The #1 reason why millennials encounter a quarter-life crisis

Original article on linkedin.com | 23 November 2017 by Glenn Leibowitz When I was 26, I was stuck in a job that I felt wasn’t going anywhere and in a company that didn’t really seem to care. My escape hatch was business school, where I could spend two years learning new skills, building my network, and pivoting from […]

100 Best Things to do in South Africa

Original article on Jen Reviews| 11 July 2017 |by Jesse Miller Breath-taking sunsets, an incredible amount of beautiful and diverse wildlife, unspoilt and rugged scenery! These are just a few words to describe South Africa. If you are craving adventure, diversity and excitement, then this ultimate list of the top 100 things to do in […]

DON’T LET LOW SELF-CONFIDENCE HINDER YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS

16 May 2017 | Provided by Kay Vittee While not everyone is innately confident in the workplace, recent research shows a strong correlation between confidence and occupational success. Considering the competitive nature of the job market, working on improving your confidence levels can go a long way in boosting your career prospects and helping you […]

JOB-SEEKERS WARNED TO KEEP THEIR RESUMES ACCURATE AND TRANSPARENT

8 May 2017 | Provided by  Ina van der Merwe With a steady year-on-year increase in organisations choosing to screen existing and potential employees, job-seekers who are planning to lie about – or omit – information regarding their qualifications or criminal history in an upcoming job interview will most likely find themselves exposed, unemployed and […]

ORGANISATIONS SHOULD BE INFORMED BEFORE EMBARKING ON RETRENCHMENTS

11 April 2017 | Provided by Kay Vitee A tough economic climate continues to see numerous organisations restructuring and implementing retrenchments in an attempt to streamline operations and increase profitability.  According to Kay Vittee, CEO of Kelly – South Africa’s first recruitment agency of choice for rapid permanent and contingency staffing solutions, – Retrenchments are […]

STRONG ONLINE PRESENCE – KEY TO GETTING A JOB IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET

7 March 2017| Provided by  Kay Vitee In an increasingly digital world where transacting, communicating and access to information is literally a click away, organisations continue to prioritise investment in maintaining a strong online presence as a key driver of market awareness and brand differentiation.   Kay Vittee, CEO of Kelly – South Africa’s first recruitment […]

The tiny digital camera on every smartphone has had real impact on African lives

Original article on qz.com | 6 February 2017 | by Professor Calestous Juma The selfie has become a cultural symbol of mobile phones. But this fun pastime has been made possible because of path-breaking engineering inventions in digital image sensors. The inventors—Eric Fossum (USA), George Smith (USA), Nobukazu Teranishi (Japan) and Michael Tompsett (UK)—were awarded the […]