Recruitment is becoming an increasingly risky business. There's been a disturbing increase in deceitful behaviour by job seekers and this can be linked to high levels of unemployment, heightened competition for jobs and an apparent decline in levels of honesty amongst the general population...
By Niteske Marshall 10 Dec 2014 06:45
The global war for talent is intensifying, making it increasingly difficult for businesses without strong employer brands to be competitive. In South Africa the talent supply/demand curve is particularly skewed...
By Elsa Gouws 5 Dec 2014 14:30
Cloud computing and mobile business solutions are clearing the way for companies to be more agile and efficient in the way that they use technology to support their training efforts...
By Ivanna Granelli 27 Nov 2014 10:18
The first time I went to Khayelitsha was on a Sunday afternoon. I had spent the day lazing around when a friend called to say he was going there to drop somebody off and asked if I wanted to tag along...
By Abram Molelemane 25 Nov 2014 14:59
Sometimes, we learn lessons from people that we least expect. That is why it is important to give everyone credit and allow yourself to learn a thing or two each day...
By Katlego Ledimo 20 Nov 2014 11:58
"It was always this awkward looking guy who was tech savvy, solved a big problem and got the girl in the end ... I consider myself a geek. A geek can look like this too. A geek can wear pink dresses and can wear sparkles and be just as geeky as anybody else." - Margaret Burgraff...
By Jessica Taylor 12 Nov 2014 08:38
When you are planning on starting a small business, no matter what type of business it may be, you probably can't help but notice all the technology that is available to help you start, run and grow that business.
By Peter Davidson 11 Nov 2014 07:10
A change to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), which came into effect on 1 September this year, could have a big effect on practice in the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and on employers who face claims of underpayment.
By Professor Paul Benjamin 3 Nov 2014 09:52
It's an understated fact that employees are the foundation of every business. It's not easy to find people who are motivated and ambitious - especially in an entry-level position - so if you do, best hold on to them...
By James Timpson 29 Oct 2014 13:45
The Minister of Labour published the Draft Code of Good Practice on equal pay for work of equal value ('Draft Code') on 29 September 2014. The Draft Code is available for public comment until 31 October 2014.
By Jacques van Wyk 29 Oct 2014 12:42
Skills shortages continue to bedevil the logistics and supply chain industry, with practitioners reporting shortages of up to 64% in positions that require a bachelor's degree.
By Mario Landman 23 Oct 2014 16:46
Many international education institutions are making internship and workplace readiness training an essential and compulsory part of their syllabus.
By Abram Molelemane and Anton Ressel 23 Oct 2014 12:15
There are few business operations that are more challenging from a human resources perspective than running a call centre...
By Ivanna Granelli 15 Oct 2014 14:11
Is it ever a good idea to resign from your job without having a new one lined up? I say, yes!
By Niteske Marshall 13 Oct 2014 10:32
Most organisational leaders are faced with an environment characterised by high levels of complexity and change which requires exceptional levels of personal maturity...
By Michael Greyling 13 Oct 2014 09:38