Digital culture shock: HR’s new role in the age of automation

July 21, 2017 8:08 am22 comments
Digital culture shock:  HR’s new role in the age of automation

By KEITH FERNER-WE are on the cusp of a brave new world as technologies such as 3D printing, advanced robotics, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things reshape the workplace. Smart algorithms and machines are taking on more and more of the tasks that humans used to do on factory […]

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The importance of acknowledged certificates for online courses

July 20, 2017 7:49 am7 comments
The importance of acknowledged certificates for online courses

By JENS ISCHEBECK- FURNISHING one’s CV with a list of qualifications is essential to getting ahead in many sectors of the economy. This holds true throughout the world, including in Africa. Receiving a verified, acknowledged certificate for an online course makes that course a much more powerful tool in the eyes of employers. […]

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Bond Investment, is your portfolio actively involved?

July 14, 2017 2:50 pm8 comments
James Turp is a Portfolio Manager at Absa Active Asset Management

By James Turp FIXED income is a crucial cornerstone of any financial plan to grow long-term wealth. Bonds have, historically been the more stable investment choice, rewarding investors based on the term to maturity and the issuers credit risk. Government bonds have often been referred to as ‘risk free’ since governments […]

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