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#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 3 days ago

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...

3 days ago

#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: Out with the old, in with the new!
#BizTrends2019: Out with the old, in with the new!

Large corporates and multinationals are keeping a close eye on developments from the Department of Home Affairs. 2019 promises a number of changes in the Immigration Act which will impact the way business can attract and retain expat resources...

By Marisa Jacobs 8 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

#RecruitmentFocus: Collaboration is key to creating a successful C-suite
#RecruitmentFocus: Collaboration is key to creating a successful C-suite

The 2018 Deloitte Human Capital Trends report found that the number one human capital issue identified by 51% of 11,000 respondents was 'C-suite collaboration'...

27 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 6 new leadership roles emerging in business
#RecruitmentFocus: 6 new leadership roles emerging in business

The workplace of the future is here, changing rapidly, enabled by new tech and progressive thinking. As a result, a number of new senior leadership roles are emerging that companies must start incorporating into their leadership teams to position themselves competitively in coming years, an expert says.

24 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Workforce planning - designing jobs for the future
#RecruitmentFocus: Workforce planning - designing jobs for the future

Aon's Talent, Rewards and Performance white paper, Unlocking the power in your people, emphasises that the digital talent gap is not a challenge left for future chief human resource officers...

21 Dec 2018

Win big boost to further your career
Win big boost to further your career

What do you need to help you get ahead in your career? Leading local job portal Careers24 is inviting South Africans to tell them, and stand a chance of winning a big boost in their #FashionYourCareer project...

Issued by Careers24 19 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Jobs and skills in the fourth industrial revolution
#RecruitmentFocus: Jobs and skills in the fourth industrial revolution

As the digital age transforms the way in which people live, it will also have an impact on the economy and on jobs. New trades with new skills will be created and some jobs that are currently being done by humans will be replaced by automated systems...

By Amukelani Chauke 18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment
#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 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 & Recruitment site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Is the future recruiter an expert marketeer armed with AI tools?
#RecruitmentFocus: Is the future recruiter an expert marketeer armed with AI tools?

I was discussing a unique and rather exciting senior management vacancy with a candidate we'd headhunted when he blurted out the following...

By Dela Atubra 18 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: The real reason 9/10 Africans are unqualified for jobs they apply for
#RecruitmentFocus: The real reason 9/10 Africans are unqualified for jobs they apply for

Research shows that almost 90% of African applicants that apply for a job position are objectively not a match to the role advertised. This is caused less by a shortage of jobs, but a fundamental misunderstanding...

14 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO
#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO

Founded in 2015, high-volume recruitment tech startup Giraffe has since attracted over 500,000 South African jobseekers to its platform...

By Sindy Peters 12 Dec 2018

5 tips to equip your front-line staff for superior service
5 tips to equip your front-line staff for superior service

While shopping centres and stores are preparing for the festive season rush by investing in advertising, marketing and merchandising, an often overlooked aspect of retail is staff training...

3 Dec 2018

South Africans are feeling the pinch as inflation outstrips wage increases
South Africans are feeling the pinch as inflation outstrips wage increases

CareerJunction, one of South Africa's top job boards, has just released its 2018 Salary Review, which explores average salary offerings across South Africa's top 10 sectors...

Issued by CareerJunction 30 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Entry-level vacancies indicate a hidden cause of youth unemployment
#RecruitmentFocus: Entry-level vacancies indicate a hidden cause of youth unemployment

Ask anybody about unemployment in South Africa and the answer is the same - there are not enough jobs overall and there is a skills deficit for the jobs that do exist. While valid, it ignores a fundamental cause of the problem...

By Jake Willis 29 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Is your top talent pool eyeing international waters?
#RecruitmentFocus: Is your top talent pool eyeing international waters?

The number of professionals who would consider leaving the country has increased consistently year-on-year...

29 Nov 2018

Panel moderator: Annette Muller. Speakers: Larissa Elliott, a freelance art director/creative director, Vicki Buys, the MD Ogilvy Cape Town, Matt Ross, executive creative director for King James Group, Tabitha King head of talent at King James Group and Nondu Petlele, content director for VML (not in the picture).
SheSays: How to get to the top of the talent pool

Part 2 of the SheSays event coverage where top ad agencies shared what they look for when hiring and how you can get to the top of the talent pool in 2019...

By Juanita Pienaar 28 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: SA must amend restrictive labour laws to curb unemployment
#RecruitmentFocus: SA must amend restrictive labour laws to curb unemployment

South Africa must create jobs for the many unskilled workers in the country and not the skilled workforce it wishes it had...

By Arnoux Maré 27 Nov 2018

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Hiring the right ambassadors for your event

Formula One's decision to dispense its 'grid girls' reflects the need for marketers and event professionals to develop new approaches and strategies when it comes to using ambassadors to represent brands...

By Jane Stevenson 26 Nov 2018

2018 RecruiterAwards - Top recruiters announced
2018 RecruiterAwards - Top recruiters announced

The 2018 RecruiterAwards, held on Thursday, 22 November, in Johannesburg and hosted by South African job board CareerJunction, brought top recruiters together from across South Africa to celebrate recruitment excellence...

Issued by CareerJunction 23 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: New report highlights barriers to youth employment
#RecruitmentFocus: New report highlights barriers to youth employment

The latest Breaking Barriers, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator's Quarterly Employment Report highlights financial inclusion barriers and solutions...

22 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 5 provinces show unemployment rate decline in Q3 - Stats SA
#RecruitmentFocus: 5 provinces show unemployment rate decline in Q3 - Stats SA

The results reveal that the South African working-age population increased by 153,000 or 0.4% in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the second quarter...

22 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Is your company doing enough to prepare for the future of work?
#RecruitmentFocus: Is your company doing enough to prepare for the future of work?

While the majority of businesses recognise which capabilities are important for their future success, many are failing to take the actions needed...

21 Nov 2018

Speakers: Larissa Elliott, a freelance art director/creative director, Vicki Buys, the MD Ogilvy Cape Town, Matt Ross, executive creative director for King James Group, Tabitha King head of talent at King James Group and Nondu Petlele, content director for VML. © .
SheSays: Do you have the edge to break into the advertising industry?

Top ad agencies share what they look for when hiring and how you can get to the top of the talent pool in 2019...

By Juanita Pienaar 21 Nov 2018

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