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How to source, attract and retain the right talent

How to source, attract and retain the right talent

An everyday reality for HR practitioners is that there are resources aplenty, but excellent talent is scarce. Sourcing, attracting and retaining the right talent is an ongoing challenge. The best-of-the-best know they’re sought after, so…

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Five best practices for aligning employees with corporate goals

Five best practices for aligning employees with corporate goals

Aligned organisations achieve higher levels of performance because all of their contributions are focused on driving measureable objectives. When you align teams, resources, planning and processes, you reduce wasted time and misdirected efforts. Everyone works…

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How benefits may be the key to attracting top talent

How benefits may be the key to attracting top talent

Portfolio Payroll, a specialist recruitment consultancy based in London, has released the results of its 2017/2018 salary survey. Polling professionals throughout the payroll sector, the organisation shed light on how benefits are now vital for…

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What is the difference between hiring introverts or hiring extroverts?

What is the difference between hiring introverts or hiring extroverts?

We all know that a diverse workforce is a productive, innovative and creative one. And while this extends to hiring people from different genders, races, ages, abilities and religious backgrounds – it should also extend…

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Harness excellence from within your auxiliary workforce

Harness excellence from within your auxiliary workforce

An employee engagement industry programme applied as a supply chain performance solution. Employee engagement is widely regarded as a priority within companies. It is no longer a “nice-to-have”, but mostly a “need-tohave”. However, little attention…

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Why will team composition be your biggest headache?

Why will team composition be your biggest headache?

Tolerance for others is vital in the work place and this is never clearer than when creating a successful team. Humans are humans and finding the right fit is often problematic – however, establishing what…

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How to manage generational differences in the workplace

How to manage generational differences in the workplace

Diversity in the workplace is highly important, but managing this diversity: from a gender, religious, ethnic, political and life experience/age perspective, can be challenging! What’s “normal” or expected for one person, may be highly surprising…

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9 things to consider before you retrench

9 things to consider before you retrench

Whenever a worker is retrenched in South Africa, it’s not just one person losing an income. That’s because employees in this country have a high number of dependents. For example, according to the South African…

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Why did Scaramucci crash and burn in the White House?

Why did Scaramucci crash and burn in the White House?

Antony Scaramucci’s term in the White House must be one of the shortest terms anyone has served in American politics. His departure after 10 days on the job was attributed to his use of vulgar…

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Why be informed before embarking on retrenchments

Why be informed before embarking on retrenchments

A tough economic climate continues to see numerous organisations restructuring and implementing retrenchments in an attempt to streamline operations and increase profitability. Retrenchments are often unexpected, and employers should take time to review the retrenchment…