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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

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

TES addresses diversity and inclusion challenges in a post-Covid world
TES addresses diversity and inclusion challenges in a post-Covid worldArticle

The past year has been incredibly challenging for employees for a multitude of reasons. The greatest pressure has been felt by unskilled workers, youth and women...

Jeandie Leone 1 Apr 2021

How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2
How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2Article

In this second of a two-part series, Chris Blair, CEO of 21st Century, shares his thoughts about how remuneration committees should approach their executives' remuneration in the evolving landscape...

Chris Blair 26 Mar 2021

Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SA
Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SAArticle

The prospect of early Covid-19 vaccination is particularly attractive. However, the subject of compulsory vaccinations is argumentative and there are significant legal and moral facets that must be considered...

Persuade Makore, Issued by TR Brand Communications & Events 26 Mar 2021

Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't available
Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't availableArticle

What measures and incentives can be offered when some of the traditional carrot-stick motivators aren't available? Asks Lumminos MD Julia Kerr Henkel...

Julia Kerr Henkel, Issued by Lumminos 25 Mar 2021

How to add some character to your communications
How to add some character to your communicationsArticle

Are you wanting to build stronger connections with your audience regardless of the platforms you are using or the audience you are engaging with?...

Issued by Brand Avatar 15 Mar 2021

How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 1
How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 1Article

In this first of a two-part series, Chris Blair, CEO of 21st Century, shares his thoughts about how remuneration committees should approach their executives' remuneration in the evolving landscape...

Chris Blair 11 Mar 2021

The consulting industry needs a wellness revolution
The consulting industry needs a wellness revolutionArticle

An ever-changing world is seeing organisations increasingly turning to management consultants to reshape their business strategies...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 8 Mar 2021

FedEx Express awarded Best Gender Equality Workplace
FedEx Express awarded Best Gender Equality WorkplaceArticle

FedEx Express has been recognised for most 'Gender Inclusive Workplace' at the World HRD Congress at the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Awards 2021...

3 Mar 2021

Employee wellness is changing - 3 ways to keep up
Employee wellness is changing - 3 ways to keep upArticle

Businesses are only as healthy as the people that run them. And many of us are ailing...

Donna Kimmel 15 Feb 2021

Looking forward to safer air travel in 2021
Looking forward to safer air travel in 2021Article

For those in the aviation industry, the Covid-19 pandemic brought with it one of the most turbulent years on record. But for Aviation Co-ordination Services, the lessons of 2020 and the hope of a vaccine could see passengers return to a safer and more efficient airport experience...

Issued by ACS 11 Feb 2021

Prepare for tomorrow by investing in HR today
Prepare for tomorrow by investing in HR todayArticle

The pandemic has shone a spotlight into the crevices that often go unnoticed in the business - the human world behind the bottom line that juggled kids, KPIs and a global crisis - and highlighted how important it has become to invest into human resources (HR)...

8 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

How to bridge the gap between HCM and employee relations
How to bridge the gap between HCM and employee relationsArticle

In the industrial space, employee relations comprise three critical components which are inextricably linked: employee value propositions, employee wellness, and employee relations. To succeed in the fast-paced economies of today, organisations must employ advanced systems and develop innovative analytics capabilities to ensure these areas flourish...

René Schoeman 20 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

#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021Article

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...

Annelize van Rensburg 12 Jan 2021

Johan Botes
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trendsArticle

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

Companies need to support their employees in avoiding burnout over the next year
Companies need to support their employees in avoiding burnout over the next yearArticle

Now is the time to gauge where people are, unpack the problem areas, and find ways of making life easier for your employees, says Nicol Myburgh, head of CRS Technologies HCM Business Unit...

5 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

Here's why you're checking work emails on holidays (and how to stop)
Here's why you're checking work emails on holidays (and how to stop)Article

Finally, the holidays are here - the break you've been waiting for. You want to leave work behind, kick back and enjoy time with family and friends...

Dan Caprar and Ben Walker 30 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 beat the burnout
How to beat the burnoutArticle

Wellness is not a dirty word. It's also not a trend that's showing any signs of slowing down in the workplace, either. In fact, workplace wellness trends are evolving at a rate that's almost as rapid as technology...

Chris Ogden 30 Nov 2020

Dismissal for depression: discrimination vs misconduct
Dismissal for depression: discrimination vs misconductArticle

In Legal Aid SA v Jansen (LAC), the employer appealed against the Labour Court's decision whereby it held that the dismissal of the employee was automatically unfair in terms of section 187(1)(f) of the Labour Relations Act ("LRA") and that he had been unfairly discriminated against in terms of section 6 of the Employment Equity Act, on the basis of him suffering from depression...

Hlengiwe Skosana 16 Nov 2020

Why the human element of digital transformation should be prioritised
Why the human element of digital transformation should be prioritisedArticle

For companies to truly participate in the digital economy, they need to first and foremost change the way they manage their most valuable assets, their employees...

Dumisani Moyo 13 Nov 2020

6 tips to creating a happy workforce who deliver exceptional customer service
6 tips to creating a happy workforce who deliver exceptional customer serviceArticle

The last few weeks of any year are always characterised by exhausted teams who are looking forward to a holiday. This year we've been under more personal, professional and financial pressure than ever before, and teams across the country are taking strain. The challenge is that if businesses don't focus on employees now more than ever, their staff won't deliver a great customer experience...

Ian Fuhr 12 Nov 2020

5 ways to relieve fatigue in remote teams
5 ways to relieve fatigue in remote teamsArticle

While the pandemic paved way for even the most staunch opponents of remote work to change their perspective, fatigue is starting to set in for some of the teams, especially for those who have been isolated for the best part of the year now...

Andrew Bourne 20 Oct 2020

Reprioritising existing occupational health threats in a time of Covid-19
Reprioritising existing occupational health threats in a time of Covid-19Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has posed a threat to global health systems and forced the restructuring of resources for healthcare the world over, including in respect of tuberculosis (TB), HIV and non-communicable diseases (NCDs)...

12 Oct 2020

Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of work
Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of workArticle

On 2 and 3 September, Topco Media and Simplify hosted the digital Future of HR Summit. An annual innovation-focused initiative that aimed to help delegates prepare for the hyper-digitised workplace of tomorrow...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Sep 2020

It's almost time: The Future of HR Virtual Summit
It's almost time: The Future of HR Virtual SummitArticle

On 2 and 3 September 2020, Topco Media and Simplify will bring you the Future of HR Summit...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Sep 2020

'Embrace your setbacks, as they allow you to evolve towards success'
'Embrace your setbacks, as they allow you to evolve towards success'Article

Saajida Abdulla believes great leaders are ambitious, driven, and aspire for transformation, but never purely for themselves. They are ambitious for others and possess an indefinite will to do whatever is necessary in service of this greater cause...

Leonie Bolleurs, Issued by University of the Free State 25 Aug 2020

Employee retention strategies start with the onboarding experience
Employee retention strategies start with the onboarding experienceArticle

Those responsible for leading people and processes within organisations should consider pivoting their people, resources and value propositions for long-term efficiency. Change on every front is inevitable and making almost everything more complex - including the hiring and onboarding of new talent...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 21 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

Blue Planet Studio
Global business travel will not be killed off by coronavirus - new researchArticle

Global business travel has largely ground to a halt during the pandemic. Experts have been raising the alarm that this is the death of business travel as we know it...

Kieran Michael Conroy, Anthony McDonnell & Stefan Jooss 19 Aug 2020

Impact of employees' health and wellbeing on your company's bottom line
Impact of employees' health and wellbeing on your company's bottom lineArticle

Corporates are currently dealing with how to report company performance whilst navigating a myriad of uncertainties due to the outbreak of Covid-19...

Loshni Naidoo 14 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

Heineken SA extends Covid-19 care to its employees' families
Heineken SA extends Covid-19 care to its employees' familiesArticle

As the Covid-19 infections peak in the country, Heineken South Africa is extending Covid-19-related support to the families of more than 950 staff members...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 22 Jul 2020

Preparing for a post-Covid workplace
Preparing for a post-Covid workplaceArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a number of disruptions that have consequently led to increased levels of anxiety across several industries. Entrepreneurs have had to make extremely difficult decisions that affect the functionality of their businesses...

Bruno Mundela 17 Jul 2020

Hybrid working to define The Office 2.0
Hybrid working to define The Office 2.0Article

A recent Henderson Institute paper, The Science of Organisational Change, argues that the most successful organisations in the 2020s will be those who "constantly learn and adapt to changing realities..."

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 17 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

#BizUnity: Crossmoor Transport adopts community-based response to Covid-19 crisis
#BizUnity: Crossmoor Transport adopts community-based response to Covid-19 crisisArticle

As part of its community-based response to the crisis, Crossmoor Transport has supported over 2,000 families with food hampers of essential goods and groceries...

Sindy Peters 2 Jul 2020

In praise of the office: let's learn from Covid-19 and make the traditional workplace better
In praise of the office: let's learn from Covid-19 and make the traditional workplace betterArticle

Having had to rapidly adjust to working from home due to Covid-19, many people are now having to readjust to life back in the office...

Geoff Plimmer, Diep Nguyen, Esme Franken, Stephen Teo 29 Jun 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

EOH develops Sikhona - a crisis management app
EOH develops Sikhona - a crisis management appArticle

EOH supports corporate South Africa with the release of Sikhona, a corporate crisis-management app...

20 May 2020

Tshepo Sefotlhelo, CEO of Vuma Reputation Management.
#LockdownLessons: Digital is no longer cool, it's necessaryArticle

Tshepo Sefotlhelo, CEO of Vuma Reputation Management, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Juanita Pienaar 12 May 2020

Covid-19 shines spotlight on health and safety in construction
Covid-19 shines spotlight on health and safety in constructionArticle

Although the construction industry is known to be at the forefront of risk mitigation, as it follows very strict processes in line with stringent health and safety laws, Covid-19 has highlighted what a critical role safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) plays in the sector...

Craig Laskey 11 May 2020

Achieving mental wellbeing during Covid-19
Achieving mental wellbeing during Covid-19Article

As part of Saica's Leadership in a time of crisis webinar series, clinical psychologist Navlika Ratangee spoke about how to achieve mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 crisis...

Issued by SAICA 4 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

Keep workers' mental well-being in mind during lockdown
Keep workers' mental well-being in mind during lockdownArticle

Even though the extension of South Africa's lockdown until the end of April may not have been unexpected, companies would do well to consider the mental impact this prolonged period of isolation could have on their employees...

22 Apr 2020

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