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Makeover winners wow for work
Makeover winners wow for work

Four winners of the Careers24 #FashionYourCareer competition were taken for makeover days in Sandton City and Tyger Valley Centre and worked with a CV writer to help them find their unique professional styles and language...

Issued by Careers24 20 hours ago

#WinTechAfrica: Blending diversity and professionalism
#WinTechAfrica: Blending diversity and professionalism

Day 1 of the first Women in Tech Africa Conference started with a resounding message: diversity is key, but women must not wait to be recognised...

23 hours ago

Hiring plans remain conservative in Q2 - employment outlook survey
Hiring plans remain conservative in Q2 - employment outlook survey

South African employers report conservative hiring plans for the second quarter of 2019. With 12% of employers expecting to increase payrolls, 6% forecasting a decrease and 80% anticipating no change, once the data is adjusted to allow for seasonal variation the Outlook stands at +5%...

15 Mar 2019

Immigration lawyer's arrest puts a spotlight on illegal work permits in SA
Immigration lawyer's arrest puts a spotlight on illegal work permits in SA

TimesLive recently reported that prominent Cape Town immigration lawyer, Craig Smith, had been arrested for allegedly duping the Department of Home Affairs into granting visas to his clients...

14 Mar 2019

Keyes captions this: "Driving through Cape Town on a sunny day."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Emily Keyes

This week we go behind the selfie with Emily Keyes, founder and CEO of The Talent Boom...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Mar 2019

Why biometric vetting should be standard practice in the education sector
Why biometric vetting should be standard practice in the education sector

The spate of incidents, in recent years, involving offenders posing risk to the safety of learners across various schools in South Africa calls for some serious action to be taken...

By Pine Pienaar 12 Mar 2019

Background screening a priority - MIE report
Background screening a priority - MIE report

Incidents of fraud, corruption, misappropriation of assets, misconduct and misrepresentation, among others, are continuously being publicly exposed and reported on in the media the world over...

8 Mar 2019

Heineken taps into talent around the world for Go Places 2.0 campaign
Heineken taps into talent around the world for Go Places 2.0 campaign

Heineken has launched an innovative new employer branding campaign informed by the real and exciting experiences of employees, to engage and inspire future talent...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 7 Mar 2019

Jobs of the future - Surviving the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Jobs of the future - Surviving the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Any revolution or change is met with fear and trepidation. Not only is artificial intelligence and automation impacting our daily lives (and what we do to earn a living), but it is also transforming entire industries...

Issued by CareerJunction 7 Mar 2019

Why big business needs to update remote working policies
Why big business needs to update remote working policies

In line with global trends, more South African companies are offering remote work options to prospective employees, while those that don't are at risk of losing out on the best talent, a recent survey shows...

6 Mar 2019

The Annual Employment Conference 2019
The Annual Employment Conference 2019

In future when we want to drive business performance, decide on appropriate workplace strategies and get greater returns on resources, the traditional 80/20 principle will be replaced by more detailed data...

Issued by Global Business Solutions 26 Feb 2019

Suspending your employee - the long and the short of it
Suspending your employee - the long and the short of it

The Constitutional Court in Long v South African Breweries (Pty) Ltd and Others [2018] ZACC 7, recently held that 'there is no requirement' for an employer to afford an employee an opportunity to make representations why the employee should not be suspended (in the case of precautionary suspensions), prior to suspending the employee...

By Irshaad Savant, Issued by Adams & Adams 25 Feb 2019

How learning agile is HR? First results from the South African study
How learning agile is HR? First results from the South African study

Are HR professionals ready to meet the increased demands of change? These are some of the questions being asked by the Learning Agility in HR study...

Issued by HFMtalentindex 25 Feb 2019

Public Service to check social media usage when recruiting
Public Service to check social media usage when recruiting

Prospective candidates looking for employment in the public service will now be vetted on their use of social media and the internet...

15 Feb 2019

Developing a culture fit: more than just who you hire
Developing a culture fit: more than just who you hire

Given that a healthy culture is what keeps us engaged at our place of work and offers employees a deep sense of purpose, job satisfaction and belonging, it makes sense that many companies are concerned with hiring for a cultural fit...

Issued by Ackermans 13 Feb 2019

More professionals in search of a better work life outside of South Africa, global study reveals
More professionals in search of a better work life outside of South Africa, global study reveals

More young South African working professionals are willing to relocate for work compared to their contemporaries around the rest of the world, according to new research...

Issued by CareerJunction 13 Feb 2019

How an applicant tracking system can help your HR team save time
How an applicant tracking system can help your HR team save time

An applicant tracking system (ATS), is web-based software specifically designed to automate and digitise the recruitment process that can save HR teams a lot of time...

Issued by Simplify.hr 4 Feb 2019

#FairnessFirst: Diversity behind the scenes makes for better reporting
#FairnessFirst: Diversity behind the scenes makes for better reporting

One of the basic tenets of journalism is to tell the true story. But everyone's version of the story is shaded by personal background - and what if your background doesn't match that of the subject? It shouldn't make a difference, but it does. Here's why UK publishers are now hiring diversity executives...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Feb 2019

Maria Ramos, pictured here at the 2009 World Economic Forum early in her tenure at ABSA. Copyright World Economic Forum www.weforum.org / Eric Miller emiller@iafrica.com [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-NC-ND
CEO's exit underscores how few South African women hold top jobs

The CEO of one of South Africa's top four banks - Absa - announced this week that she is retiring after 10 years in this role...

By Nadia Mans-Kemp 31 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Communicate and connect - the art and science of recruitment
#RecruitmentFocus: Communicate and connect - the art and science of recruitment

It's no secret that the Finance and IT industries are two of the most rapidly evolving sectors when it comes to jobs. Here Werner Saayman, the managing director of Communicate Gauteng and Tech Pro, talks to us about industry game-changers and the art and science of recruitment...

By Shan Radcliffe 28 Jan 2019

#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 21 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

#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: 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

#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

#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: Learning agility - the most important indicator of the potential of new hires
#BizTrends2019: Learning agility - the most important indicator of the potential of new hires

In the future of work, no one really knows exactly how job roles and responsibilities will shift. One simple fact remains clear amongst the unknown - your employees will need to be learning agile to proactively lead the way through these new challenges...

By Jaintheran Naidoo, Issued by HFMtalentindex 7 Jan 2019

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