28 July 2017
Our team regularly comments on current topics affecting organisations' ability to attract, retain and manage the best talent in the market.
In our quarterly newsletter, of which this is the first, we will share some of the these comments with you and will also include some of the more interesting articles we read in the last few months.
We would love your feedback on our newsletter.
Eric van Gils, Advisory Partner
South African CEOs and CFOs receive increases in excess of inflation (but increases are lower than previously awarded)
May 22, 2017
In the latest 21st Century Executive Pay Barometer (April 2017) interesting trends came up regarding executive pay.
Availability of key skills in Africa is a threat to growth - African CEOs
May 18, 2017
In the recent PWC Annual Global CEO survey, 80 Africa CEOs were surveyed to get their views on the trends they expect to affect their businesses.
3 African cities on the list of the top 10 most expensive cities for expats
December 24, 2016
According to Mercer's 21st annual Cost of Living Survey, the 3 most expensive African Cities for expats to live in are Luanda, Kinshasa and N'Djamena.
Is the gig economy really all it's made out to be?
April 10, 2017
The promises Silicon Valley makes about the gig economy can sound appealing. Its digital technology lets workers become entrepreneurs, we are told, freed from the drudgery of 9-to-5 jobs.
IBM drops remote working to increase innovation.
March 20, 2017
IBM is a firm that for years has been a highly visible public champion of remote work. So it was a shock to many that IBM (where as much as 40 percent of its workforce works remotely) is now abruptly dropping remote work!
Many expat assignments fail to generate ROI. How do you make an assignment work?
March 10, 2017
As companies expand globally, executives are increasingly being tapped for expatriate assignments. The idea is to spread talent, expertise, and knowledge from headquarters to foreign offices, and vice versa.