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HOW TO MAKE A CAREER COMEBACK AT ANY AGE

Have you been out of the workforce for a long time and now you’re keen to make a comeback? Do you maybe feel like you’re too old to start a new career or that the odds are stacked against you because you’re a woman?  Whether you had to take an extended break from employment due to giving birth, divorce, and unsuccessful business or whether you’re starting from scratch, many women in South Africa decide to go back to work after facing various circumstances.

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EIGHT COMMON PROJECT COMMUNICATION MISTAKES

Project communication is the most visible of all project deliverables. Philip Yazbeck, senior consultant, at management consulting firm Bizmod says that if the stakeholder perception is that project communication was ineffective, all the hard work that went on behind the scenes can quickly be overlooked.

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Leadership in the digital age: It isn’t about control, but comfort with uncertainty

The C-suite executives and HR leaders that will succeed in the era of digital change and global economic and political uncertainty will be those that are the most curious and adaptable rather than those that are rigid and hierarchical. That is one of the key insights to emerge in the first episode of Invisible Admin: Conversations about the future of work - a series of podcasts from Sage and Inquisition.

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The art of optimising conflict

No matter where your life or work journey takes you, you will encounter conflict at some point. Understanding how to resolve conflict is useful in your personal and work life but in a leadership role, it is an essential skill. Conflict is a process in which a person perceives that his/her interests are being opposed or negatively affected by another party. The word “perceives” reminds us that sources of conflict and issues can be either real or imagined.

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DRIVING EXCELLENCE IN PEOPLE THROUGH SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Skills development remains acknowledged as a key driver of economic growth in South Africa. Without it, the workforce cannot move forward. Graduation is a word that is filled with hope, a promise for a more specialised future, and a symbol of commitment to personal and professional development.

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