#RecruitmentFocus: Resilience, resourcefulness and other ways to remain relevant in the 4IR workplace

As part of our recruitment focus, we caught up with head of the HR and Labour Consulting for RSM South Africa, Candice Eaton-Gaul, to chat about what it takes to make it in HR and maintain a corporate culture, job security in the age of AI and, of course, flak jackets.

By Shan Radcliffe 2 hours ago

#RecruitmentFocus: Why human capital risk assessments are good for both company and employee

An often-underestimated risk to an organisation is human capital risk. Most of the failures attributed to companies are in fact lapses by individuals, despite organisations having risk management processes and governing systems in places...

By Aarti Natha 3 days ago

#RecruitmentFocus: New report explores connection between economic activity, unemployment in SA

The CDE has released its new report, Making South Africa more labour intensive, summarising the proceedings of a workshop of experts on the labour market...

3 days ago

#RecruitmentFocus: Workplace 2025 - where humans and machines coexist

The world is undergoing its biggest transformation ever. As emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) enter workplaces, human talent is grappling with an existential crisis.

By Ronnie Toerien 16 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Looking for success? Hustle until something happens

When it comes to breaking into the job market, there's sometimes a tendency among school and college leavers to delay or procrastinate...

16 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Future of work will place high value on social science skills

As part of our ongoing focus on recruitment, we caught up with the founder of Dynamic Talent Acquisition, Lynette Hobson, to get her take on jobs of the future...

By Sindy Peters 15 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: New recruits, do know who you are dealing with?

As the local job market continues to face a rather bleak outlook, Afiswitch MD, Pine Pienaar, calls for both job seekers and employers to ensure they know who they are dealing with...

14 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: How to leverage social media to assist your job search

Technology can be either a benefit or a liability when seeking a new job. Job seekers need to ensure their social media profiles put their best face forward to potential employers...

11 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Call for comment on draft regulations for Employment of Foreign Nationals

Towards the end of 2018, discussions arose around the impending implementation of Section 8 of the Employment Services Act pertaining to the employment of foreign nationals...

10 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: What you need to know about the new National Minimum Wage Act

The National Minimum Wage Act came into effect on 1 January 2019, and provides for, amongst others, a national minimum wage; the establishment of a National Minimum Wage Commission...

By Jacques van Wyk 9 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: 4 common mistakes that can ruin your chances in a job interview

If you make it to the job interview stage of an application process, the prospect of a new job is very much in sight...

By Janina Steinmetz 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Out with the old, in with the new!

Large corporates and multinationals are keeping a close eye on developments from the Department of Home Affairs. 2019 promises a number of changes in the Immigration Act which will impact the way business can attract and retain expat resources...

By Marisa Jacobs 8 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: 7 reasons to incorporate a flexible work culture

The world of work as we know it is changing. With new technology making it easier to work anywhere, anytime, the traditional 9-5 is effectively dead...

By Paul Burrin 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Five reasons to be optimistic about youth unemployment in 2019

Working in the youth employment sector, we have seen first-hand the struggles that youth face in trying to attain employment. The economic downturn and political uncertainty that has plagued 2018 has left many young people feeling sceptical and discouraged about finding employment...

By Jake Willis 7 Jan 2019

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