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Top screening trends, hiring remains sluggish - MIE's 2020 Background Screening Index
Top screening trends, hiring remains sluggish - MIE's 2020 Background Screening IndexArticle

The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected industries across the globe, and the background screening industry has not been spared...

24 Mar 2021

Reducing staff turnover with pre-employment integrity testing
Reducing staff turnover with pre-employment integrity testingArticle

Successful offsite CCTV surveillance companies recognise that even the most advanced technology is only as good as the people who monitor, control and make the decisions in the control room...

Rob Nichol 4 Mar 2021

NWU to mentally gear up South Africa's Olympic athletes
NWU to mentally gear up South Africa's Olympic athletesArticle

The Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP) at the North-West University (NWU) recently joined forces with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) to support Team South Africa as a preferred provider in its preparation for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 2 Feb 2021

Hiring talent - using psychometric tests to see behind the mask
Hiring talent - using psychometric tests to see behind the maskArticle

Now more than ever, recruitment is evolving. In order to deal with the pandemic in the past year alone, companies have been forced to move from face-to-face interviews to virtual methods...

21 Jan 2021

Top leadership tips inspired by Maslow's Pyramid
Top leadership tips inspired by Maslow's PyramidArticle

great model for understanding the role leadership plays in needs fulfilment and how that can help us retain, develop and motivate employees.

Michelle Moss 26 Aug 2020

What employers need to know about POPIA
What employers need to know about POPIAArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) which came into force on 1 July 2020 places several obligations on employers in terms of managing employees personal information...

Kirsten Eiser & Shane Johnson 19 Aug 2020

CEO bloodbath is a warning for leaders to screen new employers
CEO bloodbath is a warning for leaders to screen new employersArticle

The past few years have seen arguably the biggest exodus and purge of leaders from the country's top companies and SOEs in recent history, with more heads expected to roll in future...

27 Jun 2019

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

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...

Aarti Natha 17 Jan 2019

What you need to know about employing expatriates in SA
What you need to know about employing expatriates in SAArticle

The rules and best practice for employing a foreign national in South Africa are significantly different for them than normal employees...

Marisa Jacobs 12 Jul 2017

Didn't get the job? Do public sector candidates have the right know why?
Didn't get the job? Do public sector candidates have the right know why?Article

Following Gezani Isaac Masingi's unsuccessful application for the post of Municipal Manager of the Greater Giyani Municipality, Masingi sought to find out why...

Gavin Stansfield 17 Jan 2017

Marketing tips for franchisors seeking high-quality franchisees
Marketing tips for franchisors seeking high-quality franchiseesArticle

Many franchise owners have found that it is hard to find good franchisees in a difficult economy and, when these can be found, how to attract them in the face of many competing franchises...

Eric Parker 19 Oct 2016

Don't let derailers take you off the leadership track
Don't let derailers take you off the leadership trackArticle

Senior executives who seem stuck on a never-ending plateau in their career should investigate whether their halt in upward mobility is potentially linked to a so-called derailer in their leadership makeup, an expert says...

16 Aug 2016

Return of the human
Return of the humanArticle

What has caused the assessment industry to sway so sharply from the needs of talented individuals towards a transactional process?

Tennille van Jaarsveldt 11 Jun 2015

Psychometric assessments enhance system implementation
Psychometric assessments enhance system implementationArticle

From shrinking margins and talent management to the complexities of engaging in an increasingly globalised and highly competitive environment, organisations are facing tremendous pressure to perform...

Meyer Pretorius 10 Jun 2015

Kumba gives bursaries to Postmasburg learners
Kumba gives bursaries to Postmasburg learnersArticle

A group of 20 learners in Postmasburg has joined the Kolomela Scholarship Bursary Programme after receiving bursaries from Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela mine.

3 Mar 2014

[BizCareers] Job-hopping and a psychometrist's career options
[BizCareers] Job-hopping and a psychometrist's career optionsArticle

Should I stay or should I go? We weigh up what looks good on a CV vs career fulfillment, as well as finding career options for a budding psychometrist.

Juliette Attwell 28 Oct 2013

Kay Vittee
Spring clean your careerArticle

Being positive is a choice. It is normal to be weighted down by the realities of work. Fatigue from long hours and the high levels of stress associated with strenuous deadlines and workloads or boredom and complacency from repetitive tasks with little reward, take their toll.

Kay Vittee 27 Sep 2013

Phiyega must account says Wiley
Phiyega must account says WileyArticle

A shortage of police in the Western Cape required the "unusual step" of calling national police chief Riah Phiyega to account, a provincial lawmaker said on Tuesday, 27 August.

28 Aug 2013

Standard Bank launches SME Quick Loan in Africa
Standard Bank launches SME Quick Loan in AfricaArticle

The Standard Bank Group is launching a new lending facility that uses a psychometric assessment to provide loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Africa with the aim to revolutionise the way finance is advanced to the largely informal business sector.

21 Nov 2011

Criminals increasingly trying to slip into employmentArticle

According to the latest Annual Background Screening Report, released by Employers' Mutual Protection Service (EMPS) 14,5 applicants out of 100 checked have a criminal record, based on AFIS (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) fingerprint searches (1.5% down on 2008) and 5% on the name/ID search (1% up on 2008).

8 Feb 2010

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