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By Vuyo Dwane -  Introduction The SABPP launched the Employer Brand Standard in July 2016 at its Annual Conference, describing it as “the practice of creating [and marketing] the idea or image of the organisation that employees

Hiring first-time work-seekers can appear to be a little tricky for employers. Young, inexperienced staff seem to be a business risk because of the time and money needed to train them up, which can result

By Jonathan Cook -  Of course managers need both hard and soft skills.  One cannot lead an organisation without both.  But which are needed more in Africa? I used to think that we should focus on the

By Carol Butcher -  “Buildings are usually a venue from which to serve our customers, but the bricks and mortar play a small role in our business. It is the people that are important,” says retired

I am really excited by the prospect of this column and hope to make it as practical and useful as possible. I am by nature a collaborator, and would like to use this as an

By David Cohen -  Performance management is on the way out. In its place, “Agile Performance” Improvement is on the way in. Agile Performance Improvement calls for frequent and ongoing conversations between manager and direct report, eliminating

By Camilla Pennington -  According to the 2016 South African Graduate Employer’s Association (SAGEA) Candidate Insights survey of 2 052 new or future employees from 108 South African organisations, 85% of candidates feel that an employer’s

By Barbara Walsh -  There is some debate as to who the coach is primarily responsible to in executive coaching relationships; is it the coachee, or the organization which pays the bill? Who precisely is the

By Carol Butcher -  Africa, slumbering giant. How we long for Africa to wake-up, to hear the lion roar – I am great, I am world-class, I have achieved my full potential. Africa’s wealth does not lie

By Marius Meyer -  2017 is upon us and while most South African employees are enjoying the last part of their annual holiday season before the start of this year’s work, it is also the time

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