You may or may not have heard but we have a new Employment Code Act. I haven’t sufficiently gone through it yet, so there is no analysis by me (YET) but in case you’d like to have a read through you can download it using the link below. Continue reading The Employment Code Act No.3 of 2019
‘Burnt out, overwhelmed and out of alignment.’ That, was my narrative when I approached the 5 amazing women featured in this article. Like the old adage goes ‘it takes a village’ and my goals & ambitions were my proverbial child. Thus I went to my ‘village’ and they did not disappoint, they never do. This is what I came back with. Continue reading We Speak HR: Glass Ceilings, The Impostor Syndrome & Everything in Between
Meet Mubanga, Mubanga has theoretical knowledge about sales and is excited to do her job, but she doesn’t know how to handle difficult clients. Also Meet Choolwe. Choolwe has theoretical knowledge about sales and he knows how to apply it, clients always feel comfortable around him unlike Mubanga. But Choolwe is perpetually late and sometimes takes naps in the break room. Should we be managing their performance in the same way? Continue reading The That, How & Why of Performance Management
Does the phrase ‘people skills’ in a job ad drive fear down spine, odds are you’re not the most extroverted of people. Find out how other introverts are navigating their extroverted worlds in this article. Continue reading For the Introverts Living in an Extroverted World
A week ago, I invited you to make 2019 HR predictions with me. Find out which 10 made the cut. Continue reading What to expect from HR in 2019
The Ministry of Labor and Social Security announced the that the minimum wage(s) had been increased, with immediate effect. This announcement was met with excitement, uproar and confusion, but what does it all mean? Continue reading What you need to know about the new Minimum Wage.
Employability is a set of achievements skills, understandings and personal attributes. It’s the difference between being good at a subject and being good at doing a job. Continue reading EMPLOYABILITY 101
I’m assuming you have Facebook account and you have probably noticed the memories notifications, where Facebook feels the need to remind you about all the things you have posted on that date throughout the years. If you’re anything like me half of those posts make you cringe, laugh or wonder about your own state of mind. However, what is of concern is that recruiters are … Continue reading Social Media Screening for Recruitment: Yay or Nay?
Photo Cred (The phone rings. Mary: “Good afternoon, [reception]. How can I—” Flustered Client: “Hello, I requested numerous items that I need right now!.” Mary: “Okay, can I have the requisition number?” Flustered Client: “You people always do this!!” Mary: “No, madam, I need the requisition number to check-” Flustered Client: “You ‘re useless!” Mary: “Ha! Then good luck to you. ” Slams Phone!) Of the skills needed to succeed in the … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence: The Super Power we all need to have.
The next time you go for an interview, make sure that the first impression is the best impression by avoiding these interview blunders. Continue reading We Speak HR: Instant Interview Turnoffs.