Key areas to focus on for sustainability in the construction industry

In today's socioeconomic environment, with high unemployment rates and a massive skills shortage afflicting South Africa

and other Southern African countries, companies in the construction industry who do not adequately focus on succession planning could find themselves without the required skills to take their companies forward.

The considerable skills shortage – which is plaguing the industry at every level – means that it’s vital for companies to have skills training and skills transfer strategies to ensure their employees have the expertise to take on new challenges higher up in the organisation, with people ready to step into their shoes to carry on with tasks at the lower level.

Succession planning has always been a key focus at Inyatsi. We recently found ourselves in an interesting situation that has necessitated accelerating the implementation of our succession plan.

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