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4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnout
4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnoutArticle

Lyndy van den Barselaar offers four ways that organisations can mitigate employee burnout and foster resiliency in the workplace...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 21 Apr 2021

A more flexible and fairer future of work beckons in 2021
A more flexible and fairer future of work beckons in 2021Article

Ways of working that go back decades were dismantled overnight in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold of the world. South Africa was no exception...

Nunu Ntshingila 13 Apr 2021

How can employers help employees to make ends meet?
How can employers help employees to make ends meet?Article

Although the economy seems to be coming out of the doldrums, life is still tough out there and many people have lost their livelihoods, if not their lives, as a result of Covid-19...

Bryan Habana 9 Apr 2021

VWSA certified as Top Employer for 10th year in a row
VWSA certified as Top Employer for 10th year in a rowArticle

The accolade is awarded in recognition of employers around the world that provide excellent conditions for their employees...

18 Feb 2021

The business model has forever been disrupted
The business model has forever been disruptedArticle

Working from home is the new normal but business owners must have the right processes in place to remain productive...

4 Feb 2021

How one South African employer helped its staff get healthier and why it's worth doing
How one South African employer helped its staff get healthier and why it's worth doingArticle

The workplace can make a big contribution to reducing their employees' risk of non-communicable diseases through relatively inexpensive adjustments to the work environment...

Darcelle Schouw and Bob Mash 29 Jan 2021

From reactive to responsive: IC trends in 2021
From reactive to responsive: IC trends in 2021Article

Adopt, adapt or pivot? We share some of the top trends taking internal communications from reactive to responsive in 2021...

Issued by icandi CQ 19 Jan 2021

The new reality of the workplace in 2021 and beyond
The new reality of the workplace in 2021 and beyondArticle

With the current global pandemic restrictions and lockdowns, it is very likely that a large percentage of the local workforce will continue to work from home well into 2021...

Graham Parker 4 Jan 2021

Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyond
Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyondArticle

Tshepo Yvonne Mosadi, human resources director at Heineken South Africa, provides some HR trends to help managers build a foundation for success in 2021 and beyond...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 8 Dec 2020

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The future of mining lies in sustainabilityArticle

A report found that two-thirds of mining companies are pursuing community impact programmes - on areas such as jobs, transport and clean water - as part of their sustainability policies.

2 Dec 2020

How to avoid online burnout
How to avoid online burnoutArticle

Unless businesses pay attention, a myriad of negative productivity consequences could be knocking on our virtual doors. But there are steps we can take to avoid online burnout...

Janneke Henning 5 Nov 2020

Employees are the centre of future workplace strategy - 2020 Intelligent Workplace Report
Employees are the centre of future workplace strategy - 2020 Intelligent Workplace ReportArticle

Dimension Data has released NTT's Intelligent Workplace report, which unveils how workplace strategy will be shaped by employee well-being priorities...

19 Oct 2020

Kumeshnee West
#WomensMonth: SA needs to bridge the female management gapArticle

Around the globe, companies are facing a reckoning - particularly when it comes to female representation at executive management level...

26 Aug 2020

Employee wellness support needed as part of employee value proposition
Employee wellness support needed as part of employee value propositionArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented times of change. The changed world we have experienced in 2020 translates in a number of ways...

Andrea Nel and Morag Phillips 20 Aug 2020

What retailers can learn from social media feedback during Covid-19
What retailers can learn from social media feedback during Covid-19Article

The way consumers buy from and engage with grocery stores has changed. And as the Covid-19 crisis unfolds, consumer behaviour will evolve too...

Nic Ray 18 Aug 2020

'HR is no longer a back-office function' - Devashnie Singh, Grey Group
'HR is no longer a back-office function' - Devashnie Singh, Grey GroupArticle

This Women's Month, Devashnie Singh, chief people officer at Grey Group, shares her journey toward a career in HR, her take on how HR has evolved during the Covid-19 pandemic, and steps and policies...

12 Aug 2020

Facilities management - a new role as employees return to the workplace
Facilities management - a new role as employees return to the workplaceArticle

Broll Property Group recently hosted its second Property Intel Podcast, 'Why return to the workplace?', highlighting some of the considerations behind a planned, individualised and carefully orchestrated re-entry to the workplace...

31 Jul 2020

Feeling emotional about going back to work? You're not alone...
Feeling emotional about going back to work? You're not alone...Article

Going back to work amidst the Covid-19 pandemic is not a simple matter for most people, regardless of how keen they are to get back to routine. Almost four months have passed since the hard lockdown began. Many have not stepped into their workplace or seen their co-workers for over three months. Along with the seasons, a lot has changed...

15 Jul 2020

Taking care of staff in a post-lockdown world
Taking care of staff in a post-lockdown worldArticle

With corporate attention turning to resuming operations in a new normal following the easing of lockdown restrictions, it is important not to neglect employees' well-being. Nicol Myburgh, Head of the HCM Business Unit at CRS Technologies, believes this transition is a critical time to reinforce the company's commitment to addressing the physical, psychological, and financial concerns of staff...

7 Jul 2020

How Covid-19 is impacting your employees
How Covid-19 is impacting your employeesArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating business transformation, and although it may be a crisis, it also presents an incredible opportunity for organisational change...

Dr Amelia Richards & Jenni Jones, Issued by Ask Afrika 15 Jun 2020

How Covid-19 is shifting retail customer priorities - report
How Covid-19 is shifting retail customer priorities - reportArticle

Covid-19 is driving significant changes in customer experience, supply chains, health and hygiene, and employee engagement, according to the Deloitte Consumer Sentiment in Grocery Retail report...

8 May 2020

Merging tech with employee wellbeing
Merging tech with employee wellbeingArticle

There is no doubt that Covid-19 has been a catalyst for change. As social distancing becomes the new normal, entire workforces have needed to connect as well as collaborate remotely.

Terence Moolman 3 May 2020

SMEs forced into survival mode
SMEs forced into survival modeArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic is putting South African small and medium enterprises under enormous pressure...

20 Apr 2020

3 steps to a successful graduate onboarding strategy
3 steps to a successful graduate onboarding strategyArticle

Many local businesses have introduced graduate programmes to promote skills development and employment among the country's youth; however, these programmes are often unsuccessful due to poor implementation and planning of onboarding strategies...

4 Feb 2020

How technology will continue to impact workspace design in 2020
How technology will continue to impact workspace design in 2020Article

The increased impact of technology is one of the highly-anticipated design trends for 2020, according to Trend Group senior designer Dorethe Swiegers...

13 Dec 2019

6 tips to surviving the last work weeks of 2019
6 tips to surviving the last work weeks of 2019Article

It's been a long year, with technology continuing to blur the boundaries of work and home, bringing with it a pressure to continuously perform. Being always on, without the relief of a break leaves people overwhelmed and more likely to experience burnout...

20 Nov 2019

Using the science of colour to encourage dynamism, employee engagement
Using the science of colour to encourage dynamism, employee engagementArticle

The first thing you notice when walking into an office is invariably the colour scheme...

Jean Swanepoel 25 Oct 2019

Rural economies demand more sophisticated employee benefits
Rural economies demand more sophisticated employee benefitsArticle

Agriculture and allied business is set to enter a new phase of strategic re-alignment, and will have to re-calibrate their thinking to meet new challenges and embrace the opportunities of the future, including those for rural economies.

20 Sep 2019

Office agriculture and why every workplace needs it
Office agriculture and why every workplace needs itArticle

"Office" and "agriculture" are two words that are hard to imagine together but they describe a new trend designed to improve employee wellness while reducing absenteeism in the workplace...

16 Sep 2019

Why wellness needs to be a business transformation priority
Why wellness needs to be a business transformation priorityArticle

When the acronym VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) was coined by the US Army in the 1990s to describe how crazy the post-Cold War years were, those early proponents had no idea that this would continue to be true for years to come...

Issued by The Change Consulting Group 30 Jul 2019

How flexible technologies have contributed to the evolution of office space
How flexible technologies have contributed to the evolution of office spaceArticle

The quantum leap forward in information technology, office equipment, and management practice has changed not just the way we work, but the office space in which we work...

25 Jul 2019

Governing the digital nomads of the future
Governing the digital nomads of the futureArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution brings with it a fundamental shift in how we do business...

15 Jul 2019

Appreciation is its own reward
Appreciation is its own rewardArticle

Recognition and reward programmes are heading for the divorce courts, having realised they are poorly suited to ensuring employee wellbeing and its intended offspring - high performance...

Issued by icandi CQ 7 May 2019

Why the human touch remains necessity in hospitality
Why the human touch remains necessity in hospitalityArticle

Looking at other hospitality functions such as stock taking and procurement, advanced technology is certainly making these processes far more efficient. However, the need for human labour in controlling these processes will always remain...

11 Apr 2019

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 schemeArticle

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...

Sid Peimer 14 Mar 2019

#BizTrends2019: Power to the people - the modern office puts humanity first
#BizTrends2019: Power to the people - the modern office puts humanity firstArticle

Apart from enabling substantial innovations and efficiencies, technology has changed the way people are productive...

Craig Hean 20 Dec 2018

How much is your lunch break worth?
How much is your lunch break worth?Article

Only one in three South Africans take their full lunch break, research by CareerJunction has revealed...

22 Oct 2018

How much do distracted employees cost your company?
How much do distracted employees cost your company?Article

New research by Momentum Corporate has revealed that presenteeism - the phenomenon when employees are at work but not productive due to distractions - is costing South African businesses an estimated R89bn per year...

10 Sep 2018

The deeming provision ruling: what businesses need to know
The deeming provision ruling: what businesses need to knowArticle

On 26 July 2018, after three years of debate, the Constitutional Court made a judgement regarding the roles and responsibilities of temporary employment service (TES) providers and their clients with regards to employees...

Tebogo Moalusi 27 Aug 2018

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Biophilia trend takes root in SA officesArticle

Biophilia - humankind's innate connection with nature - is a trend growing more popular in South Africa's offices...

27 Aug 2018

New green-rated HQ for Pizza Hut and KFC Africa
New green-rated HQ for Pizza Hut and KFC AfricaArticle

Yum Brands, which owns KFC Africa and Pizza Hut Africa, has moved into its new green-rated headquarters at Knightsbridge Office Park in Bryanston, Johannesburg...

21 Aug 2018

The evolving workplace: The working environment and its impact on business and culture
The evolving workplace: The working environment and its impact on business and cultureArticle

Why workspace design not only reflects - but also drives - culture...

Henke Naudé, Issued by Ackermans 16 May 2018

Creative burnout
Creative burnoutArticle

Jessica Coombs of Native VML writes how dealing with creative burnout in all of its ugly forms is ultimately down to your company's culture....

Jessica Coombs 10 Jan 2018

Gavin Tollman, CEO, Trafalgar
#BizTrends2018: 2018 travel forecast - seven trends to anticipateArticle

In 2018, there will be an increased swathe of people fully engaged in the sharing economy, communicating to the world the wonderfully enriching experiences that they have discovered...

Gavin Tollman 9 Jan 2018

Employing the fitness principle to increase productivity at work
Employing the fitness principle to increase productivity at workArticle

Sitting and working at a desk for long hours may feel far removed from being a professional athlete but to improve at your job there is a principle you can borrow from them: rest.

11 Sep 2017

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Not just nice to have: nature in the workplace makes employees happier and healthierArticle

Bringing nature into the workplace can help reduce stress and increase creativity and focus, research shows...

Libby Sander 1 Sep 2017

TFG invests R75m into Caledon factory
TFG invests R75m into Caledon factoryArticle

TFG officially opened its newly expanded and revamped Prestige Clothing factory in Caledon, following its R75 million investment into construction of a new building...

1 Jun 2017

L-R Enrico Botha and Johan Liebenberg from John Williams Commercial Vehicles Dealership; Kobus van Zyl, executive director of Daimler and Trucks and Buses Southern Africa; Kenne de Kock, CEO: Kelrn Vervoer and Dirk Meyer, brand manager, Freightliner.
Mercedes-Benz drives wellness programme for truck driversArticle

Statistically long-haul drivers are one of the categories of people most at risk of HIV/Aids, so Mercedes-Benz has reached out to its trucking clients...

3 Jun 2016

Good managers could put an end to sick days
Good managers could put an end to sick daysArticle

Absenteeism in the workplace costs South Africa between R12bn and R16bn each year in lost productivity. But a new study reveals that a good manager can help reduce employee sick days and boost output at work...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 Mar 2016

ICAS SA launches a new generation people management tool, Helix
ICAS SA launches a new generation people management tool, HelixArticle

ICAS SA has launched a new generation people management tool with a range of options, which are proven to directly impact the bottom line of a business, no matter the industry...

16 Mar 2015

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