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Cost transparency critical to making informed choices

Cost transparency critical to making informed choices

The Association for Savings & Investment South Africa’s (ASISA) decision to implement an industry-agreed standard method for comparing charges on individual investment savings products is to be welcomed. Introducing a similar model to occupational and…

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How to fast track new senior appointees

How to fast track new senior appointees

The act of transitioning is never an easy one, especially when it is transitioning into a new leadership position. New executives are expected to move forward with their own agendas and make their mark within…

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How to align teams behind a vision

How to align teams behind a vision

Clarifying a vision and aligning the team behind the vision is the ultimate leadership accountability. This is one of the profound expectations of leadership – setting the right direction for followers. The benefits are phenomenal.…

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What are the unspoken costs of inappropriate staffing?

What are the unspoken costs of inappropriate staffing?

Having too few, or too many, staff can have negative financial, service and productivity implications – affecting both an organisation and its employees. Hiring excess staff can result in superfluous wage pay outs as well…

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What is a pipeline of talent for the future?

What is a pipeline of talent for the future?

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of…

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Why you need to handle extending job offers with care

Why you need to handle extending job offers with care

Hiring new staff can be a very exciting time for a business: it represents growth, positive change and the chance to bring fresh new talent into the organisation. However, the hiring process can be daunting,…

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What is the value of an Exit Interview?

What is the value of an Exit Interview?

Staff turnover is one of the most significant HR costs in any business. The direct costs seem obvious; recruitment advertising, screening, interviewing, reference checking, assessments, contracts, followed by induction and training, all in terms of…

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Why strategic HR can improve Generation Y and Z

Why strategic HR can improve Generation Y and Z

Generation Y and Z young people born in the 80s and 90s have huge potential to play a positive role in building a much-needed new business environment in South Africa, yet they make up the…

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5 steps to ensuring constructive & sustainable performance management system

5 steps to ensuring constructive & sustainable performance management system

Culture is one of the most important factors that regulates individual performance. Many companies are closing their books for the financial year end in April, and parallel to this, annual performance appraisals are undertaken. The…