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.

13 hours ago

Welcoming the iGeneration into the workplace
Welcoming the iGeneration into the workplace

As the oldest of millennials (those born between 1981 and 1996) are well into adulthood, a new generation of workers is now entering and shaping today's workforce. Born between 1995 and 2009, iGen (or Gen Z) is the first global generation of digital natives.

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 1 day ago

Be P&G's CEO for a day
Be P&G's CEO for a day

Online applications for the Procter & Gamble (P&G) 2020 CEO Challenge are officially open, offering students from across the globe the chance to experience what it would be like to be a key decision maker on a billion dollar brand...

1 day ago

Preparing the 21-century general manager for Africa's growing hospitality industry
Preparing the 21-century general manager for Africa's growing hospitality industry

With guest hospitality expectations changing daily, it's no wonder that hotel owners have upped their game in maximising leadership on their business frontline to improve customer satisfaction. As guests have the power to make or break a hotels brand, it's become apparent that day-to-day hotel managers need to be well-trained, prepared for any risks that may arise and position themselves to tackle their everyday tasks heads on.

By Robin Fredericks 1 day ago

Flexible working in the age of longevity
Flexible working in the age of longevity

Global life expectancy is growing at its fastest rate since the 1960s. Today, a 20-year-old has a 50% chance of living to 100. Even if you are 60, you have an even chance of reaching 90. A long life can be a gift, but of course it also has implications for how we live our lives and in particular how we plan to work and fund those extra years. Clearly there is a role for employers and HR directors in creating work environments that recognise and maximise the potential of the 100-year life span.

2 days ago

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.

2 days ago

How the AARTO Act will impact employers
How the AARTO Act will impact employers

South Africa experiences an alarmingly high amount of road accidents (and consequential fatalities and injuries) annually which has the effect of costing the country billions in rands every year. Speeding, drunk driving, lack of seatbelt and child restraint usage and unsafe vehicles are some of the leading causes of accidents, fatalities and injuries on the road.

By Dhevarsha Ramjettan, Kalene Watson, Shane Johnson 2 days ago

Employee experience is vital to good CX: here's why
Employee experience is vital to good CX: here's why

Today, most companies understand the need to focus on customer experience (CX). But in their efforts to offer the best CX, some fail to take into account the importance of employee experience (EX).

By Ross Sibbald 3 days ago

Momentum, NPO partners engage in dialogue to curb rising youth unemployment
Momentum, NPO partners engage in dialogue to curb rising youth unemployment

The Momentum Metropolitan Foundation (MMF) recently facilitated a council session with its not-for-profit partners to spark critical conversations, create much-needed synergy and forge possible new partnerships in an effort to combat South Africa's rising youth unemployment.

3 days ago

Is your business ready for the ICT skills needed for the future?
Is your business ready for the ICT skills needed for the future?

Disruptive business models will require new job specifications, which in turn will demand an element of upskilling to enable resources to move from mundane or labour-intensive tasks to higher level responsibilities.

14 Feb 2020

Yale Women's Leadership Programme launches in Paris
Yale Women's Leadership Programme launches in Paris

HEC Paris Business School and the Yale School of Management have joined forces to bring the successful Yale Women's Leadership Programme to Europe. The programme, to take place at HEC Paris in March 2020, is set to bring together women leaders from around the continent.

14 Feb 2020

How to unlock the promise of a digital workplace
How to unlock the promise of a digital workplace

The business landscape has evolved significantly over the past decade. Driven by the need to remain agile, competitive and productive, organisations are adopting more technologies than ever before as they continue their individual journeys towards digital transformation.

14 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