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.
Many businesses hire junior employees. Partly because they’re affordable and partly because they want people who can grow with the company and haven’t learned any bad habits through years of experience.
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