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]

Employment Equity Video

Many companies have put together Employment Equity Committees or Transformation Forums, but find that the members don’t know how to perform their functions effectively and constructively. For example, we have noticed that most companies encounter the following most common problems with their Employment Equity Forums: Apathy, lack of interest or involvement of the members; Members… [Read More]

Job Competency Profiling – the Key to Successful HR Management

Imagine in your company you have Joe Soap performing a job as a debtors clerk, and Jane Doe is a receptionist. Joe wants to move up to being a debtors team leader, and Jane wants Joe’s vacant post. You’re struggling to tell Joe that he isn’t ready for the position yet, because he has a… [Read More]