Is a criminal record ruining your career? Here's what you can do about it
Is a criminal record ruining your career? Here's what you can do about it

While being caught shoplifting or driving under the influence when you were a teen may not have seemed like such a big deal back then, these minor offences can come back to bite you when trying to move up the career ladder...

15 Aug 2018

CCBSA launches 'virtual village' for female employees
CCBSA launches 'virtual village' for female employees

Coca-Cola Beverages SA has created a virtual 'village-like' network for its female employees to connect with each other and have a shared resource of tools...

7 Aug 2018

Servant leadership key for healthy and growing businesses
Servant leadership key for healthy and growing businesses

The success of beauty brand Sorbet hinges on its people and their passion, argues its founder and CEO, Ian Fuhr, speaking at a UCT Graduate School of Business event in July...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 6 Aug 2018

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Barig adds health, fitness partnerships to benefit airline employees

The Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig) has expanded its range of business partnerships to now include the health, fitness and lifestyle sector...

25 Jul 2018

4 signs you need HR support
4 signs you need HR support

When you're dealing with employees, it's almost impossible to anticipate or control what will happen. Everything is fine until something is not, right? So when is the right time to get HR support...?

By Celeste Dickinson 23 Jul 2018

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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 19 Jul 2018

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

Desiree Goodwin
#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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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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 25 May 2018

6 key factors of workplace wellness
6 key factors of workplace wellness

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

Tralone Khoza
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Gavin Griffin of AON Employee Benefits
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

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