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The Impact of Automation on the Future of Work in SA

The Impact of Automation on the Future of Work in SA

      It can be a daunting task trying to predict the trajectory of the future of HR and how digitization is going to change the landscape of the industry. This is mainly due to the nature of technology in the fourth industrial revolution being incredibly unpredictable.   Recently, we have been inundated by views of the future from the media.  The science fiction genre has in fact seen substantial growth in...

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Artificial Intelligence and it’s impact on HR

Artificial Intelligence and it’s impact on HR

These days when people talk about HR and Recruitment, the discussion rarely misses the mention of Artificial Intelligence. In fact, the terms "Artificial Intelligence" (AI), "Machine Learning" (ML) and "Predictive Analytics" are hot buzzwords right now ... but what do they really mean and how are they different?   In this article we will not only clarify what each of these terms mean, but will also give you a clear understanding of...

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South Africa’s Largest HR Recruitment Trend Survey Results – 2018

South Africa’s Largest HR Recruitment Trend Survey Results – 2018

The results of the 2018 SA HR Recruitment Trend Survey are in.  The survey received 1070 responses from HR professionals across the country, once again making this survey the largest of it’s kind ever to be conducted in South Africa! We have compiled the results of this survey into the below infographic highlighting the findings.

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5 Steps to Effective Goal Setting for HR

5 Steps to Effective Goal Setting for HR

5 Steps to Effective Goal Setting for HR “Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” Yes, we know it! Goal Setting is the first step in the journey to achievement.... But are we doing it right? Are we setting our performance goals correctly? Do our goals meet the 5 hallmarks of effective goal setting? Read on to learn more about the SMART Methodology of goal setting, which transforms goals into a powerful force for achievemen...

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Three benefits of digitising recruitment

Three benefits of digitising recruitment

  The most successful employers understand that companies are only as good as the people they hire. Not too long ago, hiring looked very different than it does today. While the days of paper CV’s are definitely over in most industries, there are still many employers who don’t fully understand how digital recruitment can help them and what its main benefits are. In this article, we explore the current trend of recruitment digiti...

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How Google’s New Job Search Engine will affect hiring in South Africa

How Google’s New Job Search Engine will affect hiring in South Africa

  In March 2018 Google launched their online job search platform, Google for Jobs in South Africa.  Google for Jobs is a state of the art job search algorithm that brings together job postings from across the web into one place, allowing companies to gain more visibility of their jobs and making it easier than ever for candidates to find them.   Google for Jobs is sophisticated Let's just say Google for Jobs is smart.  Not...

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South Africa’s Largest HR Recruitment Trend Survey Results – 2017

South Africa’s Largest HR Recruitment Trend Survey Results – 2017

The SA HR Recruitment trend survey 2017 results are in. This recruitment trend survey ran for just over 8 weeks and received a massive 1276 responses from HR professionals across the country. Once again making this survey the largest of it’s kind to ever be conducted in South Africa for a fourth consecutive year. We have compiled the results of this survey into the below infographic highlighting the findings.

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SA Companies Save Millions using Direct Hire Recruitment Software

SA Companies Save Millions using Direct Hire Recruitment Software

Direct Hire recently conducted a comprehensive study across some of our South African Direct Hire clients that have been utilising our software for numerous years and our findings were astounding, proving  that the implementation of Direct Hire leads to significant cost savings and increased efficiencies. Below is an infographic detailing some of the highlights of the study:   MCI’s Direct Hire recruitment software is a powerful...

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South African Recruitment Trends Report – 2016

South African Recruitment Trends Report – 2016

Click here to view the free report    The much anticipated 2016 HR South African Recruitment Trends report whitepaper is now available to download for free. This report is based on South Africa’s largest annual HR Recruitment Trend survey and is the most definitive source of recruitment trends currently available. The war for talent has heated up to unprecedented proportions, find out how South African organisations are responding ...

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South Africa’s Largest  HR Recruitment Trend Survey Results – 2016

South Africa’s Largest HR Recruitment Trend Survey Results – 2016

The SA HR Recruitment trend survey 2016 results are in. This recruitment trend survey ran for just over 6 weeks and received a massive 1388 responses from HR professionals across the country. Once again making this survey the largest of it’s kind to ever be conducted in South Africa for a fourth consecutive year. We have compiled the results of this survey into the below infographic highlighting the findings.

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