Social media have changed the face of recruitment and going forward have the potential to change it some more. But it is now clear social media are unlikely to supersede established methodologie... Read more
Women’s Day is a chance to celebrate women who succeed against the odds, especially those who reach the top in a man’s world, despite male protection of their turf. ‘The Queen Bee Syndrome’ gets... Read more
'Presenteeism' is the phenomenon of employees who are at work when they should be, but are not sufficiently productive.
Presenteeism was initially defined as the practice of going to work... Read more
Picking winners is not the exclusive preserve of the punters at the Durban July. Main board directors do it. Executives do it. Even junior managers early in theircareers do it. But these race wi... Read more
By the time you’re 40 you’ve learned a few things about life, about goals and reaching them, about responsibilities and taking them. You still have your dreams, but you’re no longer naïve.<... Read more
We must create more jobs. Everybody says so, while neglecting to tell us what kind in what
industries. Clearly, not every industry is a net job creator. Manufacturing and mining have s... Read more
Survival of the fattest was sometimes seen during the world’s last economic crisis when banks that were “too big to fail” were bailed out.Read more
INTERNATIONALLY, March is Women's Month and, according to some global measures, South Africa has something to celebrate.
Apparently, women here are making advances at the top of the corpo... Read more
Greater diversity across the economy is not only a legislative goal, it’s a strategic imperative at South Africa businesses that realise a more representative staffing mix helps to improve corpo... Read more
Getting back to serious work in the New Year means getting the diary for the next 12 months into some sort of order. A key issue here is what conferences to attend, where and why?Read more