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Cheree Dyers, CEO of Prescient Investment Management
Stereotypes hinder diversity in the fund management industry

Gender, racial and social perceptions continue to deter many candidates from pursuing a profession within the fund management industry...

1 day ago

The tools of the recruitment trade
The tools of the recruitment trade

Are you, as a recruiter, making the most of all the tools at your disposal to find candidates and make placements faster than the competition? Let's examine the evidence!...

Issued by Placement Partner 2 days ago

More than an awards, this was an accord
More than an awards, this was an accord

On Thursday, 10 May, the Best Managed Companies in a host of sectors were announced at the second annual Top 500 Awards, hosted at Inanda Club's Polo Room in the heart of Sandton...

Issued by Topco Media 18 May 2018

The macro factors shaping Africa's unique talent trends
The macro factors shaping Africa's unique talent trends

The world is in an age the business of disruption. A good example of this can be seen in the Starbucks business model, which is beginning to pivot...

By Nicol Mullins 15 May 2018

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: An expectation of salaries

What can a marketing or communications worker expect to earn in Malta? New figures released in April by Eurostat give broad sectoral outlines across five areas of economic activity providing an indication of wages across the EU in general and the Maltese islands in particular...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 4 May 2018

Automated high-volume recruitment start-up Giraffe closes second funding round
Automated high-volume recruitment start-up Giraffe closes second funding round

Giraffe's closed a second round of equity funding, led by FirstRand's Vumela Fund managed by Edge Growth, with participation from Omidyar Network, the Brozin family's Forever Young Capital and Catapult Trust...

Issued by Giraffe 26 Apr 2018

Vumela funds Giraffe - A game-changer in the recruitment industry
Vumela funds Giraffe - A game-changer in the recruitment industry

The Vumela Fund has announced an exciting new equity investment in Giraffe - an automated high-volume recruitment start-up, using mobile technology and matching algorithms...

Issued by Edge Growth 20 Apr 2018

How to check if potential employees are sex offenders
How to check if potential employees are sex offenders

The National Registrar for Sex Offenders (NSRO) may not be readily available to the general public but for those who employ people who work with children or disabled people, access is given to protect these vulnerable groups...

20 Apr 2018

Companies prune major perks from expat packages
Companies prune major perks from expat packages

Although the battle for senior leadership talent in Africa is as rife as ever, companies are now less inclined to offer major perks on top of remuneration packages to attract top international executives...

19 Apr 2018

Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech
Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech

Women are still significantly under-represented in emerging tech, and this imbalance will remain unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the industry...

18 Apr 2018

#FairnessFirst: Addressing that gender equality pay gap, day by day
#FairnessFirst: Addressing that gender equality pay gap, day by day

It was 'equal pay day' in the US on 10 April. That's how far into 2018 a woman had to work to earn what a man earned in 2017. Here's how to stand up for your rights to equal pay for equal work...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Apr 2018

20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa
20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa

With the Seedstars World Summit taking place on Thursday, 12 April 2018, the organisers have announced the final 65 finalists that will get the chance to pitch their ideas on the global stage. 20 out of the 65 finalists are from Africa...

By Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018

More opportunities to enter job-generating tourism industry
More opportunities to enter job-generating tourism industry

With South Africa being a top tourist destination, we need to be giving more people opportunities to enter this job-generating industry by equipping them with relevant skills...

3 Apr 2018

Four reasons why every recruiter needs an applicant tracking system
Four reasons why every recruiter needs an applicant tracking system

When compiling a shortlist of qualified candidates for different positions to be filled, candidate profiles can be enhanced with social profiles and summarised with the help of an ATS...

Issued by Simplify.hr 26 Mar 2018

Health and wellness should become part of agricultural employers' long-term strategy
Health and wellness should become part of agricultural employers' long-term strategy

The looming challenges associated with an unhealthy or dissatisfied labour force requires urgent attention. "To achieve longer-term prosperity in agriculture, we must make the health and financial security of workers of all levels a priority."

22 Mar 2018

Emirates on the hunt for experienced South African pilots
Emirates on the hunt for experienced South African pilots

Emirates is on the hunt for experienced and technically proficient commercial pilots to fly its growing network of international routes. The airline will be hosting pilot roadshows in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

20 Mar 2018

What is an applicant tracking system and why should your recruitment team take note?
What is an applicant tracking system and why should your recruitment team take note?

Like all areas of business, the digital era has ushered in an expectation of a faster and more effective recruitment process. Enter the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)...

Issued by Simplify.hr 19 Mar 2018

Closing the open source skills gap through graduate development
Closing the open source skills gap through graduate development

SUSE, Axiz and CTU Training Solutions are launching a joint graduate programme designed to fill the rare open source skills gap that lies within digital and technology sectors...

14 Mar 2018

SA jobs outlook for Q2 2018: SA employers report encouraging signs for job seekers
SA jobs outlook for Q2 2018: SA employers report encouraging signs for job seekers

"Promises of policy certainty and consistency seem to have had a further positive effect on confidence and the strength of the economy thus far. These factors combined make for a more positive backdrop for employment in the country..."

13 Mar 2018

Putting the human in HR with Lee Watts
Putting the human in HR with Lee Watts

Human resources is generally considered the 'babysitters' of the corporate world. Besides the hiring and firing, they tend to the new employee integration and overall employee wellness, while functioning in the thankless task of mediator and buffer between staff and management...

By Shan Radcliffe 13 Mar 2018

Smart feature makes it easy for job seekers to keep their information up to date
Smart feature makes it easy for job seekers to keep their information up to date

The latest enhancement to Careers24's candidate profile section is making it much easier for candidates to register and keep their information up to date...

Issued by Careers24 12 Mar 2018

Studies show women are denied access to top posts and labour market
Studies show women are denied access to top posts and labour market

The proportion of women represented in the C-suite has declined, while female workers in SA are not fairing well, according to two studies...

By Theto Mahlakoana 12 Mar 2018

African universities are ignoring a rich, invaluable resource: Their alumni
African universities are ignoring a rich, invaluable resource: Their alumni

Africa's universities must start connecting and working with their alumni rather than losing track of these genuinely valuable human resources...

By Peter Ngure 12 Mar 2018

Bongani Bingwa will co-host the 6pm to 9pm slot on SABC’s 24-hour news channel alongside Francis Herd | Twitter
SABC poaches Carte Blanche journalist to bolster its news team

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) announced on Thursday that veteran presenter and journalist Bongani Bingwa will join its news anchoring pool...

9 Mar 2018

Education and career paths: Is there still a connection?
Education and career paths: Is there still a connection?

Even though it's common that people with a degree, diploma, or some form of tertiary education earn more money than those without, it has become more and more prevalent that people don't necessarily end up working in their field of study - or for very long, for that matter...

Issued by AMcomms 8 Mar 2018

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Wine industry prioritising transformation and talent development

The South African wine industry has prioritised transformation and the development of people as key imperatives to ensure a strong and sustainable future...

8 Mar 2018

Reassessing recruitment criteria to land the right talent
Reassessing recruitment criteria to land the right talent

While the world of work and higher education has seen much transformation in recent years, many employers and recruiters have not yet reviewed their selection criteria, and are potentially missing out on the most ideal talent for the position...

21 Feb 2018

Good user experience and reach promotes massive growth in job applications
Good user experience and reach promotes massive growth in job applications

CareerJunction has experienced a massive 36% increase of applications per job ad year-on-year (2017-2018)...

Issued by CareerJunction 19 Feb 2018

Unemployment eases in the last quarter of 2017
Unemployment eases in the last quarter of 2017

South Africa's unemployment rate eased to 26.7% in the fourth quarter of 2017, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Tuesday, 13 February 2018.

14 Feb 2018

East Cape seeks to fill 1800 posts at hospitals
East Cape seeks to fill 1800 posts at hospitals

The provincial Department of Health has set aside R300-million to fill more than 1800 critical posts...

13 Feb 2018

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