Andrew Bourne
SOUTH AFRICA
5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisions

5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisions[Andrew Bourne] Businesses around the globe have spent the better part of 2020 adjusting to the new reality of remote working. With workplace regulations also becoming stricter, buzzy office spaces might soon become part of a pre-Covid era...

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Lyndy van den Barselaar
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds

#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds[Lyndy van den Barselaar] When reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, a number of things immediately spring to mind... the industrial internet of things (IIoT), artificial intelligence (AI), robots and 3D printing for example. Regrettably, little attention is given to individual employees and workers in this emerging industrial world, unless one is discussing the concerns related to potential job losses...

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Annelize van Rensburg
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021

#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021[Annelize van Rensburg] The speed with which the C-suite was tasked with managing monumental change as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold is unprecedented. However, one thing is becoming clear: no "new normal" is possible without robust new communication skills...

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Jake Willis
SOUTH AFRICA
What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?

What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?[Jake Willis] Unemployment in South Africa remains an alarming issue. The country has among the highest youth unemployment rates globally with 58% of 15-24-year-olds not working. To add to the challenge, we are facing the rapidly changing skill set that is required by businesses...

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Anja van Beek
SOUTH AFRICA
Leavism: Remote employees, don't let your work hijack your holiday

Leavism: Remote employees, don't let your work hijack your holiday[Anja van Beek] Leavism is a real trend, and a concerning one. As we are approaching summer holidays in the southern hemisphere, I can't help to think about employees not intentionally switching off from work during their well-deserved holiday - especially after such a different year like 2020...

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Anja van Beek
SOUTH AFRICA
Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-out

Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-out[Anja van Beek] Have you ever calculated how many of your 24hrs you are in "work-mode" - whether thinking, doing, or responding to a quick mail at a family braai...?

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Anja van Beek
SOUTH AFRICA
How to cultivate a coaching approach to support team members

How to cultivate a coaching approach to support team members[Anja van Beek] Over the years, the role of a leader and manager of teams has evolved. It is no longer a command and control scenario, where you give instructions and your team will follow...

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Brian Eagar
SOUTH AFRICA
Unchartered waters: Our new normal and adjusting to it

Unchartered waters: Our new normal and adjusting to it[Brian Eagar] None of us expected what 2020 had in store for us, but we all adapted (or didn't) differently. At the same time, the new normal has meant different things for different people and for different organisations...

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Anja van Beek
SOUTH AFRICA
Why a mental detox is vital for your well-being

Why a mental detox is vital for your well-being[Anja van Beek] How would you rate your current mental well-being?

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Nick Durrant
SOUTH AFRICA
Introducing a better staffing model for the future

Introducing a better staffing model for the future[Nick Durrant] When embarking on a new web development project, businesses need to find the most cost effective model that will deliver the best results for capacity planning as well as project management planning. There are normally two common models to choose from, fixed cost or time and materials. However, there is another often overlooked approach, the Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) model...

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Celeste Sirin
SOUTH AFRICA
Rebooting employer branding in response to Covid-19

Rebooting employer branding in response to Covid-19[Celeste Sirin] Employer branding is often mistaken to be the kind of activity only associated with companies needing to attract the best talent to meet their growth trajectory, especially within a buoyant and thriving economy. This is partially correct, however employer branding is built from the inside out...

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Anja van Beek
SOUTH AFRICA
Feeling drained? Here's 5 tips to boost your resilience

Feeling drained? Here's 5 tips to boost your resilience[Anja van Beek] When thinking about resilience, we need to remind ourselves it is not about grit and tenacity. It is more than that...

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Siobhan Zurnamer
SOUTH AFRICA
SME recruitment - how much should I pay my staff?

SME recruitment - how much should I pay my staff?[Siobhan Zurnamer] Accurate salary information is hard to come by. Employers - especially small businesses - often don't know how much to pay their staff at market value, and job seekers frequently don't know what their skillset is worth...

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Michelle Moss
SOUTH AFRICA
Top leadership tips inspired by Maslow's Pyramid

Top leadership tips inspired by Maslow's Pyramid[Michelle Moss] great model for understanding the role leadership plays in needs fulfilment and how that can help us retain, develop and motivate employees.

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Siobhan Zurnamer
SOUTH AFRICA
SME Recruitment: A guide to employment contracts

SME Recruitment: A guide to employment contracts[Siobhan Zurnamer] The employment contract is a critical document that regulates the terms and conditions of employment between the employer and the employee...

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Donna Rachelson
SOUTH AFRICA
Why a great team could be the best place to build your personal brand

Why a great team could be the best place to build your personal brand[Donna Rachelson] Great teams provide an ideal environment in which high performers can excel, and burnish their own personal brands - more so than ever in the post-Covid world of social distancing...

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Siobhan Zurnamer
SOUTH AFRICA
SME Recruitment: How to conduct a foolproof job interview

SME Recruitment: How to conduct a foolproof job interview[Siobhan Zurnamer] Small-business owners don't have the luxury to make bad hires. In small businesses, every employee plays a crucial part in productivity and company growth...

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Annelize van Rensburg
SOUTH AFRICA
Why now is the time to invest in executive talent

Why now is the time to invest in executive talent[Annelize van Rensburg] There's never been a better time to invest in executive talent. That may seem counterintuitive given current circumstances but there's sound logic behind it. Below are several reasons why spending on upper management makes perfect sense...

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Selina Bieber
SOUTH AFRICA
How having a personal website can help your job hunt

How having a personal website can help your job hunt[Selina Bieber] There are plenty of reasons to build a website of your own - from using it to promote your side hustle as a coder or graphic designer, to blogging about your interests for fun and kudos. One great use for a website you might not have thought about is using it to help secure your desired job...

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Siobhan Zurnamer
SOUTH AFRICA
SME recruitment: How to screen candidates

SME recruitment: How to screen candidates[Siobhan Zurnamer] Hiring is both time consuming and costly. To ensure your recruitment strategy is efficient, inclusive and fair, it's critical you focus your efforts on creating a solid screening process...

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