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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

Real relief requires the reform of state recruitment

Covid-19 has exposed, among a host of other things, the glaring gaps that appear when the wrong people have been put in the job

Don’t count on youngster to fill IT skills gap

Millennials graduating now may seem to be the logical answer to the IT skills shortfall. But don’t count on it.

Snooping or due diligence?

Social media offer new insights on job candidates — but is it ethical or legal to base a hiring decision on a candidate’s Facebook profile?

Building an environment fit for humankind

Careers within the built environment may remain in high demand, but there are plenty of challenges to overcome in today’s economy.

Embracing autism in business

Software companies and a specialist placement organisation based in Denmark are pioneering a new approach to recruiting people with autism.

Fine-tuned candidate matching

Social media adds a new dimension to the recruitment process, allowing companies to showcase themselves, and helping them to pick suitable candidates.

Tapping into destination recruitment

Positioning the actual destination of a company as a drawcard may be the new way to attract the attention of recruits.

Recruitment in an age of entitlement

The recruitment industry has undergone many changes over the years. Organisations need to meet the needs of a far more demanding market. Here’s why:

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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