Green Champions Wanted

‘Going Green’ is on the strategic agenda of many South African corporates, but are they going far enough?

Auguste Coetzer; a founding member, shareholder and director of Talent Africa, a leading provider of integrated talent solutions and leadership development believes that the answer is a resounding no, at least when it comes to senior executive accountability.

Read more – Business Report (Pretoria News) – 29 Nov 2011

Sometimes It’s Not The Job A Candidate Is After

Sunday Times

Are well-qualified people turning down jobs after going through the gruelling recruitment process? Until about two years ago, this was the exception, but today executive head-hunters are finding that they identify, short-list and take a candidate through the process until they are offered the job – only to have the candidate decline the offer.

Read More – Sunday Times – 13 Nov 2011

Business Live

Sometimes it’s not the job a candidate is after. Auguste Coetzer, the founder of Talent Africa, tells Margaret Harris why many applicants don’t take the job.

Read more – Business Live – 12 Nov 2011

No Longer Just Give and Take

Intuitively, you expect offers of executive jobs in major organisations to be snapped up in a tough economy. Yet an increasing number of well qualified candidates for highly paid posts are saying “Thanks, but no thanks” after scoring well in all assessments and sailing through.

Auguste (Gusti) Coetzer is a founding member, shareholder and director of Talent Africa, a leading provider of integrated talent solutions and leadership development.

Read More – City Press – 6 Nov

Why More People Are Turning Down Top Jobs

Weekend Argus

Intuitively, you expect offers of senior positions in major organisations to be snapped up in a tough economy. Yet an increasing number of well qualified candidates for highly paid posts are saying “Thanks, but no thanks” after scoring well in all assessments and sailing through interviews.

Read more – Weekend Argus 13 Nov

The Star Workplace

It’s not a foregone conclusion that offers will be accepted. Intuitively, you expect offers of senior positions in major organisations to be snapped up in a tough economy.

Read more – STAR Workplace – 2 Nov 2011