June 20, 2018

MASTER’S HR PROFESSIONALS: Arriving at the top and taking others with you by Marius Meyer

In my previous article, I discussed the five levels of HR professional registration designations, i.e. HRT, HRA, HRP, CHRP and MHRP.  These five levels constitute the […]
June 20, 2018

THE 5 LEVELS OF HR PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS: An inclusive HR professionalism career journey by Marius Meyer

Over the last 36 years, the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) has done significant work to professionalise the HR industry in South Africa. These efforts […]
June 19, 2018

The Successful Implementation of Change Management Interventions through Governance Structures by Zakhele Kganakga

The term ‘change management’ is becoming increasingly confused within organisations with  aspects such as organisation development, human resource development and communication. This has as a result […]
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


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 […]