What is HR?

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.

Shaping the future of education and skills - Minister Radebe addresses WEF 2017

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CCMA has a say over employment disputes that arise abroad

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 [2016] (Monare) that the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) may have jurisdiction t

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The dismissal process

When does a dismissal take place and what must be shown to prove that fact?

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Skills Development for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Part 5 of 5: How can SMEs promote youth employment and training?

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.
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Skills Development for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Part 4 of 5: What are occupational qualifications?

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

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Skills Development for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Part 3 of 5: How can SMEs access discretionary grants?

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

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Skills Development for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Part 2 of 5: How should SMEs participate in skills development?

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.

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Skills Development for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Part 1 of 5: What do SMEs contribute to skills development?

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

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SA office workers prefer smartphones

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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.

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Employee misconduct and investigations - why investigate an employee?

When an employer has reason to believe that an employee has committed serious misconduct it may be necessary to conduct an investigation prior to commencing a disciplinary process.

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