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Melody Poole replied to Clinton Thomas's discussion W&R SETA Assessors and Moderators in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Hi Clinton, Apologies. I accidentally hit "ignore" instead of "accept" for the request. Please resend. Thanks Melody"
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Clinton Thomas replied to Clinton Thomas's discussion W&R SETA Assessors and Moderators in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Thank you Roland. We will send details via email."
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Mashimbye Chester replied to Nompumelelo Promise Mokhine's discussion HELP NEEDED ON JOINT VENTURE ISSUES
"Dear Nompumelelo What type of business is been ventured into? is it training, fish and chips shop, construction etc etc? "
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David Loubser replied to David Loubser's discussion Learning Programme Design and Development in the group Learning Material Development
"Thanks Portia Soon as i have programme approval, i will provide costing regards"
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David Loubser replied to David Loubser's discussion Learning Programme Design and Development in the group Learning Material Development
"Hi Duduzile As mentioned i am submitting for programme approval and do not expect to have any problems. I will not be running the workshop unless i have approval for the stds regards"
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Mashimbye Chester replied to Phindile Sims's discussion Accreditation in the group Accreditation Processes
"Hi phindile i can assist you with your accreditation i.e - Quality Management System (Operational Policies and Procedures) - assessors - facilitators - moderators - materials - qms Please check your emails for more info Regards, Chester "
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Portia Nonhlanhla Dludlu-Siska replied to David Loubser's discussion Learning Programme Design and Development in the group Learning Material Development
" Hi congratulation on your bold step forward. how much is the workshop going to be, no cost on your information sheet. regards Portia "
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    ANC statement on the President's assent to Labour Relations Amendment Act

    Started by Norman Ntai in Industrial relations issues including retrenchment, discipline & dismissal yesterday. 0 Replies

       ANC statement on the President's assent to Labour Relations Amendment Act 20 Aug 2014The African National Congress welcomes the assenting of President Jacob Zuma to the Labour Relations Amendment Act yesterday, 19th August 2014. We believe that…Continue

    COSATU welcomes signing of Labour Relations Amendment Act

    Started by Norman Ntai in Accreditation, training material, assessment yesterday. 0 Replies

    COSATU welcomes signing of Labour Relations Amendment Act 20 August 2014 The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the news that President Jacob Zuma has signed the Labour Relations Amendment Act into law.COSATU welcomes those provisions…Continue

    If you had to choose between SETAs and QCTO ..............

    Started by Lynel Farrell in Skills, Sector Education & Training Authorities (SETAs), levies & scarce skills. Last reply by Lynel Farrell 4 hours ago. 24 Replies

    We are quick to complain and slow to give credit.  It has been years, and we all have had our ups and our downs with SETAs haven't we?  Sometimes they were:slow to respond to our queries, surely they can't have that many?slow to click reply…Continue

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    The death toll at the collapsed house in Alberton....

    Posted by Madivan van der Merwe on August 18, 2014 at 20:02 0 Comments

    ER24’s spokesperson Luyanda Majija said according to information they received there were 27 people on site when the building suddenly collapsed at the Meyersdal Eco Estate.

    Several were injured while at least nine died when the house which was being re-renovated collapsed.

    “There were 11 people with no injuries on site, two people were critically injured, two with moderate injuries and two with minor injuries and eight dead,” said Majija.

    Two of the people are…

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    Success

    Posted by Madivan van der Merwe on August 17, 2014 at 16:10 0 Comments

    Success is reserved for those who are steadfast in their desires as they become great!! - This is a powerful quote..

    Give your Secretaries the Gift of Time this Secretaries Day

    Posted by Karen Hardman on August 14, 2014 at 17:38 0 Comments

    Book Priority Management for a 1-hour session during the week of 1-5 September 2014 and we will share some Productivity Tips to ease the workload.

     

    Productivity Challenges addressed:

    -  Too much time in in-box

    -  Poor planning resulting in low productivity

    -  Constantly changing priorities

    -  Struggling to focus on the right things

    -  Too many distractions / interruptions

    -  Others not…

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    Ethically Speaking

    Posted by Michelle Shippel on August 14, 2014 at 15:09 0 Comments

    You go for a job interview and receive the call that the job is yours. You are filled with appreciation, excitement and an increased level of self confidence. You arrive for work and are shown to your desk or office and for the first week everything seems to be going well. Your…

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    Women's Day at Staffing Direct

    Posted by Bronwyn Newman on August 11, 2014 at 14:30 0 Comments

    Marking Women's Month, I was lucky enough to be invited to spend the day with one of our wonderful and long standing clients Staffing Direct. They asked me to share their Women's Day event, which took place on 8th August 2014 in Cape Town. 

    Managing Director Caroline Mack along with Eileen Rogers and her team created a wonderful atmosphere with such a friendly vibe. All the women present ranged from companies such as Robben Eiland Museum, Foschini Group HR, Transnet National…

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    Lie on your CV and face jail, job seekers are warned

    Posted by Bronwyn Newman on August 6, 2014 at 10:59 0 Comments

    The Southern African Fraud Prevention Service and iFacts background screening company have both warned prospective job seekers planning to lie about their qualifications that they are committing a serious act of fraud and that they could be facing jail should employers choose to prosecute.


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