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Whitepaper: How to Avoid The 12 Deadly Traps of Strategic Workforce Planning

Many organisations are somewhat delusional about their workforce strategy claims. Whilst they may have bundles of HR policies and undertake workforce and succession planning together with talent management, very few have developed a comprehensiv...

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SIOPSA YouTube Channel

The SIOPSA You Tube Channel is a very useful channel to get the latest up to date presentations from our SIOPSA Conferences and events.  Please follow us there to receive the latest updates. SIOPSA You Tube Channel...

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SIOPSA Conference 2016 Presentations

Please see below all the presentations we have for the SIOPSA 2016 Conference.  If the presentation you are seeking is not here, please refer to the back of the online Abstract book and contact the presenter directly. Abstract Committee Feedback ...

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SIOPSA Articles

6 Tips For Better Work-Life Balance

These days, work-life balance can seem like an impossible feat. Technology makes workers accessible around the clock. Fears of job loss incentivise longer hours. In fact, a whopping 94% of working professionals reported working more than 50 hours per week and nearly half said they worked more t...

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How to win the war for talent: measure and manage employee engagement

Part ‘five’ of our talent war series provides a range of methods to assess and boost the engagement and motivation levels of employees... Employee engagement is one of the issues plaguing big businesses and HR today. Research shows that more t...

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How to win the war for talent: prioritise strength-based development

Part ‘four’ of our talent war series discusses the process of creating and maintaining a culture of learning and development.    In many companies, there are countless hours spent on attracting and hiring the right talent; however, f...

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SIOPSA Stories


The SIOPSA Academy recently held its first successful event at the SIOSPA offices in Midrand. A seasoned IO Psychologist took a group of 17 attendees with experience ranging from current interns to experiences lecturers and psychologists in private p...

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SIOPSA introduces all of their Interest Groups

The Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA) is pleased to announce the establishment of more new Interest Groups (IG). Members and non-members can now choose from eight Interest Groups to further hone their skill...

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About dynamite in small packages – Introducing SIOPSA President 2016/17, Ms Manoko Ratala

Ms Manoko Ratala It might come as a surprise that the soft-spoken, well-presented SIOPSA President, Manoko Ratala, grew up as a bit of a tomboy, counting falling from trees (and roofs!) as part of her risky repertoire.  These daredevil pursui...

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