Archive | March, 2008

Guess where the pain is in the war for Talent

Since 2006, HR Future magazine has carried my Rattling the Cage column, and yesterday I participated in their Open Day event (ran alongside the Business School Expo at Sandton Sun) where I could meet readers and discuss that burning topic – War for Talent.nbsp; I started each session by asking participants where is the pain […]

Rate your Talent Thinking Revealed

Get a glimpse behind the corporate glass with HR Future’s workplace radical A new year brings the promise of change, opportunity and accomplishment. Many organisations are sliding towards a talent disaster – they have stubbornly refused to change the Industrial age architecture in managing people, missed opportunities to engage talent and hold tick box achievements […]

Rate your Talent Thinking (Part I)

Get a glimpse behind the corporate glass with HR Future’s workplace radical A new year brings the promise of change, opportunity and accomplishment. Many organisations are sliding towards a talent disaster – they have stubbornly refused to change the Industrial age architecture in managing people, missed opportunities to engage talent and hold tick box achievements […]

Allowances are DEAD

Do you receive a cellphone or computer allowance? These allowances are dead so don’t fall into the trap of thinking you are being paid more or can claim your business expenditure against them. Most allowances are dead. Allowances with some life such as travel amp; subsistence have been limited as a result of recent tax […]

The Budget, Your Job and Pay

On Wednesday the Minister of Finance, Trevor Manuel presented his twelfth national budget to a country in turmoil.nbsp; But not to worry, “ It is time for neither gloom nor panic”. Besides my new favourite gung ho team poster is “We are all in this together” So what does the Budget mean for your job […]