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Keeping your workforce engaged through collaboration, gamification
Keeping your workforce engaged through collaboration, gamification

When researching the benefits that having an engaged workforce can bring to an organisation, more often than not, the same two factors on how to improve this keep arising, these being collaboration and gamification...

By Rob Bothma 2 days 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

Don't panic! There's still time to submit for new critical skills list
Don't panic! There's still time to submit for new critical skills list

In September last year, then-Minister of the Department of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba announced that a new critical skills list is expected to be released in April 2019...

By Marisa Jacobs 1 day ago

Eight names recommended for SABC board
Eight names recommended for SABC board

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications has adopted a final report that recommends eight candidates to fill the SABC board...

15 Mar 2019

Africa Evidence Leadership Award open for nominations
Africa Evidence Leadership Award open for nominations

The Africa Evidence Network at the University of Johannesburg has opened nominations for the second annual Africa Evidence Leadership Award, to honour African champions in evidence-informed decision-making...

14 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

How to get a 400% return - and it's not a pyramid scheme
How to get a 400% return - and it's not a pyramid scheme

It used to be that the only way you could get that kind of return, was to start a community of zealots and then get your followers to appreciate the privilege of investing in your cause for a hard-to-believe return...

By Sid Peimer 14 Mar 2019

YPO member James Barty - also ACA chairperson and CEO of King James Group.
#YPOEdge: James Barty on brand humanity and doing good business, beyond ticking the 'CSI box'

Leigh Andrews speaks to King James founder and YPO member James Barty about what he gains from his involvement in YPO and how all businesses can make a better impact...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Mar 2019

Join the Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Management Training
Join the Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Management Training

There has been increasing emphasis by the Department of Labour on improving the overall health and safety performance of all industries in South Africa...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 13 Mar 2019

National Minimum Wage defaulters warned
National Minimum Wage defaulters warned

Government has reiterated its commitment to clamp down on the growing practice of deliberately dodging labour laws, especially the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Act...

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

Construction Indaba to look into regulations compliance
Construction Indaba to look into regulations compliance

The Department of Labour will on Thursday host a Construction Indaba that will bring together industry role-players to discuss construction regulations compliance in the country...

12 Mar 2019

Dr Renate Scherrer
The psychology of ethical behaviour

In a country where unethical behaviour and blatant corruption by political and business leaders seem to be the norm, more and more people are asking what causes it and how it can be prevented...

By Renate Scherrer 12 Mar 2019

Sure, you listen to your customers, but do you listen to your employees?
Sure, you listen to your customers, but do you listen to your employees?

Way back in the seventies, Peter Drucker said that business has only one purpose: to create a customer. That's where Marty Neumeier kicks off from in his recent book The Brand Flip...

By Johnny Johnson 11 Mar 2019

Cal Fussman at the CTICC ahead of his YPO talk. Image via his .
#YPOEdge: Cal Fussman on the compelling social impact of storytelling on the long game

Last week, YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town, on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. I spoke to master storyteller Cal Fussman about lessons he's learned from interviewing the likes of Simon Sinek...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Mar 2019

79% of global organisations still not prioritising advancement of women - new study
79% of global organisations still not prioritising advancement of women - new study

According to a new study by IBM, the leadership gender gap in the global workplace continues to persist because organisations have yet to make advancing women a formal business priority...

11 Mar 2019

Collaborating to create #balanceforbetter
Collaborating to create #balanceforbetter

Each year on 8 March, International Women's Day, I get invited to attend events that celebrate and discuss gender diversity in the workplace...

By Anna Curzon 8 Mar 2019

Improving proportion of women in management on Nestlé's agenda
Improving proportion of women in management on Nestlé's agenda

Nestlé has laid out an action plan to increase the number of women in senior executive positions globally. As part of its activities to highlight International Women's Day 2019...

8 Mar 2019

How Cape Town's YPO 2019 brings meaning to a 'Life of Re' for creative CEOs
How Cape Town's YPO 2019 brings meaning to a 'Life of Re' for creative CEOs

YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. Here's how the C-Suite in general and media creative specifically can take the theme to heart and make a difference through positive change in society beyond the bottom line...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Mar 2019

Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise them
Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise them

More and more businesses are expanding into a virtual world, which has advantages for employers and employees alike, but challenges and risks too...

By Rosalind Davey 7 Mar 2019

The modern, flexible, multifaceted workplace
The modern, flexible, multifaceted workplace

Tech innovation has had to cater to a whole new workplace environment: a technology-driven space characterised by simplified communications...

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

Research reveals snapshot of SA employee experience
Research reveals snapshot of SA employee experience

Employee experience is not just another buzzword but a critical component of the changing nature of work. Employees entering the workplace today seek meaningful work, flexibility, autonomy and mentoring on a foundation of collaborative communication...

4 Mar 2019

Image source: Getty/Gallo
Sars turns to payrolls to make up shortfall

Once again, the latest Budget Speech featured a tax revenue shortfall, this time to the tune of R43bn...

By Mariana Stander & Jean du Toit 4 Mar 2019

Labour organisations urged to embrace technology
Labour organisations urged to embrace technology

Worker and employer organisations need to embrace technology to reach those working in non-traditional and informal ways, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

1 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

SABC board vacancies to be finalised in March
SABC board vacancies to be finalised in March

The Portfolio Committee on Communications has allocated three weeks to complete the process of filling vacancies on the board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)...

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

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