[Anton Ressel] The government's recent election manifesto promise to create six million new jobs over the next five years should have all of us very excited. Why then, do I feel like punching someone in the face?
[Juliette Attwell] This week we help a jobseeker improve his jobseeking abilities with advice on the application process, job portals to look at, and the interview stage.
[Juliette Attwell] This week we look at quite a personal situation, as well as the work options for a Bcom graduate.
[Juliette Attwell] This week we have a look at what you should be asking in an interview as well as addressing the age old debate of experience vs. qualification.
[Vivian Warby] Kris Jarzebowski, the current CEO of Interactive Junction Holdings, will be retiring in June 2015.
[Lyndsey Moorhouse] South African organisations are struggling to close the chasm between the skills of most of the people who make up their workforces, and the competencies these employees need to use complex enterprise business applications to their full potential.
[Queenie Bates] The first goal when setting out on a new business venture is to penetrate a market and create a desire for your product. The second and often more challenging goal is to maintain that desire in your clients.
[Juliette Attwell] This week we advise on how to set yourself apart from the rest.
[Juliette Attwell] This week we advise on what to wear to an interview, as well as how to resign without burning bridges.
[Juliette Attwell] When applying for a job, the jobseeker may be asked to attach various documents along with their CV. This week we discuss the purpose of a motivational letter as well as why some employers asks for a photo.
[Juliette Attwell] During an interview, more often than not, you will be asked to tell them a little bit about yourself. Rather than go for the generic responses, get them to see you as an innovative candidate.
[Jurgen Vogt] Companies spend an enormous amount of money mapping out customer touch points but why is the same approach not applied to employees?
[Catherine Wijnberg] The success of small businesses is far more dependent on the performance of key staff than in larger organisations, yet small businesses often struggle with effective human resource management, especially when it comes to recruitment of new staff.
[Juliette Attwell] This week we tackle how to handle interviews - before-hand preparation, selling yourself well, and dressing for success, as well as how to approach your first day at a new company.
[Sally Pike] The start of a new year often brings with it moments for reflection. As the clock strikes twelve, we're offered an opportunity (even if it's more psychological than tangible) to dance off the cares of the previous year and twist into a new year with vigour, conviction, dreams, goals and plans.
[Karen Burke] When the costs of hiring, training, and employment law compliance are all taken into account, most Human Resource (HR) departments realise quickly that saving a sub-standard employee through training, positive reinforcement and motivation is far more cost effective and desirable than firing one.
[Frew Murdoch] Do you align your reward management model with your overall business strategy or vice versa? The usual management model is to create wealth and then share it, as in the company first focuses on business strategy, then HR management (people management), which is then followed by business results.
[Juliette Attwell] Many people would like to know whether January is a good time to look for a new job, we tackle this below as well as clarify what constitutes valid reasons for leaving your present job.
[Sindy Peters] Everyone's sauntered off for the holidays and you're left at the office posing for selfies and trawling the web for entertainment. Don't waste all that extra bandwidth on Twerking for Dummies or Babies Taste Lemons, rather be inspired by Steve Jobs et al in some of the top-rated TED Talks on success. (video)
[Kirsten Morgendaal] Depending on your industry sector, you may or may not be gearing up to an especially hectic year-end. But whatever the nature of your work, doing business during the festive season can be tricky.
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