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Misfit or Ill-fitting Executives And How To Hand Deal With it - Bret Rogers

9/2/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Bret Rogers and Gavin discuss ill-fitting executive in an organization and how do you handle a situation like this. Having been “raised” in companies with healthy talent planning processes, one can easily take for granted the benefits of having a bench of strong internal candidates and few talent crises. We make the case for onboarding or a situation whereby you have a consultant working with the internal team just on a particular project, how do you make sure that...

Duration:00:19:48

Is Criminal Record Holding You Back Professionally? Michelle Baron

9/1/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Michelle Baron-Williamson, CEO of Managed Integrity Evaluation, joins us to discuss what to do if you think your criminal record is hindering you professionally. Securing a job in South Africa today is tough for many. Latest figures from Stats SA indicate that unemployment has increased to 27.2% for the second quarter of the year (from 26.7%) – where hiring organizations are more cautious than optimistic about growth in the economy, their markets, and their...

Duration:00:24:20

Reducing Digital Skills' Gap in Africa - Quentyn Taylor

8/8/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Quentyn Taylor chats to us about how to reduce the current digital skills' gap in Africa. Plugging the gap – how businesses can resolve Europe’s digital skills shortage Digital transformation is revolutionizing the European workplace, with its ability to streamline processes, reduce expenditure and enhance the service offering. Rapidly advancing digital technologies are already being used in hundreds of sectors, including farming, healthcare, transport, education,...

Duration:00:23:46

David And Tiago Share Their Experiences of Being A Member of SA Portuguese Chamber of Commerce

8/7/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The South Africa Portugues Chamber of commerce celebrated its 5th year anniversary and also held its annual Business Excellence Awards (with Standard Bank as the headline sponsor). Africa Business Radio is delighted to continue our partnership with SAPCC in covering this special event. The SAPCC Standard Bank Business Excellence Awards are held annually to celebrate the Luso-South African business community’s contribution to the economic vitality and social fabric of...

Duration:00:08:08

Introducing The SAPCC Business Excellence Awards 2018 - Jeannie D and Fernando Anceriz

8/3/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The South Africa Portugues Chamber of commerce celebrated its 5th year anniversary and also held its annual Business Excellence Awards (with Standard Bank as the headline sponsor). Africa Business Radio is delighted to continue our partnership with SAPCC in covering this special event. The SAPCC Standard Bank Business Excellence Awards are held annually to celebrate the Luso-South African business community’s contribution to the economic vitality and social fabric of...

Duration:00:11:10

The Law of Psychology - Rui and Tony

8/3/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Rui is a lawyer and Tony is a psychologist, together they call themselves 'The Law of Psychology'. Rui and Tony chat to us about some of the work that SAPCC has been doing over the past 5 years. The South Africa Portugues Chamber of commerce celebrated its 5th year anniversary and also held its annual Business Excellence Awards (with Standard Bank as the headline sponsor). Africa Business Radio is delighted to continue our partnership with SAPCC in covering this...

Duration:00:11:56

SA Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Has Been A Great Lead Generation Platform - Thokozani And Rui

8/2/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The South Africa Portugues Chamber of commerce celebrated its 5th year anniversary and also held its annual Business Excellence Awards (with Standard Bank as the headline sponsor). Africa Business Radio is delighted to continue our partnership with SAPCC in covering this special event. Thokozani and Rui of GrowthMap, both members of the chamber join us to share their experiences of the chamber. Africa Business Radio

Duration:00:08:22

Smart Ports innovation Can Unlock Nigeria's Economic Growth Potentials

7/30/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Smart Ports generally has to do with inter-connectedness of the different components of a port, this can be simply referred to as internet of things, very much different from a smart port but more about inter-connectedness. Major ports like the Lagos Port Complex, the Tin Can Island Port, Calabar Port, Port Harcourt, Delta Port and Onne Port experience tremendous volumes of sea and road traffic. Trucks and ships converge to carry exports out of the country (mostly...

Duration:00:16:26

Pan African Climate Justice Alliance Calling on African Journalist - ACCER Awards

7/30/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) is a continental coalition of Civil Society Organizations whose goal is to mobilize and empower African civil society to ensure the realization of environmental and climate justice for all people in Africa. We are the largest alliance of Civil Society Organizations (CSO) with over 1000 members in over 45 countries in Africa, embodying one African voice on climate and environmental justice. The formation of ACCER (Africa...

Duration:00:26:01

Importance of Reference Checks on Job Applications - Rudi Kruger

7/27/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Rudi Kruger, General Manager of LexisNexis Data Services joins us to discuss the importance of reference verifications on job applications. On the show, we tackle the following: • Why is it important for employers and recruitment agencies to do reference checks • Is there a way employers can verify that what the employee is saying is true? • It has become a trend to have employees asking friends to act as references on their resume or leave out the reference of...

Duration:00:14:28

Technology in The Workplace And How It Can Impact Your Bottom-Line

7/25/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Saurabh Kumar, CEO at In2IT Technologies joins Gavin Smith to talk about Technology in the workplace and how it can influence and affect productivity and profitability. Here are some of the questions that were examined: • How can employers use technology to improve productivity and profitability? • Why is technology important in a business? • How can ICT help in business? • How can technology help with employee engagement? • What is the true impact of technology on...

Duration:00:11:50

The Anthropology of Entrepreneurship in Africa - Dr Lulu Gwagwa

7/18/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Anthropology speaks about the study of historical facts, an attempt to understanding the many different aspects of the human experience through the eyes of history and another element; archeology is considered by some as a branch of anthropology. There are other different branches of anthropology such as cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and linguistic anthropology. Economic anthropology came about as a result of the juxtaposition of two disciplines in...

Duration:00:27:35

What You Need To Know About Business Health Check

7/9/2018
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Africa Business Radio — We shine the spotlight on the most important aspect of business and that is the talent because a well-run hr department improves productivity and aids in maintaining the organizations brand image. It also plays a huge role in developing the organizations' strategy as well as how the employee-centered activities are handled. Africa Business Radio

Duration:00:12:07

What You Need To Know About Professional Accountability And The Legal Requirements

7/5/2018
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Africa Business Radio — With great power comes great responsibility and professional accountability. Africa is aligning itself with the rest of the international community’s legal inclination and becoming an ever more litigious country. With attorneys doing work on a contingency, or a “no win, no fee” basis, it is becoming easier and easier to sue and hold a wrongdoer liable. According to Legal Risk Advisor, Samantha Baleson of Aon South Africa, the working professional faces many challenges...

Duration:00:11:22

LIMUSA Raises Concerns Over Safety of SA's Workers, Accuses Employers of Neglects

6/26/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Gavin chats to the National spokesperson of LIMUSA Mr. Dlozi Matooane. At the 2018 Mining Indaba kicks in Cape Town issues of health and safety in the mining industry were prioritized. With increasing reports of mining incidents, one wonders what needs to be done to avoid or prevent all the safety issues crippling the mining industry. Mr. Dlozi narrates the current situation of Health, Safety and Environmental Quality in the South African Mining industry, highlighting...

Duration:00:42:05

Algeria’s Foreign Reserves Fell by $7.3bil. in The 1st 5 Months of 2018 And South Sudan/Sudan To Begin Oil Export

6/25/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Ethiopia is treating Saturday explosion that killed 2 people and wounded many others as an assassination attempt on PM #AbiyAhmed 30 Gov. officials reported to have been arrested already. The Prime Minister of Algeria disclosed that the country's foreign reserves fell by $7.3 billion already in 2018 and a further decline of $5 billion by the end of 2018. According to the oil ministers from the two countries, South Sudan and Sudan to begin production and exportation of...

Duration:00:01:27

New Tech Solutions Are Starting To Permeate The Three Stages of The HR Lifecycle

6/16/2018
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Africa Business Radio — When examining how technology is impacting HR, it’s useful to break down the HR lifecycle into its key components. This can be done in many ways but we like to break it down into three simple stages: • GET THE JOB- Recruitment, and onboarding • DO THE JOB- Training, culture, and productivity • GET REWARDED- recognition and performance management New tech solutions are starting to permeate all three stages of the HR lifecycle. Below are the top 5 emerging trends that...

Duration:00:20:08

Nursing Profession and Impact on The Africa's Economy

6/11/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Nurses make up the largest number of healthcare professionals in Africa and this will also put a spotlight on the industry and bring in a different narrative during this timely trend this month. We had a chat with Nadine Nunan | Scientific Affairs & Education Manager at 3M about the Internation Nurses day 2018, we discussed some of the following: - Importance of having access, investment and growth as being key elements in health as a human right - Investment and...

Duration:00:17:54

Here's How To Deal with Questionable Employees' Social Media Comment

6/9/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Grant Wilkinson, Executive, Global Business Solutions joins us to unpack the dynamics of employees' questionable social media remarks and how businesses can manage it. Social media is an extremely powerful tool. No longer is being published on a platform - that the entire world can see - the sole domain of print media and limited to a selected few. Anyone can become a published author thanks to the Internet and social media. This is an incredibly powerful tool;...

Duration:00:10:32

Here's How To Deal With Employees's Transfer During Business Mergers or Acquisition

6/5/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Johan Botes joins us to discuss the different dynamics to managing human resources during mergers and acquisition taking note that what's most important is the capacity needs for the new operation. It is important also for employees to be protected while also taking note that the business survival is of great priority. Johan Botes heads Baker McKenzie’s Employment Practice Group in Johannesburg. Johan is experienced in employment law and labor relations, focusing on...

Duration:00:14:57