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Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhere
Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhereArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced companies to temporarily go virtual and employees to work remotely. However, several tech giants have announced permanent remote work options for all their employees...

Johannes Masiteng 26 Apr 2021

Leadership in the new world of work
Leadership in the new world of workArticle

We began 2020 with the understanding that we were in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). As we grappled with what that means for us as leaders, what changes we would need to make, and what training our employees would need, we were hit with the global pandemic. Still, through the chaos and disruption, we have managed to press on and have arrived, disheveled but intact, in 2021...

Leigh-Ann Brown 28 Jan 2021

2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigm
2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigmArticle

According to Yael Geffen of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, executives who take note of emerging trends as the world transitions...

15 Jan 2021

Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?
Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?Article

Although the pandemic hasn't abated as we had all hoped and 2021 appears to be more of the same, when one takes a closer look there have already been notable positive shifts...

Yael Geffen 14 Jan 2021

New recovery textbook needed for post-Covid real estate landscape
New recovery textbook needed for post-Covid real estate landscapeArticle

Clawing back from the devastating global cascade of the sub-prime collapse of 2008/09, the real estate market had a tried and tested economic textbook roadmap...

17 Jun 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spaces
Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spacesArticle

Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, considers how the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis will impact on our choice and location of accommodation and living spaces...

12 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne Bartlett
#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne BartlettArticle

Wayne Bartlett, director for Bartlett Construction, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

Changing of the guard heralds dramatic transformation of the workplace
Changing of the guard heralds dramatic transformation of the workplaceArticle

A changing of the guard last year is poised to precipitate a dramatic transformation in the workplace, the world of business and, thereby, commercial real estate...

28 Feb 2020

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How our phones have changed our livesArticle

Remember playing Snake on your bulky-brick of a Nokia 3310, Mxit-ing on your Motorola Razr, BBM-ing on your Blackberry and flipping your Samsung D500 like it 'ain't no thang'?

Hazel Chimhandamba 30 Oct 2019

Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise them
Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise themArticle

More and more businesses are expanding into a virtual world, which has advantages for employers and employees alike, but challenges and risks too...

Rosalind Davey 7 Mar 2019

An open letter to guide potential PR recruits in finding a job
An open letter to guide potential PR recruits in finding a jobArticle

The job market is an extremely difficult one and as we see more and more applicants come through the door there are a number of things that seem to be hindering the appointment of these applicants, especially in the PR industry...

Jennifer Stein 31 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: What do we need to know about the legalities of overtime and after-hours work?
#RecruitmentFocus: What do we need to know about the legalities of overtime and after-hours work?Article

As we head into the holiday season, any number of retail and hospitality employees will be expected to work overtime during this period. So what should they, as well as HR, know about their legal rights in this regard...?

Shan Radcliffe 22 Nov 2018

ConCourt ruling and what Woolies could have done differently
ConCourt ruling and what Woolies could have done differentlyArticle

The Constitutional Court judgement in the Woolworths matter acts as a warning to companies looking to restructure their workforce...

Jonathan Goldberg 8 Nov 2018

A history of women in advertising
A history of women in advertisingArticle

In a highly transformative and evolving industry, the South African advertising landscape is not as representative as one would expect from such a progressive and diverse nation...

Keshia Patchiappen 24 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Meet Tarryn Burrows, GM at BON Hotel 64 on Gordon
#WomensMonth: Meet Tarryn Burrows, GM at BON Hotel 64 on GordonArticle

In celebration of Women's month, Tarryn Burrows, general manager at BON Hotel 64 on Gordon shares more about women in hospitality and what special something women bring to the table...

24 Aug 2018

How far can a company slash wages and benefits to maximise profits? ConCourt will decide
How far can a company slash wages and benefits to maximise profits? ConCourt will decideArticle

The Constitutional Court recently heard a case which will determine the extent to which an employer is allowed to slash salaries and benefits in order to maximise profits and to dismiss employees who refuse the change in work conditions...

Mluleki Marongo 20 Jun 2018

These two trends are shaping the future of commercial real estate
These two trends are shaping the future of commercial real estateArticle

South African consumers still prefer doing their shopping in malls...

20 Apr 2018

Why breastfeeding and work can, and should, go together
Why breastfeeding and work can, and should, go togetherArticle

The 2017 World Breastfeeding Week runs from 1-7 August with the aim of uniting all sectors of society in the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 31 Jul 2017

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Can media workers ever really switch off from work?Article

With each technological advancement, it becomes easier than ever to work from anywhere. But is that really the ideal we should be aiming for? And can we really reach ‘inbox zero'...

Leigh Andrews 25 Jul 2017

Are SA women ‘not ready' for leadership positions?
Are SA women ‘not ready' for leadership positions?Article

Industry leaders claim many female employees are not ready for top company jobs - but smart employers know that investing in finding ways to support women is good for morale and the bottom line...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Jun 2017

Flexible or virtual working hours pose productivity questions
Flexible or virtual working hours pose productivity questionsArticle

Following the City of Cape Town's suggestion of flexible working hours to alleviate traffic congestion, Professor Anita Bosch, associate professor at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), says this could have a serious impact on employees and company productivity...

29 May 2017

The ‘greening' of urban youth in Africa
The ‘greening' of urban youth in AfricaArticle

African youth are yearning for a greener existence after mass urbanisation has created overcrowding and other societal changes...

20 Apr 2017

Out with hot desking, in with flexible workspaces
Out with hot desking, in with flexible workspacesArticle

As office space trends continue to evolve, savvy businesses are moving beyond shared desks to flexible workspaces...

8 Mar 2017

Looking to attract top tech talent? Then lighten up
Looking to attract top tech talent? Then lighten upArticle

It is no secret that South Africa, like many others, is fighting a war for talent. With global competition intensifying...

23 Nov 2016

Why flexible work doesn't just mean part-time
Why flexible work doesn't just mean part-timeArticle

There is a misconception that flexible working is only applicable to less skilled positions, and that jobs which require an average full working day or more cannot comfortably fit into this category...

Phillipa Geard 18 Nov 2016

Offices: An archaic concept?
Offices: An archaic concept?Article

Picture this: you're sitting at your work station, with a dozen e-mails, a report and a deadline to attend to, but first... Suddenly it's 11am and you haven't really started with your work day. Where has the time gone...?

Aphelele Tapile 6 Oct 2016

Flexi-time and carpooling the cure for traffic congestion?
Flexi-time and carpooling the cure for traffic congestion?Article

The City of Cape Town has published a draft Travel Demand Management Strategy which proposes interventions to change motorists' travel patterns as well as their reliance on private vehicles.

29 Sep 2016

Transforming Cape Town's CBD
Transforming Cape Town's CBDArticle

Property investment is one of the biggest game changers transforming the Cape Town Central City...

25 May 2016

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March to support Shoprite's casual staffArticle

Industrial action at Shoprite's distribution centre in Centurion ended on Tuesday, but supporters of casual workers at the facility say they are mobilising communities to march on Thursday as outsourced workers were "coerced" to return to work...

Karl Gernetzky 14 Apr 2016

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Strike over outsourcing could hurt ShopriteArticle

Shoprite faces a crisis in its Gauteng operations after workers at its Centurion distribution centre downed tools on Monday over issues of outsourcing and pay...

Colleen Goko 7 Apr 2016

Creating an effective software environment
Creating an effective software environmentArticle

To get the best out of their engineers, many firms create the 'ideal' place for staff to work. They install creative spaces, televisions that are tuned to news or live events, and state-of-the-art meeting rooms...

Matthew Butler 23 Mar 2016

Intuitive agency culture
Intuitive agency cultureArticle

Lately I've been contemplating the polarity of the communications world, especially public relations. We implement policies and processes for the sake of policies and processes...

Roxanne Marais 1 Dec 2015

Auguste Coetzer
Layabout managersArticle

Worker's Day recognises the national contribution of our labour force. It's also a good time to recognise that the workers have a point when they insist it's unfair to focus exclusively on the low paid when companies complain of time wasting, laziness, sick note abuse and other forms of workplace cheating...

Auguste Coetzer 29 Apr 2015

Flexible work, digitisation and the broadest range of ages will challenge managers in the future
Flexible work, digitisation and the broadest range of ages will challenge managers in the futureArticle

Managing a flexible workforce during the next 10 to 15 years will be more important than ever before...

Jacques van Wyk 13 Mar 2015

Tips for renting out your property over the short-term
Tips for renting out your property over the short-termArticle

TheRoomLink provides tips for renting out a property, or a room in your house, for a short-term period...

23 Dec 2014

Flexi-term letting could be the answer
Flexi-term letting could be the answerArticle

Winter in Cape Town often results in a drop in visitors looking for short-term accommodation, while much of Joburg and its surrounds become reminiscent of a ghost town over summer months when residents seek December refuge closer to the beach.

10 Sep 2014

Getting more women into the workforce in Africa
Getting more women into the workforce in AfricaArticle

The latest survey commissioned by Regus shows a positive trend as the number of businesses reporting that they had no women at all at board level has fallen from 47%...

Joanne Bushell 29 May 2014

Cash flow management essential for small enterprises
Cash flow management essential for small enterprisesArticle

Small businesses experiencing cash flow problems can have serious consequences for the business, such as no salary for the owner until the crisis is resolved or, more seriously, a significant loss of business that could threaten the very existence of the small enterprise.

28 Mar 2014

Flexible working to get more mothers back into the workforce
Flexible working to get more mothers back into the workforceArticle

Latest research by Regus, the flexible workspace provider, confirms that mind-sets are rapidly changing as 80% of African firms believe companies that will not employ women returning from maternity leave are missing out.

12 Mar 2014

Working mothers have valuable expertise
Working mothers have valuable expertiseArticle

Latest research by Regus, the flexible workspace provider, confirms that mindsets are rapidly changing as 83% of South African firms believe companies that will not employ women returning from maternity leave are missing out.

10 Mar 2014

CSI experts get chop
CSI experts get chopArticle

Five Gauteng crime scene investigators who embarked on a work-to-rule two months ago have been fired. The forensics specialists were dismissed after disciplinary hearings.

18 Dec 2013

[2014 trends] Career trends in 2014 - what to look out for
[2014 trends] Career trends in 2014 - what to look out forArticle

As 2013 draws to a close, there seems to be a general sigh of relief as a year filled with emotional ups and downs comes to a close.

Juliette Attwell 17 Dec 2013

CSI experts get chop
CSI experts get chopArticle

Five Gauteng crime scene investigators who embarked on a work-to-rule two months ago have been fired. The forensics specialists were dismissed after disciplinary hearings.

17 Dec 2013

Christelle Fourie
Women on the board mean business successArticle

A study has found that female board members operating in executive roles for listed companies have a positive impact on the firm's stock price confirming that women in leadership positions can boost a company's performance.

Christelle Fourie 12 Aug 2013

Imperial Distribution wins Joy Global Mining contract
Imperial Distribution wins Joy Global Mining contractArticle

Mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global Mining has awarded the outsource contract for its distribution service to Imperial Distribution, part of the Imperial Logistics Group. The three-and-a-half-year contract, which was won on open tender, represents the company's first in the mining industry.

20 Feb 2013

Three innovative ways to reduce staff turnover
Three innovative ways to reduce staff turnoverArticle

The cost of running a business in South Africa today is skyrocketing, and it's the small businesses that are really feeling the pinch. One of the primary reasons for this setback is that small businesses suffer personnel losses more heavily. Hiring and training new staff is a costly enterprise, with owners stating that the single largest expense is the time it takes to get a new employee up to speed and productive in a new position.

Amy-Jane Louw 12 Apr 2012

Despondent job seekers increase, as does unemployment
Despondent job seekers increase, as does unemploymentArticle

The 2011 'Work in Life' survey, recently conducted by Avusa Media, shows a significant increase (18.9%) in the number of despondent jobseekers. The survey highlights not only the need to address unemployment but also to help South Africans in the job seeking process.

9 Jun 2011

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