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#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset

You need to upskill yourself to stay relevant in the age of experience. Here's why a 'Perennial mindset' is said to be the office sweet spot against age discrimination, which affects those at the start and end of their careers alike...

By Leigh Andrews 15 hours ago

Reference letters increase employment prospects - study

The standardised reference letter that was developed to assist unemployed South Africans in their job searches has been described by researchers as a "cost-effective intervention that is easy to implement"...

20 Feb 2020

Enough of 'OK, Boomer'

Ageism is a real problem in the South African job market. Even if a job seeker has an impressive CV and experience that stretches back many years, they might not secure the position they apply for because of their age...

13 Feb 2020

#BizTakeouts: Khumo Theko on corporates and the incoming Gen Z workforce

Khumo Theko, cultural identity trend spotter at Flux Trends was BizTakeouts' podcast guest on Monday, 10 February, recorded at Workshop 17, the Firestaion in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

By Terry Levin 12 Feb 2020

Unemployment likely to rise in 2020, despite latest report

Despite yesterday's report that showed the official unemployment rate steady at 29.1% in the fourth quarter of 2019, South African employment services group Adcorp predicts that unemployment numbers would likely continue to rise in 2020...

12 Feb 2020

Introducing the new look of VGP Recruitment

VGP (Viv Gordon Placements) a leading provider of specialist recruitment services in the marketing, advertising, media, digital and PR/communications industries, has announced the launch of its new corporate identity...

Issued by VGP Recruitment 6 Feb 2020

UK group buys Recruit Digital

Digital recruitment company, Salt Recruitment Group (UK) has acquired a stake in Recruit Digital (SA) to form 'Salt South Africa', becoming the firm's 10th office globally...

3 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts changing the face of HR

HR (People) professionals will be expected to continue making a radical shift towards bigger and broader thinkers. The ability to be innovative and to use technology in new and different ways is essential - this will enable them to enhance and lead the human-centricity way...

By Anja van Beek 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends 2020: Gearing up our people for the future

We can all ponder and debate the trends for 2020 - everyone has his or her own perception as to what will influence our industry most. But looking back on a fairly tumultuous past twelve months, the only thing we can truly be assured of is that, try as we might, it is fairly impossible to accurately predict what exactly will be heading our way in the next twelve...

By Wayne Naidoo 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Reimagine employer branding in the roaring '20s

One hundred years have now passed since the beginning of the infamous roaring '20s - an era of dramatic economic, social and political uncertainty, together with much technological development and change - a world no different to what we are facing now...

By Celeste Sirin 9 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: HR & Management

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Management site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

#EvolutionOfWork: Workplace most wanted list - is it hard or soft skills?

How do you measure someone's ability to manage their time? Or their ability to work as part of a team - or to lead that team to victory...?

13 Dec 2019

#PR2020: Trends in the PR influencer, recruitment, reputation and measurement space

Held at the new 44 on Long venue, above Tiger's Milk, the PR2020 Summit shared top insights into PR trends set to continue into 2020. Here are highlights from the five speakers of the day: Robin Tindall of Lead Genius; Regine Le Roux of Reputation Matters; Sasha Knott of Job Crystal; Jody Kolbee of Writers Hand Studios; and Jaco Pienaar of PEAR...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Dec 2019

13 employee benefits that make you stand out

In today's world, employers need to stand out to attract and retain top employees-and benefits are an excellent way to do this. But when it comes to which benefits employees want and which aren't worth the investment, it can be hard to decide...

By Terry Rowinski 12 Dec 2019

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