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2012 Star HRD Expo : Countdown has begun

  Star HRD Expo : The Countdown has begun With less than five weeks to go; The Star HRD Expo 2012 – one of the largest, most extensive HR, education and training exhibitions in South Africa – will take place from 09 – 11 October, 2012 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. The Star HRD […]

Social Media for HR – Mining

  Social Media for HR and Mining After a successful presentation at the ITC HR in Government conference last year, I’m presenting this year at their ITC HR in Mining Africa Conference The ITC HR in Mining Africa Conference is the premier gathering of HR professionals from the mining industry, to  explore the latest HR […]

Social Media for HR – Government

  Social Media for HR and Government After a successful presentation at the ITC HR in Government conference last year, I’m returning again this year with a loaded workshop.  The ITC HR in Government Conference is an annual HR and Talent Management conference for government and SOE’s. Social Media My workshop, Social Media for HR […]

HR Solutions Fest

The HR Future Solutions Fest is not your usual HR event. And that’s why, I’m participating too! Well Wednesday, 8 August 2012 is dedicated to solving six critical HR challenges – a day when smart, concerned HR professionals in the country will put their heads together at one venue to debate six key HR challenges and come up with workable solutions that […]

2012 Star HRD Expo : More Interactive & Knowledge-Sharing Platforms

  Star HRD Expo : More Interactive & Knowledge-Sharing Platforms Leading education and human resources professionals, solutions providers and those interested in the human resources arena, are readying themselves for the upcoming The Star HRD Expo 2012.  To be hosted from 09 to 11 October, 2012; companies, as well as individual professionals are booking their […]

Strategic Human Resource Planning Part 2

Linda Chingosho Read Part 1 of Strategic Human Resource Planning here IT Systems In selecting and maintaining the ideal personnel for the organization, it is wise for the HR management to consider deciding on which IT systems that will, according to a set criteria, select the best matching applicants who will spearhead the development of […]

Talent Management, Retention and Succession Planning

  Talent Management, Retention and Succession Planning   The IIR Talent Management, Retention and Succession Planning Conference from 23 to 26 April, is designed to assist HR professionals develop effective strategies to find, retain and develop their talent.  The conference covers aligning performance management with talent management, managing talent risks,  talent management strategies, keeping your […]

Manager : 5 Desirable Qualities

Simon Nko Desirable Qualities of an Effective Manager 1.         Manager is patient A manager needs patience, as Arnold Glasow explains in a poster, “you get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it” Many managers forget this when at first they do not succeed in achieving their objectives. The manager forgets that achievement […]

Public Holidays, Talent & Performance

Public Holidays Let me get off the ground with a sensitive topic: public holidays. As we prepare for the long weekends ahead, it is worthwhile to consider the impact of public holidays on your talent and performance. Rewind: in the second week of December 2011, government, acting in accordance with the Public Holidays Act, 1994, […]

Strategic Human Resource Planning

Linda Chingosho Human Resource Planning (hereafter “HRP”) is one of the first goals of the human resources management (hereafter, “HRM”) team, as it aims to formulate a way to seek and retain the best personnel to fit current and future vacancies in the organization.  In determining the best strategy to employ, the HR team needs […]