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April 24, 2018

#EEDTAwards encourage accelerated transformation in the workplace by Thandi Thankge

Over the next week we will celebrate two special days, i.e. Freedom Day and Workers’ Day.  In support of these special public holidays, the SABPP #EEDTAwards […]
April 23, 2018

HOW TO GET EMPLOYMENT IN THE HR FIELD: 10 Guidelines for Students and Graduates by Marius Meyer

Over the last five years, SABPP has been involved in major work at universities interacting with academics and students alike. Some HR students are struggling to […]
April 21, 2018

PSYCHOMETRIC PROFILE OF AN HR LEADER by Penny Abbott

An interesting article in the UK’s People Management magazine recently[1] described the results of some research into some “essential validated psychometric dimensions of HR directors”.  A […]
April 21, 2018

Employment Equity as an HR Governance Issue by Siphiwe Moyo and Marius Meyer

Over the last month, the HR Governance Committee of SABPP has done some good work in preparing the first draft of our HR Governance Position Paper.  […]
April 21, 2018

Let Us Empower People with Disabilities in the Workplace by Marius Meyer

Last week, SABPP Chief Operating Officer, Xolani Mawande attended the Disability Conference of Old Mutual in Cape Town. It was wonderful for him to see how […]
April 21, 2018

The 4th Industrial Revolution: The quest for a new breed of change leaders by Marius Meyer

In recent times we have heard a lot about the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  New concepts are developed on a regular basis, and before you can grasp […]
April 21, 2018

Protecting the Victims and Whistle-Blowers by Penny Abbott

Despite a raft of laws and regulations in South Africa which aim to protect victims of discrimination and harassment as well as to protect whistle-blowers, recent […]
April 13, 2018

THE WORKPLACE IMPACT OF LISTERIOSIS: 10 Guidelines for HR Professionals By Marius Meyer & Penny Abbott

1.   Introduction The Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa has been the biggest in the world with the highest number of cases and deaths.  Cases were also reported […]
April 13, 2018

The (ir)relevance of universities in the modern knowledge economy: An opportunity for academics to step up by Marius Meyer

INTRODUCTION During the last ten years, there have been dramatic changes impacting on higher education institutions. Phenomenal developments in the workplace, especially regarding the growth in […]