The skills shortage in the construction industry

The construction sector is one of the perceived opportunities to address the unemployment problem in South Africa. According the Industrial Development Corporation, 44,000 jobs were created in this sector during 2016. The question is, what kind of jobs were these and how sustainable were they? According to Ian Massey, Director of MDA Consulting and professional chartered civil [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:12+00:00October 18th, 2018|news|0 Comments

The difference between HR and IR

Industrial Relations vs Human Resource Management Difference between industrial relations and human resource management is that industrial relations is about establishing relationships among the stakeholders while human resource management is about managing the human resource in an organisation. This article analyses these two concepts and the difference between industrial relations and human resource management in [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:26+00:00July 17th, 2018|news|0 Comments

US Trends to take off in South Africa

There are some overlaps with what we are seeing in South Africa; particularly with sectors like Elderly care and Disaster relief and the list focuses exclusively on US trends.  Cape Town’s current drought, for example, has lead to a surge in water start-ups eager to come up with innovative solutions to #DefeatDayZero. Which of these [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:11:01+00:00April 10th, 2018|news|0 Comments