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How to build a corporate culture for your remote team
How to build a corporate culture for your remote team

Did you know that almost 80% of knowledge workers worldwide work at least one day of each week remotely? By 2020, analysts expect that more than 1,3-billion people will work remotely...

By Dorine Reinstein 4 minutes ago

How to get a 400% return - and it's not a pyramid scheme
How to get a 400% return - and it's not a pyramid scheme

It used to be that the only way you could get that kind of return, was to start a community of zealots and then get your followers to appreciate the privilege of investing in your cause for a hard-to-believe return...

By Sid Peimer 14 Mar 2019

Sure, you listen to your customers, but do you listen to your employees?
Sure, you listen to your customers, but do you listen to your employees?

Way back in the seventies, Peter Drucker said that business has only one purpose: to create a customer. That's where Marty Neumeier kicks off from in his recent book The Brand Flip...

By Johnny Johnson 11 Mar 2019

Why big business needs to update remote working policies
Why big business needs to update remote working policies

In line with global trends, more South African companies are offering remote work options to prospective employees, while those that don't are at risk of losing out on the best talent, a recent survey shows...

6 Mar 2019

Research reveals snapshot of SA employee experience
Research reveals snapshot of SA employee experience

Employee experience is not just another buzzword but a critical component of the changing nature of work. Employees entering the workplace today seek meaningful work, flexibility, autonomy and mentoring on a foundation of collaborative communication...

4 Mar 2019

Why sleep-deprived employees are costing the country billions
Why sleep-deprived employees are costing the country billions

South Africans need more sleep. Sleep-deprived employees are at higher risk of life-threatening chronic illness and disability, more likely to cause workplace accidents, less productive and more absent - adding up to an economic liability in the billions...

25 Feb 2019

Employee benefit marketing: How to ensure your staff know and use their benefits
Employee benefit marketing: How to ensure your staff know and use their benefits

With the current state of the job market and the pressure on offering competitive remuneration, companies should make employee benefit marketing a priority to attract and retain the best employees...

By Sylvia Schutte 20 Feb 2019

Can you be yourself at work - really, really?
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!
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'
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
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
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
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
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
#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
#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
#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
#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
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?
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
#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
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
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
#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
#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

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#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
#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
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

Taking the pressure out of depression
Taking the pressure out of depression

The Labour Court recently considered whether the dismissal of an employee on the grounds of misconduct, where the employee suffered from a medical condition which had been made known to the employer, constituted an automatically unfair dismissal and unfair discrimination...

By Motheo Mfikoe and Rui Lopes 26 Nov 2018

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