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June 12, 2019

Life after graduation by Jacques van Zyl

Imagine having just graduated and embarking on your career path to your dream job. Imagine seeing the advert for an entry level position at your dream […]
June 11, 2019

XOLANI MAWANDE – FROM COO TO CEO: A JOURNEY OF 20 MILESTONES

Building on the press release, in this article we want to pay tribute to the new CEO of SABPP, Xolani Mawande. Over the past five years, […]
June 5, 2019

AGEING WORKFORCE & GROOMING YOUNG PROFESSIONALS: Technological Impact & the Reality of Future World of Work by Kgomotso Mopalami

 ‘’Work” has a very different meaning today than it did just 10 years ago. A confluence of new technologies, cultural transformation and changing economic realities have […]
May 31, 2019

SABPP Board Announcement

On behalf of the SABPP Board, it gives me great pleasure in announcing that Xolani Mawande has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the SA Board […]
May 29, 2019

REASONS FOR THE GENDER PAYGAP – What HR Practitioners Should Know By Professor Anita Bosch

Differences in pay for the genders might not seem like a topic that is deserving of much attention, given the plethora of other urgent matters that […]
May 1, 2019

THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAY CELEBRATIONS: AN SABPP PERSPECTIVE by Maphutha Diaz

1. Introduction The 1stof May, known as the International Workers’ Day; Labour Day; May Day; or Workers’ Day (Bargain-Villéger, 2013; Kurrild-Klitgaard, 2013; Finnemore, 2018;www. sahistory.org.za, 2012; […]
April 25, 2019

BEING A STRONG LEADER: WHAT DOES IT MEAN? by Kgomotso Mopalami

A strong leader is defined as a person who takes responsibility for results; a person who will not stop or give up until the agreed goals have […]
April 17, 2019

SIX EFFECTIVE WAYS TO HAVE THAT DIFFICULT CONVERSATION AT WORK From: “The Conversation”

(The article was originally published on “The Conversation” and its reprinted with their permission) Employees want more feedback. Gen Y employees in particular, want constant feedback. Managers […]
April 10, 2019

Thoughtful Time Management Skills for Professionals By Kgomotso Mopalami (HRP)

It was back in 1996 when I received a certificate in Management Skills; and one of those was Time Management.  It is more than two decades, but this […]