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How Mobile is Your Top Talent?

Traditionally, the number one motivation for employees to relocate was money. Today, however, there is a newly emerging workforce that is motivated by more. A workforce that values happiness and flexibility inside and outside the workplace. For this new workforce,...

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Solving Youth Unemployment in South Africa

In his State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2018, President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasized that one of the most grave and pressing challenges within the country was the ballooning rate of youth unemployment. From 2013 to 2017, the youth unemployment rate in South Africa has...

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Achieving Gender Diversity in Organizations

Men and women are innately different, each with their own strengths, weaknesses, views and different approaches to problems and opportunities. By fostering gender diversity, organizations are able to harness the strengths of each gender. This is particularly evident...

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When Does Your Business Need a Young Executive?

Today's business climate is characterised by an accelerated pace which corporate leadership must keep up with in order to maintain a competitive edge in the market. More and more, global boards are leveraging the progressive education, business technology acumen and...

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How to overcome the leadership skills shortage in South Africa

The main factors impacting leadership skills in South Africa are that the right candidate, with the necessary leadership skills, is simply difficult to access, and therefore, to identify. Often, this is more a problem of recruitment methodology than a problem of...

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Why FMCG is losing leadership skills

We may be recovering from the recent economic and financial crisis, but that does not mean we are entering calmer waters. Turbulence ahead is the message, as a raft of new technologies continues to transform the shape of the economy, the workforce, and consequently...

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The Leadership Skills required in FMCG in 2017

The transition into a new digital era and changes in go-to-market routes driven by e-commerce and smart devices present business leaders in the FMCG industry with new challenges and is creating larger gaps in leadership. Leaders face pressure to adapt their businesses...

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