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Competition Commission SA Hurts Competition for Talent – infographic #CompComSA

CompComSA is not transparent about pay in job adverts subverting applicant right to fair recruitment process and wage negotiation. The unconditional demand for rival firm pay information allows them to unfairly compete for talent and price-fix wages. This places them firmly on the wrong side of the Competition Act and the Constitution. Competition Commission South…
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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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Breaking Laws: Recruitment and the Competition for Talent

This post outlines the significance of the Competition Act for recruiting firms unfairly demanding rival firm pay information from job applicants. Legislation prevents firms from unfair competition for talent and from conducting corporate espionage i.e. spying on competitor firm salary structures in order to price-fix wage offers or poach staff. The same legislation dissuades firms…
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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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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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