DURBAN – With South Africa reeling from the news of it’s official unemployment rate soaring to 34,9%, and 46,6% if those who have given up looking for a job are included, and with youth unemployment rocketing to 66,5% in the narrow definition, all stakeholders of this country are desperately trying to find sustainable solutions to this unsustainable trajectory.
While there are no quick solves, impact…Continue
Added by Vanessa on January 26, 2022 at 9:14am — No Comments
As baby boomers transition out of the workforce and millennials flood in, employers need to take note of the new strategies they’ll need to attract and retain the top talent of today’s workforce. Millennials value job satisfaction more highly than previous generations, and contemporary workers who are dissatisfied with their current employers …Continue
Added by Ngan Pham on January 26, 2022 at 9:01am — No Comments
Wellbeing at work means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. There’s a renewed focus on supporting your people’s health at work after nearly two years of pandemic mayhem.
Your initiatives can range from the large to the small, and an employee wellbeing strategy should have many strands. Half of businesses have a standalone wellbeing strategy according to a CIPD survey, while over 80% have…Continue
Added by Adam Johnson on January 25, 2022 at 10:31am — No Comments
Managing employees is difficult for businesses of all sizes. Luckily, with human resource management software, you can easily manage all aspects of your HR strategy, including everything from recruitment to employee engagement.
HR software offers several advantages that…Continue
Added by Betty Lockwood on January 25, 2022 at 10:30am — No Comments
The campus recruiter is in charge of building a pipeline of talented up and coming candidates. The job spans many departments, walks the line between online and offline recruiting, as well as being driven by key seasonal booms (mostly commonly occurring during late spring and early fall) as students transition into the next phase of their budding careers.
I had the chance to catch up with Cassie Stover,…Continue
Added by Ngan Pham on January 24, 2022 at 10:15am — No Comments
We know technology has had an impact on every area of our lives. We can manage almost our entire lives through our smartphones, from arranging appointments to paying bills. Technological innovations have also found a way into the workplace, completely revolutionising the way we work.
As technology is embedded into workplaces, it can unsettle workers. With technologies including artificial intelligence and automation able to replicate elements of our jobs, it’s easy to see why.…Continue
Added by Alicia Walker on January 24, 2022 at 8:37am — No Comments
When it comes time for your business to onboard new employees, you likely post ads in the usual places. In other words, you post positions on websites or in newspapers that prospective employees visit and read. Perhaps hiring a recruiter has never crossed your mind; however, good…Continue
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Telemarketing is still in demand in this era of social media and digital marketing, as the number of mobile users is growing at an exponential rate. As a result, your company should implement a telemarketing strategy to establish a trustworthy brand image and provide smooth services to your clients at the same time. Similarly, toll-free numbers benefit startups and small enterprises. It might make your company appear welcoming and reputable to customers. Let us look at how…Continue
Added by Lucia Adams on January 21, 2022 at 2:55am — No Comments
Employee satisfaction in workplace is consistently one of the top millennial recruiting problems. Nowadays, it’s not just about the salary—money is not enough to hold feet of millennials. More and more youngsters are considering companies that offer incredible perks and benefits, aside from salary.
This is when employee wellness programs (EWP) come into effect. When companies have healthy employees, they reap the benefits. A correctly designed employee wellness program, also called a…Continue
Added by Ngan Pham on January 20, 2022 at 11:46am — No Comments
Medical coding is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry. Working as a medical coder allows you to make a difference in the lives of others while using your skills and interests to do something rewarding and fulfilling with your career. To get started, consider the following benefits of becoming a medical coder:
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Leadership should be a two-way street, but managers in US organizations are falling behind. According to a 2019 study, 83 percent of workers would like their managers to ask for their opinions more often.
You’re in a management role for a reason. But that doesn’t mean that your teams can’t contribute effective ideas. Equally, a key part of your role is to listen to and address their concerns.
Added by Alicia Walker on January 18, 2022 at 11:30am — No Comments
We can learn a lot from other cultures, from sustainable living to business etiquette. Successful business leaders never stop learning, growing, and trying new things. This includes looking outwards and taking inspiration from different successful models. The Scandinavian model is undoubtedly one of the most inspiring. Danish workers are among the happiest in the world, and…Continue
Added by Alicia Walker on January 18, 2022 at 11:30am — No Comments
We’re rapidly approaching 2022, and yet female workers are still dramatically underrepresented in STEM careers.
While the percentage of women in STEM jobs is increasing, it’s still lower than we’d like. In engineering, women make up only 10% of the workforce and only 16% of IT professionals.
While increasing the number of women in STEM is important for equality, it will…Continue
Added by Alicia Walker on January 18, 2022 at 11:00am — No Comments
Recruiters can suffer from the same negative effects of success that anyone else does. The main issue is complacency. Sometimes a recruiter or anyone who has great success can become complacent. Sit back on their laurels so to speak. Sometimes with recruiters, it can also happen because they think they know the business they support too well, or they…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 17, 2022 at 5:03pm — No Comments
Over the last decade, smartphones have become an ever more important part of people’s lives. According to Pew’s research in 2015, 68% of Americans owned a smartphone, with that number rising to 86% among those ages 18 - 29. And digital-savvy Millennials & Gen Z now seek the convenience of completing most tasks on their mobile devices that more than a few would feel naked without…Continue
Added by Ngan Pham on January 14, 2022 at 10:25am — No Comments
If you’re getting ready to leave school and head into the world of work, the chances are that your teacher has discussed two major life routes with you: jumping straight into the world of work or continuing with further education in order to get into university. But if you know what career you want, and university isn’t calling to you, there is another path that is backed with incredible results for your career.
This article will show you the inner workings of an apprenticeship, what…Continue
Added by Alicia Walker on January 12, 2022 at 8:43am — No Comments
Leaders VS Managers
Recently I was asked by a fellow professional what is the difference between a leader and a manager. I thought long and hard about it, and came to several realizations. Now keep in…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 11, 2022 at 5:14pm — No Comments
Managing a team of people comes with a new level of responsibilities. But have you ever considered the vast difference between being a manager and a leader? Harvard Business Review reports that 30 is the average age of a first-time manager while 40 is the age where people first embark on leadership training. This is a decade of lost years of building…Continue
Added by Alicia Walker on January 11, 2022 at 10:44am — No Comments
Campus recruiting is not all about attending career fairs and conducting on-campus interviews. In today’s talent war where campus is the batlefield, companies need to do more to engage with students beyond traditional career fairs.
In this video, you are going to learn from the expert what you can do to build your employer branding on campus and get students stay engaged.…Continue
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