June 20, 2018

The impact of Macro Risks on business by Marius Meyer & Penny Abbott

  Having said that, and within the spirit of a positive risk mind-set, some of these risks may require risk transfer strategies as is the case […]
June 20, 2018

The 4 types of unemployed people by Leoni van der Vaart

  To achieve this aim, we surveyed 381 unemployed individuals in the North West province. Using their responses to three psychosocial constructs (negative and positive experiences, […]
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 […]