Social media and the proliferation of smart devices are sweeping in a new era in HR management, offering businesses an opportunity to engage with the market. However both opportunities also bring with them some concerns.
By James McKerrell 5 Dec 2013 14:36
Make it a happy holiday: in this week's BizCareers Column, your leave woes are answered and we advise on how to face those December resignation blues - will you lose your bonus or not.
By Juliette Attwell 2 Dec 2013 09:53
Times Media has appointed Abdul Milazi as editor of Sunday World from 1 December 2013. He takes over from Marvin Meintjies who has been appointed to head up the Times Media London bureau.
28 Nov 2013 08:02
The chief operating officer position at the SABC may be advertised soon, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said yesterday.
26 Nov 2013 10:09
This week we advise on how to cover your bases with hints on writing a good cover letter and what to do with your glowing references.
By Juliette Attwell 25 Nov 2013 06:30
I always thought that you were either creative or not. I also felt that I had an uncanny ability to determine whether an applicant would be a good planner or not. Either you had it or you didn't. Boy was I wrong.
By Sid Peimer 22 Nov 2013 06:40
It's easy to be tempted by what lies beyond your current jobs walls, but is the grass really greener on the other side?
By Juliette Attwell 4 Nov 2013 09:51
"Recruitment is something which I have always classified as 'new' or 'modern.' It was only after researching the topic further, that I discovered the concept of recruitment to be rich in history, dating all the way back to the 1940's," says Kerryn Karssing senior consultant at the Recruitgroup. The global definition of recruitment refers to a process whereby a candidate is attracted, screened and selected for a job by a recruiter or employee. It is interesting to think that this process has continued for decades. However, development and technology have affected the way in which the process has been carried out from decade to decade. The current recruitment industry is an environment of radical transformation and new and innovative recruiting trends.
Issued by RecruitGroup 5 Sep 2013 08:36
This survey was compiled using figures of actual placements made by Ad Talent, as well as salary information obtained from all candidates interviewed by Ad Talent's consultants from January 2012 to December 2012. These are cost to company (CTC) figures.
Issued by Ad Talent 10 Jan 2013 08:35
Whenever an employee resigns from his current work place, the company requires a certain amount of time to find a suitable replacement, hence the need for notice periods. Simply and easily defined, the 'notice period' one serves after resigning from a position is often not well understood.
Issued by RecruitGroup 5 Sep 2012 10:22
A trend that has started creeping in to the market is that of candidates becoming far too relaxed about accepting a job offer from a company and then getting cold feet when it comes to resigning with their current employer and starting with their new one. What candidates don't realize is that their actions could have potentially disastrous consequences for their career.
Issued by RecruitGroup 22 Jun 2011 12:39
JobCrystal shows happiest employees and best places to work in South Africa - and surprisingly these aren't always at the same places.
24 Jun 2010 07:47
It is said that the average person can expect to change their jobs five to seven times in his or her life. A successful career change will therefore largely depend on the amount of planning and preparation done.
Issued by RecruitGroup 27 Jul 2009 14:36
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