Human Resource

The planned facilitation process between the CCMA and Amplats has been postponed by 60 days. This will enable them to engage with the Department of Mineral Resources with a view to finding appropriate solutions. Amplats earlier announced that it would be retrenching about 14 000 workers due to the strikes.

Employee misconduct is a common occurence in any workplace. It is vital that HR departments can identify a situation before it escalates. Also to know how to deal with misconduct and the processes that should be followed.

In light of the World Economic Forum where international leaders have gathered to
mark out the way forward for the globe, Manpower Group South Africa looks ahead at
2013 and offers its predictions for the year.

Government, Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and organised labour have reached
an agreement to postpone the retrenchment of approximately 14 000 Amplats mine
workers for at least two months.

A new teaching and learning model known as 'life coaching' has been developed and
adopted, along with other interventions on pre-graduate level, to enhance personal
achievement. This research project has shown tremendous results.

The North West provincial government will meet with the Lonmin management to discuss the company's refinancing process and responsibilities post Marikana and the Lonmin Renewal Plan.

Only half of South African companies make use of online recruitment methods but
trends indicate that mobile recruitment is set to become one of the primary mediums
for HR professionals to reach new talent.

The Employment Conditions Commission will meet to discuss farmworkers' wages after collecting inputs from the nationwide public hearings. This will be used to set a new minimum wage determination for farmworkers.

The Human Resources (HR) department needs to recognise the value that it brings in
helping the business to compete in finding the right talent.The future of HR however
depends on its business presence.


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