May 2018

The collective bargaining agreement (CBA)

Senyo Adjabeng / No Comments

Prior to the writing of this article, I undertook a random survey of general knowledge of HRM practitioners on their understanding of the difference between a Collective Agreement and a Collective Bargaining Agreement. In most cases, they referred to a Collective Agreement as a Collective Bargaining Agreement. Most couldn’t tell the difference and believed it was […]

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Employment myths for investor attention in Ghana

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On Monday November 28, 2011, the Business and Financial Times newspaper published a news item which stated that investors claim that doing business in Ghana is adversely affected by high cost of hiring and firing workers in Ghana. In the recent Global Competitiveness Index Report, 2015/2016 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) it is found that Ghana’s urge […]

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Lesbian and gay rights in the workplace

Senyo Adjabeng / No Comments

I have HIV/AIDS!! This is something one dares not tell an employer especially in Ghana for obvious reasons. The other is “I am GAY!!” A client approached me some time ago with a complicated situation of being a homosexual who has been diagnosed to have HIV/AID. According to him, he had contracted HIV/AIDs through his […]

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Sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the workplace

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The Case of the Commissioner, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) Vs. Prof. Frank Awuku Norvor. This week, I intend to review a case involving the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) regarding the issue of Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination at work. The case was heard by His Lordship J. Ansah, J.A. as additional Justice of […]

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Human resource management coaching

Senyo Adjabeng / No Comments

Resourcing the HRM Manager to Advance the Profession Last year, I shared this article with my cherished readers and HRM Colleagues as published in this column. This subject matter means a lot to me as it has a direct impact on how well an HRM Practitioner, especially in the early days of practice, can settle […]

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Ditch that HRM policy

Senyo Adjabeng / No Comments

“Human Resources Policies” is a very technical subject matter. The thought of writing an article on that makes me think of all the technical things I could be writing right now. But good articles are not about they being technical, but about they appealing to the ‘average’ employee in the workplace and non-professional HRM people.  In writing this […]

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The advertisers discrimination

Senyo Adjabeng / No Comments

Some five years ago, I called the editor of one of the leading newspapers and informed him about an age discrimination advert I had noticed. I advised that where the organization that subscribed for the advert to be run is sued, the paper could be joined. Because the Paper ought to have known that publishing […]

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The Difficult Employee

Senyo Adjabeng / No Comments

Preparing for this article has brought out a naked truth in the trend of my publications here since 2009. In my passion to address the wrongs of the workplace and what can be done to make it better, my articles have normally hit on or focused on the Employer, who it seems is always doing one […]

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Probation

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The Period of Trial and Assessment in Employment The probationary period of employment is a tricky one. That is when both parties to the employment relationship size each other up before making the big and final decision to engage with each other on a more permanent basis. And that is why it is difficult to determine […]

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Labour expert launches book, equips job seekers

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  Labour expert and Human Resource (HR) consultant, Mr Senyo Adjabeng has lamented the avoidable mistakes many job seekers make in their efforts to land jobs in Ghana. According to him, in spite of the existing unemployment crisis in Ghana, most job seekers fail to measure up to the available jobs due to their lack […]

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