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Retiring Retirement – AMC Reform Conference

Retirement The fourth annual Retirement Reform Conference kicks off today in Johannesburg., with the theme of Rethink, Restructure and Reform. The conference is organised by AMC International and brings together various stakeholders in the retirement fund industry. I’ve perused the conference brochure and was impressed by the expert line up of local and international retirement speakers. […]

2012 Star HRD Expo : Salary Survey

  Star HRD Expo : Careerweb/ITweb Salary Survey The Star HRD Expo 2012 – one of the largest, most extensive HR, education and training exhibitions in South Africa – is set to take place from 09 – 11 October, 2012 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. This premier event provides the sole opportunity for learning […]

Social Media for Reward – KR Conference

Social Media for Reward Professionals The Knowledge Resources Remuneration and Rewards Conference unpacks the challenges in the new world at work.  The conference takes place from 18 to 21 June in Johannesburg.  They have a packed programme backed up by the top speakers in the industry.Social Media for Reward  Professionals,  Likes, Tweets & Pins Reward […]

Pay Negotiation Basics

Pay Negotiation… Ouch! Pay is the most sensitive issue in the hiring process. Discussing the compensation often causes anxiety for the employee.  So many employees do not negotiate their pay.  They plan to first get the job and once they are inside, they can negotiate their package.  Unfortunately employers don’t play that game. I’ve seen employees […]

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 […]

Travel & War for Talent

Travel Perk for HR? There are HR professionals and then are HR professionals on the move. The latter are usually working out of the company HQ in Johannesburg, but you are unlikely to find them at their desk. They have a hidden “travel perk”. As part of their ever expanding job description, these HR professionals […]