Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says human resource development is a societal issue that needs to be addressed if South Africa is to move forward. “If anyone wants to move a country forward, developing human capacity and human skills is the tool that you use.
Personnel and HR management has been included in the gazetted listing of scarce skills - for comment. What are the challenges HR practitioners face today and are they rising to the challenge - read on to consider.
Human Resources (HR) has evolved from being ‘just another function’ in business to a highly regarded strategic force in the rapidly developing new era in commerce.
Professor Dave Ulrich argues that competence multiplied by commitment multiplied by contribution equals talent success, you will no doubt agree that skills development is key to human capital success.
There is a clear relationship between low levels of education and poverty. Can Internships make a contribution to reducing youth unemployment, and where does entrepreneurship fit in? This article discusses some recent research reports and raises questions on the proposals.
Building an integrated learning strategy that is driven by intelligent business data will be where many South African organisations need to focus their efforts in the next 24 months.
Local companies need to provide their people with the context, insights, thinking and skills they need to make the most of the tools they have to do their jobs.
The advent of social media, marked by the proliferation of smart devices and increasing numbers of users on social networks, represents not only a clear opportunity for businesses to better engage the market – but also a new era in HR management.
South Africa’s HR industry received a much-needed ‘shot in the arm’ and achieved a milestone with the rollout of national HR standards, the culmination of the HR Standards Project initiated in 2012 by the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP).
A number of key trends in talent management have been identified following the Top Employers Institute’s global research into the world’s leading employers – and business leaders will have to adapt rapidly to stay on track.
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