Are extended notice periods enforceable?

You’ve just received your dream job offer, but there’s a catch. You need to start the new job in a month’s time, but your current employer requires you to give three months’ notice. Do you have to serve the full three months or is there a way out? According to the...
SA’s economic future depends on these five uncomfortable truths

SA’s economic future depends on these five uncomfortable truths

When it comes to youth capital, South Africa is rich with opportunity. We have a young population who are hungry for knowledge and skills, and eager to work. By Aunyana Moloisane, MD of Optimi Workplace If given half a chance, they have the power to transform the...

Can AI find your next C-suite hire?

AI is revolutionising business and we’re all beginning to relax with it as we learn that it is generally to be welcomed rather than feared. By Dudu Mbatha, senior search consultant at Mindworx As a tool, it is excellent at making tasks less time-consuming and...

Why more companies should invest in socially responsible hiring

With the fastest-growing youth population globally, it’s no surprise that many African countries have a high youth unemployment rate, with far more youth looking for employment than there are opportunities. By Lizelle Strydom, MD of CareerBox Africa The...

A beginner’s guide to a lucrative coding career

Have you ever thought about the possibility of rewriting your career story, regardless of the decisions you made in your younger years? Many people believe that the choices we make during our teenage years shape our future. It is said that the subjects we choose in...
Could speed dating for talent be the new recruitment super tool?

Could speed dating for talent be the new recruitment super tool?

Finding the right candidate for a position is vital but can be a time-consuming process, particularly when faced with several applications, as is common in graduate recruitment programmes. By Zanele Lecage, IT recruitment consultant at Altron Karabina Much like...