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...

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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,...

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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...

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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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