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10 Quotes About Employees that Africas Best Employers Understand

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10 Quotes about Employees that Africas Best Employers understand. Take your opportunity to have your say about what makes one of Africans Best Employers stand out in the African business environment. Careers in Africa Employer of Choice initiative aims to collect the views of every African employee to see which of the top 500 employers […]

6 Things We Learnt about African Growth When Obama Visited Kenya
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            1. The USA backs Africa for Growth “There aren’t too many things where Republicans and Democrats agree these days.  But expanding trade and investment, and deepening our relationship with Africa is something that garnered bipartisan support.  And it’s an indication of how the American people feel.” The two sides of the political […]

June Newsletter Blog

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Stories from our June Newsletter We’ve sent out our June newsletter to let our clients know a little more about what we’ve got planned to support them in the second half of 2015. Here, in a little more detail, are the highlights. Growing Our Team – Finance and Operations As we grow and develop our […]

10 Reasons Our Recruitment Summits Excel
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By Lindsay Storie, Events Manager Running dozens of Summits and working with our clients and candidates over 14 years, we’ve built an understanding of the factors that make our Summits what they are – the best African recruitment events in the world.   Here are the reasons all at once, and you can read on […]

Careers in Africa New York Summit closes after another successful year
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          As the Careers in Africa New York Summit 2014 closes for another year, and we would like to thank all of the attending clients and candidates who helped to make this Summit the most successful Summit we have had in New York to date. With over 350 outstanding, high calibre […]

Selection for Culture
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Selection processes are under scrutiny as never before. Recruitment was once a closed world, with candidates offering themselves up to potential employers with little or no influence on the process. The arcane practices of the top recruiters and head-hunters were closely guarded secrets. ‘Human Resources’ was a closed book. Social media changed that world forever. […]

Employee Value Proposition – Nature vs. Nurture
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 EVP – an evolutionary mechanism for talent acquisition and organisational performance Employee Value Proposition is one of those acronyms that can lose meaning every time it’s said or written. It easily becomes a ‘function of recruitment’, something that gets promoted whenever there is a talent acquisition drive and is dragged out for the Annual Report, […]

Sourcing the Hardest to Find
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Sourcing the Hardest to Find : Strategic thinking, effective techniques and sustainable processes to source diverse talent and support business growth Business growth is an essential. The calm maintenance of organisational performance that was possible for previous generations is gone for good. Globalised economics, porous borders and instantaneous communications mean that, like sharks, organisations must […]

Selection 2.0: New threats, new opportunities, new approaches for Selection 2.0
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Talent – threats and opportunities Competition for critical human resources is intensifying, and regional competition is hotter than ever. Human capital management (HCM) is a crucial part of the process of human resource management, but companies using HCM purely as a software tool to manage workforce are missing out on the wider facility to identify […]

Employee Value Proposition for Talent Acquisition
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  The impact of Employee Value Proposition on the global Talent Acquisition process   Talent Acquisition has become a resource grail for many organisations, whether in-house or out-sourced. However, recent surveys have shown that companies operating in fast-growing economies have particularly complex problems in attracting and retaining critical skill employees and in effectively sourcing talent […]