A recent Harvard Business Review lead article analysed why Diversity training programmes in corporations generally fail. One of the main reasons cited for this failure is that people don’t change simply because they’re sent on a workshop to learn more about one another. If we really want to transform South African organisations, being legally compelled… [Read More]

Communicating Employment Equity Internally throughout your Company

  The Law requires that companies have good strategies in place for communicating Employment Equity to all levels of staff in the business  – and that’s more than just displaying a copy of the EE Act. Proper consultation and communication of Employment Equity means clarifying to all staff what the Act says, what it means,… [Read More]

Selling Human Resources to Senior Management

HR people are well aware of the need to be strategic business partners in order to add value to the business (and secure our jobs!) – but what does this actually mean, and how can people in non-line or service functions prove that they are adding value? How do you sell “soft issues” such as… [Read More]