Your Life is Your Garden

Your Life is Your Garden

I am a keen gardener. I love the feeling of my bare hands touching the soil. It connects my inner soul with the earth. Being outside with the warmth of the sun on my shoulders, the rich smells of the humid soil brings joy to my soul. I love planting…
UBUHLE HR’s Integrated Internships for Organisations

UBUHLE HR’s Integrated Internships for Organisations

South Africa’s unemployment rate has increased to 27,6% in the first quarter of 2019, with the youth graduate unemployment rate at an all-time high of 55,2% according to Stats SA – making it an even more serious concern then before. “Our children are the rock on which our future will…
Sparkle Like Jewels

Sparkle Like Jewels

I love road trips. To steer the nose of your car in a new direction with the promise of stumbling upon new adventures and meeting interesting people, hearing untold and unique stories, is music to my soul. On a recent road trip in the small Karoo we happen to visit…
The Value of Employees with Disabilities

The Value of Employees with Disabilities

A classroom that is conducive for learning is important for any learner but more so for a learner that needs support and attentive training. We believe that learners with a disability should be no exception. At UBUHLE  we focus on providing a fully structured work-based programme over a 12-month period…
Set Your Life on Fire

Set Your Life on Fire

I love life! Life has an energy that lifts you to the skies and burns you like a fire. It leaves you breathless. It is full of surprises, adventures and extreme challenges. Life is beautiful and cruel all at once. I have experienced the most amazing beauty in my life.…
UBUHLE HR is Simplifying the ABC OF BEE

UBUHLE HR is Simplifying the ABC OF BEE

UBUHLE HR is always focused on growing people to help you grow profit and in doing so, are passionate about partnering with people and organisations to unlock the potential that can lead to excellent performance and results. How do you secure the future of your organisation in the most priceless…
Birthdays are Achievements to be embraced

Birthdays are Achievements to be embraced

I love birthdays. My family has a long tradition of celebrating birthdays with great flare. We all wake up at the crack of dawn to prepare treats for the birthday boy or girl. Gifts, candles, balloons and cakes are part of our celebrations. At 5.00 am, we all meet in…
Ubuhle HR’s Disabled Learnership Programs

Ubuhle HR’s Disabled Learnership Programs

Do you want to embark on learnership programmes for disabled people within your business, but do not know how? UBUHLE HR is your perfect skills development partner for disabled initiatives. Let UBUHLE HR take the headache out of disabled learnership initiatives and assist you with Increasing you’re Broad-Based Black Empowerment…
The Grass is Greener

The Grass is Greener

Most of my conversations these days at some or other point have water as a topic. Our beautiful country is in the grip of the worst drought that we could imagine and our coastal communities are under constant water shortage threats and restrictions. Wherever I engage with people, be it…
What makes an employee love their job?

What makes an employee love their job?

It goes without saying, that every employee needs to enjoy what they do in order to be successful. When was the last time you spoke to a friend or colleague and heard them raving about their job? You might have had the complete opposite experience and endured a rant over…
Importance of a Workplace Skills Plan and Annual Training Report

Importance of a Workplace Skills Plan and Annual Training Report

Submissions deadlines are looming. So what does that mean for you? We are always surprised to hear how many companies pay over their Skills Development levies religiously every month yet never apply for grants to get the money back and train their employees. In the discussions we’ve had with some…
Discover Your Potential and Astound Yourself

Discover Your Potential and Astound Yourself

I firmly believe that every single person has the potential to achieve extraordinary things if they take time to discover, acknowledge and honor their potential. I have the wonderful privilege to work with human potential. My work takes me into various organisations across the globe where I advise on productivity…
Skills Money Cash Back

Skills Money Cash Back

WANT TO CASH IN ON YOUR SKILLS MONEY? DO NOT MISS THE OPPORTUNITY!  DEADLINE: 30 APRIL 2019!  NOT SURE WHERE TO START? If claiming your grants from your relevant SETA remains a daunting prospect, or if you HR Department is under-resourced for this labour-intensive task, Ubuhle HR and Management Consultants offer a…
Dreaming of One Day

Dreaming of One Day

Written by Liza Gresse “The distance between our dreams and reality is action” Ben Francis Have you ever tried to turn the clock back? We all have… Have you ever wished you did things differently? We all have… Back in the 70’s, at the tender age of eight, a financial…
Integrated Internships for Organisations

Integrated Internships for Organisations

Integrated Internships for Organisations : Organisational Internships is an opportunity provided to young adults who have completed a tertiary qualification, e.g. a Degree, Diploma or Certificate and who would like to gain work experience in a structured environment. UBUHLE HR understands that the aim of an Internship Programme should be…
Employee Wellness – 5 Ways to Keep Employee Wellness on Track During the Holidays

Employee Wellness – 5 Ways to Keep Employee Wellness on Track During the Holidays

Taking annual leave is vital in maintaining employee wellness. This gives the employee a chance to rest, first and foremost, and then to re-energise and refocus. “Banking” annual leave should therefore always be discouraged. Having said that, how does the employer maintain employee wellness during this period of frivolity and…
Rhodes Food Group – Diversity Management Programme 

Rhodes Food Group – Diversity Management Programme 

UBUHLE HR is the proud partner of Rhodes Food Group (RFG) in the roll-out of the RFG Diversity Management Programme across South Africa. The first session was rolled out in the Free state at the RFG site in Bethlehem this week on Tuesday 27 November. Feedback of the delegates are…
10 Questions To Ask Your Potential Training Service Provider

10 Questions To Ask Your Potential Training Service Provider

An employee is one of an organisation’s most powerful tools in growing profit. Employees are the foundation of the company’s structure and should therefore be firmly rooted in knowledge and skill : an organisation’s employees need Skills Development. In South Africa, legislation around SKILLS DEVELOPMENT can be a serious minefield…
Spar Group Training Feedback

Spar Group Training Feedback

SPAR GROUP TRAINING FEEDBACK UBUHLE is proud to partner with the SPAR GROUP in empowering their line managers with HR and People management skills. This is the 3rd year of rolling out this powerful SPAR customized PEOPLE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME FOR LINE MANAGERS ( PMLMP) . We are also most pleased…
A Learnership Offer Unlike Any Other

A Learnership Offer Unlike Any Other

  We are pleased to  present you with a special Learnership offer that is only valid until end January 2019, and comes with great benefits: For all learnerships, whether Company Funded or SETA Funded,  we will sponsor 1 additional learner for every 10 learners your Company gives to Ubuhle HR…
6 Tips to Appointing the Best Training Provider

6 Tips to Appointing the Best Training Provider

Appointing the right training provider can make or break the outcome of your investment. The mere fact that a training provider is accredited does not guarantee the quality of their course. You need to select the right provider, who offers value-added training. We share below our 6 tips to appointing…
Build your confidence and boost results in selling your products and services.

Build your confidence and boost results in selling your products and services.

Becoming a great salesperson takes effort and practice. While a salesperson might enter the industry because they have great people skills and a natural ability to influence others, they can certainly benefit from developing skills in terms of providing the best buying experience for their customers and potential customers. THE…
TURN DELIVERY DRIVERS  INTO BRAND AMBASSADORS

TURN DELIVERY DRIVERS INTO BRAND AMBASSADORS

Organisations employ professional drivers to deliver products to customers and act as ambassadors for the brand and they are in many cases the face of your company. But how well are your drivers trained for this job? UBUHLE HR is not referring to their ability to drive a truck or…
COACHING AND MENTORING FOR PERFORMANCE

COACHING AND MENTORING FOR PERFORMANCE

Coaching skills is part of a leaders toolkit in driving positive performance within the organisations. In almost all jobs, a manager’s people skills – also known as “soft skills” – have as much of an impact on his success as a leader, as his technical skills. That’s especially true when…
Supervisor Training Will Lead your Company to Success

Supervisor Training Will Lead your Company to Success

Supervisor training will help your company to get your management staff in the best possible shape and ready to lead your company. A strong management staff means your employees will be led and directed to be the best workers possible. Effective and efficient management is the main goal of supervisor…
Accredited National Certificate Warehouse Distribution Training

Accredited National Certificate Warehouse Distribution Training

UBUHLE HR has rolled out the National Certificate in Warehouse and Retail Distribution in Durban at Otto Brothers Distribution PTY Ltd. The purpose of this Certificate is to equip employees to understand and acquaint themselves with the underlying principles of all the major areas related to distribution within the Wholesale…
EMPOWERING LEADERS IN MOSSEL BAY, SOUTH AFRICA

EMPOWERING LEADERS IN MOSSEL BAY, SOUTH AFRICA

UBUHLE HR is the proud provider of accredited Supervisory Training to JUMBO Cash an d Carry (Part of the Mass Mart Group) in the Western Cape. The middle management staff enjoyed the powerful conversations, discussions and learning. Thank you to our energetic and knowledgeable facilitator Glenda Laity for empowering the…
LA DOLCE VITA – THE SWEET LIFE

LA DOLCE VITA – THE SWEET LIFE

“We must get beyond passions, like a great work of art. In such miraculous harmony. We should learn to love each other so much to live outside of time… detached.” ― Federico Fellini, La Dolce Vita: Federico Fellini’s Masterpiece The end of the year is fast approaching, and I sense some…

THE IMPORTANCE OF PEOPLE MANAGEMENT IN TODAY’S WORLD

Organizations, whether they are retail, educational, business, industrial, government, military, service, healthcare, or entertainment focused, are made up of people – women and men. It is people who provide leadership, stewardship, and follower-ship in every organization. People formulate strategies to help organizations achieve their specific objectives. People constantly learn new…

WHO PACKS YOUR PARACHUTE?

I am extremely thankful to the Wright Brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912). As aviation pioneers they are credited with inventing and building the world’s first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human…
10 ways to get the best out of people

10 ways to get the best out of people

Survey after survey shows that many people are dissatisfied at work, that communication and conflict are huge problems in most workplaces, and that few leaders deserve to be called “great.” So what’s the problem? From  observations of top executives over the past 14 years, there are in fact two problems:…

What is absent or absenteeism in the Workplace?

What is absent or absenteeism in the Workplace? What does it mean and can I overlook it or should I deal with it? What will happen if I don’t deal with it? What harm can it do if an employee is a few minutes late? Questions, questions and more questions…
BOOST YOUR BBBEE BY IMPLEMENTING SELF FUNDED LEARNERSHIP

BOOST YOUR BBBEE BY IMPLEMENTING SELF FUNDED LEARNERSHIP

BENEFIT A: UTILISE LEARNERSHIPS TO BOOST OUR BBBEE CORE CARD Skills development contributes 20 points to the scorecard. •You can earn 8 points if you invest 6% of your payroll on the training of black people. (It used to be 3%.) •Another 4 points can be received if you spend…

7 Best Practices to Boost Employee Engagement

What separates the best leaders from the rest when it comes to employee engagement? Our research shows the best leaders communicate an inspiring vision and live it, value people and give them a voice. Here are seven of the 100+ best practices that leaders can use to engage people. 1.…
Do you know how to test your employees for alcohol abuse?

Do you know how to test your employees for alcohol abuse?

The law that governs general workplace safety is the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993 (OHSA) and, in the Mining Industry, safety is governed by the Mine Health and Safety Act. It has been showed that over R240 billion, the equivalent to 10% of South Africa’s GDP, is the…
What’s the difference between a job profile and a job description?

What’s the difference between a job profile and a job description?

Did you know there’s a big difference between a job profile and a job description? Read on to find out what the difference is so you can get the most out of your employees. It’s up to you to ensure your employees know what’s expected of them. The starting point…

Affirmative action, BBBEE and formation of the legislation framework of SA

In South Africa Apartheid’s systematic, purposeful and legislated restriction on the majority of South Africans from meaningful economic participation and where the creation of wealth was confined to a racial minority; the “new” dispensation of 1994 brought with it democratic values, central to which was the premise and constitutional promise…
1 in 3 Employers are faced with a chronic talent shortage

1 in 3 Employers are faced with a chronic talent shortage

According to the 2015 Talent Shortage Survey by the Manpower Group, in which over 41 000 employers from 42 countries participated, it was found that a whopping 38% (1 in 3) employers worldwide have difficulty filling vacancies because the right talent is not available. This percentage is 2% higher than…