How we communicate has infinitely changed over recent years. The internet has flipped how we share information on it's head with many believing that we are living in an age of the most drastic increase of expressive capability in human history.
Fairly recently the way we communicated can be pinpointed to four revolutions in technological communication advancement, which are the printing press,…Continue
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20 Mar 2013
The Department of Labour has presented an impressive array of its achievements to the Select Committee on Labour and Public Enterprises ranging from fraud cases that were detected, filling of vacancies and inspections conducted in the first three quarters of 2012/13 financial year.
The presentation was made by the department’s Deputy Director-General for Public Employment Services, Sam Morotoba in Cape Town on Wednesday. Morotoba, who…Continue
Added by Baden Gillion on March 26, 2013 at 11:32 — No Comments
Every year thousands of people suffer from occupational hazards and in other instances have to leave work permanently because of work-related injuries and illnesses. Against this background the Department of Labour (DoL) will on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 host a meeting with various stakeholders to sign an iron and steel health and safety Accord.
The signing of Iron and Steel Accord with various social stakeholders is part of an effort to improve the status of…Continue
Added by Baden Gillion on March 26, 2013 at 11:29 — No Comments
The dire state in which the SA educational system finds itself places pressure on the government and all involved parties to bring about change. Einstein proclaimed that in the midst of difficulty lies opportunity. Innovation therefore needs to be embraced to overhaul an outdated dysfunctional…Continue
Added by Baden Gillion on February 20, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments
The importance of Mathematics in school is often underrated. In my schooling years I never took the subject seriously, as it never captured my imagination. My friends and I were of the opinion that we would never have any use for it as we had other passions and interests.
A few years later, as I gained a better understanding of life, I realised how gravely wrong I…Continue
Added by Baden Gillion on January 30, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments
Cyril Ramaphosa has recently stated that businesses need to be more inclusive and cater to the needs of their employees.
Speaking at an ANC breakfast in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal he said that workers' lives were worth more than the salaries they earned. He also noted that they should be treated better and were not commodities.
In my personal experience some companies that I've had the pleasure…Continue
Added by Baden Gillion on January 11, 2013 at 12:21 — No Comments
When faced with a problem the general process in solving it would be to firstly identify the problem, then research various ways to formulate ideas on how to solve that problem, then finally implementing those ideas.
This problem solving process depending on different circumstances could prove to be timeous as well as expensive. This places Africa and other developing countries at a…Continue
Added by Baden Gillion on January 10, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments
National sporting teams and the manner in which its athletes compete often accurately mirrors the character traits of the country it represents.
South Africa as a country is infinitely unique and we can be described as having a certain strength of character in…Continue
Added by Baden Gillion on December 12, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments
Many countries across Africa lack adequate infrastructure which stunts the social and economic development of many people. An example of this is the lack of telecommunication systems in various countries such as Liberia which has no land-line service at all.
Due to this mobile technology has been embraced as a form of communication and even further as a tool in fields of development such as education. This example of innovation can be figuratively copied and pasted into our local…Continue