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.
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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.
Lyndy van den Barselaar 1 day ago
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
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.
Robin Fredericks 1 day ago
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 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
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.
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).
Ross Sibbald 3 days ago
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
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
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
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
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