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By Kerryn Kohl We are standing on the brink looking down at the abyss that is this “New World.” So let me ask you this… when the waters settle enough for you to see your reflection,

by Kay Vittee To manage an organisation’s reputation and ensure that it is not associated with any controversial, discriminatory or damaging (legally, financially or otherwise) views, it is vital to keep an eye on what employees

by Sue de Waal  Reading newspapers, following the news and listening to corridor talk, paints a gloomy picture of the future.  From politics, to business, to storms and fires destroying property and threatening the lives of people,

by Josef Langerman  IT organisations function within an industry in which the need for sustained high performance is ever-increasing due to the industry’s constant growth, increasing pressure, and rapid change. This need challenges many executives and

by Marius Meyer  When the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) launched the world’s first National HR Standards in 2013,  the first question we asked HR Executives was:   Of the 13 HR Standards developed for South Africa,

by Camilla Pennington We all remember the old adage that when customers have a positive experience they tell one person but when they have a negative experience they share it (usually angrily) with ten or more

By  Kerryn Kohl. This week’s column is inspired by a recent school incident. It got me thinking that although bullying may be rife at schools there are tons of bullies in the workplace too. Heck, who knows

By Carol Butcher South Africa is not building the skills that the economy requires. “If we don’t get primary school right, secondary school isn’t where it should be, colleges are not right, universities are not right and

The venue - superb, the 20th floor of the Venue in Sandton. The view from the balcony, breath-taking. Undoubtedly one of the best views of Sandton. The mild weather played along, and guests enjoyed a

By Kerryn Kohl Trust, another one of those 4 letter words! Everyone talks about trust and focuses on strategies to build it. You know those types of articles, “5 steps to getting people to trust you”