What is HR? What is the definition of Human Resource Management? The birth of human resource management practices can probably be traced back to the industrial revolution. Prior to that people had worked at home-based crafts, or as travelling craftsmen, or in agriculture. The creation of work in factories meant that the relationship between management and employee needed to be managed, time-keeping records kept, and large payrolls had to be processed.
A word of caution to South African companies with branches outside of South Africa: the Labour Appeal Court has confirmed in Monare v South African Tourism and Others  (Monare) that the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) may have jurisdiction t
By accessing the sites and interacting with the SETA staff, SMEs should be able to identify what qualifications exist in their sector, and which might benefit their business by improving employee skills and knowledge.
The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) is the quality council responsible for the occupational qualifications and is accessible on the www.qcto.org.za, where there are details such as the accredited Skills
Once a small or medium enterprise (SME) has started to participate in skills development by submitting their Mandatory Grant, and the submission has been accepted by their Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA), then the SME will be able to make appli
Once the SME has identified their SETA, the SME can start participating in skills development by making contact with the SETA and registering a Skills Development Facilitator (SDF), who may be an external consultant or someone within the company.
Many SMEs are not aware of the valuable contribution that they can make to provide their employees and young people to acquire skills and be equipped to participate in the economy. Every organisation (except public sector and public benefit organisation
South Africa’s office workers spend nearly an hour a day working on their mobile devices despite having access to more powerful computers. And they see smartphones as preferable to tablets when it comes to doing work on a mobile device.