Whitepaper released following closed-door steering group meeting to identify the major human capital themes which need to be discussed in 2017.
It is the dream of every company or organisation to acquire and retain highly qualified and dedicated personnel to ensure that optimal performance is attained all the time. When a reported 74% of employees want to walk away from their jobs, it is no wonder that employers value such optimal performance from staff, otherwise known as engaged employees. ¹ But what are these engaged employees? Why are they so important to a company? This first blog for GCC Search hopes to delve a little deeper into the importance of good employee engagement.
The questions surrounding millennials in the workplace are becoming more and more common, especially in Africa. Due to the ‘youth bulge’ Africa is experiencing at the moment, businesses must re-evaluate millennials’ position in their organigram and the importance of retaining this talent in recruitment.
Our speaker profiled this week for the Talent Series Agenda Johannesburg 2017 is Matthew Higgins, the Director of Venturemates Africa Limited. Born and raised in South Africa, Matthew attended Rhodes University to study accounting and began his career with KPMG, before moving into various expatriate roles in finance and general management.
It is the dream of every company or organisation to acquire and retain highly qualified and dedicated personnel to ensure that optimal performance is attained all the time. The employer may decide to use the reactive or proactive recruitment approach. In a proactive approach where the company sells itself to the candidate, the company needs to showcase its company culture in order to attract high-quality applicants.
In the recruitment function, marketing and communications are some of the core facets that contribute to the growth and success of a business. Marketing mainly involves publicising of the business through different campaigns to make the public aware of the business existence (brand marketing), services offered and what is special about the services. Communication, on the other hand, involves the exchange of information both internally and externally.