HR Trends 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

#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

No more psyche-ward green: 7 tips to making your office better

If looking around your office at motivational posters from 1988, psyche-ward green walls and rows of people slumped at rows of desks makes you want to run screaming for the exits, don't worry, help is at hand...

5 Dec 2018

Ergonomic best practice: How to take the pain out of working from home

BIRMINGHAM, UK - The last five years has seen the number of people who work from home increase by 25%, with more than 8 million employees now working at least one day a week from home...

4 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: How to engage a disengaged employee in 3 steps

Your employees are your company's most important asset. They are the ones tasked with serving your customers, implementing strategies and driving your teams forward to achieve their goals. According to 2018 Gallup research, however, 85% of the workforce is disengaged.

By Deon Smit and Muhammed Goolab 3 Dec 2018

#FairnessFirst: Pledging for workplace transformation and productivity

We spend the bulk of our waking hours in the office, so why not do what we can to make that time more productive? Here's how SA companies are working for better work-life balance and pledging to transform for the better...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 4 trends driving the future of the workplace

Attracting the best people is fundamental to the success of all companies and in the war for talent...

By Linda Trim 30 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: How employers can structure salary deductions to benefit parents

What many parents and companies are unaware of is that employers can make a real difference in the lives of their staff by offering them an Education Benefit...

28 Nov 2018

5 year-end bashes that won't break the bank

End-of-year parties are upon us once more but with the current economic situation, companies are cutting costs, and entertainment is often where the shaving takes place...

27 Nov 2018

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