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...

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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...

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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...

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

Article by; Siân Dennis Conducting a best practice skills audit was the topic of my last post.  One of the next steps is to make sure that this exercise yields annual returns. As a lot of effort, time and money go into conducting a skills audit, sustainability is key,...

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

Article by; Siân Dennis The well-known saying voiced by Lynn Yates (and modified by Grant Bright) is shown in the image to this post. You and I, either as owners or managers, form part of the assets of companies. How do we create an environment that is challenging, enabling...

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

Article by; Siân Dennis There are many personality assessments around today, which Human Resource departments use to determine what kind of person you are and to see if you will “fit in” with the team. All assessments have certain objectives in mind, but what industry leaders want to ensure...

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

Article by; Siân Dennis Why indeed? Should we be trying to fix something that doesn’t appear broken, or should we be seeking constant improvement in the way strategy is implemented? Today, organisational design is made up of processes that people follow, the management of individual performance, the recruitment of...

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

Article by; Siân Dennis So much is written on leadership and how organisations need to challenge their leaders on ways of approaching issues, whether from a personal developmental perspective or,  from a corporate vision point of view. How does one begin to sort through the massive amounts of leadership...

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