Workplace safety is part of building a work environment that people want to be in and feel comfortable in. How can you as a manager, create a safe space? This can be accomplished by taking measures to educate employees and effectively communicating safety-driven mindset. Protecting your employees can be challenging. The modern workplace can be a loud and dangerous place that exposes your employees to hazards unique to a workplace or professional environment. For this reason,…Continue
Added by Chantel Harris on January 5, 2017 at 9:59 — No Comments
When you’re looking to hire a new teacher for your school, you need to be careful. You can’t just look for people who are qualified for the position. Simply having a teaching qualification doesn’t necessarily mean they are fit to be a good teacher. And, of course, you only want the best for your school. You want someone who is able to do the best possible job and give the kids the education they deserve.
Added by Chantel Harris on December 23, 2016 at 11:22 — No Comments
Freedom or Youth Day in South Africa resembles a host of activities around the country where not much happiness are seen among our youth and we need to question ourselves as many of us come out of the oppressive apartheid era.
It is humiliating to call any of our youth as an affirmative action (AA) or an employment equity (EE) appointment in any position in commerce and industry especially when such appointments are done in management and leadership positions, notwithstanding the fact…Continue
Added by Moegsien Harris on June 15, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments
July 21/22 2016, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Conference Centre
Speakers and delegates are travelling from across the globe to attend the conference, providing insight into how employer engagement and training is experienced in varied settings.
We are pleased to welcome representatives from the following countries.
We are delighted to confirm contributions from the following speakers,…
Added by sylvia hammond on May 31, 2016 at 21:30 — No Comments
The Services SETA Quality Management Division invites stakeholders to a capacitation workshop.
The workshop aims to capacitate Skills Development Providers to improve quality education and training that will meet sector needs.
Tuesday, 1 March 2016
Time: 09h00 – 15h00
RSVP’s should be forwarded to Mehlote Hlongoane on email@example.com on or before 19 February 2016
For more information contact the Gauteng office on 012 300…Continue
Added by sylvia hammond on February 17, 2016 at 21:00 — No Comments
Big promotions will probably only come by a few times in your life, but when they do, it’s a different kind of accomplishment to finishing college or landing your first job. A promotion is the affirmation that you have been noticed and that someone up there thinks you’re going places.
But what if you wait for a promotion that doesn’t come?
If time is moving on and you aren’t rising up the ranks, you might think it’s time to seek out a new employer where you will be better…Continue
Added by Chantel Harris on November 4, 2015 at 8:42 — No Comments
An increased number of business courses are now available online. Where learning in this hightly sought after sphere used to only take place in the lecture halls of prestigious universities, this type of learning is happening in bedrooms and lounges across the world
What does this mean for the universities and colleges offering traditional business schools? And what does this mean for the CEOs and those working…Continue
Added by Chantel Harris on September 3, 2015 at 17:17 — No Comments
The following letter has been received from the Services SETA:
"18 August 2015
Dear Skills Development Providers
Re- Registration of Services SETA Qualifications and Unit Standards
This letter serves to inform Services SETA skills development providers that registered qualifications and unit standards which fall within the scope of Services SETA have been re- registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Qualifications and…
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
To all skills-universe members knowledgeable about accreditation processes - please assist.
Before the implementation of DHET, the Department of Labour registered/accredited training service providers. As I recall this was for the safety type training, equipment, fire-fighting, and possibly related occupational health issues of chemical inhalation and so on.
Once again I have been asked for clarification.
Please will you assist me to respond to the following…Continue
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…
Added by sylvia hammond on March 13, 2015 at 21:30 — No Comments
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
Added by sylvia hammond on March 6, 2015 at 17:30 — No Comments
Calling all transport industry management You are invited to apply for the Generic Management Skills at NQF Level 5.
The opportunity is open to all transport Industry workers.
This is a once in a lifetime…Continue
Added by Dr Wynand Goosen on September 25, 2014 at 12:00 — 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
This is part two of a three-part series.
If you want to balance your needs with those of your employees, the trick is to engage all your company's stakeholders in authentic and transparent communication. This so that you can design a…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 9, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments
It's all terribly simple. You're in a managerial role because you've proven yourself and have been the most adept at 'getting stuff done'. Unfortunately, being responsible for employee management isn't simple: achieving an objective yourself, and the ability to get a group of people to achieve those same goals, are two very different skills sets. What happens when your team won't move in the same direction or aren't…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 8, 2014 at 8:00 — No Comments
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
Is good management a natural aptitude that someone is either born with or not? Or must talent first be developed through training and experience? This is an interesting question to ask, because it leads to another, more pressing one: can anyone be a manager?
Arguing the case that managers are born
If you wanted to make this side of the argument, you would say that not everyone is cut out to be a manager – and that sounds like a fair statement to make. …Continue
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