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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

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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

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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

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BE PREPARED – AND HONEST – FOR A NEW JOB IN 2017

Provided by Eclipse PR | 6 December 2016 While many South Africans see the New Year as the perfect time to look for a job, temptation to throw a few exaggerations – and lies – into your resume in order to stand out from all other applicants may be at an all-time high. “With a

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JOB SHARING, THE ANSWER TO WORK-LIFE BALANCE?

Written by Kay Vittee| 25 October 2016 With the rapid onset of technology speeding our lives up considerably, the modern workplace is becoming more and more demanding. With the reality of long hours and increased performance expectations becoming the “new normal”, employees are often left with no choice but to compromise their work-life balance. This

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Principles That Convey What Working Hard & Smart Really Means

Original article on addictive2success.com |21 October 2016 | by Krishan Kalpoe Everybody who has looked on social media for some inspiration has come across the quote, “Don’t work hard, work smart”. When you scroll down to the comment section under the post you find people commenting; ‘why not do both?’ These people couldn’t be more accurate

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