How automation can create jobs

A primary topic of discussion as technological change moves ever faster, is what effect automation will have on jobs. Thanks to the phenomenal recent advances in artificial intelligence and robotics, it is certain that the future job market will be different from that...

Keep your retirement goal post in sight, but beware the hurdles

Many South Africans face a bleak retirement because they are either not saving enough, cash out their retirement savings when changing jobs, or are following an inappropriate investment strategy. However, even those fund members who are keeping their eyes on the prize...

Why pursue a career in ICT?

Today’s world is a digital one, where technology touches every aspect of our business and personal lives. Information has become the currency of the new economy, and businesses are scrambling to find the digital skills they need to survive. This alone is making...

How the digital revolution can change work

Embracing technology isn’t just a matter of having the latest and greatest gadgets and gizmos at hand whenever we want to use them — it’s something that’s integrated into every part of our everyday lives. By Louw Barnardt, co-founder and MD at...

Simple ways to become more productive at work

Although it sounds cliché, flattened organisational structures mean today’s professionals are expected to accomplish a lot more with less resources. There are times when one person may be working across three different roles, so how can one keep up with the pace...

Boost employee engagement, retention and talent acquisition

Recruiting and retaining talented employees is increasingly challenging in today’s ultra-competitive landscape. By Ronald Ravel, director: B2B South Africa at dynabook South Africa Unlike previous generations who were content with staying in one organisation for...