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How to improve driver and fleet manager relationships

Driving long-haul is not an easy job. Long hours of negotiating traffic, roadworks and bad roads, as well as fending off fatigue and boredom, can take their toll on a long-haul truck driver...

By Arnoux Maré 1 day ago

Happy employees, happy business

Wellness at work is a increasingly dominant theme in any discussion about the workplace but for many it's a broad buzzphrase without much science behind it...

22 May 2018

How to increase staff engagement in your organisation

One of the biggest challenges facing large organisations is the competition for the best talent and staff retention...

By Tralone Khoza, Issued by Global Access 17 May 2018

The evolving workplace: The working environment and its impact on business and culture

Why workspace design not only reflects - but also drives - culture...

By Henke Naudé, Issued by Ackermans 16 May 2018

Health and safety: the recipe for a better logistics industry

Did you know that South Africa has some of the worst road-safety statistics in the world?[i] Accidents hit the economy hard when vehicles have to be repaired or replaced and often goods in transit are destroyed or delayed...

By Morné Stoltz 16 May 2018

The value of employee appreciation: How forward-thinking employers treat their staff

Many employers may be caught in that familiar conundrum of what may constitute appreciation for one person, could well be considered insufficient by another...

Issued by AMcomms 15 May 2018

Six ways to embrace an ageing workforce

Many of today's 10-year-olds could well live to be 120 and it's not a stretch therefore to expect them to still be working at 100...

14 May 2018

Why SA labour relations are the worst in the world

South Africa has the worst labour-employee relations in the world, ranking 137 out of 137 countries, according to the World Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 released by the World Economic Forum...

7 May 2018

Tailoring employee benefits to reflect the changing landscape

Global awareness has resulted in individuals asking more questions and pushing back against the stereotypes they have previously been subjected to - ultimately reshaping societal 'norms'...

Issued by Ackermans 4 May 2018

Recognise the era of knowledge workers

Over the past 40 years our workforce has transcended from doing labour with their hands to working with their brains. We haven't got the slightest clue what knowledge work is and that's an enormous problem...

By Martijn Aslander 3 May 2018

Unhealthy relationship between employee wellness expectations and reality

While many employers recognise the role they have to play in influencing good employee health, most are not employing strategies that best enable these outcomes...

20 Apr 2018

A third of SA workers say employers undervalue work-life balance

The Targus NoMoreExcuses Survey has revealed that 63% of employers discourage or don't permit remote working, and of the 37% that do - only 19% of those provide their employees with devices (such as smart phones, tablets and laptops) to enable them to work anywhere...

19 Apr 2018

Papers to help improve labour safety in agriculture, forestry sectors

The back-breaking jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors are some of the most dangerous. To reduce health risks, FAO has published two papers mapping ways to improve worker health and safety...

19 Apr 2018

Bruce Daisley of Twitter on the power of amazing culture businesses (Part 3)

Bruce Daisley is VP for Europe at Twitter, and runs the Eat Sleep Work Repeat podcast. In the last part of this three-part article, Jon Ratcliffe chatted with him about purpose, well-being, what advice he can give young students entering the industry...

By Jon Ratcliffe 19 Apr 2018

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