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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...
Is Talent Management Over-Rated?
Monday, December 16, 2019
This is the question that has reverberated through my inbox since I started talking about talent management, with readers sharing their various frustrations with ‘u...
Talent Management Strategies
Monday, December 09, 2019
Previously we compared general training, or maybe you call it something else like capacity building or development, but yes, we compared training with talent management t...
Is Training The Same As Talent Management
Monday, December 02, 2019
Some of us use these terms interchangeably, you know, training and development, talent management and talent development.
Is Disclosure Really Such A Big Deal?
Monday, November 04, 2019
Well, if you are the employer, the immediate answer is a big yes, because you want to know that you can trust your team.
Why Performance Appraisals Fail
Monday, October 14, 2019
We have said a lot so far, no just in this column but on a global scale, about how useful performance management systems are in motivating employees, aligning behaviour...
Looking At Performance Measurement Instruments
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
We’ve come a long way in understanding and embracing the concept of performance management, at both corporate and individual levels, and the best part of this pro...
The Quality Of The Working Environment Makes Or Breaks Performance
Monday, September 23, 2019
I know you’ll say you knew this. It’s obvious isn’t it? Of course the quality of the working environment affects performance. And this is not just about...
Job Description or Fluid Role?
Monday, September 16, 2019
Before we really get stuck into performance management and what it comprises, we may want to acknowledge how some of those components of performance management systems ...
What is performance management and when does it start?
Monday, September 09, 2019
We have been looking at recruitment and selection for several weeks now and having talked about induction/orientation in the last instalment, why don’t we pick the ...
What About The Reference Check?
Monday, August 12, 2019
Background check is another term for this. And yes, I know that many do leave this out of the whole selection process, but there are still enough employers who place such...
Before We Decide, Let’s Do Psychometric Assessments
Monday, August 05, 2019
‘Psychometric’ is a term coined from the Greek words for mental and measurement. And, by the way, even though there are so many different brands of assessment...
The Competency Based Selection Interview
Monday, July 29, 2019
With the growing use of psychometric assessments in selection, maybe before we talk about the competency based interview we can acknowledge the practice of some employers...
Best Practice In Recruitment
Monday, June 24, 2019
Everyone wants that dream employee (or wants to be the dream employee), you know, the one with an impressive combination of complex problem-solving capabilities, critical...
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Bailout for sports, arts on the way
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