Fair selection, recruitment
and appointment.

Most small businesses do not have a dedicated human resources department. This means that developing a job description; advertising; interviewing applicants; selecting the right candidate; contracting and finally inducting the appropriate person could be a daunting task for employers.


This section provides simple step by step guidelines and tools that will assist employers to select, recruit and contract employees in compliance with the relevant labour legislation.


The foreword to the Code of good practice on the integration of employment equity into human resources policies and practices (the Code) states that in addition to imposing a duty on employers to eliminating discrimination at workplaces, the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 also provides a framework for the attraction, development, the advancement and retention of an employer’s human resources talent.