stepped out of my comfort zone, followed a passion of mine and joined a High School 1sT Rugby team, as their Sports ‘Psychologist’. This has always

By Alex Hadfield, SME Sector Lead, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator As an entrepreneur, a key moment in your first business is hiring your first employee. You often choose to hire young, first-time workers because that’s what

By Lerato Nxomani   “What magic do you create for others to develop and thrive?” I was recently bowled over by this question at a conference, posed by the brilliant Paolo Giuricich, and it really got me

By Carol Butcher Billions of people worldwide celebrated International Workers Day on 1 May. This annual holiday dates back to 7 October 1884. The Trades and Labour Unions in the United States and Canada resolved that

by Belinda Carreira   Mayday or ‘Workers Day’ has been unofficially celebrated in South Africa since the 1800s. It only became officially recognised as a public holiday after our democratic elections of 1994. Internationally, Workers Day has

Marius Meyer “Work is the inevitable condition of human life, the true source of human welfare.” - Leo Tolstoy   Today  is Workers’ Day.  Leo Tolstoy said “work is the inevitable condition of human life, the true source of

By Camilla Pennington Ask any recruiter what their biggest challenges are when it comes to selecting talent and they are likely to mention any one or more of the following; high volumes of applications, time-consuming or

By Carol Butcher Nuclear, radiological, chemical or biological weapons are not the only weapons of mass destruction – ill-chosen words, written or spoken, should be added to the list. These have the potential to damage careers,

By Carol Butcher Earlier this week a visibly shaken senior executive recounted how “the boss” had chastised a senior manager in a public forum. The manager has no recourse, other than to eat humble pie. Walking

By Camilla Pennington When asked what pressing issues keep CEO’s awake at night 38% of the 1 291 CEOs from 85 countries surveyed in PwC’s 21st annual global CEO survey indicated that the availability of key