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CORRUPTION WATCH

Corruption is a word that on the lips of most economically active South Africans and deep down we would all love to rather be able to discuss sport, hobbies, happy families or something that warms our heart. Sadly this is…

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FUTURE OF JOBS 2018

The recent World Economic Forum report on Future of Jobs 2018 made interesting reading. I have extracted the section for South Africa for ease of use and the one section I found most interesting was the jobs of the future.…

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UNIFORMS

I read with interest recently that pupils at a school were going to boycott lessons because they were not allowed to wear skinny pants. This sparked a whole debate about whether or not schools should have uniforms etc. I remember…

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RETAIL INDUSTRY

I am a huge fan of online shopping – I find it a time waster to have to get to a shopping centre, find a parking, deal with unhappy staff who don’t want to necessarily help customers, queue to pay…

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UNEMPLOYMENT

I am sure we have all driven down the road and seen a lady with young children either begging or just sitting on the pavement. I am always torn with the feeling I must give them something and the notices…

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COST OF REPLACING STAFF

Employing staff is always a challenge – are we going to get the right person, will the culture fit be right and will they be productive? I recently read that if you need to replace an employee it can cost…

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COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS

  With so much news hitting us these days and sadly it is not always good news – terrorism attacks, state capture and the economy only growing by 0.3% in 2016 I have found it really hard to be inspired to write…

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