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Technology is vital to retaining top talent

Posted on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 in Talent

If you’re looking for ways to improve your employee acquisition and retention strategy then you might want to consider upping your game in terms of your video strategy. "Your Video Strategy May Hold the Key to Hiring Top Talent" is an article that was recently published by CIO Magazine and written by Sharon Florentine, in which surprising statistics concerning how much vested interest employees have in their company’s technological proposition were revealed.  

Employing James Bond

Posted on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 in Talent

Most people look at Mr Bond and see smouldering good looks, fearless, steely-eyed determination and impressive spy skills, but we see a great employee.

In a global survey by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, results show that 24% of CEO's globally have directed delays or indeed cancellations on key strategic corporate initiatives due to talent shortages. 

It is no surprise that skills shortages are a 'top threat' to business growth and in a developing country like India, a sibling to South Africa in the BRICS, it is one of the top strategic issues. 

The article below, published in the Business Standard, outlines some of the reactions of Indian executives and the key industries affected. 

Unemployment, skills shortages and wages

Posted on Friday, 18 May 2012 in Talent

Unemployment in South Africa has reached approximately 23.9 percent. There is absolutely no doubt that there is a critical skills shortage in our job market for specialist skills but could there be more to the the problem of talent for employers?

 
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