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The gig economy can boost employment in Africa

The industries which are playing the greatest role in transforming the global economy all fall under what is termed the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

9 Mar 2020

When AI meets workplace and the environment

Currently, several developments are dramatically reshaping our everyday lives. In 2020, three themes will heavily influence our private and professional lives: employee experience, artificial intelligence (AI), and sustainability...

By Brendan McAravey 21 Feb 2020

How to unlock the promise of a digital workplace

The business landscape has evolved significantly over the past decade. Driven by the need to remain agile, competitive and productive, organisations are adopting more technologies than ever before as they continue their individual journeys towards digital transformation...

14 Feb 2020

Workplace 2020: People and tech trends

Increased automation, AI, robots, 5G, digital everything - the workplace of the future that we've been talking about for so long, is actually here...

By Andrew Robinson 10 Feb 2020

#EvolutionOfWork: Why Africa is championing the flexible workspace revolution

The African workforce is mushrooming, and by 2035, its numbers will have increased by more than the rest of the world's regions combined...

27 Jan 2020

#EvolutionOfWork: 2020 ushers in new importance for HR and payroll data

This year will see HR and payroll data play a pivotal role in business, becoming an increasingly valuable asset that provides a snapshot overview of the current status of the business. This is according to Ian McAlister, general manager of CRS Technologies...

24 Jan 2020

Why 2020 should be the year we stop fearing 'the robots'

As artificial intelligence (AI) become increasingly pervasive, so have headlines about robots taking people's jobs. While there's undoubtedly truth in that (in as much as new technologies have always rendered some jobs obsolete), the societal impact of these new technologies is frequently misunderstood...

By Tanja Lategan 24 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 4 trends driving the evolution of HR into a people function

Two major forces are shaping the future of work: increasing automation in the workplace, and a global, flexible workforce that can work whenever, wherever, for whomever...

By Pieter Bensch 13 Jan 2020

#EvolutionOfWork: What will define the digital workplace in 2020?

The past year has seen companies implement several incremental changes to create a more immersive experience for employees around the digital workplace. Much of this has revolved around driving collaboration and using automation so workers can deliver increased strategic value...

By Ryan Jamieson 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The evolving role of HR as a strategic partner

The role of HR within the business has come a long way. For many years the HR person within a company was tasked with managing salary cost, ensuring the right talent was attracted and managing performance...

By Sandra Crous 8 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: HR & Management

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 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 & Management site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

New skills needed in the 4IR

ICT professionals will have to cultivate ethics, professionalism and a range of new skills to thrive in future...

12 Dec 2019

Embrace the opportunities 4IR ushers in

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is already having a hugely disruptive effect on all aspects of our lives, but will arguably have the most profound impact...

11 Dec 2019

#EvolutionOfWork: Jobs of the future - what will they be and how do we prepare for them?

If you consider how 4IR has disrupted education, business and industry sectors worldwide, we can safely assume that South Africa will also need to make provisions to do the same, but what will the future employment landscape look like...?

10 Dec 2019

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