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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 24 Feb 2020

Employment Equity Amendment Bill to bring about real transformation

As the Employment Equity Amendment Bill makes its way to Parliament for deliberation, the Department of Employment and Labour has set the ball in motion for the introduction of sector-specific Employment Equity numerical targets...

20 Feb 2020

Cabinet approves Public Procurement Bill for comment

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Public Procurement Bill for public comment - setting in motion legislation for procurement strategies that support government's socio-economic objectives...

18 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

Occupational gender bias and stereotypes prevalent online

A Rutgers study has found that gender bias and stereotypes corresponding to certain occupations are prevalent on digital and social media platforms...

10 Feb 2020

New study ties board diversity with improved innovation, efficiency

A new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business has found that companies that appoint more women to their boards are able to fuel groundbreaking innovation, improve efficiency, spur growth, increase competitiveness and reduce risk...

10 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Right the Ratio of global C-Suite creative diversity

Last week saw The One Club for Creativity's first-ever Right The Ratio Summit, aimed at advancing workplace equality and fostering a more gender-balanced environment...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2020

Employment equity reports due next week

Employers have until next Wednesday to file their employment equity (EE) online reports in line with the Employment Equity Act...

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

Gender diversity in the telecoms industry makes solid business sense

Time and again it has been proven that companies that foster gender diversity at board, executive and employee levels outperform and produce greater value for their shareholders than homogeneous companies...

By Sonwabise Sebata 3 Dec 2019

Final countdown for B-BBEE Code compliance

Companies verified after 1 December 2019 will be audited based on the newly implemented, amended B-BBEE Codes. With less than one month left to realign compliance strategies, companies are strongly advised to factor these amendments into their plans from 1 December.

5 Nov 2019

Labour Court judgment reconfirms constitutionality of affirmative action

The Labour Court, on Tuesday, dismissed an application by Solidarity, which challenged the Employment Equity Act and affirmative action programmes as unconstitutional...

9 Oct 2019

#FairnessFirst: Canada's #WhoWillYouHelp hits home in SA

In a time where femicide has faded somewhat from headlines but fear still lurks beneath the surface, an overseas ad is making an impact on social media feeds as it calls for action...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Oct 2019

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