The value of pursuing an MBA is increasingly coming under scrutiny, given the substantial investment of time and money, and in light of the fact that the qualification is no longer as sought-after as it was during its heyday.
We often talk about “the skills gap” in South Africa. We know that the lack of qualified people is holding back entire industries from development, competing internationally or delivering to the quality expected of it.
Working with millennials can be challenging for older generations who might not understand aspects of their workplace behaviour. But addressing these differences and learning from their approach can be very beneficial.
Ever hear the phrase “if you’re not growing, you’re dying?”. When it comes to our careers, this simple maxim is truer than ever. If we’re not moving forward in our roles as leaders, managers, and individual contributors, it’s impossible to get excited or motivated.
Industry experts at the top of their careers are increasingly branching out into a parallel career in lecturing, owing to the great demand for their skills and the opportunity of broadening their experience.