HR Trends 2018

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How to fill SA's immediate skills gap
How to fill SA's immediate skills gap

A new report compiled by expatriate solutions provider Xpatweb, titled Critical Skills Survey Results 2017, confirms that local companies are hard pressed to find the right expertise to achieve their corporate goals...

By Marisa Jacobs 2 days ago

Careers24's 2017 job market stats show candidates are highly selective about job applications
Careers24's 2017 job market stats show candidates are highly selective about job applications

One of South Africa's leading online recruitment sites, Careers24, has released their review of recruitment and jobseeker statistics for 2017...

Issued by Careers24 16 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: How to get more value from your PR partner
#BizTrends2018: How to get more value from your PR partner

Your PR agency should be able to deliver a full spectrum communication service that can play a pivotal role in most areas of your business. If not, rethink how to use your PR partner to ensure you are taking advantage of their specific skills set.

By Jane Belchers and Jane Gordon 16 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Move over 2017, flexible work is about to get bigger and better in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Move over 2017, flexible work is about to get bigger and better in 2018

This year has witnessed a giant leap forward for flexible work in our country and across the globe, as more and more companies begin to embrace a new era of time-wise employment...

By Phillipa Geard 12 Jan 2018

Top five trends driving the HR agenda in 2018
Top five trends driving the HR agenda in 2018

The relationship between employees and employers is strained. People want to feel a sense of purpose and belonging at work, but many companies are still struggling to deliver...

By Ronnie Toerien 11 Jan 2018

Why SA's class of 2017 should consider a career in hospitality
Why SA's class of 2017 should consider a career in hospitality

For matriculants at a crossroad on what to do as a career, there are many career opportunities in hospitality - from reception to guest relations, chef to restaurant manager...

10 Jan 2018

No jobs advertised by Defence Force
No jobs advertised by Defence Force

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has noted false advertisements that have been circulating on social media on the recruitment of new members for the Military Skills Development System (MSDS)...

9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The rise and rise of NextGen Work
#BizTrends2018: The rise and rise of NextGen Work

As labour markets dynamics continue to shift rapidly and the lifespan of skills becomes ever shorter, the gap between the skills that people have and those that employers need is widening...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 8 Jan 2018

Marcus von Geyso and Diogo Mendonça
#BizTrends2018: Today's kids will never know...

If you've seen the hilarious tweets accompanying the hashtag, #TodaysKidsWillNeverKnow, throwing back to the days of playing 'Snake' on a Nokia 3310 or walking around with a portable CD player stuffed in your backpack, you probably laughed, right before thinking, "Damn, I feel old."...

By Diogo Mendonça and Marcus von Geyso 8 Jan 2018

Boris Dzhingarov
Millennials want a company with values: Here's how to offer one

Why are millennials so flaky? Some people might chalk this up to feelings of entitlement, impatience, or demand for instant gratification, but the real root cause might be a more philosophical one...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 5 Jan 2018

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How to rebrand yourself in 2018

If you're looking for a career move but you're finding it difficult to transition, it might be that employers are overlooking you due to personal branding issues...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 4 Jan 2018

A simple way to ensure staffing success in 2018
A simple way to ensure staffing success in 2018

In 2018, organisations will need to be more nimble in responding to changes in the macro-economy - particularly in terms of how this impacts their staffing requirements...

27 Dec 2017

Automation and skills development - an important duo
Automation and skills development - an important duo

ManpowerGroup SA's managing director, Lyndy van den Barselaar, is of the opinion that the automated economy will open up employment opportunities for those with the right skillsets...

25 Dec 2017

Asnath Mahapa
Meeting the first African woman to become a pilot in South Africa

CNN Africa Voices recently met, Asnath Mahapa, the first African woman to become a pilot in South Africa...

22 Dec 2017

Photo by Andrey Larin on Unsplash
Aviation industry has 'sky high' potential to create new jobs

Aviation is a key part of the economic lifeblood of Africa. It supports 6.9 million jobs and $80bn in GDP. It carries people and goods across and outside the continent and brings in economic investment, tourism, trade, and aid...

By Alexandre de Juniac 14 Dec 2017

Africa's youth population a source of immense opportunity to unlock economic potential
Africa's youth population a source of immense opportunity to unlock economic potential

"Never before have there been so many young people. Never again is there likely to be such potential for economic and social progress."

14 Dec 2017

Education experts advise graduates on job search
Education experts advise graduates on job search

With SA's high unemployment rate and many candidates competing for limited opportunities, the job search can be a daunting task. Two education experts advises graduates on how to go about the search...

13 Dec 2017

New breed of leaders wanted throughout Africa to harness impact investment
New breed of leaders wanted throughout Africa to harness impact investment

The hunt for professionals who can successfully lead and grow companies with a dual mandate of economic and social returns is on throughout Africa...

13 Dec 2017

Why African ports need to harness technology
Why African ports need to harness technology

African ports needed African solutions that respond to the rapid technology changes in the maritime industry...

12 Dec 2017

Conservative hiring intentions reported for start of 2018
Conservative hiring intentions reported for start of 2018

South African employers report conservative hiring intentions for the January-March 2018 time frame, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey...

12 Dec 2017

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Dismay at Brown's Eskom appointees

Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown has warded off attempts to put a credible board in place at Eskom, ignoring suggestions from quarters within the ANC and the misgivings of the Treasury over her choices.

12 Dec 2017

Good news for job seeking graduates
Good news for job seeking graduates

Cabinet has approved the Public Service Graduate Recruitment Scheme Framework...

8 Dec 2017

Speed dating move over, it's time for the speed interview
Speed dating move over, it's time for the speed interview

Last month, 129 people were employed on-the-spot at a speed interviewing session arranged by entry level recruitment company, Lulaway...

7 Dec 2017

What South Africans earn right now
What South Africans earn right now

CareerJunction has released a review on the latest salary trends in South Africa, revealing salaries currently on offer in South Africa...

Issued by CareerJunction 7 Dec 2017

UKZN launches Apex Careers Access Channel Initiative Africa (ACACIA)
UKZN launches Apex Careers Access Channel Initiative Africa (ACACIA)

UKZN Extended Learning, in partnership with QS Global-Workplace, has launched a free (pilot) online recruitment forum to connect work seekers with employers...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 1 Dec 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: How Phillipa Geard recruited our moms
#EntrepreneurMonth: How Phillipa Geard recruited our moms

Five years ago, Phillipa Geard set out to prove that moms are still a valuable and highly skilled asset to the working world. Today, she is a successful entrepreneur, founder of RecruitMyMom and NSBC's National Woman in Business Champion for 2017...

By Shan Radcliffe 30 Nov 2017

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Motsoaledi to provinces: 'Fund junior doctor internships, or I might sue you.'

The health minister warns finding the money for junior doctor placements is not voluntary, it's what the law prescribes...

By Laura Lopez Gonzalez 27 Nov 2017

SA's top recruiters for 2017 announced by CareerJunction
SA's top recruiters for 2017 announced by CareerJunction

As most South Africans made their way to the office, SA's top recruitment agencies came together to celebrate another year of recruitment excellence at the 2017 RecruiterAwards...

Issued by CareerJunction 24 Nov 2017

Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification
Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification

Thirty women in the transport and logistics industries have been enrolled as student members of CILTSA which will see the women trained in the international Certificate in Logistics and Transport CILT qualification...

23 Nov 2017

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