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Category: Knowledge & Insights

5 lessons about evolving talent to drive impact at scale

12th Sep 2019

Talent... one of the most universal challenges in running successful organizations and also one of the most significant investments. We know that without the right people in place, our missions are not achieved, and our impact does not scale. And yet talent is often misunderstood, overlooked, and under-resourced.

Social impact bonds addressing youth unemployment

15th Jul 2019

First South African social impact bond shows promise for addressing youth unemployment.

Why ‘signals’ can matter as much as skills in youth employment

15th May 2019

Sometimes the smallest interventions can have the biggest impact in helping a young person get a job.

Accelerating English through binge watching

5th Apr 2019

"We tried a few different things, one of them was to include a “debate” on which character in Friends would make the best parent"

The cost of looking for work

1st Mar 2019

How mobile and data costs affect work-seekers and what can be done about it.

Getting to the meat of it – a demand for butchers

26th Feb 2019

Strange but true; there's a demand in South African for butchers. This scarcity is in part driven by the high cost of a year-long learnership that the industry deems as the trusted credential to do the work.

Sisters are doing it for Barloworld Equipment

14th Aug 2017

When Barloworld Equipment decided to employ more women in typically male roles, the company knew it needed the kind of help that only an organisation like Harambee could provide.

Partnering with KFC to overcome barriers to youth unemployment

1st Sep 2016

To design a bespoke KFC work-readiness bridging curriculum, a team of our people spent time in the company diagnosing what was required of supervisors.