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Why #HRMustFall and be redesigned in South Africa

Organisations, both business and non profits, in South Africa depend on a docile, servile population to entrench labour exploitation opportunities. The Constitution allows citizens to challenge perceptions of power limiting socio-economic freedoms and democracy.  Economic disenfranchisement and social destruction is nothing new to South Africa. Apartheid established wealth limitations and a policy of economic exclusion that…
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Three unfair recruitment advantages INFOGRAPHIC

Three unfair recruitment advantages prejudice job seekers in South Africa. Internationally, regulations have been instituted to ensure fair recruitment practice. In South Africa, unfair recruitment persists, suggesting prejudiced wage negotiations. Three Unfair Recruitment Advantages When one party to a negotiation has more information than another, it is referred to as an asymmetric information advantage. This…
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Recruitment, Price-Fixing and the Competition for Talent

This post outlines the spirit of the Competition Act and the significance for recruitment firms demanding privileged information to price-fix wages and deprive applicants of a fair wage negotiation process. The Competition Act outlines a fair and competitive economic environment Ordinary citizens pursuing a role in the economy are deemed to be on equal footing…
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TOP GUIDE: Finding Real #Learnerships and #Apprenticeships

If you're wondering how to find these qualification options, here are killer tips for you! Companies offer learnerships and apprenticeships in order to receive tax rebates and BEE points.  Although this system targets mainly black youth, this  market finds it difficult to find and access legitimate opportunity.  Learnerships and Apprenticeships Both are occupational training programmes supported…
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NRF Funding for Science, Engineering, Technology, Social Sciences and Humanities

If you're pursuing a Masters of PHD in Science, Engineering, Technology, Social Sciences, Humanities or any key priority areas, apply for an NRF scholarship. Masters and Doctoral Scholarships for Full-time Studies in 2019 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) have announced a call for applications for Masters and…
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Bursaries for those from poverty-stricken and rural communities

Studying a qualification on this list in 2019? National Diploma: Food Technology, National Diploma: Forestry,  National Diploma: Marine Science,  B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering), Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.), B.Sc. Viticulture and Oenology, B.Sc. Plant Pathology, B.Sc. Food Science, B.Sc. Entomology, B.Sc. Forestry and Wood Science, B.Sc. Marine Biology, B.Sc. Oceanography and Marine Biology, B.Sc. Ichthyology specializing in Aquaculture, Postgraduate studies such as B.Tech, B.Sc., Hons. M.Tech.,…
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Finance, M&E and Risk Management Internships 100 000k p/a

Various Financial Management related Internships including Monitoring & Evaluation and Auditing at the Lepelle-Nkumpi Local Municipality in the Limpopo province. Closing Date: 31 May 2018 Stipend: R100 000 pa RISK MANAGEMENT GRAD / INTERN [x2] Duration: 24 Months Requirements Diploma in Accounting, Internal Audit, Risk Management or equivalent. Responsibilities • Gain training exposure in risk management •…
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Less development for artists, sport and conservation careers. Opportunity for Hospitality and Lottery

CATHSSETA sectors face challenges of job instability combined with low-pay, long working hours and lack of clear career paths. The majority of employees within the sector are youth and many jobs in the sector are seen as transition jobs. This could mean that those who have entrepreneur goals, not employment goals, can create opportunity. So if…
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Eastern Cape Further Education and Training Colleges

The Department of Higher Education and Training provides the public with information on the registration status of private FET colleges. While some private colleges offer a range of qualifications, others specialise in those for entrepreneurs or professionals, e.g.  Project Management or New Venture Creation. Others target trades in mechanical or electrical engineering.  Study at Private…
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