Teacher Development gets support
NAPTOSA, the second largest Teacher Union, has put its weight behind SACE’s Teacher Development strategy.
Government’s strategy to introduce a formal professional development programme for Teachers was implemented early this year. At last weeks KZN Naptosa Congress some 400 participants gave support for the teacher development system developed by…Continue
Added by Don Leffler on August 23, 2014 at 16:48 — No Comments
Employers may unknowingly be discouraging female job seekers from applying for jobs merely by the way their job adverts are worded. Masculine-themed words (such as competitive, dominate, and leader) present in job adverts can dissuade women from applying because they cue that women do not belong. These masculine themed job adverts often have a discriminatory effect, even though they do not have a discriminatory intent. This is…Continue
Added by sharon snell on August 22, 2014 at 0:45 — No Comments
You are on this planet for a very specific reason. To positively impact people the way that ONLY you can. This is your service to humanity.
It means finding and using your strongest talents.
Where you are right now (your career) is part of your purpose. But it may also be a necessary step towards greater fulfilment.
Your purpose is your passion and your power. It is the underlying driving force of your life. It gives your life meaning and direction. This driving force…Continue
Added by Marilyn Jones on August 20, 2014 at 22:30 — No 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…Continue
Added by Madivan van der Merwe on August 18, 2014 at 20:02 — No Comments
Success is reserved for those who are steadfast in their desires as they become great!! - This is a powerful quote..
Added by Madivan van der Merwe on August 17, 2014 at 16:10 — No 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…Continue
Added by Karen Hardman on August 14, 2014 at 17:38 — No 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…Continue
Added by Michelle Shippel on August 14, 2014 at 15:09 — No 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…Continue
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So much has been said about Success …
Test yourself – look at the image below,…Continue
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When it comes to …Continue
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7 Reasons to Smile ...
The other day I was having a discussion with someone who is more than 20 years my senior. He remarked how complex and difficult business and life has become. Things are being done so differently and technology dominates the marketplace. He admitted to being a technophobe and for the most part either unwilling or unable to make use of the various technologies that so many of us take for granted. It is challenging enough to get him to use his cellphone for much more than taking and…Continue
Added by Jared Shippel on August 1, 2014 at 9:26 — No 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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 24, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 24, 2014 at 8:30 — No 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…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 23, 2014 at 12:30 — No 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…Continue
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?
Added by Lia Marus on July 22, 2014 at 7:30 — No 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…