Jobs Fair to bring opportunities to Khayelitsha
Jobs Fair to bring opportunities to Khayelitsha

The Department of Labour will on Friday host the Jobs Fair, an initiative bringing potential employers and work-seekers together under one roof...

5 hours ago

How digitalisation has transformed the recruitment process
How digitalisation has transformed the recruitment process

Digitalisation has played a massive role in the transformation of the talent recruitment process in the last few years, and understanding this transformation will ensure businesses are following best practices in terms of recruitment processing...

1 day ago

The benefits of outsourcing your company's Africa payrolls
The benefits of outsourcing your company's Africa payrolls

Outsourcing IT services is by no means the magical solution to all business challenges. However, it can be an effective way to leverage important skill sets and market experience, if properly handled - especially when it comes to payroll administration...

1 day ago

4 tips to boost innovation in a dwindling economy
4 tips to boost innovation in a dwindling economy

With an economy that is struggling under ongoing pressure of petrol price hikes and a weakening rand, South Africa looks to face another quarter of decreased consumer spend...

2 days ago

What are the regulatory framework options for payroll deductions?
What are the regulatory framework options for payroll deductions?

The National Treasury and SA Reserve Bank are looking to implement a stable and effective payroll deduction regulatory framework, following the increase in such deductions over the past few years...

2 days ago

Fight counter-productive workplace behaviour through employee engagement
Fight counter-productive workplace behaviour through employee engagement

It is widely accepted that human capital is a company's most precious resource, but a disengaged workforce can threaten the very survival of the business...

By Dr Teresa Kruger 3 days ago

Why support is vital to entry-level employee retention
Why support is vital to entry-level employee retention

Advancing youth employment doesn't only require increasing head count. When talking about job creation, we forget about the importance of retaining those who do have jobs...

By Jake Willis 3 days ago

Real Foods appoints ex-CEOs Kevin Hedderwick and Antony Ball
Real Foods appoints ex-CEOs Kevin Hedderwick and Antony Ball

Former Famous Brands group chief executive Kevin Hedderwick has joined the Real Foods board as group strategic director, while former Brait CEO Antony Ball has joined the Real Foods board...

3 days ago

Alarming rise of racial insults in the workplace
Alarming rise of racial insults in the workplace

With an unsettling rise in the instances of racial slander in the workplace, what is this the norm in terms of dealing with cases of racial insults...?

By Johnny Goldberg and Grant Wilkinson 12 Oct 2018

MyFuture 4.0 expo - preparing kids for careers that don't exist yet
MyFuture 4.0 expo - preparing kids for careers that don't exist yet

In this ever-changing digital world, experts predict that by 2025, scores of people will be working in jobs that don't exist yet. For children currently making subject choices at school, and matriculants now selecting tertiary courses, preparing for this unknown future is essential...

12 Oct 2018

Nick Binedell directing Clem Sunter, Dawie Roodt and Mondli Makhanya in conversation, at Ads24's Food For Thought.
The benefits of being a 'business fox' when scenario planning

If you've attended a talk by Clem Sunter, you'll know all about the importance of being more fox than hedgehog in business - here are the red flags to watch for as we approach 2019, in the hope of a once-again thriving economy and what your business needs to focus on to play its part...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Oct 2018

Running social media remotely - can it work?
Running social media remotely - can it work?

Yes, your social media team can be spread out across the globe. What matters is that they share your work values and that they rock in their zone of genius when it comes to delivery...

By Alice Jakins 12 Oct 2018

Mandating boardroom diversity can narrow the opportunity gap for women
Mandating boardroom diversity can narrow the opportunity gap for women

Kudos to California, where the state governor, Jerry Brown, recently signed into law new requirements for companies headquartered in the state to include more women on their boards...

By Brian Bolton 12 Oct 2018

7 ways to create a productive corporate culture
7 ways to create a productive corporate culture

The term "company culture" has been hurled around ad nauseam, but the constant mention of the phrase is evidence of how a positive company culture can create healthier organisations...

By Madelain Roscher 11 Oct 2018

Founders Factory incubator launches in Joburg to back African startups
Founders Factory incubator launches in Joburg to back African startups

Corporate-backed incubator and accelerator Founders Factory has launched in Johannesburg, from where it plans to design, build and scale 100 disruptive tech startups across Africa over the next five years...

By Tom Jackson 11 Oct 2018

LinkedIn's first SA Talent Awards
LinkedIn's first SA Talent Awards

Youth Employment Service (YES) chief executive to headline the first LinkedIn South Africa Talent Awards...

11 Oct 2018

EE compliance certificate valid for 12 months
EE compliance certificate valid for 12 months

Employers that comply and implement employment equity (EE) will be issued with a certificate of compliance valid for 12 months subject to fulfilling a number of conditions...

11 Oct 2018

Ethics, activism and no more Nene
Ethics, activism and no more Nene

Nhlanhla Nene's recent testimony at the Zondo Commission on State Capture, which has ended in his resignation as finance minister, once again highlights the importance of ethics in leadership and reputational management...

10 Oct 2018

EE Amendment Bill proposes for sectoral targets
EE Amendment Bill proposes for sectoral targets

The Department of Labour says the Employment Equity (EE) Amendment Bill and Regulations is proposing the establishment of sectoral targets to enable employers to transform workplaces...

10 Oct 2018

SA advisory boards: Beware becoming cast as a shadow director
SA advisory boards: Beware becoming cast as a shadow director

Some concepts are so useful in a new nation crying out for skills that widespread adoption is only a matter of time. The danger is that the advantages are so manifest they distract attention from the one potential flaw that could turn a well-intentioned initiative into catastrophe...

By Auguste Coetzer and J. Michael Judin 10 Oct 2018

Equal work, equal pay: What is fair differentiation when reviewing remuneration?
Equal work, equal pay: What is fair differentiation when reviewing remuneration?

While the Employment Equity Act aims to ensure there is no unfair discrimination in the workplace, what justifiably fair differentiation can employers consider when reviewing or creating remuneration packages...?

10 Oct 2018

Why cities that want to compete for talent need more coworking space
Why cities that want to compete for talent need more coworking space

Cities all around the world are becoming entrepreneurial hubs...

10 Oct 2018

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What Kenya can do to ensure local people benefit from its oil industry

Six years ago, Kenya discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the Turkana region...

By Melba K Wasunna 10 Oct 2018

Why HR needs to evolve to remain relevant
Why HR needs to evolve to remain relevant

The human resources function must reinvent itself as a digital, data-driven partner to the business as trends such as artificial intelligence, big data and mobility transform the world around us...

9 Oct 2018

DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications
DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications

DHL Express has been recognised as a Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year...

9 Oct 2018

The Job Summit and creating employment - how about VAT?
The Job Summit and creating employment - how about VAT?

While there is a huge focus on stimulating employment, one aspect not receiving sufficient attention is the devastating impact VAT can have on small, labour-intensive businesses and how VAT can be used to incentivise job creation...

By Aneria Bouwer 8 Oct 2018

Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered
Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered

Wrapping up the two-day Jobs Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all stakeholders to roll-up their sleeves and create the much needed jobs in the country...

8 Oct 2018

Employment Equity roadshows hit KZN
Employment Equity roadshows hit KZN

The Department of Labour's public hearings on the amendments of the Employment Equity (EE) Act and the draft EE regulations kicks off in KwaZulu-Natal this week.

8 Oct 2018

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Going back to B-BBEE basics with 10 transformation tips

You'd be hard-pressed to find a responsible South African business that doesn't believe in the critical need for representative transformation and inequality reduction in South Africa. However, the intricacies of B-BBEE are confusing at best and can be incredibly expensive and stressful at worst...

By Andrew Allison 8 Oct 2018

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