Author: Memory Nguwi

 

Job Search in 2019 and beyond

Why is it so difficult to land a job in 2019? IPC Jobs Portal www.ipcjobsportal.com posts an average of 10 new jobs weekly. Why then does the job search seem to get worse than it was before? If you have been searching for a job for any serious amount of time, then you understand how difficult it […]

Psychological Safety the New Anchor of Effective Team building

Team building sessions, if done well will lead to a more engaged and coordinated team but if not handled well can leave employees in a worse off position. Aside from just being fun and an excuse to be together, team building events have serious business and personal impacts. In concurrence, recent studies have indicated the […]

What is Holding Back Zimbabwe’s Economic Development?

The concept of human capital holds an important place in the theory of economic growth. Economists commonly use education as a proxy for human capital. Others have started questioning the use of education as a measure of human capital. Research has shown that education is a weak predictor of job performance and economic contribution. The […]
IPC Cost Of Living Expenses Report October 2019 FREE DOWNLOAD!!!

IPC Cost Of Living Expenses Report October 2019 FREE DOWNLOAD!!!

The income for executive levels surpasses their estimated basic living costs by $12,675 per month. With that amount left after basic living costs, they remain in the best position of their households. The NEC employee does not meet a basic standard of living. The gap between the NEC employee’s income and expenditure means they will […]

Machine Learning: In Simple Terms

Is everyone around you talking about machine learning? They could be singing algorithms, techniques, models, metrics and you are wondering as to how all these terms fit into the picture. This is a good runway for you to have a perfect start… A subject of broad and current interest Machines have stood the test of […]

Global CEO Compensation Trends

The total compensation of CEOs is defined as the total sum of salary, bonus, non-equity incentive plan compensation, stock awards, and option awards. As a way to eliminate actuarial value changes, nonqualified deferred compensation and changes in pension value are excluded from the summation of total compensation (Knowlton, 2018). CEO compensation is determined by several […]

What every employer needs to know about staff costs

The Zimbabwean economy has made a turn in the wrong direction once again, and most employers and employees are now reliving the horrors of the 2008 hyperinflationary environment. The cost of living is going up on a daily basis, while employees are struggling to make ends meet with current earnings. While most employers have made […]

Applying Technology to HR

Technology changes the way HR departments contact employees, store files and analyse employee performance. When used well, technology makes HR practices more efficient. When used poorly, it can get in the way of managing the company’s human resources. Technology makes it easier to gather and break down data of employees to get an overall picture. […]

We are only as strong as our human resource

Economic development is a result of the people we have. Every job will be done if you put the right people in the right jobs. That’s the biggest challenge facing Africa, especially. The key issue is cognitive power. It’s the capacity to think, to find solutions to problems.   In this TEDxHarare presentation Memory Nguwi […]

Designing a Sustainable Pay Structure for your Organisation

An equitable remuneration structure is a key component of any business. Ensure your business has an equitable pay structure. A pay structure puts people in grades. Each grade will have a minimum, midpoint and maximum salary. The minimum salary reflects what the business is willing to pay for any position at entry into that grade. […]


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