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Effective management

Skills That Make Effective Managers

Successful managers can be hard to find, as not everyone has the right balance of skills, experience and knowledge. Often, employees are promoted to managerial positions before they are equipped with the right skill set, and are then left with little support to face their team. In situations like this, there can be many landmines […]

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Disability In The Workplace: INSETA Awards Highlight The Importance Of Integration

The Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) National Disability Awards, held in White River on 3 December, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, saw the announcement of winners in seven categories and highlighted the importance of integrating persons with disabilities into the South African workforce. People with disabilities were honoured at the 4th […]

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Deadline Looming – Proposed Changes To B-BBEE

The B-BBEE programme, through a system of Preferential Procurement, results in companies effectively applying pressure through their supply chains while measuring their own contributions. The programme is driven by companies’ Preferential Procurement Policies. Government as procurer of goods and services is also applying its own Preferential Procurement Policies. This policy inevitably impacts on all companies […]

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What Is B-BBEE?

The B-BBEE Act defines black people as South African citizens from African, Coloured & Indian ethnic groupings. In pre-1994 South Africa this majority of citizens were excluded from effective participation in economic activities based on race. No economy can grow by excluding any part of its people and an economy that is not growing cannot […]

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Coworking: The Best Of Both Worlds

The rise of the work-from-home entrepreneur or employee has been spurred by the drastic effect that technology has had on the modern world of work. Yet working from home, or from a crowded bustling coffee shop, may not be conducive to productivity; and renting office space is often not a financially viable solution for small […]

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Hiring Bounty – Recruitment As It Should Be

Crowdsourcing recruitment represents an enormous leap forward in an often out dated traditional recruitment industry. With a massive reduction in costs to clients, a significant improvement in the quality of candidates and the speed at which the position can be filled Hiring Bounty is forging a new path for the industry. Hiring Bounty is an […]

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