#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...

1 day ago

#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

#RecruitmentFocus: Say "no" to temporary contracts with retrenchment clauses

Labour brokers are finding ways to sidestep the recent amendment to South Africa's labour law and judgement by the Constitutional Court that compels companies to provide permanent contracts to temporary employees after a three-month period...

31 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Collaboration is key to creating a successful C-suite

The 2018 Deloitte Human Capital Trends report found that the number one human capital issue identified by 51% of 11,000 respondents was 'C-suite collaboration'...

27 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 6 new leadership roles emerging in business

The workplace of the future is here, changing rapidly, enabled by new tech and progressive thinking. As a result, a number of new senior leadership roles are emerging that companies must start incorporating into their leadership teams to position themselves competitively in coming years, an expert says.

24 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Workforce planning - designing jobs for the future

Aon's Talent, Rewards and Performance white paper, Unlocking the power in your people, emphasises that the digital talent gap is not a challenge left for future chief human resource officers...

21 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 5 tips for landing your first job

With South Africa in the grips of graduation fever, and the soon-to-be capped proudly displaying their achievement on social media, the reality of the challenges associated with one's first job search will soon set in for many...

19 Dec 2018

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