Across the globe, diversity has become a regular feature of almost every sociological structure out there. From this year’s first Middle Eastern-born Best Actor Oscar winner to Taiwan’s first transgender member of parliament, we’ve started seeing impressive advances by talented people bringing a new voice to their niche (and sometimes hitherto underrepresented) demographics.
A bad hire may seem as though it does not have much effect on the business but as we will see from the experience of one CEO, Vivek Agarwal, how this can have serious repercussions.
South Africa’s alarming statistics on absenteeism have a direct bearing on many businesses, large and small, which are plagued by unplanned absenteeism. However, a proactive management approach affords business owners the best possible outcome in dealing with this challenge.
Over the last 3 years, the perception of flexible working options for remote workers has grown from a luxury to a new minimum standard. What was once reserved for those bold, lucky few living the dream from their laptops in Bali now resonates with over 75% of all employees in the UK, who want the option to work flexibly as a standard condition of their employment.
Many industry commentators have long been forecasting the decline of recruitment agencies, in the face of growing competition from job boards, internal recruitment teams and social networking, but the relevance of the recruitment industry continues to grow, and offer
Will there be any good news for taxpayers? Earlier in the year, Treasury introduced a number of tax increases that placed significant strain on taxpayers and non-taxpayers alike. It is hoped that the 2018 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS)
We can all play our part in helping the needy The City of Cape Town’s’ Social Development and Early Childhood Development Department will host hundreds of street people at its Safe Space to mark World Homeless Day. Commemorated annually
Local is always lekker The rain has come and, well, not gone completely – but the sun is showing its face more and more. And with the Spring season arriving, the mother city has something for the entire family.