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5 tips to successfully onboarding newcomers
5 tips to successfully onboarding newcomers

Can you confidently say that you are providing a great and memorable experience to new team members...?

By Anja van Beek 21 May 2021

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 10: Hiring mistakes
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 10: Hiring mistakes

There are many reasons a hire could be inappropriate for your organisation. The two main reasons, though, are bad performance and lack of alignment...

By Allon Raiz 11 Mar 2021

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Why excellent customer service is an internal journey

Leonie Stanley, customer service executive, Telviva shares insight into why excellent customer service is an internal journey...

By Leonie Stanley 23 Sep 2020

SME Recruitment: How to conduct a foolproof job interview
SME Recruitment: How to conduct a foolproof job interview

Small-business owners don't have the luxury to make bad hires. In small businesses, every employee plays a crucial part in productivity and company growth...

By Siobhan Zurnamer 8 Jul 2020

Why now is the time to invest in executive talent
Why now is the time to invest in executive talent

There's never been a better time to invest in executive talent. That may seem counterintuitive given current circumstances but there's sound logic behind it. Below are several reasons why spending on upper management makes perfect sense...

By Annelize van Rensburg 1 Jul 2020

SME recruitment: How to screen candidates
SME recruitment: How to screen candidates

Hiring is both time consuming and costly. To ensure your recruitment strategy is efficient, inclusive and fair, it's critical you focus your efforts on creating a solid screening process...

By Siobhan Zurnamer 22 Jun 2020

How to write a great job description
How to write a great job description

Getting quality candidates is challenging. Most jobseekers are desperate and will apply for every job they can, resulting in clogged inboxes and excessive CVs for employers to screen. Poorly written job descriptions can cause further stress and time wastage for employers because they attract irrelevant applications from the wrong candidates...

By Siobhan Zurnamer 8 Jun 2020

Small business recruitment: Where do you find the best staff?
Small business recruitment: Where do you find the best staff?

Hiring the right staff is one of the most important factors that determine the success of your business. Hire just one wrong person, and you'll spend a lot of time and emotional energy trying to fix your problem...

By Siobhan Zurnamer 10 Mar 2020

#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts changing the face of HR
#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts changing the face of HR

HR (People) professionals will be expected to continue making a radical shift towards bigger and broader thinkers. The ability to be innovative and to use technology in new and different ways is essential - this will enable them to enhance and lead the human-centricity way...

By Anja van Beek 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends 2020: Gearing up our people for the future
#BizTrends 2020: Gearing up our people for the future

We can all ponder and debate the trends for 2020 - everyone has his or her own perception as to what will influence our industry most. But looking back on a fairly tumultuous past twelve months, the only thing we can truly be assured of is that, try as we might, it is fairly impossible to accurately predict what exactly will be heading our way in the next twelve...

By Wayne Naidoo 27 Jan 2020

Uber Works is a new app that connects job seekers with employers
Uber Works is a new app that connects job seekers with employers

Uber on Wednesday announced the launch of a new app that gives job seekers and employers a platform to connect. Called Uber Works, the app provides people looking for work with information about available shifts near them...

By Shereesa Moodley 3 Oct 2019

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The candidate experience playbook - Part 3

How feedback and key learnings will improve overall candidate experience...

By Henneri Crous, Issued by Simplify 27 Aug 2019

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The candidate experience playbook - Part 2

So, the best candidates have successfully applied for the right jobs on your books. Now what? Does this mean that you can leave the process to unfold naturally? Absolutely not, and this is why...

By Henneri Crous, Issued by Simplify 6 Aug 2019

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The candidate experience playbook - Part 1

At the recent Future of HR Summit, I focused on some practical ways to improve the candidate experience...

By Henneri Crous, Issued by Simplify 19 Jul 2019

How I applied for a job that didn't exist
How I applied for a job that didn't exist

LinkedIn is one of the best things that has ever happened to professionals. But what do you do when your experience or your LinkedIn profile isn't that exciting? It means you may not be attractive to potential recruiters...

By Bogosi Motshegwa 21 May 2019

7 ways to ensure humans can befriend machines in the workplace
7 ways to ensure humans can befriend machines in the workplace

The debate of the decade is whether or not robot workers are replacing human jobs. What's for sure is that automation is changing the skills companies require from workers, yet the speed with which this is happening across functions within organisations varies...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 13 May 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

#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

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

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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

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