A new study should be the final nail for open-plan offices

Open-plan offices have taken off because of a desire to increase interaction and collaboration among workers...

By Libby Sander 3 days ago

Why it's important for HR to get out in front of workplace disruption

Some experts believe that more than a third of jobs in South Africa are at risk of being lost because humans are going to be replaced by digitisation and computer technology...

By Linda Ronnie 3 Jul 2018

No woman should be expected to be Superwoman

Working women can have it all when it comes to family, children and a career but they can't do it alone, says New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Aldern, who has just given birth to her first child, becoming only the second woman holding office to do so...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 29 Jun 2018

#YouthMonth: Millennials in the workplace

Millennials, a word used for those reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century, are an enigma to the older generations as they strive for both financial independence and personal fulfilment...

By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Jun 2018

Duty of care considerations for travelling employees

Business travel is part of the day-to-day job for a growing cohort of employees, but brings with it its own set of risks, demanding that organisations exercise the utmost duty of care...

28 Jun 2018

Winners of the first all-Africa Employee Engagement Awards

The inaugural Africa-wide Employee Engagement Awards and Conference hosted 150 people at the Hyatt in Rosebank, Johannesburg, on 14 June 2018...

18 Jun 2018

What does the workplace of 2030 look like... and are you ready for it?

From automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to flexible work hours, mood-matched workspaces and fast-paced learning to bridge skill gaps, the workplace of 2030 will emphasise ingenuity and idea generation - plus empathy and doing good...

14 Jun 2018

7 ways startups and SMEs can create loyal first-time employees

As an entrepreneur, a key moment in your first business is hiring your first employee - often young, first-time workers because that's what you can afford. But how do you gain their loyalty as you navigate the teething troubles of a new business venture...?

By Alex Hadfield 13 Jun 2018

Employees are more productive and motivated in a digital workplace - study

A new global study has revealed that employees who work in digital workplaces are not only more productive, but also more motivated, have higher job satisfaction, and report an overall better sense of well-being...

6 Jun 2018

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS): The big picture

Taking a proactive approach to occupational health and safety will help small contractors to build their businesses and the industry to transform and realise its potential. Even better, there is a way to achieve this...

By Boitumelo Thipe and Makhosazana Kunene 6 Jun 2018

Transformation isn't a programme - it's a way of life

Werner Lindemann looks at ways that you can drive transformation across your organisation in a way that is sustainable...

By Werner Lindemann 4 Jun 2018

The end of the traditional 9-5? New study finds 70% of us skip the office to work elsewhere

More than two-thirds of global employees work remotely every week, and over 50% do so for at least half of the week, according to a comprehensive new global study...

Issued by GO Content Lab 1 Jun 2018

How HR professionals can advocate employee engagement

When the work environment is supported by HR, it contributes a greater business attainment. Here are some dynamic ideas to motivate employee engagement...

By Khanyie Dlamini, Issued by Damelin Correspondence College 29 May 2018

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 25 May 2018

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