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Do We Need Appraisals?
Monday, September 28, 2020
Some of us regularly conduct objective appraisals, using sophisticated technologies that give insights into all the critical aspects of the candidate’s measurable c...
It Takes You
Monday, September 21, 2020
Much of the focus of this column has been on HR practice as far as the corporate and legislative perspective is concerned, so today I wanted to address the third componen...
Own the Position
Monday, September 14, 2020
If I had a thebe for the number of times I’ve heard a line manager say ‘it’s HR’, as a way of explaining to his or her team why there is a need to...
Feedback Just As Important
Monday, September 07, 2020
Previously, I wrote about the value of workplace surveys as far as getting insights into staff sentiments.
Of Leave Days, Expressly Sick Leave
Monday, August 31, 2020
Thinking Aloud About Leave Days, particularly about sick leave.
Take Their Temperature
Monday, August 24, 2020
Well, in a manner of speaking.
AI, AR, VR…As applied TO HR
Monday, August 17, 2020
I remember the first time I used self-checkout in 2003.
Help! I have COVID Fatigue
Monday, August 10, 2020
It’s a real thing actually.
Do We Have That Policy?
Monday, August 03, 2020
It’s more or less business as usual now isn’t it though? We have settled into a workable routine and we have a sense of normalcy again.
Monday, July 27, 2020
Looking back at when COVID-19 first forced us into lockdown conditions, we can see in retrospect there were some areas where our response could have been better, especial...
Monday, July 13, 2020
“I feel that a part of leadership, you know, being a leader, is perhaps having the position symbols in display.
Employee Experience Management In The New Normal
Monday, July 06, 2020
Let’s start off with the understanding that some working environments are more equal than others.
It's Crisis in a Crisis
Monday, June 29, 2020
Some have called it a global pandemic of unemployment, as we all come to terms with these changes that came about and continue to manifest in the COVID-19 aftermath.
Constructive Dismissal Is Unfair Dismissal
Monday, March 30, 2020
There are many instances where rogue employers have successfully pushed out that unwanted and increasingly unwelcome employee.
Engage and Dismiss with Diligence
Monday, March 23, 2020
Colleagues, we need to be clear and consistent with how we interpret and apply the terms that we use in our policies.
Courting Executive Support For Hr Policies
Monday, March 16, 2020
The reality is that in the process of decision making, line managers, supervisors, department heads, and company executives tend to look at expediency over equity.
Helping Or Hindering Progress?
Monday, March 09, 2020
The overlap between the HR function and the operational roles will always be there.
Conflict Of Interest In Policy Application
Monday, March 02, 2020
Some of the questions asked about the series on the development and application of employment policies suggest a fear or concern relating to conflict of interest.
Preparing To Use Your Policies
Monday, February 24, 2020
Last week we looked at some of the basic clauses that are expected to be covered in a typical employment policy document.
Where To Start In Policy Development
Monday, February 17, 2020
Employment policies are tedious.
Writing And Aligning Policies
Monday, February 10, 2020
We have spent most of these first few weeks of the year looking at personal growth, professional development and self-management type of issues, and they are an importa...
Monday, February 03, 2020
Have you heard of the feedback sandwich? That is what we want to talk about today. Feedback is not easy to give, and certainly not easy to take, but we have to regard it ...
Pay Me What I Am Worth!
Monday, January 27, 2020
“We feel the employer is exploiting us when it comes to pay.
Leverage Your Internal Resources And Develop Yourself
Monday, January 20, 2020
I was trying to find an attention-grabbing headline. I feel like what I have isn’t quite it, but if you are reading, hopefully you will finish the piece.
Happy New You
Monday, January 13, 2020
While this column addresses the corporate side of people management as opposed to the actual people themselves, there are times when exceptions can be made, like th...
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Signs of hope for SMMEs after COVID-19 knock
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