How HR managers can manage the current labour and skills shortage

Research suggests that chief executives have been more concerned about the skills shortage now than at any point in previous years. Indeed, the skills shortage is an issue of concern for employers as well as employees.  This shortage of skilled workforce, especially in the technology industry, is having a negative spill-over effect for many organisations […]

How Talent Acquisition strategy has changed in the post-Covid era

Finding the ideal candidate to fill vacant positions is a formidable challenge in talent acquisition today. Employers are complaining that they are unable to find and retain good employees. The problem has become acute in the aftermath of the pandemic. According to a ManpowerGroup survey, nearly 7 in 10 companies have reported difficulty hiring in […]

What does an HR manager really do? Myths, perceptions, reality

There are many persisting myths about the human resources department in corporate organizational structures. These myths prevent employees from reaching out to HR representatives, or worse still, cause needless resentment toward them. The outcome is detrimental, for both employees as well as the organisation.  Professionals who work in HR are already aware that these false […]