Leadership Trends To Take Into 2023

In a time when hybrid working has become the norm, there is a greater need for employees to polish their soft skills. One of the most essential soft skills – often referred to as a power skill – is leadership. This doesn’t only pertain to the top brass. Junior managers need to improve personal decision-making […]

Power Skills in the New Hybrid World of Work

Being able to do your job – even do it well – is no longer the only requirement for many hiring managers across the globe. Disruptions in the workplace, especially with the rise of the hybrid world of work, have refocused the need to upskill employees from solely relying on their hard, specialised skills to […]

Creating a Market-Leading Learner Experience with MasterStart’s CXO, Alison Smith

Over the last 2 years, MasterStart has made significant investments to radically transform the experience of learning online. Today we find ourselves in an exciting space with our humanised online courses achieving market-leading learner satisfaction scores and outcomes. Our focus on workplace applicability alongside world-class academic certification is unlocking diverse leadership potential across South Africa […]

Diversity and Inclusion: A Profitable Opportunity

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in the workplace has become an essential part of South Africa’s social and economic justice reforms. Yet, in South Africa and globally, businesses – while paying lip service to the importance of D&I – are still struggling to make it a reality in the workplace. We look at how establishing a […]

Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace in practice

October is Global Diversity Month, a special time when we celebrate our differences and the things that make us unique. It’s also a great time to talk about Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in the workplace, a term that has become a buzzword in corporate culture. According to the Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 80% […]

What are power skills, and why do they matter?

Amid a changing work landscape and a deluge of technological advancements comes another shift; the kind of skills employees are required to have to be successful in the workplace. Previously, hard skills may have been the only keywords recruiters scoured for on resumes. But times have changed, and priorities have too. Employers and recruiters are […]