David Hilliard shares his views on change management programmes with Alan Hosking.
A research report by MasterStart has found that just 23.8% of working South Africans believe their current skills will keep them employed in ten years’ time.
Every business needs to master the art of juggling for it to be successful.
Getting an organisation to change has been compared to “running through fields of molasses”. The going is slow, with progress frustrating, messy and hard to measure.
South African companies implicated in the Guptagate scandal find themselves facing a bleak future.
Facing retrenchment can be a frightening experience.
Educational institutions in South Africa and across the globe are lagging behind in equipping learners with the skills they will require to be employable in coming years.
With companies of all sizes facing hard times over recent years, and many needing to lay off workers to keep doors open, there have been many people who have suddenly been out of a job and under pressure to find work again in a hurry.
Companies participating in Skills Development initiatives are required to submit their Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Training Reports (ATR) by 28 April 2017.
We are firmly entrenched in the “Age of the customer”, where systems, strategies and products are based more on the needs of people who use them and less than ever before on those of the companies that produce them.