Human Resource

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Find everything related to Human Resource right here on the Skills Portal. Human Resource (HR) can be defined as "the personnel of a business or organization, regarded as a significant asset in terms of skills and abilities." We've also got the latest on Human Resource Management and ways to simply HR.


The potential penalty of R1 500 000 for a first offence highlights the seriousness with which the Department of Employment and Labour (DOEL) takes non-compliance and shows that they will not hesitate to bring the maximum penalty against defaulters.


So, you've booked an awesome holiday this December, and you cannot wait to leave for your destination, but the age-old issue of what to pack has reared its ugly head.


So, you've booked an awesome holiday this December, and you cannot wait to leave for your destination, but the age-old issue of what to pack has reared its ugly head.


The word of the year in 1999 was "Y2K."  In 2007 it was "subprime."


The next 36 months hold unprecedented opportunities for the local furniture manufacturing industry.


The accessibility of sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms, enabled by the high-performance capabilities of cloud-based data centres, mean insurers can more readily embrace a culture of innovation when it comes to their traditional approaches to business processes.


As nearly 900 000 matric students complete their final exams this week, it is vital for them to start planning for their future


Competitive supply chains must enable a new level of coordinated performance that creates a high-fidelity picture of in-process flows across extended networks.


While online retail is growing at a rapid pace, albeit off a low base, it is still but a tiny drop in the ocean of the total South African retail pie (around 2%).


 Every month, workers contribute to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). This money can be accessed should they require short term financial relief if they lost their job.


Many workers lost income due to the Covid-19 enforced lockdowns. The South African government established the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) to supplement the lost income of these workers.  


The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) provides short-term financial relief to workers who have contributed to the fund. 


The South African labour force is made up of around 22 million individuals, of which 34.9% are unemployed.


Where the job itself is permanent it is dangerous to employ staff on anything but a permanent contract. This is firstly because the Labour Relations Act provides for fixed-term employees to have a reasonable expectation of renewal of their contracts at the expiry date.


The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) provides short-term financial relief to workers who need to have their income supplemented.


With many companies looking to enforce vaccine mandates for employees from the beginning of next year, Ian McAlister, General Manager at CRS Technologies, examines several of the key issues surrounding this.


Strikes in South Africa are as ‘normal’ as warm weather. However, strikes have more recently occurred less frequently probably due to the reluctance of unions to weaken the employer and to spark resulting retrenchments. In the light of this partial mindset change the Massmart strike that has entered its second week is somewhat unexpected.


Whether the dismissal of an employee who attended work whilst awaiting a Covid-19 test result, who continued to report to work after the Covid-19 test result came back positive and who failed to follow health and safety protocols in the workplace, was fair.


The Ombudsman advised the South African public to heed the following tips to safeguard their finances against fraud:


What does diversity and inclusion really mean? This question has taken on added significance as we navigate the pandemic. As our people have had to adapt to a world where remote and hybrid working becomes the norm, company values and culture have never been more important.

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