Mentoring is an effective way to boost employee retention. According to the Association for Talent Development, 77 percent of companies that implemented mentoring programs reported that they were successful in increasing employee retention. In addition, 35 percent of employees who do not receive regular mentoring after a period of 12 months reported that they were more likely to look for another job. A mentoring program not only can boost employee retention but also help your company prepare…Continue
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Notification of Bid Award
The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA) is a statutory body established through the
Skills Development Act of 1998 to enable its stakeholders to advance skills levels in the sector in accordance…
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The Services Sector Education & Training Authority (Services SETA) cordially invites all Co-operatives & Non-Profit Organisations (specifically Non-Governmental Organisations & Community Based Organisations) to its Business Capacity Building & Engagement Workshops covering:
• How to Apply for Services SETA Skills Development Funding
• How to Apply for Tenders & Write a Tender Application
• Business Writing Skills
Focus group sessions to engage…Continue
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How can we provide access to Professional Development programmes to some 450 000 Teachers country wide (Principals, HOD’s and teachers) in all public and independent schools?
Special Appeal to support Education in South Africa
For just R 240 per year you will support the development…Continue
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The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA), a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act 97 of 1998), invites applications for the position hereunder:
Officer : Employee Relations
Total Cost to…
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Community Development Initiatives International (CDII)
CDII operates as a non profit company and is committed to supporting communities and encouraging sustainable livelihoods.…Continue
Grahamstown: RHODES Health Suite (Gym) holds a Cyclathon each year to support a special cause. This year the Indoor Cycling team at Rhodes supported sufferers of muscle diseases such as motor neuron disease, muscle distrophy, muscle sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and others.…
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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
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The Eazi Study Teacher Development Centre contains 20 different CPTD short courses, the revised Curriculum documents (CAPS); Government and DBE Policy documents, articles on education matters, research studies and news items. Teachers are invited to participate in the forum discussion and…Continue
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To see my four-month-old son in his exploration phase got me thinking about why our hunger for exploration fades. Are we just too used to the world or do we give up and stay loyal to our comfort zones? Maybe we're just caught up in the 'must do's' of life and neglect the 'want to's'. As our brains, skin and lungs start to die from the age of 20, most of us are already on a physical downhill. So is it not then worth it…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 16, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments
The chronic skills shortage we're experiencing in this country is making it very difficult to retain one's staff because recruiters and other companies are hungrily preying on those who have those skills which are in such short supply. Company loyalty has become a thing of the past because of the tough economic times we find ourselves in and employees will go to the employer who pays the most.Is it possible to retain…Continue
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Today, South African business faces a variety of human resources-related challenges, from workforce instability and talent management strategy through to regulatory compliance needs. "Perhaps the most significant of these challenges," says Anja van Beek, HR director at Sage VIP, "lies in aligning the company's people, with the vision of its leadership and the culture of the company." In this context, what are the most…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 3, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments
A client has an urgent need of the following - can you assist?
Please refer to the Job Specs:
General Manager: Innovative Learning Solutions
Manager: Outcome Based Learning
Manager: Artisan Development
Just send me (email@example.com) your e-mail contact address and I will put you in touch with the client. Only experienced and dynamic people please - no experience do not respond please.
The Employment Services Act, No. 4 of 2014 (ESA) was assented to by President Jacob Zuma on 3 April 2014 and promulgated in the Government Gazette as legislation on 7 April 2014. The act will come into operation on a date to be proclaimed by the president in…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on June 18, 2014 at 7:30 — No Comments
Sourcing the right training programme for your employees from a trustworthy training provider is not an easy task. The additional burden of finding cost effective courses that will give a return on investment can leave HR practitioners at a loss.
Companies who don’t have the necessary human resources experience are in danger of engaging with bogus training providers or participating in subpar training programmes.
However, Eduloans new Training Fund Management service is there…Continue
I recently wrote an article on whether government’s plan to produce 30 000 artisans by 2030 is a plausible one.
According to the Ekurhuleni Skills and Training Center SA can reach this target if government provides development opportunities for older semi-skilled workers as well as young people.
This comment got me thinking about the current focus on youth development, youth employment, youth subsidies.
No-one doubts that investing in our young…Continue
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Three billion unskilled and semi-skilled workers around the world are jobless. A mammoth 1.5 billion jobs need to be created globally for the world to win the war against unemployment. This was the message from the 30th International Pan Pacific Business Conference which was hosted by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) earlier this year.
South Africa, like many emerging countries, is facing a major talent shortage. The latest Talent Shortage Survey…Continue
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Research indicates that 75% of organisations are not happy with their leadership development programmes. But when you look at the fact that today’s leaders are being taught the same leadership ‘principles’ as their predecessors were, it is not difficult to understand why this is the case. With organisations doing the same thing over and over again - and not drawing on any new research - leadership development has become stuck in a rut.
The Role of Visio Meditation
Dr Wynand Goosen
Table of Contents
1. Introduction........................................................................................................................ 3
2. Meditation, Visualisation and Self Hypnosis in creating a new reality...............…Continue