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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

Let’s review: Top 10 Workplace Trends for 2017

  This year's Top 10 Workplace Trends: #10. Increased Focus on Employee Health and Wellness: Stress has become a fact of life for today’s average employee—whether it is caused by increasing workplace demands, a changing organisational environment, or economic hardships. As research ...

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SIOPSA SURVEY: Constructing a career adaptability and employability profile for knowledge workers. 

Dear Fellow Professional Increasing technology, globalisation and innovation lead inevitably to knowledge generation, transformation and constantly changing environments. It is therefore important that you as a knowledge worker (a person who thinks for a living) manage your own career and adapt c...

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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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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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