In the last decade, increasing gender diversity has been a prominent issue for boardrooms across the globe. In fact, studies show that female CEOs tend to produce better results for their companies than male CEOs do.
Offshore Norway, France, Sweden and Italy are among the countries with the highest percentage of women serving on boards. Regionally, countries in the Americas and Asia Pacific region have progressed the least. With respect to women chairs, the three…Continue
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Gut instinct, or intuition, can prove a guiding light in any profession – but especially when you are seeking to place senior individuals in high-calibre jobs. Often defined as something that we simply know, or consider to be true – which arises…Continue
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Many senior executives claim they are hired via the simple act of word of mouth, or that a recruitment firm found them, chatted to them, and headhunted them.
Sure, both methods can work in your favour when you’re looking to make the leap from an adequate, well-paying position to one that is more up your alley and even better paying – but let’s first consider the best way to be discovered, in the first place.
By Vanessa Rogers on behalf of Executive…
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Not everyone kicking off a job search has an executive coach or mentor in their corner. And, that’s ok – these individuals come with a hefty price tag. But if you’ve had any career coaching in the past, you’ll know exactly what a high-level coach would tell…Continue
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By Lizelle Strydom, Managing Director at CareerBox
The rapidly growing digital economy provides hope for a career for South Africa's youth, but partnerships between NPOs and the private sector are needed to give them a 'hand up'.…Continue
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DURBAN – With South Africa reeling from the news of it’s official unemployment rate soaring to 34,9%, and 46,6% if those who have given up looking for a job are included, and with youth unemployment rocketing to 66,5% in the narrow definition, all stakeholders of this country are desperately trying to find sustainable solutions to this unsustainable trajectory.
While there are no quick solves, impact…Continue
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With as many as 30.1 percent of South Africans being left without work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was interesting to tap into the data to uncover the most needed and highest paying jobs, most searched-for terms on recruitment sites and how senior professionals can give back. By Vanessa Rogers.
First up, the most…
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Is LinkedIn still the best networking platform for senior professionals? Or is it more fine-tuned towards recruitment at a junior to medium level, rather than adding networking value for the highly experienced individual? Vanessa Rogers investigates.
Did you know that it’s really not feasible for us to attempt to relate to, or to nurture, as many as 150 connections? But a recent study of over 2 000 LinkedIn users has shown that most 35- to 44-year-olds have as many as 270 connections;…Continue
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