Here’s how SA workers deal with ‘managers from hell’, according to a new academic study

2020-02-24 10:49

South African employees resign, avoid their manager or “shut off” emotionally when they have a “manager from hell”, a study found.

The 5 most in-demand jobs in SA right now - with salaries of around R500,000

2020-02-03 05:45

Adzuna says 65% of the rarest skills within the country are in the tech industry.

Expert tips on how to get a job in SA this year – including creating your own experience

2020-01-15 05:56

The jobs outlook in South Africa is the worst it’s been in years. Here's how to land a job.

The book that affirmed Thapelo Mokoena’s career dreams

2019-12-10 12:36

Actor Thapelo Mokoena, one of the stars of Deon Meyers’ Trackers, credits one book for affirming his career change 17 years ago.

Why the wrong people often get promoted

2019-11-21 13:02

Let’s say a managerial position needs to be filled. Who should get the job? A lower-level employee who is outperforming, or the ‘correctly-qualified’ candidate?

15 ways your job is destroying your marriage

2019-11-10 19:10

Whatever the culprit, our careers often affect our personal relationships — and in extreme cases, they can even ruin marriages.

Taylor Swift just made a bold admission, and it's an unfortunate lesson for every woman who wants to be successful

2019-08-09 09:23

"It's fine to infantilize a girl's success," Taylor Swift says of sexism in business. "But the second it becomes formidable? That's not cool anymore."

All you need to know about micro-scheduling

2019-07-05 14:57

Micro-scheduling is a hot trend – but is it really effective to break down your day into small chunks of time?

"I refuse to be conquered" – female oil collector on being in a male-dominated industry

2019-06-14 17:35

Jemimah Mofokeng, owner and operator of Jemimah’s Oils, is proving women can indeed conquer typically male-dominated fields.

Jessica Cox is the world’s first-ever certified pilot who uses just her feet to fly an aircraft

2019-05-23 15:23

"If I can fly an aircraft without any arms, what can't you do?" - Jessica Cox


A reference letter will increase your chances of getting a job in SA by 50% – if it isn’t too glowing

2020-02-20 12:54

Only 5% of South African job-seekers include reference letters with their application.

17 jobs paying more than R2 million in SA right now

2020-01-27 06:01

Local salaries are under pressure as companies seek to automate and cut costs, recruitment agency Michael Page said.

OPINION: Can your employer discipline you for misconduct in the silly season?

2019-12-17 16:34

The festive 'buzz' can make the festive season memorable. It can also lead to reckless decisions, say Michael Yeates & Arlina Ramothar.

The skills you’ll need to future-proof your career - and not be replaced by robots

2019-12-02 08:58

A lot of skills will become obsolete in the future with new programmes and machines taking over what we as humans use to master.

21 signs you're a narcissist and don't even know it

2019-07-27 20:17

Patterns of narcissistic behavior include speaking instead of listening and constantly putting other people down.

How I went from unemployed to starting my own recruitment agency

2019-06-28 15:27

Whitney says her company gives people meaning and purpose.

Serena Williams reveals the meaning behind her Off-White French Open outfit

2019-05-28 11:46

Serena Williams reflects on a first round win that saw her recover from a poor first set and the meaning behind her empowering "queen" attire.

Ciara finally headed to Harvard University after having "always dreamt of going to college"

2019-05-21 14:50

Ciara has been accepted onto Harvard University's Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports programme.

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