HR More Than A Cog In The Workforce Machine


The acting minister of Investment, Trade and Industry said his ministry being the cogwheel of diversification, employment creation and wealth needs a proper workforce in which the Human Resource (HR) is key in driving them.

Speaking during the Strategic HR Conference recently, Karabo Gare said about quarter of a century ago, HR departments played little more than a welfare role and it was a ‘tea and sympathy’ department unlike today where the HR function is highly skilled and requires strategic contribution.

“HR shouldn’t be known for employing, recruiting and firing people in a workplace, but rather it is about bringing the best out of the workforce.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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