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PART SIX OF OUR 'TALENT WAR SERIES' How to win the war for talent: Harness the power of data and talent analytics
The final installment of the six part ‘talent war’ series focuses on the strategic power of data analytics within the HR talent management lifecycle… ‘Big
06 Dec 2016
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES PENSION FUND (GEPF) The GEPF is Africa’s largest pension fund. They have more than 1.2 million active members, in excess of 400 000 pensioners and beneficiaries, and assets worth more than R1.6 trillion. They are also the single largest investor in Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)-listed companies.
The fund is governed by the Government Employees Pension Law (1996) and manages and administers pensions and other benefits for government employees from participating
06 Dec 2016
BOWLINE SECURITY: The Cyber Knot Business and government leaders should be paying closer attention to various cyber threats, as the cost of recovery can often outweigh the cost of safeguards. Bowline Security is dedicated to working with public and private sector stakeholders to address this “new” danger to society.
Cyber threats change frequently as technology evolves. Today, four kinds of security threats are particularly prevalent at the moment. “Advanced, persistent threats can be
06 Dec 2016
HIGH STREET AUCTION COMPANY High Street Auctions is led by two men who are specialists in various property-related disciplines.
High Street Auctions is led by two men who are specialists in various property-related disciplines. The combination of skills presented them with an opportunity to provide the
06 Dec 2016
FIXING A REPUTATION IS SIMPLE, BUT NOT EASY Everyone has a reputation, albeit a good or bad one. The question in business is, what percentage of your own leadership style is contributing to the overall reputation of your organisation?
Before we answer that, let’s take a step back and look at the ‘so what?’ of reputation management. Why is reputation important? A research study conducted by the
06 Dec 2016
ALL YOU WANT FOR XMAS All YOU want for Xmas…is more customers
This Festive Season, Effective Intelligence (EI) - South Africa’s leading direct marketing solutions provider - offers you the gift of more customers. With a crystal clear
05 Dec 2016
M-NET TURNS 30 Over the past three decades, M-Net has achieved unprecedented success, however its CEO, Yolisa Phahle, believes that one of its most notable highlights is the exponential growth of the business, which has been driven by its continued investment in local content
M-Net was launched in 1986 with just the one shiny, new channel… but today, it has over 40 channels, among them M-Net movie channels, M-Net Edge, Mzansi Magic, VUZU AMP,
29 Nov 2016
THE MMABANA ARTS, CULTURE & SPORTS AND FOUNDATION The Mmabana Arts, Culture & Sports Foundation was established by Act no. 7 of 2000 as a public entity under the Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs and has served as a cultural foundation responsible for the promotion and development of arts, culture and indoor artistic sports activities in the North West Province
The idea for Mmabana was conceived subsequent to a trip by a delegation from the erstwhile Bophuthatswana homeland to Israel. They were highly impressed by the
29 Nov 2016
THE OPEN LEARNING GROUP (OLG) OLG—making a difference in a skills-scarce Southern Africa
“We want to make a real difference by enabling individuals to realise their career dreams through quality education, thereby contributing to building a better educated and
29 Nov 2016
PARIS MOTOR SHOW 2016...ELECTRIC At the recent Paris Motor Show, a number of manufacturers unveiled electric vehicles (EVs) whilst a number of hybrid models were also showcased
Some of the latest plug-in hybrids are achieving incredible fuel consumption figures using a combination of the internal combustion engine and the battery-driven electric motor.
29 Nov 2016 - J. E.
KEY FINDINGS FROM THE 2016 SOUTH AFRICAN HR RECRUITMENT TRENDS REPORT The 2016 edition of the Annual South African HR Recruitment Report was recently released, providing a large scale overview of local recruitment research and trends…
A total of 1 388 HR professionals from around South Africa participated in the 2016 survey, published by DirectHire and the largest of its kind in the country. The majority of
29 Nov 2016
WANT TO KEEP YOUR BRAIN FIT? A Hearing Check-Up Is A Smart Start
Crossword puzzles, brain exercises and memory games are just some of the popular ways people try to improve their brain fitness.  For people who want to make smart choices
28 Nov 2016
SOUTH AFRICAN CELEBRITIES Well-known South African celebrities join the South African Bone Marrow Registry to save lives
South African celebrities, Nicholas Goliath and Kuli Roberts, have registered with the South African Bone Marrow Registry (SABMR) in a quest to donate bone marrow to save the
22 Nov 2016
CLOUD FUNDING As increasing numbers of companies migrate to the cloud, the concerns around perceived risk and cyber security grow
When you put data on the cloud, essentially what you are doing is storing that info on the servers of a service provider instead of on computer hard drives and physical back-up
22 Nov 2016
FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES SOUTH AFRICA (FCA SA) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd sells vehicles for the mass market, including the renowned Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Chrysler and Dodge brands. Marco Melani, CEO, shares his industry insight and expertise.
You have a wealth of experience from your 14 years in the industry. What are some of the key changes you have seen in the automotive industry? I was fortunate to start with an
22 Nov 2016
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