July 11, 2018

Growing the HR Profession in the Free State Province by Kgomotso Mopalami

As the Committee Chairperson of the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) in the Free State Province, I find it perplexing to see that the HR […]
July 10, 2018

HR PROFESSIONALISM: It all starts with getting the basics right by Marius Meyer

Over the last five years, since we have launched the National HR Competency Model, the SABPP Board, Management, Staff and Auditors have visited hundreds of organisations […]
July 9, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE SABPP AGM: A perspective from the Free State by Kgomotso Mopalami

Once more, SABPP held a successful gathering of its members and non-members in the HR industry to come and reflect on the hard work it continued […]
July 6, 2018

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY WINNERS AND LOSERS: The state of employment equity, diversity and transformation Marius Meyer

Last week the Employment Equity Commission launched the 2017/18 Employment Equity Report. As expected, the report once again showed little progress in the transformation of South […]
July 6, 2018


In the past brainstorming techniques have been popular methods of generating new ideas to implement in the business world.  For instance, ATMs were created after a […]
July 5, 2018

Should HR Become a Statutory Profession in South Africa? THE PROS AND CONS by by Marius Meyer

BACKGROUND On 23 May 2018 the Board of SABPP decided to formally reopen the debate on whether HR should become a statutory profession. A decision was […]
July 5, 2018

HR GOVERNANCE: The Human Face of Corporate Governance by Marius Meyer & Michael Glensor

Over the past few years we have faced serious corporate governance scandals, ranging from state capture to other forms of fraud and corruption involving state-owned enterprises, […]
July 4, 2018

Strategic risk and Strategy as a risk by Marius Meyer and Penny Abbott

The future workplace leaders will take strategic risks more seriously.  The Deloitte (2013) study on strategic risk clearly indicates the future importance of strategic risk.   Deloitte states: […]
July 4, 2018

New SABPP #HRStandards Head has a clear vision for improving HR professionalism

On 1 June 2018, Amanda Pukwana joined the SABPP team as Interim Head: HR Standards and Projects to manage our HR Standards Department for the rest […]