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
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2. Meditation, Visualisation and Self Hypnosis in creating a new reality...............…Continue
Many skills-universe members request information on how to conduct a skills audit. One of our contributing members Dr Wynand Goosen has very kindly provided us with the attached document:
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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES INTERNATIONAL NPC 2012/210981/08
“Together we are Stronger”
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By Frik Nortje
During the 90s, team development interventions were rife. This is also where things went wrong. Today, we are still…Continue
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|The deadline date for submission of the Mandatory Grant is 30 June 2013.
As the 30th of June is a Sunday, Fasset offices will be closed on the weekend. We therefore encourage all employers who wish to handdeliver their documents to do so before 16h00 on Friday 28…
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The organisation for economic co-operation and development was quoted as saying that “skills are the global currency of the 21st century”. Talent and its management is key to a company’s success and in order for a company to remain successful and competitive, the talent within the company needs to be managed, as well as improved upon, constantly.
For the vast majority of businesses in South Africa the biggest expense is the payroll of the people employed to operate, run and manage the…Continue
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Boikanyo Primary School, Zone 5, Ga RankuwaContinue
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NETBALL TO INTRODUCE YOUNG UMPIRES AT SCHOOL LEVEL
In response to the increased interest in Netball and following on the success of the Jamaican Young…Continue
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SAQA will be hosting it 11th Chairperson's lecture and three seminars on Career Development from 11 - 14 February 2013 in Durban, Lusikisiki, Johannesburg, and Pretoria.
In July 2011, SAQA commissioned research to determine and describe how South Africa organises, manages and provides career guidance information and services, as well as the key challenges in improving the management and delivery of such services. The results of this research will be presented in the lecture and…Continue
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15 August 2012
South Africa belongs to all its peoples.
We, the people, belong to one another.
We live the rainbow.
Our homes, neighbourhoods, villages, towns, and cities are safe and filled with laughter.
Through our institutions, we order our lives.
The faces of our children tell of the future we have crafted.
Ladies and Gentlemen, that is our vision for South Africa in 2030, anchored in our Constitution. Today, we want to remind…
Fasset's seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) will be held countrywide in July 2012 and will cover the principles and practical application of CSR. The aim of this seminar is to provide guiding principles and benefits of CSR to organizations.
This seminar will also shed light on how organisations can implement their own CSR initiatives and reap the benefits, both now and in the future.…
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Some managers may find it difficult to square the feedback from staff with their perception of themselves.
Managers need to take a hard look in the mirror to see themselves as others see them. That's according to a new report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development. The report arises out of the CIPD's quarterly employee outlook survey which identifies a significant…Continue
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A Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) is a body established under the Skills Development Act (RSA, 1998c) whose main purpose is to contribute to the improvement of skills in South Africa through achieving a more favourable balance between demand and supply, and by ensuring that education and training
- acknowledges and enhances the skills of the current work force, (in addition to ensuring that new entrants to the labour market are adequately…
Graduates interested in being considered for an opportunity to participate in…
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The National Planning Commission (NPC) has extended the deadline for comments and inputs to be made on its National Development Plan until May.
"Due to the robustness of the current debate on the plan, the NPC has decided to further open for written submissions until 30th May 2012, with the intention of giving South Africans more time to make their voice heard in South Africa's first ever long term development plan," the Commission said on Monday.
So far the NPC has…
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The qualifications levels of South African sheriffs needs to be enhanced so that they are on par with international standards, says Deputy Justice Minister Andries Nel.
Speaking at the 21st Union Internationale des Huissiers de Justice (UIHJ)/International Union of Judicial Officers in Cape Town on Wednesday, Nel also called for better training levels.
“The qualification and training levels of sheriffs should be improved to ensure effective performance. The South African Board…Continue
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