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.

From unequal pay to robots

The hot button workplace issues likely to dominate 2018 Workplaces the world over are changing rapidly thanks to the way we prefer to work, social changes and technological advances.

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How honest employees become criminals

The incidents in information security might occur due to the fault of the most respectable employees.

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Embracing AI as a powerful enabler in the modern workplace

Artificial Intelligence (AI), the current technology buzzword will have key implications for a broad range of business processes—most notably the people-centered activity of human capital management.

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#METOOZA: Sexual harassment in the workplace in South Africa

Recently, and on an ongoing basis, revelations of sexual harassment in Hollywood have made the headlines, and stories of sexual harassment or inappropriate behaviour amongst celebrities and entertainers are being revealed on an almost daily basis.

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Why remote employees are feeling more isolated

Working remotely is a highly sought-after job perk. Having the flexibility to live and work where you please, regardless of corporate headquarters, often draws people to take one job over another.

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'I quit': Can an employee avoid dismissal through resignation?

You can’t fire me, I resign!” sounds like something one of Harvey Spectre’s clients might say. But if your employment relationship is not in Hollywood, but South Africa, what would the legal position be in respect of resignation to avoid dismissal?

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Automatically unfair dismissals Vs legitimate unfair dismissals

It is necessary to determine whether the employer is exercising its right to dismiss employees for operational requirements or, whether it was actually dismissing the employees in order to compel them to accept a demand of mutual interes

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Targets and Quotas: The cold and impersonal arithmetic of transformation

Are you a designated employer seeking to prepare your Employment Equity Plan (EE Plan) for the first time or renew an existing EE Plan?

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How to use science and data for greater hiring success

There is a wealth of new methods, backed by research and new data sets, to inform the hiring of executive teams.

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