COVER: Young, black and angry – Little hope for millions

This article originally appeared in the 8 May - 14 May 2015 edition of Finweek. Click on the image above to download.

Transformation is a buzzword for many in South Africa but what does it really mean for the country? Recently young people have been calling for transformation in their universities but journalists Buhle Ndweni, Lameez Omarjee and Shandukani Mulaudzi explore the underlying issue of economic transformation and its importance for our nation.

OPINION: Labour law doesn’t make you a corporate star

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BEE and labour law have created a situation where individuals may become too comfortable with their position on the executive ladder, early in their careers. Mosima Selekisho explains how you can be part of the 50% destined for career success.

MANAGEMENT: 4 workplace habits when the going gets tough


Dale Carnegie Training® gives you 4 key Time Management habits to apply that will ensure you make the most of your time, especially when the going gets tough.

INSIGHT: Talent management can improve service delivery

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If local authorities paid more attention to talent management, their service delivery levels should rise accordingly. Read more here to understand how talent management can improve local government institutions.

MANAGEMENT: The trouble with unpaid internships

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A company in the US broke federal law by employing two interns without any pay during a film production. In South Africa, unpaid internships are legal but it prompted Blair Burmeister to investigate the situation.

INVESTMENT: Keeping an eye on that dividend cover


Simon Brown talks about the role of dividends and how they are regularly neglected by investors. Read more here.

MANAGEMENT: Gamification in the workplace

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Gamification, or the use of game-like mechanics in a non-game environment, like a business, has gained popularity in recent years, particularly in the world of marketing and customer loyalty. It can also now be used as a form of management to measure and reward progress in the office.

MANAGEMENT: How to keep employees happy

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In any organisation you’ll find two types of employees, the motivated and the de-motivated employees. The role of the manager is to keep all the employees fuelled to perform at their best. Olivia Eleanor Timothy from Werksmans Attorneys discusses a few important tips on how to keep your employees inspired.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Avoid festive season delivery disasters

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As the commotion of the festive season approaches, SMEs are advised to plan their logistical requirements in such a away to avoid last minute delivery disasters. Shane de Beer from TNT talks about various measures companies need to be on the lookout for.

MANAGEMENT: Peeking into your future office

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It is no secret that office spaces as we know it are changing rapidly. Jessica Hubbard talks about how new ways of working are currently changing the business environment.