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TRENDS IN 2017

February 23, 2017

I am still reading articles on trends for 2017 and the one item I found interesting was that 61% of companies believed that their staff communication needed to improve and they felt that by doing that, it would improve employee engagement. 57% believed that technology would help them achieve this. Whilst we talk about staff communication, we cannot ignore the fact that more and more people are communicating and expressing their opinions via s...

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PEOPLE RISK IGNORED IN VICTIMS OF CRIME SURVEY

February 21, 2017

A frightening review of the Victims of Crime Survey (https://goo.gl/gw1h99) has made me realize that whilst many South Africans are aware of the high levels of violent crime and causes, there appears to be little awareness of the people risk in our country and the affect that this could have on individuals and our economy Some of the main crimes associated with people risk are ID Theft, Bribery and Corruption and the perceptions of law en...

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Performance Appraisals

February 17, 2017

I have followed this subject closely for the past few years. Many people feel that the standard appraisal is a thing of the past, but even with the changes in the industry it has been said that employee engagement levels have not improved over the last ten years. John Bershin however says that the key to successful performance management programs is to align the talent strategy and business strategy of the organization. People understand the go...

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COMPANY CULTURE

February 17, 2017

What are your thoughts on company culture and changes in 2017? Every company should promote an engaging and ethical company culture. This will not only create a happier workforce, but we know that happy employees are productive and will give you the competitive edge. The Deloitte 2016 research shows us that 86% of business leaders believe company culture is on of the most urgent talent issues. To ensure employees are fitting into company cultur...

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THE EFFECTIVE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN HR

February 17, 2017

We have seen the world of HR moving into a more technical environment, which can often lead to an overwhelming amount of information coming through. While the actual human intervention cannot be done away with in terms of interviews and assessments, technology is being effectively used to screen CV’s, select a suitable number of candidates, vet them according to the organisation’s employee screening policy and then create a personal developm...

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THE CHANGING WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT & SECURITY THREATS

February 17, 2017

From different age groups, to different cultural backgrounds, the workplace is becoming more and more diverse, and with it, different ideas, views and opinions. This can have a great impact on company culture and the happiness of your employees. 38% of millenials, according to a PwC report, felt that the older senior management could not easily relate to the younger workers and 34% felt that their personal drive could be intimidating to other ge...

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THE CHANGING HR ENVIRONMENT

February 17, 2017

Some industry commentators call the Human Resources function the last bastion of bureaucracy and it is seen in its traditional role - the department that merely hires and fires the staff needed to do the jobs. However, today, the HR role should according to Dr. Dave Ulrich, a professor at the University of Michegan, be seeing HR professionals leading their organizations in areas such as organization development, strategic utilization of employee...

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2017 – it’s all about the people

February 17, 2017

2017 has arrived with a vengeance and many of us are wondering what our future holds. In South Africa, 2016 left us stunned by the antics of our president and current political situation. We can only hope that the opposition party can hold individuals accountable and ensure the stability of our country. From a corporate point of view, it was frightening to see the statistics reveal that last year; in general, company expenses are growing at a fa...

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