Workplace forums may be formed when there are more than 100 workers. They promote the interests of the workers by consulting and making joint decisions.
Employers must provide relevant information to workplace forums.
The functions of a workplace forum are to
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Entering into a deep debate about if you should choose a mentor or a coach is missing the point entirely. Both people can play a pivotal role in your development: you will need both and both roles can be interchangeable. That still leaves the question: coach or mentor?
The real issue in choosing a mentor or coach has to do with what you need to learn:
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Doris Lessing, the eleventh woman and the oldest person to ever receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, turned 94 yesterday. I love this beautiful woman.
Here's an excerpt from "The Golden Notebook" that every teacher and parent should read:
"Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this: You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We…
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When I visited the CETA website as I normally do every, I found that it was replaced by a new one http://www.ceta.org.za/ If found this website very inactive, less engaging, poorly developed/structured, and non-informative.
Other SETA's have set a great example, look…Continue
For whoever needs this today: Just something to think about...
Did you know the people that are the strongest are usually the most sensitive? Did you know the people who exhibit the most kindness are the first to get mistreated? Did you know the one who takes care of others all the time are usually the ones who need it the most? Did you know the 3 hardest things to say are I love you, I'm sorry, and Help me?
Just because a person looks happy doesn’t mean they are. You may have…Continue
Prof John Chibaya Mbuya PUBLISHED Books
1. Chibaya Mbuya J. (2012) Stress versus Productivity; ISBN;978-3-659-16650-1; Lap; VDM Publishing; Mauritius.
2. Chibaya Mbuya J. & Ibrahim Maher (2012) Attitude versus Altitude: ISBN: 978-3-659-15273-3; Lap; VDM Publishing; Mauritius.
3. Chibaya Mbuya J. (2012) The Trillion Dollar Business: ISBN: 978-3-659-14935-1; Lap; VDM Publishing; Mauritius.
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The current buzzword in strategic HR is talent management as organisations develop, integrate and reward their employees. They have realised that if they want to take their businesses to the next level, the most important area they need to focus on is the talent they need to acquire so they can achieve their business goals.
Effective talent pipelines need people with different skills sets and fresh ideas, which are linked to succession planning. This will make…Continue
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According to renowned South African scenario planner, Clem Sunter, we are in a period of hard times. In other words, our economy is in a state of flat, low growth and he predicts that we will stay here for the next 10 – 15 years. And because unemployment figures are staggeringly high, we are going to need to take drastic measures to ensure that we include these unemployed citizens back into the job market.
The job market is not what it used to…
Added by Lia Marus on October 16, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments
Sokana(2010:1) quoted African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe, to say that “Education will solve poverty, unemployment and growing inequalities in South Africa. Education comes up as a priority in solving all these problems. It enabled people to break the chain of poverty and contribute to the economy. The Freedom Charter stated that basic education would be free and compulsory for all children.
A word of caution for free education…Continue
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Much has been written about success but it often all comes down to the simple fact that success is not about who you are but about what you do.
Research from one of the most well-read articles in the Harvard Business Review, entitled ‘Nine Things Successful People Do Differently’ by Heidi Grant Halvorson, shows that persistence is at the very top of the list.
While many people may marvel at others who have shown incredible perseverance,…Continue
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The 2013 Entrepreneur Expo is once again showcasing why Cape Town is the entrepreneurial capital of South Africa. Taking place 26 – 27 October at the Muizenberg Civic Centre, the Expo brings together entrepreneurs from all over the City of Cape Town.
Exhibitors are divided into two groups. The first group are those that focus on the supporting Cape Town’s entrepreneurs including Vodacom, MWEB, SEDA, MEDO, Standard Bank, Shanduka Black Umbrellas and the Cape Chamber of Commerce…
Added by Dylan James on October 15, 2013 at 17:02 — No Comments
Ensuring the wellbeing of your staff is imperative for their optimum performance and ultimately the success of your business. For this reason, Compuscan Academy has put together an all-encompassing 3 day programme covering various aspects of employee health and wellness.
Covering time management, communications skills, money management, basic employment relations and HIV/AIDS awareness, these workshops will assist your employees both in their personal lives and in the workplace to…Continue
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Compuscan Academy will be hosting workshops on the National Credit Act (NCA) as well as the Protection of Personal Information (POPI). Enrol today to receive discount.
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Performance management, execution and delivery are crucial moments for any organisation, says Helene Vermaak, clinical psychologist and co-founder of The Human Edge. Crucial moments are periods when you experience inappropriate behaviour and if you do the right thing in these moments, it will significantly impact on your results and relationships. Conversations during these moments are sensitive, emotionally charged and risky. Unfortunately, many tend to shy away from having…Continue
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I am looking for a second hand SLR camera (entry level model will suit) for my personal use.
Does anyone have one they want to sell????
Added by Des Squire on October 10, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments
The National Skills Conference 2013 is being held in Boksburg. Representatives from all related groups are present to review the progress made with the National Skills Development Strategy III.
The theme for the conference is Together, turning every workplace into a training space.
Please tell me this is not true - Please tell me this is just media getting it wrong...the ramifications?!
Today I received a copy of a Circular…
Added by Tass Schwab on October 9, 2013 at 19:55 — No Comments
Always good news to share - our latest offering 71489 Further Education and Training Certificate: Contact Centre Operations was passed today by the Services Seta evaluator... Great news... this means our full suite of Contact Centre from 2 till 4 is A for Away... connect with me for our accreditation (super) ready material NOW.
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South Africans were shocked after the tragic fatal Pinetown crash that claimed 23 lives so far. The truck driver has been arrested and faces several counts of criminal charges. We know that…Continue
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Some American blogs have recently reported the announcement by Google Search that hashtags will soon be featured on Search Engine Results Pages (for now only available in the USA and Canada). A hashtag is a word or a phrase (without spaces) preceded by the # symbol — for example, #Cooking — that helps people find and join conversations about a particular topic. Clicking on a hashtag will show related content.
Google recently announced the inclusion of this tool in its…
Added by Nadia Landman on October 8, 2013 at 21:13 — No Comments