While the rules around sexual harassment may seem obvious - there are actually many grey areas and, as a result, many myths which should be demystified. Aadil Patel, National Head of the Employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr debunks some of the common misunderstandings around sexual harassment at work.
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Job creation, empowerment, enablement are at the core of Bizcommunity's business model. Every month Bizcommunity, South Africa and Africa's biggest online B2B publishers, post up to 4,000 job vacancies on behalf of corporate and recruiter clients. The most abundant jobs usually appear in the Marketing & Media, ICT, Retail, Finance and Tourism sectors as well as across an additional 18 industries in Africa.
Bizcommunity.com 12 hours ago
Well-designed office space have a staggering influence on the way employees work and by extension, the bottom line of companies.
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The fourth industrial revolution presents many career opportunities, but South Africa's education system will need to be transformed if we are to meet them and remain relevant in the digital world, believes Sipho Pityana, President of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) and Chairman of AngloGold Ashanti.
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Only one in three South Africans take their full lunch break, research by CareerJunction revealed Monday, 22 October 2018. The Cost of a Lunch Break Survey was conducted amongst 3,000 South African working respondents, with results indicating that more than a third of South Africans skip their lunch break altogether between two to four times per week.
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Despite Africa's impressive growth in the past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise. Africa has the largest population of young people in the world, some 200 million aged between 15 and 24, accounting for 60% of all of Africa's jobless. This is alarming to say the least because youth employment could drive economic development in Africa if we invest in them.
Sandiso Sibisi 19 Oct 2018
President Cyril Ramaphosa has returned triumphant from his international investment roadshow, having secured billions of dollars in foreign direct investment (FDI). And while no one can argue against this economic stimulus, it needs to be the right kind of FDI to overcome South Africa's spiralling unemployment, abject poverty and widening inequalities,
Deepa Vallabh 19 Oct 2018
Employees today are more loyal to their profession than to the organisation they work for and are prepared to take ownership of their careers and development. This is because they are increasingly interested in having challenging and meaningful work, making them less accommodating of inflexible traditional structures and authority.
Sonja Lombard 19 Oct 2018
While South Africa is well known for its mineral wealth and a well-regulated mining industry that is a major contributor to the economy, the sector is grappling with the health and safety of miners.
19 Oct 2018
The Department of Labour will on Friday host the Jobs Fair, an initiative bringing potential employers and work-seekers together under one roof.
18 Oct 2018
Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) and Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator are tackling youth unemployment through a new collaborative partnership, aimed at accelerating the transition from "learning to earning" by scaling both organisations' solutions to this crisis.
18 Oct 2018
The way an organisation engages top talent throughout the hiring process is critical to securing that talent and maintaining a positive brand reputation. Digitalisation has played a massive role in the transformation of the talent recruitment process in the last few years, and understanding this transformation will equip businesses operating in the modern business environment to ensure they are following best practices in terms of recruitment processing.
17 Oct 2018