No success without agility, says IWG

To keep pace with the legislative and social changes shaping our global workforce, businesses need to harness the power of flexible workspace. This is the word from Mark Dixon, CEO of flexible space service provider IWG, speaking at the 2019 MIPIM conference in...

Putting faith in background checks

Extensive reputational damage can be severe for any business. However, it is often forgotten that it is not only industry that can suffer from a hit to its public standing, but community and faith-based organisations as well. When it comes to the pre-screening...

Introducing the next-generation project manager

The nature of work has changed fundamentally over the past decade or so, and long-used ways of working have fallen short in the new digital-driven, fast-paced and hyper-competitive business landscape. Justine Grimmer, senior manager at IQbusiness In the area of...

SA’s evolving employment landscape and the future of work

The future of jobs has been on the agenda of many South Africans as we head up to the election polls, and having recently celebrated workers day. By Robbyn Wilkinson, managing executive: talent solutions at Adcorp With the world of work having radically changed over...

Time to rethink your company’s people processes

The South African workforce is growing. The number of public university graduates continues to climb, with Statistics South Africa reporting that 203 078 South Africans graduated in 2016, up from 165 995 in 2012. And with this year’s graduation ceremony season...

Artificial intelligence versus automation

Artificial intelligence (AI) is often confused with automation, yet the two are fundamentally different. Dr Mark Nasila, FNB’s chief analytics officer for consumer banking, explains the key difference is that AI mimics human intelligence decisions and actions,...