Can you be yourself at work - really, really?

Today's work-scape is ever-changing. We want more, we want better - we crave the agency to be ourselves at work...

By Kimberley Axon, Issued by Educor 14 Feb 2019

Pop culture's influence on internal communication is impactful. A win!

It's no secret that we operate in an open-minded interconnected society that is comprised of engaged, aware and conscious employees. However, in order for internal communication to be effective, we must constantly find new ways of delivering engaging experiences...

By Lukhanyo Mpumela-Kwaza 14 Feb 2019

Forget macro, micro or nano, 2019 is the year of 'internal-influence'

The socialverse has been inundated with one Fyre meme after the other and thanks to the Hulu and Netflix - albeit through the skewed FuckJerry lens - exposés, there has been an amplified discussion about the pros and cons of the influencer marketing space...

By Mike Sharman 13 Feb 2019

Developing a culture fit: more than just who you hire

Given that a healthy culture is what keeps us engaged at our place of work and offers employees a deep sense of purpose, job satisfaction and belonging, it makes sense that many companies are concerned with hiring for a cultural fit...

Issued by Ackermans 13 Feb 2019

Love your job... and live happily ever after

Valentine's Day is not just about flowers and candle-lit dinners. It's an annual opportunity to contemplate the power of love and the promise of happiness when you find the only one for you...

By Michelle Moss 13 Feb 2019

Why pods are blooming in SA offices

The pod - a small, free-standing box or space that is typically soundproof and designed to fit just one or two people - is taking over offices in South Africa...

31 Jan 2019

5 myths about employee motivation

The start of a new year presents an opportunity to refocus our efforts on motivating employees and fostering an engaging, rewarding work environment...

By Paul Burrin 23 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Workplace 2025 - where humans and machines coexist

The world is undergoing its biggest transformation ever. As emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) enter workplaces, human talent is grappling with an existential crisis.

By Ronnie Toerien 16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Flexible workspaces - the workplace revolution is coming

Until recently, work meant commuting to a nine-to-five job at the same desk in a conventional office. But the world of work has changed...

By Joanne Bushell 8 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: 7 reasons to incorporate a flexible work culture

The world of work as we know it is changing. With new technology making it easier to work anywhere, anytime, the traditional 9-5 is effectively dead...

By Paul Burrin 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Engaging differently in the workplace

The South African workplace is evolving. And while many of these changes have been gradual, based on our engagements and experience, we expect them to become more pronounced in 2019 and beyond...

By Gys Kappers 7 Jan 2019

Fighting the rise of workplace depression and suicide

A recent report from the CDC showed that the USA is in the grip of a sustained rise in the suicide rate for both sexes and across all age groups. From 1999 to 2014, the suicide rate rose by 24%. A database from the OECD also shows that the recent uptick is mirrored in Britain and the Netherlands, among other countries...

By Eugene Yiga 31 Dec 2018

What can we do to support LGBTQI people in the workplace?

LGBTQI people face exclusion and discrimination in the workplace. People who are less advantaged socioeconomically are most at risk of poor treatment and marginalisation, and a different sexual and/or gender orientation to the majority exacerbates this...

By Devan Moonsamy 28 Dec 2018

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