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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 constructs, and we actually use that information to develop, motivate, as well as reward growth and performance.
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 component in the employment relationship – the employee.
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 work overtime, or why there are no salary increases or bonus pay-outs, or why someone was not selected for appointment/promotion/...
Monday, August 31, 2020
Thinking Aloud About Leave Days, particularly about sick leave.
Monday, August 24, 2020
Well, in a manner of speaking.
Monday, August 17, 2020
I remember the first time I used self-checkout in 2003.
Monday, August 10, 2020
It’s a real thing actually.
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, especially regarding how much support we gave to our staff.
Monday, July 13, 2020
“I feel that a part of leadership, you know, being a leader, is perhaps having the position symbols in display.
Monday, July 06, 2020
Let’s start off with the understanding that some working environments are more equal than others.
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.
Monday, March 30, 2020
There are many instances where rogue employers have successfully pushed out that unwanted and increasingly unwelcome employee. 
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.
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.
Monday, March 09, 2020
The overlap between the HR function and the operational roles will always be there.
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.
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.
Monday, February 17, 2020
Employment policies are tedious.
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 important part of how H.R strategy is formulated, cascaded and implemented because they are the building blocks that influence culture ...
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 as a monitoring tool that can help us grow personally and professionally.
Monday, January 27, 2020
 “We feel the employer is exploiting us when it comes to pay.
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.
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 the start of a new year, when we are mostly optimistic and motivated to say some things about self-improvement.
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 ‘ungrateful and disloyal employees who stay long enough to benefit and then leave before you benefit from your investment in them&rs...

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