Africa's Leaders in HR Series - Learning and development
Africa's Leaders in HR Series - Learning and development

The dynamics of current times is the swiftness with which employees learn and apply their knowledge to enable them to give the best experience for our customers...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 10 Sep 2018

Careers24 releases job application and recruitment stats per sector for the last year
Careers24 releases job application and recruitment stats per sector for the last year

The South African employment landscape has shown some promising signs of growth in the last year...

Issued by Careers24 4 Sep 2018

Charlton Murove, head of the BHF’s research unit. Photo: ehealthnews
BHF study: human resources distribution is good and bad news

A distribution audit of healthcare professionals across all disciplines highlights areas of concern, but there are also some reasons for optimism as the country moves towards universal healthcare...

31 Aug 2018

The inner workings of the recruitment machine - The importance of job sectors and functions
The inner workings of the recruitment machine - The importance of job sectors and functions

Today we'll examine what's going on inside your applicant tracking system, strip away all the fancy programming jargon and explain the crux of it in layman's terms...

Issued by Placement Partner 30 Aug 2018

African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment
African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment

Unemployment rates across Africa are too high, but tech startups are coming up with more and more innovative ways of connecting jobseekers with opportunities...

By Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018

Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Onboarding - Part 2
Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Onboarding - Part 2

Vodacom focuses on engaging and retaining the best-in-class talent. All this starts with successful onboarding and the one-of-a-kind Vodacom Discover Graduate programme contributes to this success...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 13 Aug 2018

Bonnie Horbach, Dutch CG in Cape Town and founder of Inspiring Fifty SA.
#InspiringFiftySA: Cocreating a brighter female tech future

Bonnie Horbach, former Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, based in Cape Town for the last five years, explains the importance of encouraging more females in the Stem professions through the likes of #InspiringFiftySA and why she says, "there's something special going on in Africa"...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Aug 2018

Epic Job Expo on at UCT
Epic Job Expo on at UCT

UCT will host its biggest ever Epic Job Expo on 8 August 2018, offering students the opportunity to engage with 100 potential employers, get professional help with CVs and be inspired by TED-style talks...

6 Aug 2018

Why are exit interviews so important?
Why are exit interviews so important?

When businesses think about talent strategies, their thoughts normally go to talent acquisition and on-boarding. However, managers should never underestimate the importance of following the right strategies around talent outplacement...

2 Aug 2018

#FairnessFirst: Golden 'Fearless Girl' says yes, she McCann!
#FairnessFirst: Golden 'Fearless Girl' says yes, she McCann!

There's much to be said for dressing up as your role models and picturing yourself in their shoes. Here's why you can officially call British advertising graduate Jade Delaney 'Fearless Girl' after she painted herself gold, planted herself in front of the agency responsible for the Wall Street statue and went on to work there...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jul 2018

13 reasons why... our SMS feature will change your life!
13 reasons why... our SMS feature will change your life!

Here's a list of the advantages of having SMS capability within your recruitment software which you may not have considered yet...

Issued by Placement Partner 23 Jul 2018

The social side of recruitment
The social side of recruitment

While technology has radically changed the face of recruitment and expanded access to the available talent pool, the core basics still remain...

By Shan Radcliffe 19 Jul 2018

This is how the new vessel repair hub is boosting the PE economy
This is how the new vessel repair hub is boosting the PE economy

The new vessel repair facilities in the Port of PE is not only a positive step towards a thriving vessel maintenance and marine engineering hub but is evidently also going to boost the local economy...

18 Jul 2018

Apply now for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle
Apply now for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle

Boeing is calling all students interested in a career in aerospace to apply for its fully paid, six-month International Business Intern Programme, based in Seattle, Washington...

16 Jul 2018

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

Something significant happened on the islands last month and it wasn't just the arrival of summer...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 13 Jul 2018

Blockchain and its potential to disrupt recruitment
Blockchain and its potential to disrupt recruitment

Over the past few years the word "blockchain" has become largely synonymous with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. But this technology could disrupt far more industries than imagined...

11 Jul 2018

Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Onboarding - Part 1
Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Onboarding - Part 1

Top Employers Institute's supportive, human-centred, year-long onboarding programme is all about thinking global and acting local...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 9 Jul 2018

Photo by Chris Leipelt on Unsplash
37,390 new aircraft and 540,000 new pilots needed by 2038

Airbus' new Global Market Forecast 2018-2037 reveals that the world's passenger fleet will more than double to 48,000 aircraft in 20 years with traffic growing at a resilient 4.4% per year...

6 Jul 2018

From winemaker to millwright - who qualifies for Critical Skills Work Permit?
From winemaker to millwright - who qualifies for Critical Skills Work Permit?

The starting point when bringing in a foreign specialist into your business is the Critical Skills List, which notes the professions where Home Affairs issues work permits due to areas where there are shortages of skills...

By Marisa Jacobs 5 Jul 2018

Generation Z will transform African business
Generation Z will transform African business

The next-generation workforce is set to drive positive change for Africa's enterprises...

3 Jul 2018

Desiree Goodwin
#YouthMonth: Millennials in the workplace

Millennials, a word used for those reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century, are an enigma to the older generations as they strive for both financial independence and personal fulfilment...

By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Jun 2018

Jobs added in first quarter
Jobs added in first quarter

In the first quarter of 2018 the total number of jobs increased by 56,000 from the previous quarter, bringing the total number of persons employed in the formal non-agricultural sector to 9,838,000...

26 Jun 2018

What does the workplace of 2030 look like... and are you ready for it?
What does the workplace of 2030 look like... and are you ready for it?

From automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to flexible work hours, mood-matched workspaces and fast-paced learning to bridge skill gaps, the workplace of 2030 will emphasise ingenuity and idea generation - plus empathy and doing good...

14 Jun 2018

Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Talent strategy
Africa's Leaders in HR Series: Talent strategy

"Africa's Top Employers strive to improve the lives of others, beyond just their own walls." - Billy Elliott, Country Manager Africa, Top Employers Institute...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 12 Jun 2018

The candidate feedback debate
The candidate feedback debate

I imagine that many of you are rolling your eyes at this very moment, thinking to yourself that there are just not enough hours in the day to give each and every candidate feedback...

Issued by Placement Partner 12 Jun 2018

Business benefits to employing youth
Business benefits to employing youth

In celebration of Youth Month, Tony Keal, group skills facilitator at the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape reminds us of the financial benefits of employing young people...

5 Jun 2018

Lindiwe Miyambu, African Bank’s group executive: human capital
Current digital skills training doesn't cut it in the financial sector

When it comes to digital skills and the future skills needed for the workplace, the current training of potential employees for the financial sector in the higher institutions of learning is lacking...

31 May 2018

How to cut the cost of job hunting for unemployed youth
How to cut the cost of job hunting for unemployed youth

Employers need to make it easier for young people to find jobs, Lulaway CEO Jake Willis believes. who says it costs job seekers about R550 a month in transport and administrative costs to actively search for a job in South Africa...

30 May 2018

How to create an effective virtual team in 5 easy steps
How to create an effective virtual team in 5 easy steps

Whether you're looking for skills you can't find locally, want to reduce the number of people in-office, need to expedite a project, or simply have some employees who might be better suited to working remotely, creating a virtual team may be the solution...

By Hendrik Geyser 25 May 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: What Malta learned from Marilyn; the wages of sun
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: What Malta learned from Marilyn; the wages of sun

If there was a theme song for public relations in general and reputation management in particular, it should be the Marilyn Monroe and Frankie Vaughn duet Specialisation from her under-appreciated 1960 movie Let's make love...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 25 May 2018

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