HR Trends 2018

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A proper fleet safety plan might just save your business

A fleet of vehicles is often one of the biggest operating costs for any business. It is also one of the most prominent representations of a company's brand.

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South Africans owe it to themselves to take leave

British Airways has conducted a research study which found that the average working South African has not taken a two-week break over the last year...

16 Jan 2018

Is your digital footprint enhancing your networking efforts?

As we start to reflect on resolutions for the New Year, one resolution that wouldn't make the list (but should be on top) is the "art of networking" and "growing our personal brand and voice"...

By Anja van Beek 15 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Move over 2017, flexible work is about to get bigger and better in 2018

This year has witnessed a giant leap forward for flexible work in our country and across the globe, as more and more companies begin to embrace a new era of time-wise employment...

By Phillipa Geard 12 Jan 2018

Top five trends driving the HR agenda in 2018

The relationship between employees and employers is strained. People want to feel a sense of purpose and belonging at work, but many companies are still struggling to deliver...

By Ronnie Toerien 11 Jan 2018

Creative burnout

Jessica Coombs of Native VML writes how dealing with creative burnout in all of its ugly forms is ultimately down to your company's culture....

By Jessica Coombs 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Human experience is changing the future of work

Helping people to feel good at work goes far beyond achieving work-life balance...

By Ewout Holst 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Getting creative with employee rewards

During 2018, reward practitioners must show inventiveness in developing cost-effective reward solutions but also exercise their influence to solve persistent problems that linger in the workplace...

By Mark Bussin 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The rise and rise of NextGen Work

As labour markets dynamics continue to shift rapidly and the lifespan of skills becomes ever shorter, the gap between the skills that people have and those that employers need is widening...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 8 Jan 2018

The key to a vibrant democracy may well lie in your workplace

It turns out that bosses who take the time to listen to their employees and involve them in organisational decisions may be inadvertently strengthening their country's democracy.

By Andrew Timming 4 Jan 2018

How to keep hospitality industry employees motivated during the festive season

The staff who employers rely on to deliver 'service with a smile' are far more likely to excel in their duties and remain productive if they are healthy and enjoy physical, psychosocial and holistic well-being that enables them to perform at their best....

8 Dec 2017

New programme to address modern slavery in SA's wine and fruit industries

Stronger Together, WIETA and SIZA have launched a new programme to help South Africa's wine and fruit growing businesses address forced labour and hidden labour exploitation...

5 Dec 2017

Four reasons why our current work model is obsolete

In September 2016, A Workplace Revolution Report done by Regis showed we're on the brink of radical change in terms of what we consider a "workplace"...

By Jainita Khatri 4 Dec 2017

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#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager, #MLKDay and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage, social citizens stood up for civil rights on #MLKDay, and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

How to start a business selling precious stones

Precious stones are beautiful and exciting to own, but what's more exciting is running a precious stone or gemstone business. Other than the fact that they're beautiful to have around, precious stones generally don't depreciate in value - gemstone value is usually based on supply.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 28 Dec 2017

Five leisure activities that can boost your productivity at work

Whether you're the CEO of a company or an employee, working becomes very stressful and monotonous at some point - doing the same thing every day, meeting the same people and dealing with the same issues over and over again.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 28 Dec 2017

Three ways to failure-proof your business in 2018

If you plan on starting a business in the year 2018 or have one established already, there are some important questions you might want to consider. Some are: what you're going to do to stand out from the crowd; how you'll manage your revenue enough to ensure you don't fall into any debt; how you'll ensure your products and services are topnotch; how you'll ensure your employees are putting in their best to achieve the company's growth, and many others.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 27 Dec 2017

Nine items your office first aid box should contain

Hazards happen every now and then in companies hence the necessity of a well-stocked first aid box. In fact, the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulation requires that all employers provide appropriate equipment and well-trained fist aider so employees can receive immediate attention soon as the accident occurs at work - including calling an ambulance.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 27 Dec 2017

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