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Do employers have the right to have employees medically tested?

Employers often rely on clauses within contracts of employment as being a watertight basis for taking what it perceives to be lawful action against employees. This may not always be the case...

By Mohsina Chenia and Piet Joubert 19 hours ago

Monsanto internship call for entry

Application for Monsanto's year-long internship programme is now open for entry to recent graduates or final year students in the fields of Agriculture...

1 day ago

President appoints interim SABC board

President Jacob Zuma has appointed five members to the interim board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)...

1 day ago

Novus wins gold at National Skills Development Awards

At the National Skills Development Awards, held 23 March 2017, Novus Academy won a gold award in the Best Artisan Development Programme category...

1 day ago

SAA will soon have a new CEO, says Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan expects to finalise the process of appointing a new CEO for SAA by the end of the month...

By Linda Ensor 24 Mar 2017

Coal COO resigns after insider trading fine

Coal of Africa's COO, who was fined R350,000 by the FSB for insider trading, has resigned, the company said...

24 Mar 2017

MPs note Nedbank progress

Nedbank emerged as the frontrunner of the banking sector for employment equity at top management level...

24 Mar 2017

North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors

The North-West University (NWU) and Standard Bank SA with its virtual commercialisation platform, the Innovation Highway, will be hosting an intellectual property project showcase...

24 Mar 2017

Red Bull Amaphiko Academy heads to Mamelodi

Red Bull Amaphiko, a programme that supports social entrepreneurs to make a difference in their communities, will run its annual academy at the Mamelodi this May....

24 Mar 2017

Today's human resources is breaking new ground

HR is fast becoming one of the most influential corporate spheres, from constructing corporate brand identities and aligning strategic organisational goals to ensuring the implementation of government legislation...

Issued by Topco Media 23 Mar 2017

Blended leadership style key to succeeding in African, emerging markets - study

A new study by NMMU Business School has found that despite their significant differences, Western and African business leadership styles can be blended to form an entirely new construct...

23 Mar 2017

Women changing the world of work

The 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, which is currently underway in New York, is discussing “Women Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work”...

23 Mar 2017

Afrillennials present specific challenges to today's managers

At a recent Raizcorp presentation at Henley Business School Africa, Ronen Aires, CEO and founder of Student Village, discussed the topic of Millennials or as he describes them, Afrillennials...

Issued by Henley Business School 23 Mar 2017

Bridging the education gap to fulfil basic human rights

Education is a fundamental human right and the foundation upon which other rights are built on. Without education, an individual cannot realise their full potential...

By Jackie Carroll 22 Mar 2017

Adopting new approaches within recruitment

As a business owner of a boutique growing global headhunting agency, the one thing I am constantly scared of is the one thing I make a conscious effort never to ignore. I call it the three C's. Change, Courage, Culture...

By Emily Keyes, Issued by The Talent Boom 22 Mar 2017

Skilled workforce on tap – the rise of the on-demand economy

The on-demand economy is growing and bringing with it a fair share of social change that is about to shape the future of work in 2017...

By Phillipa Geard 22 Mar 2017

Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill allows for whistleblowing on state

Whistleblowers are a key element of anti-corruption measures within the workplace, as they are most likely to witness incidences of fraud, corruption and unlawful conduct first-hand...

By Tony Canny and Krevania Pillay 22 Mar 2017

Last call for Pragma student training programme applications

Enterprise asset management company, Pragma, will again host its student training programme from 26 June - 14 July in Cape Town this year, with applications open until 30 March...

22 Mar 2017

Time for courageous conversations: a systems approach

Much like marriage, systems or organisational models evolve through stages, moving or growing from me to we to it. It requires management to create and direct this change through courageous conversations...

By Iza Grek 22 Mar 2017

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