HR Trends 2018

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#BizTrends2018: How to get more value from your PR partner

Your PR agency should be able to deliver a full spectrum communication service that can play a pivotal role in most areas of your business. If not, rethink how to use your PR partner to ensure you are taking advantage of their specific skills set.

By Jane Belchers and Jane Gordon 1 hour ago

#BizTrends2018: Effective internal communications in 2018

The internal communications sector has to gear up to deal with a whole new world of communication...

By Brendan Cooper 1 hour ago

Labour Law amendments give new families more time to bond

In November last year, the Labour Law Amendment Act, 2015 was passed by Parliament. While the media has mostly focused on the right to longer leave for new fathers, the provisions cover a broader spectrum of concerns...

17 hours ago

Pay discrimination on arbitrary grounds? Prove it.

To succeed with a claim of unfair discrimination based on an arbitrary ground, an employee would need to adduce evidence or establish link between the arbitrary ground and the differentiation complained of...

By Jacques van Wyk 1 day ago

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 1 day ago

One person shot dead in protest at RBPlat mine on Wednesday night

A person was shot dead near Royal Bafokeng Platinum's (RBPlat's) North Shaft on Wednesday evening, during a protest by about 100 people including former employees of the company...

By Allan Seccombe 12 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

Eskom continues to block Daniels

After more than three months, Eskom's suspended head of legal and compliance, Suzanne Daniels, will have to wait another month to continue her battle to be reinstated...

By Sikonathi Mantshantsha 3 days ago

BM Food Manufacturers employees on strike over pay increase

More than 230 workers from the BM Food Manufacturers Lanseria plant are on strike until their demand for a wage increase has been met...

3 days ago

Liberty's financial chief quits

Just seven months after the high-profile resignation of its CEO, Liberty Holdings has announced the departure of the group's finance director, Casper Troskie...

By Ann Crotty 11 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

Entrepreneurs, don't fear the legal nitty-gritty, embrace it

Seeking legal advice is not always a start-up's first priority, but a legal mistake early on can prove to be costly, if not fatal to a business...

11 Jan 2018

Why SA's class of 2017 should consider a career in hospitality

For matriculants at a crossroad on what to do as a career, there are many career opportunities in hospitality - from reception to guest relations, chef to restaurant manager...

10 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. It's about creating an environment that enables employees to feel engaged, empowered and fulfilled...

By Ewout Holst 10 Jan 2018

Google engineer fired for sexist memo sues ex-employer

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A Google engineer who was fired after writing a memo defending the gender gap in Silicon Valley tech jobs as a matter of biology has sued his former employer for discrimination...

10 Jan 2018

City manager in peril after he followed De Lille's orders

The career of Cape Town's city manager is on the line because he followed the orders of mayor Patricia de Lille...

10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Mining could still bridge SA's unemployment gap

As the year begins, there is little for South Africa's unemployed to celebrate...

By Terence Corrigan 9 Jan 2018

No jobs advertised by Defence Force

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has noted false advertisements that have been circulating on social media on the recruitment of new members for the Military Skills Development System (MSDS)...

9 Jan 2018

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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

Four mental health tips for entrepreneurs from Johnny Tabaie

When talking about mental health, it deals with one of the most important part of the human body, the brain. Because the brain controls all other parts of the body, the state of mental health can make all the difference between one set of people and the other.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 19 Dec 2017

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