Recruitment and Induction. Recruiting the most suitable persons to meet the requirements of the role and fit the organisation’s culture is a key human resource management role and skill. In times of rapid technological change and innovation, and an international shortage of skills, retaining good staff is critical. A professional induction programme is the first step in employee engagement and retention.

It is generally recognised that first impressions are central to how relationships develop. The employment relationship is no different, and the goal is to achieve the psychological engagement for new employees to feel part of the organisation by the time they go home on the first day.

Recruitment practices may stifle diversity

Whether organisations are using a recruitment consultancy or an internal HR department to recruit, the role of the recruiter is critical when hiring the most applicable and capable candidates.

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Ensure workplace safety with criminal checks

The average employed South African spends about eight hours per day in a work environment. It is, therefore, an expectation that employers should ensure the safety of all employees during working hours.

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Consider these aspects in the recruitment process

We often hear that employees are the most important resource in your company, they can either add value by being productive and creative or create more work by being counter-productive. 

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8 things to do when a new employee arrives

Hiring new employees is something every business has to do at some point. Whether it’s because the business itself is growing or a current employee has decided to move on. In both cases, the hiring process is never easy.

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How is digital data influencing recruitment?

Data has always been an important part of a recruiter’s candidate search.

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How to make better hires for your business


Both small business owners and team leads in major corporations can find the hiring process a particularly challenging one. But it is one of the most important tasks for the business to continue to be successful. You simply have to do the hiring process right.

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The Employment Services Act now effective

Employment Services Act Purpose
By a Proclamation of the South African President, the Employment Services Act 4 of 2014 (ESA) came into effect from 9 August 2015. The ESA falls under the Minister of Labour and provides for public employment services. What effect will this Act have on the workplace and how will it affect the lives of human resource practitioners?
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The changing face of labour legislation

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The recruitment industry is undergoing significant changes, driven in part by the direction that labour legislation has taken, according to Nritika Singh, MD of Isilumko Staffing (IS).

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Services SETA Vacancies

The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA), a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act 97 of 1998), invites applications for the positions hereunder:

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