Media presence

Media presence

We raise awareness on important issues, bring new ideas to the front and provide solutions for decision makers to consider.  We provide evidence based commentary on current and future challenges with regard to human capital in South Africa. On this page you will find all of our previous media coverage. To arrange an interview or if you have any questions, please contact us.

HR Think Tank in the news:

People and economic growth

31 October 2018, eNCA

Without the right relationship between government, business and labour as well as the right skills to drive the economic growth and development the country needs, initiatives such as the Jobs Summit and the Investment Summit will have only limited success. HR Think Founder and MD of KR, Wilhelm Crous, talks about unemployment and economic growth in South Africa.

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'Youth unemployment at 54%. Chances become slimmer for jobseeker as time passes'

30 October 2018, The Money Show, 702 Talk Radio

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Karen Ferguson, Research Manager at KR for the weekly “The Science Of” feature on 702 Talk Radio.

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Cohesion between government-business-labour crucial to tackling economic growth and employment

31 October 2018, SAFM

Amidst the optimism of the outcomes of the jobs and investment Summit, The HR Think Tank say the cohesion between government, business and labour are crucial to tackling economic growth and employment. 

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Improving South Africa’s talent competitiveness

5 November 2018, Moneyweb on SAFM

If South Africa is to deliver on targets set at the Jobs Summit, human capital will have to be developed. There are however many gaps within the development of skills in the country. The development of STEMs (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills locally lags other markets as the fourth industrial revolution progresses.

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Developing human capital key to SA’s growth, employment strategy

1 November 2018, Classic Business Breakfast on ClassicFM

Amid the optimism of the outcomes of the jobs and investment summits, the HR Think Tank outlines what should be done to deliver on this optimism, create jobs and uplift the economy.

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