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How to engage your talent in the digital workplace

How to engage your talent in the digital workplace

Follow these two key paths to achieving sustainable employee engagement in the digital economy. The majority of global businesses are going through significant changes in order to stay relevant in a digital world that thrives…

How to create internal experiences to build culture

The most effective way to disseminate messages, build camaraderie and unify your internal audience is through connecting in person. Meetings, workshops, conferences and events allow for the human connection to be experienced. But there’s more…

The costliest part of a bad hire isn’t what you think

CFOs say lower staff morale and productivity are the biggest pitfalls of poor hiring decisions.As expensive as it is to replace a bad hire, the money isn’t what concerns employers most. In a Robert Half…

Hiring Process
What the recruitment trends are for the 2016/2017 financial year

What the recruitment trends are for the 2016/2017 financial year

For South African corporate companies, March/April marks the beginning of a new fiscal year, which means that it is time to take stock of their company’s productivity,performance and profitability over the past 12 months and…

Hiring Process
Is blind hiring the diversity tool we’ve been looking for?

Is blind hiring the diversity tool we’ve been looking for?

Greater diversity across the economy is not only a legislative goal, it’s a strategic imperative at South Africa businesses that realise a more representative staffing mix helps to improve corporate performance. Research supports the contention…

In-house or outsourced: 2016’s great debate

“In-house or outsourced?” is a question at the top of Learning and Development Manager’s minds. Representatives of diverse sectors such as FMCG’s (fast moving consumer goods), Telecoms and Insurance gave their views: The major benefit…

Five rules for managing people in your start-up

If your small business is to grow and prosper, you need to hire the right people and then manage them in a way that gets the best from them.Even if you are not a natural…

Change careers successfully

Perhaps you’ve reached a point in your professional life where you need a new challenge, or maybe you’re thinking about a completely new career path.Whatever your reason, a change in career can be difficult. However,…

Six lessons on business transformation

The words ‘business transformation’ are easily said, but how often is real transformation achieved, especially in today’s difficult economic climate, when it can easily be put on the back burner? The question remains, is there…

VUCA World
What in the world do job seekers want?

What in the world do job seekers want?

Candidate motivations for changing jobs vary by geography and generation, according to a global study from ManpowerGroup Solutions. Key findings from the study are available in a new paper, “Below the Surface: Emerging Global Motivators…