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#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset
#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset

You need to upskill yourself to stay relevant in the age of experience. Here's why a 'Perennial mindset' is said to be the office sweet spot against age discrimination, which affects those at the start and end of their careers alike...

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

Employment Equity Amendment Bill to bring about real transformation
Employment Equity Amendment Bill to bring about real transformation

As the Employment Equity Amendment Bill makes its way to Parliament for deliberation, the Department of Employment and Labour has set the ball in motion for the introduction of sector-specific Employment Equity numerical targets...

20 Feb 2020

Cabinet approves Public Procurement Bill for comment
Cabinet approves Public Procurement Bill for comment

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Public Procurement Bill for public comment - setting in motion legislation for procurement strategies that support government's socio-economic objectives...

18 Feb 2020

Enough of 'OK, Boomer'
Enough of 'OK, Boomer'

Ageism is a real problem in the South African job market. Even if a job seeker has an impressive CV and experience that stretches back many years, they might not secure the position they apply for because of their age...

13 Feb 2020

Occupational gender bias and stereotypes prevalent online
Occupational gender bias and stereotypes prevalent online

A Rutgers study has found that gender bias and stereotypes corresponding to certain occupations are prevalent on digital and social media platforms...

10 Feb 2020

New study ties board diversity with improved innovation, efficiency
New study ties board diversity with improved innovation, efficiency

A new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business has found that companies that appoint more women to their boards are able to fuel groundbreaking innovation, improve efficiency, spur growth, increase competitiveness and reduce risk...

10 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Right the Ratio of global C-Suite creative diversity
#FairnessFirst: Right the Ratio of global C-Suite creative diversity

Last week saw The One Club for Creativity's first-ever Right The Ratio Summit, aimed at advancing workplace equality and fostering a more gender-balanced environment...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2020

Employment equity reports due next week
Employment equity reports due next week

Employers have until next Wednesday to file their employment equity (EE) online reports in line with the Employment Equity Act...

9 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: HR & Management
#BestofBiz 2019: HR & Management

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 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 & Management site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

Gender diversity in the telecoms industry makes solid business sense
Gender diversity in the telecoms industry makes solid business sense

Time and again it has been proven that companies that foster gender diversity at board, executive and employee levels outperform and produce greater value for their shareholders than homogeneous companies...

By Sonwabise Sebata 3 Dec 2019

Final countdown for B-BBEE Code compliance
Final countdown for B-BBEE Code compliance

Companies verified after 1 December 2019 will be audited based on the newly implemented, amended B-BBEE Codes. With less than one month left to realign compliance strategies, companies are strongly advised to factor these amendments into their plans from 1 December.

5 Nov 2019

Labour Court judgment reconfirms constitutionality of affirmative action
Labour Court judgment reconfirms constitutionality of affirmative action

The Labour Court, on Tuesday, dismissed an application by Solidarity, which challenged the Employment Equity Act and affirmative action programmes as unconstitutional...

9 Oct 2019

Screen grab from #WhoWillYouHelp?
#FairnessFirst: Canada's #WhoWillYouHelp hits home in SA

In a time where femicide has faded somewhat from headlines but fear still lurks beneath the surface, an overseas ad is making an impact on social media feeds as it calls for action...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Outgoing JSE CEO Nicky Newton-King in conversation with Tom Scholtz, Gartner VP analyst in a special guest keynote session at Garner Symposium 2019.
#GartnerSYM: Outgoing JSE CEO's tech and CSR insights for the future

The opening keynote of the final day of the Gartner Symposium 2019 kicked off with a conversation with Nicky Newton-King, retiring from her role as CEO of the JSE on 30 September. She spoke of the role of tech in business and society and the aspects of leadership and transformation that have been part of her 23-year journey with the JSE...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Sep 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Revised B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice a win for higher education
Revised B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice a win for higher education

Amendments to the Department of Trade and Industry's B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice are set to help resolve the issue of access to education in South Africa...

26 Sep 2019

3 ways men can help the fight for gender equality in the boardroom
3 ways men can help the fight for gender equality in the boardroom

In recent years, much of the dialogue around gender equality has framed this as a women's only fight. To view it as such would be to miss the point. Gender equality is everyone's issue, and men should pick up the mantle too...

By Magesvaran Suranjan 23 Sep 2019

Griffin presenting at the Gartner Symposium.
#FairnessFirst: Test your unconscious bias for a more diverse and inclusive work culture, today!

Diversity and inclusion have become priorities for workplace performance and culture, but aspects of diversity are changing and unconscious biases often thwart efforts to provide more inclusivity...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Sep 2019

Sarika Modi, MD of Triple Eight Agency, at the Gender Mainstreaming Awards.
#FairnessFirst: Triple Eight on not just surviving but thriving as an all-female agency

Not only is Triple Eight Africa's fastest-growing all-female marketing agency, they were also the 'overall winners for investing in young women' at the recent Gender Mainstreaming Awards. Here's the essence of the socially conscious marketing, PR and digital agency's success...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Sep 2019

2020 EE Report submissions open
2020 EE Report submissions open

Employment Equity (EE) report submissions are now open and will run from 1 September 2019 to 15 January 2020. Failure to comply will see fines ranging from 2 - 10% of a company's turnover...

12 Sep 2019

Facts, fakes and the consequences of fronting
Facts, fakes and the consequences of fronting

Boundaries around ethics are becoming increasingly blurred, and it's not unusual for people to work situations to their own advantage. Your best defence in such a milieu is a solid legal foundation - and lots of preparation...

By David Loxton 5 Sep 2019

What the 19th Annual EE Commission Report means for business
What the 19th Annual EE Commission Report means for business

The 19th Annual Commission for Employment Equity (CEE) report was recently delivered to the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thembelani Thulas Nxesi, by the Employment Equity Commission...

2 Sep 2019

#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative
#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative

One of the most interesting sessions of the DStv Seminar of Creativity at #Loeries2019 creative week touched on the difference between inherent and acquired diversity. But many gloss over these terms as business jargon and don't even know which is which, and why both are valuable to your creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2019

Amendments to EE reporting aim to equalise remuneration practices
Amendments to EE reporting aim to equalise remuneration practices

The law requires that designated employers must submit a report of how representative their companies are (across all jobs in the organisation) regarding race, gender and disability...

19 Aug 2019

SA still has a long way to go when it comes to gender equality in the workplace - survey reveals
SA still has a long way to go when it comes to gender equality in the workplace - survey reveals

Over a third of South African women feel that that their gender and parental responsibilities are holding them back from advancing in their careers...

Issued by CareerJunction 7 Aug 2019

Research shows companies with pro-disability policies can outperform those without
Research shows companies with pro-disability policies can outperform those without

Businesses not only have a legal and moral obligation to hire people living with disabilities, but they also stand to benefit financially from tax breaks and government incentives...

6 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Diversity and inclusion now an indispensable part of doing business
#WomensMonth: Diversity and inclusion now an indispensable part of doing business

The realisation of true diversity and inclusion is a marathon exercise without any manifest overnight fix - and rightly so because its achievement must be meaningful rather than just quantitative...

By Lerisha Naidu 5 Aug 2019

How SAB (almost completely) localised its supply chain
How SAB (almost completely) localised its supply chain

The South African Breweries sources nearly all of its raw materials - used in the brewing process - from local South African suppliers...

31 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

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