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WESSAis seeking a registered moderator with the LGSETA to moderate the Environmental Practices Skills Programme NQF L2 qualification ID no 50309. LGSETA registered moderator at either one of these venues: Western Cape, Howick or Johannesburg. …Continue
As an established developer of training material, we are inviting national ETDP Accredited Service Providers to submit a proposal to present commercially motivated [Facilitator, Assessor and Moderator] courses to our clients.Best regardsKen Ken…Continue
A glimpse back at the office of 1990 would remind us of a workplace where fax machines and fixed telephone landlines were the main mediums of communication. Bulky monitors, desktop PCs and fax machines were the norm, and an inbox was a physical tray…Continue
When compiling a written warning or notification to attend a disciplinary it is extremely important that the charges are correctly formulated.
Theft is a prime example: to charge the employee with “theft” is not sufficient and additional charges must be incorporated. The reason we address other things relating to the theft is that it is not always proven in a disciplinary hearing that the act of “theft” was complete and the employee is then found not guilty. It could be that the…Continue
When starting out a new romantic relationship, there are certain warning signs that will tell you to back away, like being over 30 with no inclination to move out from the parent’s basement, or having an unhealthy obsession with taxidermy.
In much the same way, there are certain red flags that will help you know that an employee is not going to be a right fit for your company. You want to be on the lookout for these early on, before any contracts have been…Continue
Skills-universe members will be interested to see two documents published for comment:
This document is a must read for everyone working in the area of AET. It explains the administrative and…Continue
The aim of computer software is to make the task of a human resource manager easier. However, the way in which the HR utilises and executes a task is up to them. Modern technology has advanced throughout the years, and the fear we should all have is; will machine take away my job? The answer is, not quite -especially not if you are the HR of a major company. Human interaction is still required in all aspects of keeping employees happy. Human Resource Software may help track employee…Continue
Some of you might remember that I posted a blog about online learning. I enrolled for a free course, "MOOCS and the South African Higher Education Landscape" (moocs.org.za). I have learnt a few interesting facts about online learning and find the discussions interesting.
The assignments are done in the form of a blog. Specific topics are identified. I have copied and pasted the following from my latest blog:
"The landscape of higher education has changed tremendously over…Continue
09 July 2015
Small & medium sized businesses often cannot afford to employ a full-time senior training/learning and development practitioner, which unfortunately causes them to miss out.
What if you can actually afford to have a Senior Learning Development Practitioner working for you?