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ILO Centenary Conference kicks off
ILO Centenary Conference kicks off

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Geneva, Switzerland, where he is leading the South African delegation at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Centenary Conference...

10 Jun 2019

Vetting and background screening is crucial to successful cross-border expansion
Vetting and background screening is crucial to successful cross-border expansion

Global economic pressures and tougher market conditions are driving business interest in cross-border business expansion strategies - and Africa is rife with investment opportunity.

7 Jun 2019

Internal communications key to job satisfaction of South Africans - new research shows
Internal communications key to job satisfaction of South Africans - new research shows

Groundbreaking research into the internal communications landscape in South Africa delivers much-needed data to help frame employee engagement strategies...

Issued by New Media 7 Jun 2019

Trust me, I'm a robot... even if you think my intelligence is artificial - Part 2
Trust me, I'm a robot... even if you think my intelligence is artificial - Part 2

Artificial intelligence is transforming every aspect of our lives and this may include the way that we trust. Prior cynicism of new development in technology is making way for new trust in technology because it is making our lives so much easier...

By Dawie de Villiers 6 Jun 2019

Research shows flexible working helps retain staff and balance the books
Research shows flexible working helps retain staff and balance the books

To keep pace with the legislative and social changes shaping our global workforce, businesses need to harness the power of flexible workspace, says Mark Dixon, CEO of flexible space service provider IWG...

6 Jun 2019

Would you work for peanuts? Be realistic with entry-level salaries
Would you work for peanuts? Be realistic with entry-level salaries

Are we being realistic about what the youth of today should be earning for entry level jobs...?

5 Jun 2019

Amendments to Generic Codes of Good Practice on B-BBEE
Amendments to Generic Codes of Good Practice on B-BBEE

On 9 April 2019, the Minister of Trade and Industry signed four amendments to the Amended Generic B-BBEE Codes of 2013 (Codes). These amendments were gazetted last Friday and will come into effect on 31 November 2019...

By Adam Ismail, Candice Meyer and Safiyya Patel 5 Jun 2019

Employee education is a critical weapon against cyber threats. Image supplied
Employee education a critical weapon against cyber threats

The better an employee's understanding of cybersecurity risks is, the greater their potential to participate in reducing these risks...

5 Jun 2019

Employers urged to use child protection register
Employers urged to use child protection register

The Department of Social Development has called on employers whose employees' job responsibilities require them to work with or have access to children, to verify their suitability to work with children against the Child Protection Register (CPR)...

5 Jun 2019

Neuralyze your fear of job hunting and win big with Careers24 and Men in Black: International
Neuralyze your fear of job hunting and win big with Careers24 and Men in Black: International

Men in Black: International hits the cinema screens in South Africa on 14 June 2019 and Careers24, STA Travel and Sony Movies South Africa have joined forces for a first-of-its-kind brand partnership...

Issued by Careers24 4 Jun 2019

Free 5G training for ICT postgrads
Free 5G training for ICT postgrads

Huawei South Africa has launched a free 5G training course for ICT postgraduates at two Gauteng universities, with plans to expand the programme across the country...

4 Jun 2019

Celebrating Emerging Management Development Programme delegates
Celebrating Emerging Management Development Programme delegates

The delegates that successfully completed the Emerging Management Development Programme were honoured in a certification ceremony at the Saint George Hotel...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 4 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: How the Collen Mashawana Foundation is planting seeds of hope and courage
#YouthMonth: How the Collen Mashawana Foundation is planting seeds of hope and courage

Arriving in 2000 in Johannesburg from Venda, Limpopo, with very little to his name, Collen Mashawana promptly spun his dreams into reality...

By Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2019

5 tips to negotiating a settlement in commercial mediations
5 tips to negotiating a settlement in commercial mediations

Mediation is an alternative mechanism for dispute resolution and is, in essence, a facilitated negotiation, with the appointed mediator playing the role of the facilitator...

By Jackie Lafleur 4 Jun 2019

Fitting in makes employees more productive
Fitting in makes employees more productive

New research from pre-hire assessment specialists, ThriveMap, reveals what a significant difference feeling like a natural fit for a job and organisational culture makes to employees...

3 Jun 2019

Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in Tembisa
Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in Tembisa

The Youth Employment Service has launched two new business partnerships at the Kago Yes4Youth Community Hub in Tembisa, the first step to fulfilling its next development goal of becoming a commercial centre...

3 Jun 2019

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#AfricaMonth: How to do business in Africa

Addressing the well-being needs of Africans through a true collaborative effort between business, government, communities and the people who inhabit this continent will unlock future value...

31 May 2019

Why businesses are creating a 'super-experience' for employees
Why businesses are creating a 'super-experience' for employees

In the race to attract and retain the best talent, dramatically improving the workplace experience to make it a 'super-experience' is now on the radar of every organisation...

31 May 2019

Executive education - why lifelong study enhances your career
Executive education - why lifelong study enhances your career

In order to create strategies that allow their companies to keep abreast of this change, operate efficiently, and implement management systems that result in sustainable growth, managers, management graduates and mid-career professionals need to embrace continuous learning...

30 May 2019

Why 'forgetting' simple tasks may add up to gross insubordination
Why 'forgetting' simple tasks may add up to gross insubordination

In a recent case, the Labour Court was called to decide whether an employee's failure to adhere to an instruction to copy her line manager in her emails warranted a dismissal...

By Thabang Rapuleng and Tamsanqa Mila 30 May 2019

The most in-demand skills and how to find them
The most in-demand skills and how to find them

According to research, the most in-demand skills in the world currently include sales representatives, project managers, information technology professionals, office support and financial analysts, among others...

30 May 2019

2019 Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day campaign launches
2019 Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day campaign launches

Participating in this year's Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day, thousands of girls across South Africa will gain first-hand work experience...

30 May 2019

Palesa Kgasane, former editor, Between10and5; Robyn Campbell, managing director at HelloFCB+; Emma King, founder and MD at The Friday Street Club; Lani Carstens, group managing and executive director at John Brown Media; Kay Orlandi, strategic partner at 3Verse and Anelde Greeff, one of the directors of SheSays Cape Town. Image credit: .
#SheSays: How to deal with toxic colleagues and finding your tribe

Why do women drag other women down? How can we make it stop? How do you find your best-ever work wife (or husband)? SheSays Cape Town invited a panel of women to unpack 'the pink elephant' in the room...

By Juanita Pienaar 30 May 2019

Is your workplace psychologically safe?
Is your workplace psychologically safe?

Research suggests that only half of the South African working population sees their work environment as psychologically safe...

29 May 2019

Careers24 announces headline sponsorship of Future of HR Summit and Awards for fifth year running
Careers24 announces headline sponsorship of Future of HR Summit and Awards for fifth year running

For the fifth year in a row, Careers24 is partnering with the Future of HR Summit and Awards as headline sponsor...

Issued by Careers24 28 May 2019

Why HR should listen to millennials...
Why HR should listen to millennials...

A lot has been said about the headline-dominating screen generation who have their own ideas about how companies should be run. And the time has come for HR to start paying attention...

28 May 2019

Implementing a learning project: 9 key considerations for success
Implementing a learning project: 9 key considerations for success

Planning and implementing a learning project that achieves its performance objective, takes disciplined thought and equally disciplined action...

Issued by Wits DigitalCampus 28 May 2019

'Businesses that fail to become agile will not survive,' says IWG CEO Mark Dixon
'Businesses that fail to become agile will not survive,' says IWG CEO Mark Dixon

To keep pace with the legislative and social changes shaping our South African workforce, businesses need to harness the power of flexible workspace, says Mark Dixon, CEO of flexible space service provider, IWG...

Issued by GO Content Lab 27 May 2019

Payroll and HR technology: Threat or opportunity?
Payroll and HR technology: Threat or opportunity?

With many fundamental business tasks already being taken over by automation and artificial intelligence, and most other roles becoming more tech-centric with every passing year, many in the Payroll and HR industry are wondering what this growing digitalisation means for their work...

By Sandra Crous 27 May 2019

Why speaking ill of your employer in public may get you fired
Why speaking ill of your employer in public may get you fired

In the recent matter, Ndzimande and Others v Didben N.O and Others (2 April 2019), the Labour Court considered the dismissal of three employees who made disparaging statements about their employer on public radio...

By Kirsten Eiser and Shane Johnson 23 May 2019

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