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Public Protector to smoke out unlawful recruitment

Share a small victory! I'm an activist fighting unscrupulous recruiters asking for payslips. Ethical businesses and the general public can  celebrate a public protector showing intellectual grit. South Africa can expect the Public Protector to thoroughly investigate unfair recruitment practices contravening the Constitution and Competition Act.  Are you concerned about losing your talent investment to a…
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Is the ‘S’ for slavery PSG Wealth?

PSG claims they'll sue me. Here are extracts from PSG Wealth documents showing they trap youth in an indentured labour model.  PSG Wealth made an unlawful financial claim on a learnership candidate. Learnerships were designed to improve pro-poor occupational interventions and market led skills development (scarce skills). PSG Learnership Interpretation The victim was billed for…
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INSETA Slave Trade?

INSETA claimed to investigate a complaint at PSG Wealth that included making unlawful financial demands on unemployed youth recruited for learnerships. The findings are hidden, INSETA claims it protects PSG Wealth, not the public. That's rubbish. In February 2017 INSETA committed to investigating a complaint about PSG Wealth. INSETA confirmed the contract was unlawful yet…
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Learnership Recruitment Standards Exposed – FREE e-book

Companies apply exploitative recruitment strategies, particularly in skills development. This e-book demonstrates how SAQA, BANKSETA, WRSETA and various firms flout acceptable standards and allow industry to take advantage of the public. The Department of Higher Education and Training Must Act! Let's hear it from you! Send your stories and let's expose bad practices so it's…
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How Recruitment Screws South Africa

Many factors impact on success when looking for a job. Certain industry practices are deliberately established to reduce an applicant's bargaining power during the recruitment process. Bargaining power is when people participating in a negotiation process feel like they are on an equal footing. The Political Economy of Recruitment in South Africa When we look…
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Human Rights Violations at #WRSETA

W&R SETA's  defective leadership condones practices that exploit and victimise the youth and vulnerable.  W&R SETA fails legislation and the public by straying from legislation and failing to monitor industry stakeholders or engaging when the public raises concerns. The DHET must note the W&R SETA neglect of duty and inability to perform. Open letter to the W&R…
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#BANKSETA Anti poor and aggressively fascist

After complaints that a BANKSETA learnership advert omitting stipend and vital information was unfair, not pro-poor and against the best interests of the public - the ad was swiftly removed and hastily replaced by red faced and defensive Kelly Recruitment. Kelly offered defensive excuses for their lack of professionalism and non compliance with values enshrined…
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Beware Fake Colleges Fake Qualifications

Prior to enrolment, students MUST verify the credentials of private colleges or institutions by contacting the DHET Call Centre on the number provided below. Fraudulent private higher education colleges Learners who fail to check their providers credentials are asking for trouble. The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has lodged a total of 21 cases…
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Blade’s Tips: Tertiary Dreams, Finance and Scarce Skills

Advice from Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande about study, work and funding opportunities for Matrics (12 January 2017). Identify scarce skills in order to find funding and learning opportunities. Study, Career and Funding Options are Based Upon Scarce and Critical Skills Matrics who have not succeeded, should rewrite their examinations or pursue…
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