Human Resource

As digital transformation continues to seep into each and every industry and sector and the skills gap continues to widen

The purpose of the Employment Equity Act (EEA) is to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunity and fair treatment in employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination practices

Very often, an employee is suspended while an investigation is conducted into allegations of misconduct, or pending the holding and outcome of a disciplinary hearing. 

Building the leadership bench is a major priority in 2019 for 67% of heads of human resources and 78% of talent management leaders

It is no secret that securing the right mentorship can benefit the next generation by passing on the wisdom of seasoned workers

Social Media represents one of the most significant developments in human communication and has undoubtedly changed the way we interact and share information. 

 

 

Since October 2017, the #MeToo movement has had a ripple effect on society and has shone a spotlight on the manner in which sexual harassment is dealt with in the workplace.

South Africa’s unemployment rate decreased by 0.4 of a percentage point to 27.1% for the fourth quarter of 2018, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Tuesday.

Valentine’s Day is not just about flowers and candle-lit dinners. It’s an annual opportunity to contemplate the power of love and the promise of happiness when you find the only one for you.

 

 

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill

Every growing company has a need for a Human Resource Manager and a high-quality team.

 

The office you choose for your business has a direct impact on your employees, your clients, and of course your bottom line. But getting this incredibly important decision wrong could mean devastating consequences. 

It’s been said before that businesses should treat employees like customers. Further to this, businesses can turn negative employee feedback into an opportunity to demonstrate listening, transparency and empathy

Continuous feedback loops are replacing formal annual or biannual reviews – but the new system needs to be planned out to make these changes effective.

Brain health is set to take centre stage in 2019 with research showing that nutrition, sleep and stress management are among the most important factors influencing mental wellness.

1 December 2018 saw the first amendment of the 2014 Immigration Regulations come into effect (First Amendment). Rumours of the First Amendment caused a fair bit of panic, for fear of a complete system overhaul, but the changes were not quite as Trump-esque as initially anticipated.

Black industrialism in the textile sector has been taken to another level since the opening of an R81 million firm in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal.

Do you think appearance doesn’t count in the workplace? Well, think again. The quality of your work might be the most important thing but your appearance also leaves an immediate impression on your colleagues, including management.

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. 

Burnout can silently stunt growth, stifle innovation and poison a workplace environment. 

The workplace is undergoing tremendous change as the the result of new technology, shifting societal attitudes and new generations of workers with different needs and ideas.

Every year, designated employers in South Africa are obligated to submit an employment equity report reporting in accordance with Section 21 of the Employment Equity Act (EEA).

The National Minimum Wage Act 9 of 2018 (NMWA) came into effect on 1 January 2019. 

Where an employer or employee fails to comply with a court order, does such failure constitute contempt of court?

 

Research conducted by the ROAM (Ringier One Africa Media) Group shows that many Africans who apply for a job are not qualified in the first place.

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