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.

Why employee screening isn't an HR function

In many organisations, the recruitment function is often left up to the Human Resources department.

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Law only part of effectively managing employee incapacity

CRS Technologies stresses that legislation offers a guide, but can only solve some of the challenges businesses face in effectively dealing with employee incapacity.

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6 Ways to boost employee engagement

Employees are the driving force behind any company; the engine so to speak. And if you were to see that engine light flashing profusely, would you ignore it? Unlike engines, employees have feelings and conditions.

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When employees reject recovery plans

Is it fair to dismiss an employee for refusing to comply with the recovery plan that was implemented to avoid mass retrenchment?

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Breaking labour brokers

The risks associated with incorrect use of agency workers became very real to many employers when South Africa's highest court, the Constitutional Court (CC), handed down its long-awaited judgment on 26 July 2018.

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The importance of exit interviews

The way an organisation engages top talent throughout the hiring process is critical to securing that talent and maintaining a positive brand reputation.

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ConCourt supports workers employed through labour brokers

Temporary workers employed through labour brokers are permanent employees of the main employer after three months, the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) ruled on Thursday.

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Why the 'sick note' matters

In business and labour, sick notes are of utmost importance, they play a far bigger role in effective HR management than many realise. This is according to HR and HCM services and solutions specialist CRS Technologies.

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How helping staff save is good for your bottom line

While many people find the prospect of retirement – not having to wake up early every day and deal with traffic, work, office politics and so on – appealing, a large number of people, especially those in their 50s and 60s, are extremely worried at the prospect of no longer rec

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Getting the workforce of today ready for tomorrow

The world of work is significantly changing on a daily basis by the introduction of new technologies and globalisation.

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