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Has your business taken advantage of the digital age?

The world in which we do business is changing on a minute-by-minute basis. With the advent of social media, your customers can say what they think about your brand – immediately – and you can then have the opportunity to engage them in a conversation about your brand.

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You must tread cautiously when you use unpaid interns

Internships are a wonderful way for students to learn and apply the education they receive in an undergraduate or post-graduate field of study to a real-life working environment.  But for many companies, unpaid interns are a source of free labour during a time of ever-shrinking budgets and downsizing.

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HR executives are being looked over for CEO roles

Do you dream of occupying your firm’s highest position one day? If so then it’s time to get commerce-savvy, if all you currently have in your arsenal is people expertise, revealed a survey of SA’s top corporate employers.

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Casualisation

A stepping stone towards the new underclass? 

Zwelinzima Vavi once said: “Casualisation atomises workers, deprives them of benefits and job security, intensifies competition among them, and drives down wages. That is why employers are still so keen on it.”

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HR needs to speak the language of business

People are at the top of the agenda in many a company as the war for talent is intensifying in countless business sectors. It is crucial for the HR department to recognise the value that it brings in helping the business to find the right talent.

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