The HR and payroll sector is moving at such a fast speed that it can be hard for the casual observer to keep up. As we begin a new year full of challenges and opportunities, let’s review some of the major trends unfolding in this space.
We all know that South Africa’s economy is facing some difficulties, thanks to a weak Rand, load shedding, and slow growth among the country’s major trading partners. Against this backdrop, HR departments must demonstrate their value to the business and go far beyond simply providing administrative support.
They must align themselves closely to the business’s strategy and sharpen their tactics for recruiting, engaging and retaining the best talent. They must focus on how they can help drive productivity and growth for the business by building a skilled and motivated workforce.