16Jan
By: bdewar@litha-lethu.com On: January 16, 2018 In: Articles Comments: 0

Attracting, securing and retaining talent in the market has become a increasingly complex and costly task in modern times. A recent global survey revealed that up to 68% of HR professionals report problems filling positions, up from 50% in 2013. Recent research from the Allegis Group in December 2015...

Read more
09Jan
By: bdewar@litha-lethu.com On: January 09, 2018 In: Articles Comments: 0

The Skills Development Levy (otherwise known as the SDL), is a tax imposed to encourage learning and development in South Africa. The funds are normally used to develop and improve skills of employees. This is a compulsory levy scheme for the purposes of funding education and training as envisaged...

Read more
22Dec
By: bdewar@litha-lethu.com On: December 22, 2017 In: Articles Comments: 0

Robotics, automation and artificial intelligence are transforming everything from retail to banking and the provision of medical care. Along with the emergence of Big Data and the Internet of Things, the way we live and the way we do work are in for some very big changes. Historically, technological...

Read more
12Dec
By: bdewar@litha-lethu.com On: December 12, 2017 In: Articles Comments: 0

Blockchain, the latest buzzword. Many have heard it, but few seem to understand it. What exactly is Blockchain Technology? The simplest explanation is that it is a revolutionary new technology that creates an environment in which secure and authorised digital transactions become possible. At the core of the system...

Read more
28Nov
By: bdewar@litha-lethu.com On: November 28, 2017 In: Articles Comments: 0

The ability to phone, email, write an essay, take a picture or work on a spreadsheet, at any time or place, on a device small enough to fit in your pocket has changed the way we “work” and with it the process of performance management. Mobile phones, tablet devices,...

Read more
20Nov
By: bdewar@litha-lethu.com On: November 20, 2017 In: Articles Comments: 0

In today’s workplace it has become common for people from three different generations to work simultaneously together. The most prominent of which are: Baby Boomers (1946-1964), Generation X (1965-1980) and Millennials (1981-2000). This has brought about many challenges as these groups have different characterises, mindsets and communication styles. Baby...

Read more
07Nov
By: bdewar@litha-lethu.com On: November 07, 2017 In: Articles Comments: 0

In modern democratic South Africa progress has been made towards gender representation however, we still have a long way to go. Recent statistics from StatsSA have shown that women make up 51% of South Africa’s 56-Million-person population, but only 44% of skilled posts. One of the many obstacles that...

Read more
26Apr
By: Litha-Lethu On: April 26, 2017 In: Articles Comments: 0
26Feb
By: Litha-Lethu On: February 26, 2017 In: Articles Comments: 0

Article by; Siân Dennis A recent image shown above relating to what makes up contented employees was posted by Zelda Roscherr recently, and it got me thinking about the two extremes of the labour market. On the one end are those people, generally younger in age, who stay with...

Read more
26Feb
By: Litha-Lethu On: February 26, 2017 In: Articles Comments: 0

Article by; Siân Dennis When you think of Change Management, does your mind automatically lead to HR or Organisational Development programmes when big initiatives are being launched by companies and if that doesn’t apply to you right now, you ignore any consideration of the topic? Or do you remember...

Read more