Greening the events industry by creatively connecting people in a sustainable way – find out how GingerBiscuit South Africa is working to implement various measures to make sure they make a measureable and impactful difference through their existence as a company.
Gallagher Convention Centre offers an internship programme which supports young professionals in gaining six months experiential learning towards receiving their respective national qualifications. The programme exposes the students to the working environment and challenges them to look beyond the classroom to practically apply their knowledge.
The Tsogo Sun group’s commitment to aiding South African economic development by assisting small businesses continues to be a strong focus for the future. Emphasis is placed on skills-based entrepreneurial development and the provision of preferential procurement opportunities to qualifying small enterprises and emerging micro-enterprises that are predominantly black-owned.
Mentorship and sponsorship are key drivers of success, yet women can have a harder time finding mentors and sponsors, especially ones with influence. The good news is that we can mentor other women at any stage in our careers, and it pays off when we do. Use Lean In’s tips to be the best mentor/mentee you can be, and remember, like all good relationships, mentorship is a two-way street.
Companies report that they are highly committed to gender diversity. But that commitment has not translated into meaningful progress. That’s what was found in Women in the Workplace 2018, a study conducted by McKinsey in partnership with LeanIn.Org that probes the issues, drawing on data from 279 companies employing more than 13 million people, as well as on a survey of over 64,000 employees and a series of qualitative interviews.