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Material Developer and Facilitator

Good DayWe are in need of services of a facilitator for Labour Market Information Systems and a material Developer for a short course in Good Governance and CSR in Mining. If you can handle any of the two please send resume to pgmadhovi@gmail.comSee More
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Assessors & Moderators

Good day to you all!We are looking for registered assessors and moderators for the following unit standards:US 115407- Change ManagementUS 114226- Conflict ManagementUS 264409-NegotiationUS 115759-Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments If…See More
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Training Material sale: 25 July to 31 August 2014 R 10 000 OFF selected qualifications

Since 2003, we have developed and sold “Accreditation Ready” material in learning material packs, which have all been sold through various channels and accredited with various SETAs for:Individual unit standards (more than 300 to select from)Full…See More
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Employment Equity Amendment Act effective 1 August 2014

he following statement was issued by the Department of Labour on 24 July 2014"The Department of Labour has called on employers to abide by the freshly-amended Employment Equity Act in the interest of business and transformation in the country. This…See More
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Rumbi James replied to sheriff nkomo's discussion WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITATORS REQUIRED IN EC in the group Independent Consultants
"Hi Sheriff I am based in Cape Town and available should you require my services. I am a facilitator and Assessor for this particular Unit standard. I have facilitated and assessed for some Municipalities nationally. Please inbox me. "
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Are you looking for the new clients from USA, UK, South Africa, India and Canada?

If you are in need of business development and looking for the new customers from USA, UK, South Africa, India and Canada than i can assist you.I can provide you leads for e-Learning, Training, Web Development and Mobile Applications from USA, UK,…See More
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WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITATORS REQUIRED IN EC

Good morning people, Networx is urgently looking for experienced Waste Management facilitators in the Eastern Cape region around the areas of Makana, Mnquma, Mbashe , Lukhanji, Ikhwezi, Mzimvubu ,KSD and Mhlontlo. If interested pls contact Sheriff…See More
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Off-the-shelf learning material for 57901

We currently looking for already designed and developed course material for qualification 57901: Further Education and Training Certificate in Credit Management. Kindly send me a course outline and price to mkoen@compuscanacademy.co.za See More
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    Assessors & Moderators

    Started by Nsingo Sibonile in Accreditation, training material, assessment 9 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Good day to you all!We are looking for registered assessors and moderators for the following unit standards:US 115407- Change ManagementUS 114226- Conflict ManagementUS 264409-NegotiationUS 115759-Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments If…Continue

    Don't give up, I know you can!

    Started by Lynel Farrell in Leadership and Management 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Some motivation for you today. Do what you were meant to do, step up your game unlike never before. Snap out of it! There is more in you, but you have to reach for it and dig deeper to take it to the next level. Stretch your imagination, tap into…Continue

    Opinions vary – But who is right?

    Started by Des Squire in Diversity, Culture, Ethics, Values, Morals, Equality, Race, Ethnicity. Last reply by sylvia hammond 13 hours ago. 4 Replies

    When I listen to talk radio it never ceases to amaze me how many people phone in and say the “previous caller was wrong”Communication levels in South Africa fail hopelessly for the simple reason one person fails to listen to the other and then has…Continue

    Facilitator and Assessor for Environmental Qualifications

    Started by Rumbi James in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Jared Shippel yesterday. 1 Reply

    I facilitate and Assess the following;• Qualification 22902 - National Diploma: Environment, Training and Development Practice• Qualification 22900 – National Certificate: Environmental Education, Training and Development Practice• Unit Standard…Continue

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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 2 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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    Cold, Warm, Hot...Call!

    Posted by Michelle Shippel on July 21, 2014 at 16:34 2 Comments



    Do you find that you tense up and busy yourself with odds and bobs around the office when you hear that you need to begin cold calling? Are you putting silly notions in your own head that you will not get the deal and therefore you are refraining from cold calling? Let's all take a step back and just breathe! I find that the best way to overcome this fear or negative attitude towards cold calling is to relax and put yourself in a positive space, and most importantly, try to get…

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