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The demon of cronyism in the public service must be crushed

When employees do not give their best, it is the organisation that suffers the most. In the case of government this directly affects citizens

The workplace today through the lens of augmented humanity

There is huge generational diversity in the workplace today

Make your human capital investments pay

It is fair that higher performance be rewarded accordingly, but within the fair discrimination principles being applied

Transforming for the Future

Dimension Data turns employee careers into worthwhile experiences with tools, technology and now robotics

CHRO & and Business 4.0 in the digital era

It’s essential to make provision for disruption and to augment employees’ skills

Enriching the employee’s life through work

What African organisations can learn

Microsoft’s culture of innovation

A rich and resilient internal culture creates an environment that embraces diversity and inspires constant learning

Africa’s Top Employers 2020 Certification Programme overview

More than 200 African organisations achieved Top Employer certifications for 2020

Performance management: Shifting the conversation

A collaborative, engaging environment enhances employee performance

Employment good and proper: A good ‘deal’ for our people

Creating a compelling value proposition is always a work in progress

​Workplace change is a social imperative

The persistence of racism in companies and resentment about white control can only be addressed by positive moves to empower workers.

Tea isn’t for boring people — it’s a craft that can be mastered whether young or old

Brewing the perfect cup of tea requires patience and dedication according to Enet Mpofu

Parliament suspends head of human resources

Parliament has suspended its human resources manager Ntombekhaya Manyela while she is being investigated for alleged nepotism, among other charges.

New HR manager, be warned

An honest letter of introduction from an HR director to a new HR manager, in parody.

A multinational reality check

The African continent is rich with culture, language and law, so how does HR harmonise this diversity without dictating one message to many?

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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