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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion Make me understand, if you can..............
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How to identify the perfect project leader in an interview

Although most experienced interviewers can spot an unreliable CV a mile away, there are a lot subtle challenges when it comes to hiring the perfect candidates for your business. This is especially true when it comes to employing someone to fill a…See More
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"Thanks for reading and commenting, everyone. Ian, you raise a valid point, as that is definitely a possibility (the CV being 'active'). And Steve - all the best to you with the job hunting!"
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    Make me understand, if you can..............

    Started by Lynel Farrell in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Lynel Farrell 29 minutes ago. 2 Replies

    Dear Skills Universe,Today I sit staring at my keyboard and then staring at my screen, trying to understand how to deal with issues of being disappointed in what I chose to believe as my pillar, my icon and my future.  How do you deal with trying…Continue

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    Senior ETD AdministratorAn Medium company in Durban Central is looking for an Senior ETD Administrator. Candidate must have passed Matric Qualification in ETD e.g.…Continue

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    How to identify the perfect project leader in an interview

    Posted by Chantel Harris on July 29, 2014 at 13:00 0 Comments

    Although most experienced interviewers can spot an unreliable CV a mile away, there are a lot subtle challenges when it comes to hiring the perfect candidates for your business. This is especially true when it comes to employing someone to fill a leadership role.

    Simply put, a great leader is not afraid of hard work, but not every hard worker is meant for leadership. How do we identify the candidate who would not only be a great employee, but also an asset to the business in…

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    POPI offers SA business the chance to clean house

    Posted by Lia Marus on July 24, 2014 at 8:30 0 Comments

    by Anne-Marié Pretorius

    The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) is an opportunity for South African corporates to enforce sound business practices across the board and effectively 'clean house'. South African companies are on the low end of the spectrum when it comes to information security spending but POPI encourages employers to update the aspects of business where personal information is affected, especially where many…

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    Motivating employees - uphill battle or rolling stone?

    Posted by Lia Marus on July 24, 2014 at 8:30 0 Comments

    by Peter McDermott

    It's a tough time of year for employers who are struggling to motivate their employees. Generally speaking, motivated employees are more productive and more loyal (even through the tough times). A motivated workforce means less absenteeism and it's more viable financially to motivate an employee than paying the costs to replace an unmotivated one. But how do you go about motivating employees? I've done some research…

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    Talent management is a vital edge in the digital agency world

    Posted by Lia Marus on July 23, 2014 at 12:30 0 Comments

    by Andre Steenekamp

    For a business that's so driven by its people, the digital agency environment is one characterised by high levels of staff turnover and burn-out. What's more, many agencies are also finding it difficult to keep their skills base up to date in an ever-evolving landscape. These realities show just how important it is for digital agencies to start thinking about talent management as a strategic priority. Management needs to take charge and understand that…

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    We need to transform HR

    Posted by Lia Marus on July 22, 2014 at 8:00 4 Comments

    by Lia Marus

    The marketplace is constantly changing which begs the following question: in this fluctuating environment, how can companies succeed? The answer – said Professor Dave Ulrich at the recent Progress Conference presented by the Business Results Group in association with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs) – is by changing the HR system in your company. You can ensure that your company's HR system is turned around by marrying strategic HR and HR…

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    We need to improve the standard of education – fast

    Posted by Lia Marus on July 22, 2014 at 7:30 0 Comments

    by Lia Marus

    In a written reply to a parliamentary question tabled yesterday, basic education minister, Angie Motshekga, stated that nearly 12 million children are enrolled at public schools. Providing our youth with a decent education is the first step towards solving South Africa's unemployment crisis, which means we have a duty to improve the standard of education in our country. Is this happening?

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