47% workforce benefit from National Minimum Wage
47% workforce benefit from National Minimum Wage

The R20 per hour National Minimum Wage (NMW) will see 47% of the vulnerable workforce enjoying a rise in hourly wages.

2 days ago

Boris Dzhingarov
6 ways to improve business productivity

It is not an easy task to run a business. You have to deal with clients, meet deadlines, set targets, tap into resources for optimum returns, calculate ROI, plan finances, budget expenses, work out a business model, and the list can go on. However, these days, almost all companies or business entities have adopted ways to enhance their performance and productivity. In this write-up, let us see how this is done.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

Robots need you: How automation is creating jobs
Robots need you: How automation is creating jobs

Robot workers replacing human jobs - the debate of the decade. In reality, the opposite looks true. Recent research carried out by ManpowerGroup shows that more employers than ever - 87% - plan to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation for the third consecutive year.

2 days ago

Temps still need to fight for permanency
Temps still need to fight for permanency

Legal director of Strata-g Labour Solutions, Advocate Tertius Wessels has cautioned that despite the Constitutional Court ruling on Temporary Employment Services (TES) of placed workers being deemed employees of the client, employees should not have an automatic expectation of being transferred onto the books of the client.

3 days ago

How maternity/paternity leave structuring impacts your salary
How maternity/paternity leave structuring impacts your salary

Despite years of progress and an increased awareness surrounding gender equity in the workplace and society in general, women bare a disproportionate responsibility when it comes to childcare.

By Muhammed Goolab 16 Apr 2019

Why do call centres have the worst attrition rates in South Africa?
Why do call centres have the worst attrition rates in South Africa?

Call centres have some of the worst attrition rates in the world. These organisations are typically characterised by high work pressure and work overload, which can lead to stress and burnout, absenteeism, performance problems and attrition. Call centres that solve the attrition problem will likely emerge as the most successful.

Issued by Giraffe 16 Apr 2019

Annual Top Empowerment winners lead SA's transformation
Annual Top Empowerment winners lead SA's transformation

Former President Kgalema Motlanthe wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Issued by Topco Media 16 Apr 2019

R500m skills development project for Eastern Cape
R500m skills development project for Eastern Cape

About 2,000 ex-mineworkers, the youth and Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) beneficiaries in the Eastern Cape are set to benefit from a new skills development training.

16 Apr 2019

Don't fake it to make it!
Don't fake it to make it!

Securing a suitable career path is undeniably one of the most difficult decisions one must make in life - especially in the South African environment where opportunities are hard to come by. With the reality of background screening steadily becoming a compulsory practice within the hiring process - what does this mean for candidates?

By Michelle Baron-Williamson 15 Apr 2019

Affiliate Centre to prepare SA for 4IR
Affiliate Centre to prepare SA for 4IR

Government is set to launch the Affiliate Centre which will ensure South African industries move at an enhanced speed towards the fourth industrial revolution (4IR).

15 Apr 2019

BEE Council encourages best practice
BEE Council encourages best practice

The Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Advisory Council has called for the declaration of a Transformation Week in the country to showcase best B-BBEE practice.

15 Apr 2019

Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme
Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme

Roughly 6.21 million young South Africans without jobs, leaving many feeling hopeless and discouraged by the lack of opportunities available to them to earn a living wage and fulfil their aspirations. It is this gap that the Amy Foundation, in partnership with Astron Energy, intends to fill with their Youth Skills Development (YSD) Programme which aims to upskill the youth and enable them to become economically active through employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.

15 Apr 2019

#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor
#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor

The industry's lack of diversity and inclusion was made notably clear by last year's #TimesUp movement, largely focused on equality in race and gender. Now, with a rise of 'diversity and inclusion' focused roles popping in advertising, here's why it's important to focus on a range of ages and experience levels for true business transformation.

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2019