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June 18, 2018

Expatriates and Repatriates: Key talent segments in a mobile workforce by Marius Meyer

Expatriates and repatriates are key talent segments in today’s global mobile workforce. Expatriates are employees leaving a country to go and work in another country, usually […]
June 16, 2018

HR GRADUATES – ARE THEY EMPLOYABLE? by Penny Abbott

The SABPP initiated a research project in November 2012 to study issues around employability of HR graduates and where/how they find their first jobs in HR. […]
June 16, 2018

#YouthDay: A reminder of the past, a message for the future by Marius Meyer

Today is Youth Day. On 16 June 1976, young people in Soweto started protests against changes to the education system and the perpetuation of inferior Bantu […]
June 15, 2018

Building your competence in HR Governance, Risk & Compliance by Marius Meyer & Penny Abbott

INTRODUCTION The King Codes of Corporate Governance have over several decades elevated the role of corporate governance in South Africa.  Certain specialised fields, such as Risk […]
June 15, 2018

HR GOVERNANCE AS A STRATEGIC HR COMPETENCY: Balancing Governance, Risk and Compliance by Marius Meyer

In 2012 the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) developed a national HR competency model to provide a South African approach to HR competencies.  The third […]
June 15, 2018

Do You Live More in the Past or in the Future? by Marius Meyer

All of us come from the past. We were born many years ago, we entered the workplace and we started to progress in our careers. Some […]
June 13, 2018

HR Managers as Champions for Growing Youth Talent Pools by Marius Meyer

The recent Youth Employment Service launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa has put the spotlight on youth development, especially against the backdrop of the high youth unemployment […]
June 13, 2018

Good committees are active by Marius Meyer

In my previous article I discussed the three key success factors of good committees, i.e. leadership, talent and teamwork.  Building on these critical success factors for […]
June 12, 2018

The role and achievements of SABPP Committees: It is all about leadership, talent and teamwork by Marius Meyer

In accordance with the Non-profit Organisations Act, a non-profit organisation (NPO) must table an annual report at an Annual General Meeting held for its members.  As […]