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    Freelance / Independent Training Professionals - Networking Event Port Elizabeth

    Started by Anna Retief in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Tuesday. 0 Replies

    KSA Training Consultants & PE's Young Professionals Network is hosting a networking event specifically aimed at independent / freelance professionals in training. Please see the Facebook event for more details, or to RSVP: …Continue

    Tags: Freelance, Training, SDF, PE

    SDF, Assessor and Moderator looking for a Job

    Started by Butholezwe Nyathi in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Monday. 0 Replies

    I am a registered Assessor and Moderator with Health and Welfare SETA as well as with Services SETA. I am also a qualified Skills Development Facilitator (SDF)I am looking for a job and I am ready to start immediately. For my CV, please drop me an…Continue

    COSATU Statement on the 14th 2013 Employment Equity Report......'Deep hole syndrome'!

    Started by Norman Ntai in Employment Equity. Last reply by Norman Ntai yesterday. 2 Replies

    COSATU Statement on the 14th 2013 Employment Equity Report11 April 2014COSATU welcomes the rude awakening presented by the 2013 Employment Equity Report. We are very active in the labour market and have always said that whilst the general South…Continue

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    Successful career planning depends on attibility – but what is attibility?

    Posted by Lia Marus on April 17, 2014 at 9:00 0 Comments

    by Lia Marus

    Recently, I interviewed a number of HR managers in the IT industry and asked them what attracts people to work for their companies. Most of them said, without a shadow of a doubt, that their career planning initiatives are their competitive advantage. However, no matter how good the career planning schemes that a company offers are, if a candidate will succeed in his or her chosen career will depend on their…



    Posted by King Costa on April 16, 2014 at 13:02 0 Comments

    Some years back, former Chairman and CEO of Shell U.K., John Collins, once sent the following memo to employees:

    "For too long macho management has been hailed as the only way to run things, and that has put women at a disadvantage, with their abilities measured against criteria set by men. This has been a tremendous waste of talent - something that business can no longer afford."

    If you are a woman in management, you are probably all too well aware of this! If you are a male…



    Posted by King Costa on April 16, 2014 at 12:07 0 Comments

    In the Four Framework Approach, Bolman and Deal (1991) suggest that leaders display leadership behaviours in one of four types of frameworks: Structural, Human Resource, Political, or Symbolic. The style can either be effective or ineffective, depending upon the chosen behaviour in certain situations.

    1. STRUCTURAL FRAMEWORK: In an effective leadership situation, the leader is a SOCIAL ARCHITECT whose leadership style is analysis and design. While in an ineffective leadership…


    Talent management strategy: Are you building your competitors’ talent pipeline?

    Posted by Lia Marus on April 15, 2014 at 8:00 0 Comments

    by Kim Dowdeswell

    As organisations look to drive growth in challenging markets, they recognise the need – in their talent management strategies - for a strong bench of rising talent that evolves with the shifting needs of the business. Our research shows that organisations with stronger leadership gain double the revenue and profit growth compared to companies with weaker leadership. This means that developing effective leadership from…


    7 Tips to Create a Powerful Impact, Presence and Influence

    Posted by Karl Smith - The Networking Guy on April 14, 2014 at 14:42 0 Comments

    The impressions we make on others can have a major impact on networking, building our own business, working with others and our earning capacity. So give yourself an edge and take this opportunity to reflect on how you can enhance your presence, impact and influence to help achieve your personal and professional goals.


    1.         Understand yourself: A first step in developing your personal impact, presence and authority is identifying         what it is that you want…



    Posted by King Costa on April 14, 2014 at 14:04 0 Comments


    Just like coaching in sport, coaching in the workplace sets goals and works towards them to unleash people’s full potential. Coaching continues to…


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