How HR Professionals Are Driving Strategy In Corporate Botswana!

Shameela Winston
Shameela Winston

I started working in this field as an H.R Graduate Trainee in 1998. It was in a parastatal. You can estimate the staff count. I remember being shown how to update leave records. Manually.

Imagine creating and maintaining that many staff records manually. Imagine the whole department relying on only one computer, which was operated by the HR Manager’s secretary. And today with all the various gadgets available, we barely need desktops.

How things have changed! As an HR practitioner, what I value most is that HR is now recognised as a key strategic partner and enabler of organisational performance in the business.

Editor's Comment
Respect public institutions Mr Pres

Leaders must uphold the rule of law and ensure justice, but Masisi’s remarks raise serious concerns on the separation of powers and the independence of the justice system.Masisi’s claim that he personally instructed authorities not to handcuff Khama, regardless of the legal circumstances, undermines the principles of justice and equality before the law.As Head of State, Masisi should respect the judicial process and avoid interfering in...

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