Do the (side) hustle

A key mindset for South African businesses to embrace going forward in a tough, tough economy is embracing the benefits of the side hustle for employers as well as their […]

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Scrum down as skills shortage serves up outsourcing opportunities

Michael Shapiro, CEO at Synthesis, cautions that there’s a big fight brewing for the best of breed in the banking and financial services talent pool.

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Flexible working instrumental to SME success

Co-working spaces and flexible work hours are becoming the norm in the world of SMEs as well as for larger corporates, and it’s helping companies stay competitive and retain their […]

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Graduate recruitment platform a boon for young talent

South African businesses have a bright new platform to help them recruit skilled graduates, interns and apprentices and, in the process, invest in developing South Africa’s bright young talent.

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Sales: the essential “painful” task for professionals

Sales is the essential “painful” task for every professional services and consulting provider, writes Deon Binneman

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9 ways to keep your business insurance costs in check in 2019

Having adequate short-term business insurance in place can be a game-changer for SMMEs to weather any unexpected financial storms… but how do you keep these costs in check?

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Keeping tabs on SMME tax

Small businesses are the foundation of South Africa’s economy, but if they don’t have their tax affairs on point they could be heading for disaster.

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Knowing your market

Andrew MacKenzie, the Managing Director of Boomtown creative agency, says that the digital world is putting pressure on businesses to use their marketing spend more strategically than ever before.

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Lack of diversity in STEM throttling economic growth

The under-representation of women within STEM fields around the globe is severely hampering the spread of diverse thinking, with the engineering sector offering huge opportunities for women to make their […]

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