Category: Press

2016 HR Summit Address

ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF LABOUR, NKOSI PHATHEKILE HOLOMISA ON THE OCCASION OF THE 2016 HR SUMMIT AND AWARDS HELD AT THE BIRCHWOOD HOTEL THURSDAY, 21ST JUNE 2016 Programme Director, Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ralph Fletcher Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen:   Firstly let me appreciate this invitation for the second time to address this august gathering of achievers. I see the organizers have kept faith in me after I was unable to come through last year following a family bereavement. Nevertheless here we are, and I am happy to be here. Programme Director It is indeed an...

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People are the beginning and end of business!

Human capital is the engine of an organisation – and human resource management therefore is one of the key drivers for a company’s success. To get HR operating optimally, however, can, and has been, a challenge for many organisations, because the role of HR has become much more than a mere function. Laura Renaulds, co-founder of Recruitgroup, an award-winning recruitment agency, has noted that some of the biggest shifts in HR is in the positioning of brands. “We are seeing a trend where strong brands with quality products who were focused on the consumer and the customer are finding...

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