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Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of Information Officer
Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of Information OfficerArticle

The digital representation of data or personal information, has brought many challenges to protecting privacy rights and thereby protecting individuals...

Ahmore Burger-Smidt and Dimakatso Khumalo 28 Apr 2021

How NPOs can avoid panic, mitigate the impact of Covid-19
How NPOs can avoid panic, mitigate the impact of Covid-19Article

Although many leaders within the sector are used to working in under-resourced scenarios, the impact of physical distancing will affect service delivery to beneficiaries...

Dr Armand Bam 15 Apr 2020

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

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...

Dhevarsha Ramjettan, Kalene Watson, Shane Johnson 17 Feb 2020

#PR2020 Summit speakers Nadia Hearn of Faselis, Jody Kolbee of Writers Hand Studios, Jaco Pienaar of PEAR, Sasha Knott of Job Crystal and Regine Le Roux of Reputation Matters. Missing: Robin Tindall of Lead Genius.
#PR2020: Trends in the PR influencer, recruitment, reputation and measurement spaceArticle

Held at the new 44 on Long venue, above Tiger's Milk, the PR2020 Summit shared top insights into PR trends set to continue into 2020. Here are highlights from the five speakers of the day: Robin Tindall of Lead Genius; Regine Le Roux of Reputation Matters; Sasha Knott of Job Crystal; Jody Kolbee of Writers Hand Studios; and Jaco Pienaar of PEAR...

Leigh Andrews 9 Dec 2019

Fitting in makes employees more productive
Fitting in makes employees more productiveArticle

New research from pre-hire assessment specialists, ThriveMap, reveals what a significant difference feeling like a natural fit for a job and organisational culture makes to employees...

3 Jun 2019

Reality bites: Unmet expectations count for almost half staff turnover
Reality bites: Unmet expectations count for almost half staff turnoverArticle

New research* from pre-hire assessment specialists ThriveMap reveals that 48% of employees have left a role because it wasn't what they expected it to be...

22 Mar 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: The real reason 9/10 Africans are unqualified for jobs they apply for
#RecruitmentFocus: The real reason 9/10 Africans are unqualified for jobs they apply forArticle

Research shows that almost 90% of African applicants that apply for a job position are objectively not a match to the role advertised. This is caused less by a shortage of jobs, but a fundamental misunderstanding...

14 Dec 2018

Why support is vital to entry-level employee retention
Why support is vital to entry-level employee retentionArticle

Advancing youth employment doesn't only require increasing head count. When talking about job creation, we forget about the importance of retaining those who do have jobs...

Jake Willis 15 Oct 2018

#WomensMonth: Peermont's Sharon De Leur empowers success
#WomensMonth: Peermont's Sharon De Leur empowers successArticle

Sharon De Leur, marketing manager for Peermont Group, shares why she chose a career in hospitality marketing, the challenges she has faced and why it's important to have a month dedicated to women...

Robin Fredericks 31 Aug 2018

SAPICS to celebrate supply chain education in Southern Africa
SAPICS to celebrate supply chain education in Southern AfricaArticle

SAPICS - The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management - will be hosting its annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards in Johannesburg on the 8 November 2018. These awards recognise and reward excellence in supply chain management education...

27 Aug 2018

Entries now open for Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards
Entries now open for Supply Chain Management Education Excellence AwardsArticle

Sapics, the professional body for supply chain management, is once again hosting the annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards, and is looking for nominations of individuals, organisations...

24 Aug 2018

Why we cannot ignore the benefits of cloud-based training apps
Why we cannot ignore the benefits of cloud-based training appsArticle

Despite the fact that Africa's e-learning market doubled from 2011 to 2016, reaching $513 million, the continent's three biggest economies, South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya, are not yet moving their training applications to the cloud en masse...

Matthew Barker 13 Jun 2018

Your degree may not help for much
Your degree may not help for muchArticle

You might not need a degree to get a job at these big companies. Here's why they've opted for an unconventional approach to hiring...

2 Oct 2017

#WomensMonth: Women in marketing: The new specialist generalists?
#WomensMonth: Women in marketing: The new specialist generalists?Article

It's not enough for young women to focus on a specialised marketing career; we now need to be “specialist generalists,” and know an awful lot about a lot, writes Sheila McGillivray...

Sheila McGillivray 16 Aug 2017

Why experience and potential can trump a degree
Why experience and potential can trump a degreeArticle

With the fourth industrial revolution, entirely new jobs and careers now exist, and it may be time for business leaders and decision makers to review their dated notions that any candidate with a degree is ‘better' or ‘more employable' than one without...

19 Jul 2017

Do you have a degree? The increasing job requirement...
Do you have a degree? The increasing job requirement...Article

South Africa is one of few African countries that offer plenty of job opportunities in various industries. However, these jobs don't come easy, with over a quarter (27%) of these positions stating a degree as a requirement...

Jesse Green 4 May 2017

Creating an employee value proposition to attract top talent
Creating an employee value proposition to attract top talentArticle

An employee value proposition (EVP), seen as a critical tool in obtaining top talent, is one that defines what an employer expects from its employees and what it offers them in return...

29 Mar 2016

Building managerial capacity in the SAPS through professional development
Building managerial capacity in the SAPS through professional developmentArticle

Commending delegates on completing the Public Management Development Programme, General Riah Phiyega addressed guests and members of the national Police Service at a certificate ceremony...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 28 Aug 2015

How to find (and keep) the right candidates
How to find (and keep) the right candidatesArticle

Human capital is the engine of an organisation - and human resource (HR) management is one of the key drivers for a company's success...

10 Jul 2015

Confidence is the magic ingredient for women in business
Confidence is the magic ingredient for women in businessArticle

As the amended Employment Equity Act takes effect, the pressure on businesses to increase the percentage of women in leadership is on...

28 May 2015

Confidence the magic ingredient to boost the numbers of women in business
Confidence the magic ingredient to boost the numbers of women in businessArticle

As the amended Employment Equity Act takes effect, the pressure on business to increase the percentage of women in leadership is on. One way to achieve this is to invest in ways to develop confidence in women...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 27 May 2015

Changing positions with your head held high
Changing positions with your head held highArticle

There comes a time in your career when you consider moving to a new company for better prospects, experience, pay or opportunities...

13 Jan 2015

2015 and the war for talent
2015 and the war for talentArticle

Social media, rapid technology growth and instant information access have all been discussed as trends to look out for in 2014. However, as the years tick by, this way of living is becoming more prevalent and resulting in more consequences for job seekers and employee seekers alike...

Juliette Attwell 15 Dec 2014

Rudolph von Abo
Cloud computing and its potential for software development companiesArticle

What is the cloud? How do I connect to the cloud? What can the cloud do for me?

Rudolph von Abo 25 Jul 2014

SA's biggest online job portal launches new, improved recruitment site
SA's biggest online job portal launches new, improved recruitment siteArticle

Careers24, one of South Africa's leading online recruitment portals recently hit record highs in terms of user engagement reaching over 1.2 million monthly visitors to the site in January 2014 - a year on year growth of 113%, which puts it squarely at the top of the job portal pile.

Issued by Careers24 3 Mar 2014

Skills development enhanced by new technologies
Skills development enhanced by new technologiesArticle

New technologies based on cloud computing and mobility are making skills development a richer and more engaging experience for both employees and employers.

Phil Lotter 28 Oct 2013

Godfrey Madanhire
Inspiring efficiency in the workplaceArticle

Just what is efficiency? If you, as a business owner, can't define just what you mean and expect when looking for more efficiency in your business, you've already lost the battle.

Godfrey Madanhire 19 Sep 2013

Six HR technology functions to help retain the best staff
Six HR technology functions to help retain the best staffArticle

New trends in technology are making it possible for organisations to engage with their employees on a deeper level, making the employees more likely to stick around and contribute to sustainable business performance.

6 Sep 2013

Careers24 goes majorly mobile
Careers24 goes majorly mobileArticle

Careers24, one of the leading online career portals in South Africa, has just launched a new app that will give job seekers greater access to job opportunities - directly from their mobiles.

Issued by Careers24 6 Sep 2013

Tasneem Mohamed
Tips on preparing for a job interviewArticle

One third of employers will make a hiring decision in the first 90 seconds of a job interview. Research shows that a positive, upbeat attitude when you walk through the door accounts for 55% of the impact you make in an interview, while confident communication accounts for 38%.

Tasneem Mohamed 21 May 2013

Virgil Bethanie
The risk and implications of employing the wrong candidateArticle

Matching a job applicant to job requirements requires a high level of skill and expertise. If an applicant is placed in a job for which he is not adequately equipped, the consequences for the company are severe.

Virgil Bethanie 3 Jul 2012

Recruitment trends alter following economic downturnArticle

Recruitment practices are influenced by the supply and demand of the labour market, economic conditions, competitor practices and technology - a dynamic process, which differs from industry to industry.

22 Jul 2011

Flying SA flag high in UK - FT's Lisa MacLeod
Flying SA flag high in UK - FT's Lisa MacLeodArticle

Former Business Day managing editor Lisa MacLeod is flying the South African flag high in the UK, having recently been promoted to the post of managing editor at Financial Times (FT) after joining the London-based newspaper in 2003. In an interview with Bizcommunity.com this week, MacLeod speaks about UK's technophobia, its conservative newsrooms and some of the pressures facing SA newspapers.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 16 Mar 2010

Recruitment agencies should embrace the InternetArticle

Jobs.co.za recently hosted presentations in Cape Town and Johannesburg to share some of the challenges that recruitment companies and recruitment advertising agencies will face in the online space in 2009 and beyond.

27 Mar 2009

Vote for the best SA recruitment agencyArticle

The cut-off date for nominations and voting for the fifth annual Junction Awards is 31 July 2008. Hosted by CareerJunction, the Junction Awards give career seekers the opportunity to vote for South African recruitment agencies that have displayed outstanding and exemplary recruitment practices.

7 Jul 2008

Kirsten Halcrow
Five key questions that standardise the job interviewArticle

There are five key standard questions for recruitment managers to gain the best understanding of job candidates and to weed out those who are unacceptable risks. Asking standard questions has several advantages. They allow for a consistent process so that all applicants are subjected to the same questions and take the pressure off interviewers because questions are written out for them and can indicate that these standard company policy questions are asked of everyone.

Kirsten Halcrow 12 Mar 2006

Peter Gilbert
Getting the real picture in salesArticle

In most organisations, emphasis is put on the interview rather than any other selection aspect, yet few people know how to conduct an interview to get the best information from the candidate. Here are key factors that experience has proven to be valuable.

Peter Gilbert 8 Mar 2006

Hiring the wrong candidates costs the country billionsArticle

In a global research study - conducted jointly by SHL and the Future Foundation - it was found that the hidden cost of selecting the wrong candidate for a position equals an annual sum of US$23 billion in the UK and US$105 billion in the United States. Translating these findings to a South African context, the cost of managing poor performance is estimated to be R29 billion or 2.26% of GDP.

7 Nov 2005

Recruiter of the Year awardedArticle

CareerJunction announced the winners of the first 'Career Seekers Choice Recruiter of the Year' Award in Johannesburg this week, and DAV Professional Placement Group was awarded the status of 'Recruiter of the Year'.

19 Aug 2004

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