HR Trends 2019

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#BizTrends2019: The untapped opportunity of female empowerment

Globally, the women's empowerment movement has reached a fever pitch. #Metoo has toppled titans in industries ranging from film to advertising to tech, pushing against the 'boys club' ethos prevalent in senior ranks...

By SheSays Cape Town founders 1 hour ago

5 ways for SMEs to prep for the year ahead
5 ways for SMEs to prep for the year ahead

January is always a good time for SMEs to reflect on achievements and challenges from the past 12 months, while preparing for the year ahead...

By Jesse Weinberg 1 day ago

#RecruitmentFocus: Resilience, resourcefulness and other ways to remain relevant in the 4IR workplace
#RecruitmentFocus: Resilience, resourcefulness and other ways to remain relevant in the 4IR workplace

The head of the HR and Labour Consulting for RSM South Africa, Candice Eaton-Gaul, chats about what it takes to make it in HR and maintain a corporate culture, job security in the age of AI and, of course, flak jackets...

By Shan Radcliffe 2 days ago

Partnership creates employment opportunities for unemployed youth
Partnership creates employment opportunities for unemployed youth

The Digital Skills Partnership is a strategic collaboration between key stakeholders in the digital industry committed to transforming the sector by redesigning the traditionally onerous employment pathways into jobs for unemployed youth...

18 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Why human capital risk assessments are good for both company and employee
#RecruitmentFocus: Why human capital risk assessments are good for both company and employee

An often-underestimated risk to an organisation is human capital risk. Most of the failures attributed to companies are in fact lapses by individuals, despite organisations having risk management processes and governing systems in places...

By Aarti Natha 17 Jan 2019

#FutureFit Yourself: Stop manipulating NPS scores by incentivising your staff!
#FutureFit Yourself: Stop manipulating NPS scores by incentivising your staff!

Ultimately, customers have been bullied by businesses for a long time, and sad to report on this, but not much has changed...

By Carmen Murray 17 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Integrated reporting - the end of annual financial statements?
#BizTrends2019: Integrated reporting - the end of annual financial statements?

Over the last six years, integrated business reporting has gained a significant amount of traction, with big corporates migrating from the traditional reporting method, which focuses on financial statements, to a more integrated framework of reporting that incorporates all aspects of the business...

By Faith Ngwenya 17 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: New report explores connection between economic activity, unemployment in SA
#RecruitmentFocus: New report explores connection between economic activity, unemployment in SA

The CDE has released its new report, Making South Africa more labour intensive, summarising the proceedings of a workshop of experts on the labour market...

17 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Workplace 2025 - where humans and machines coexist
#RecruitmentFocus: Workplace 2025 - where humans and machines coexist

The world is undergoing its biggest transformation ever. As emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) enter workplaces, human talent is grappling with an existential crisis.

By Ronnie Toerien 16 Jan 2019

Appointing a 'data scientist' for your business
Appointing a 'data scientist' for your business

As more South African businesses realise the benefits of using big data to produce strategic insights and key decision making, there is a growing need to invest in the appropriate skills...

16 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Looking for success? Hustle until something happens
#RecruitmentFocus: Looking for success? Hustle until something happens

When it comes to breaking into the job market, there's sometimes a tendency among school and college leavers to delay or procrastinate...

16 Jan 2019

How not to get yourself a raise in 10 easy (but awkward) steps
How not to get yourself a raise in 10 easy (but awkward) steps

As an HR professional, I am often asked by friends, family and sometimes even by strangers, how to go about asking for an increase...

By Candice Eaton-Gaul 16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Innovation and authentic engagement will drive success
#BizTrends2019: Innovation and authentic engagement will drive success

The future that is discussed around the boardroom table is already here. The influx of the millennial workforce and rapid adoption of artificial intelligence in business means that leaders can no longer afford to disregard conversations about change and culture. We have entered an era of relentless change and extreme competitiveness...

By Brian Eagar 15 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Future of work will place high value on social science skills
#RecruitmentFocus: Future of work will place high value on social science skills

As part of our ongoing focus on recruitment, we caught up with the founder of Dynamic Talent Acquisition, Lynette Hobson, to get her take on jobs of the future...

By Sindy Peters 15 Jan 2019

Saps recruitment closes on Friday, youth urged to apply
Saps recruitment closes on Friday, youth urged to apply

The chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Francois Beukman, has urged matriculants keen on careers in law enforcement to apply at their nearest police station before the Friday, 18 January deadline this week...

15 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Digital, data-driven biometrics
#BizTrends2019: Digital, data-driven biometrics

The global biometrics market is growing rapidly. In fact, research indicates that the global market is growing a compounded growth rate of 22.9%...

By Pine Pienaar 15 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: New recruits, do know who you are dealing with?
#RecruitmentFocus: New recruits, do know who you are dealing with?

As the local job market continues to face a rather bleak outlook, Afiswitch MD, Pine Pienaar, calls for both job seekers and employers to ensure they know who they are dealing with...

14 Jan 2019

Deadline for employment equity submissions looms
Deadline for employment equity submissions looms

Employers have 24 hours to submit their employment equity (EE) reports online, in line with legislation...

14 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top remuneration trends - show me the value!
#BizTrends2019: Top remuneration trends - show me the value!

King IV is set to have a major impact on how companies look at remuneration in 2019 and beyond...

By Mark Bussin 14 Jan 2019

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#FairnessFirst: Making workplace inclusion everybody's business

Microsoft has made inclusion every employee's responsibility in much the same manner as one eats the proverbial 'business elephant' - one bite at a time. Here's how your company can follow suit through encouraging accountability through heightened awareness, curiosity and courage...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: How to leverage social media to assist your job search
#RecruitmentFocus: How to leverage social media to assist your job search

Technology can be either a benefit or a liability when seeking a new job. Job seekers need to ensure their social media profiles put their best face forward to potential employers...

11 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Call for comment on draft regulations for Employment of Foreign Nationals
#RecruitmentFocus: Call for comment on draft regulations for Employment of Foreign Nationals

Towards the end of 2018, discussions arose around the impending implementation of Section 8 of the Employment Services Act pertaining to the employment of foreign nationals...

10 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Unsettling times ahead for employee tax and take-home pay
#BizTrends2019: Unsettling times ahead for employee tax and take-home pay

The 2019 election year brings the normal risk of some tax populist decisions, including much higher social grants. This will add to the fiscus' pressure, desperate for additional tax revenues...

By Jerry Botha 10 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: What you need to know about the new National Minimum Wage Act
#RecruitmentFocus: What you need to know about the new National Minimum Wage Act

The National Minimum Wage Act came into effect on 1 January 2019, and provides for, amongst others, a national minimum wage; the establishment of a National Minimum Wage Commission...

By Jacques van Wyk 9 Jan 2019

Workforce of the future: What is driving it and where is it going?
Workforce of the future: What is driving it and where is it going?

An increasingly rapid pace of innovation is driving forward technological advances in the enterprise at an unprecedented rate, meaning that workforce dynamics are set to change drastically...

By Ronald Ravel 9 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: 4 common mistakes that can ruin your chances in a job interview
#RecruitmentFocus: 4 common mistakes that can ruin your chances in a job interview

If you make it to the job interview stage of an application process, the prospect of a new job is very much in sight...

By Janina Steinmetz 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: More small businesses - because it will be better, easier...
#BizTrends2019: More small businesses - because it will be better, easier...

Entrepreneurship across the world is on the rise as many factors are playing along, leaving both millennials and the older generation, with new opportunities or with no other option...

By Marnus Broodryk 9 Jan 2019

Disagreeing to agree: Does non-compliance constitute contempt of court?
Disagreeing to agree: Does non-compliance constitute contempt of court?

Where an employer or employee fails to comply with a court order, does such failure constitute contempt of court...?

By Jacques van Wyk 8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Flexible workspaces - the workplace revolution is coming
#BizTrends2019: Flexible workspaces - the workplace revolution is coming

Until recently, work meant commuting to a nine-to-five job at the same desk in a conventional office. But the world of work has changed...

By Joanne Bushell 8 Jan 2019

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