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Remote work - employee rights not black and white
Remote work - employee rights not black and whiteArticle

According to a recent global study from PWC, only one in ten employees are willing to return to the traditional commute-to-work lifestyle...

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The issue of occupational noise-induced hearing loss is prominent in the mining industry. Shutterstock
Hearing loss is a neglected hazard for miners in South AfricaArticle

South Africa's mining industry has long been an important part of the country's economy...

Nomfundo Moroe 10 May 2021

What analysing 10 billion emails shows business leaders
What analysing 10 billion emails shows business leadersArticle

According to the Everlytic 2020 Email Marketing Benchmarks report, email subscribers who have been opening their messages have been more engaged with the content than ever...

JD Engelbrecht, Issued by Everlytic 28 Apr 2021

Online qualification helps adult learners thrive in workplace training
Online qualification helps adult learners thrive in workplace trainingArticle

Adult learners receiving occupational training at work often aren't properly equipped with the learning fundamentals they need to succeed. The Foundational Learning Competence (FLC) qualification seeks to address this...

Issued by Optimi 20 Apr 2021

Behind the scenes at South Africa's top mobile app development company
Behind the scenes at South Africa's top mobile app development companyArticle

Codehesion recently moved into new offices in Southdowns to accommodate its rapid growth over the last 12 months...

Issued by Codehesion 14 Apr 2021

International standardisation a vital gateway for SA exports to grow
International standardisation a vital gateway for SA exports to growArticle

As much as South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasised the need for South Africans to "buy local" to boost the country's ailing economy, exports remain crucial to the government's turnaround strategy...

Muhammad Ali 14 Apr 2021

The crucial role that technology plays in workforce management
The crucial role that technology plays in workforce managementArticle

To manage workforce management, organisations are embracing innovation and turning to advanced technology...

Dereck Sigamoney 13 Apr 2021

When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?
When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?Article

In a disrupted workplace, we must use the knowledge gained in 2020 to inform how we keep our people aligned, engaged and empowered...

Brian Eagar 31 Mar 2021

Sustainability, it's in the details
Sustainability, it's in the detailsArticle

Small wins across a wide range of areas can have a big impact...

Mai Youssef 31 Mar 2021

The Suit Life: Responsible advertising
The Suit Life: Responsible advertisingArticle

When I use the term "responsible advertising", it's a multifaceted expression of what advertising should be, but in many cases, is not...

Craig Naicker 26 Mar 2021

2 main reasons almost half of SA's employees are considering a new job
2 main reasons almost half of SA's employees are considering a new jobArticle

Kaspersky's 'Securing the Future of Work' report has revealed that 44% of employees in South Africa are considering changing jobs the next 12-months...

25 Mar 2021

Can staff be dismissed for disregarding Covid-19 protocol after hours?
Can staff be dismissed for disregarding Covid-19 protocol after hours?Article

Employers are within their rights to discipline employees who flout Covid-19 regulations outside of work, which could even result in dismissals...

24 Mar 2021

Gender classification: Workplace adaptation without discrimination
Gender classification: Workplace adaptation without discriminationArticle

Gender classification in the workplace has evolved beyond traditional concepts of male and female employees...

18 Mar 2021

The tech industry needs more gender diversity - here's why
The tech industry needs more gender diversity - here's whyArticle

Women remain significantly underrepresented in tech. This despite a number of studies confirming that gender-diverse companies perform better...

8 Mar 2021

Yushanta Rungasammy, director and co-head: corporate & commercial, and Rembuluwani Nembudani, senior associate, CMS South Africa
4 hindrances to increasing mining's GDP contribution in 2021Article

The collaboration between the South African government and the mining industry led to the sector's rapid recovery from the lockdown restrictions of last year...

8 Mar 2021

Impact of Covid-19 on call centres
Impact of Covid-19 on call centresArticle

Even as demand for call centre support has reached unprecedented levels, Covid-19 has presented the sector with particular challenges...

Issued by LexisNexis 8 Mar 2021

Pandora's box in the workplace
Pandora's box in the workplaceArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has so fundamentally changed our world that 'hope' has become an essential quality that leaders must bring to their working environments...

Auguste Coetzer, Issued by People Power Placements SA 5 Mar 2021

Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with Airbnb
Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with AirbnbArticle

The Western Cape Government and Wesgro, in partnership with Airbnb, has launched a campaign to promote remote working domestically, as South African's take advantage of the flexibility that working from anywhere brings...

4 Mar 2021

2021 agency interns: Put yourself out there!
2021 agency interns: Put yourself out there!Article

"Be confident. Be aggressive. Be your authentic self." That's the advice from Boomtown's human resources rock star, Sinethemba Mashibini, to the interns working job experience at SA's agencies in 2021...

Issued by Boomtown 4 Mar 2021

Tamryn Lamb, head, retail distribution, Allan Gray
5 trends shaping the local advice sceneArticle

While we all knew that we were entering 2021 with the battle against Covid-19 far from over, there were likely a number of people (myself included) who woke up on 1 January, with a sense of hope that there were less bumpy times ahead...

Tamryn Lamb 19 Feb 2021

MediaCom crowned Adweek Global Media Agency of the Year
MediaCom crowned Adweek Global Media Agency of the YearArticle

MediaCom's pioneering creative work on behalf of clients such as Uber, PlayStation, and Dell Technologies landed them the Adweek Global Media Agency of the Year award...

18 Feb 2021

Lizle Louw, partner, Webber Wentzel
Can mining houses compel employees to be vaccinated?Article

Once South Africa's Covid-19 vaccine rollout gets off the ground, mining companies will be important centres for distribution, but they will have to be circumspect in imposing vaccines on their employees...

Lizle Louw 9 Feb 2021

Whose responsibility is it to install and maintain evacuation safety equipment in multistorey buildings?
Whose responsibility is it to install and maintain evacuation safety equipment in multistorey buildings?Article

The question is often asked: Whose responsibility is it to ensure that evacuation safety equipment such as evacuation chairs are installed and maintained for use in emergency situations in buildings and work spaces...

Issued by TR Brand Communications & Events 5 Feb 2021

Yesterday, today, tomorrow...
Yesterday, today, tomorrow...Article

2020 didn't go quite as expected, but we are ready to approach the new year with the learnings from the year that was, says Koo Govender, CEO of Dentsu South Africa...

Issued by Dentsu 4 Feb 2021

Zoom starter-pack: How to crush your virtual meetings
Zoom starter-pack: How to crush your virtual meetingsArticle

For those of us who've become quite the pro in using virtual meetings since the pandemic began, there are always some useful things to guide us to maximise the experience...

Calvin Fisher 1 Feb 2021

Choose health and safety manager as a career
Choose health and safety manager as a careerArticle

The Department of Higher Education and Training recently gazetted the 2020 national list of occupations in high demand - and health and safety managers are one of them. The best news is that you don't need a university degree...

Issued by Nosa 27 Jan 2021

Choosing between agile and waterfall
Choosing between agile and waterfallArticle

The traditional waterfall software development methodology is fast losing its popularity as more companies adopt the agile model. Each model offers a different way to deliver a project, but deciding which is best suited depends on the scope of the project...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 19 Jan 2021

2021 - The year of authentic visual immersion
2021 - The year of authentic visual immersionArticle

Here are eight key trends that will affect online retailers in 2021 from Craig Bellingham, founder and CEO of Studio[K]irmack...

Issued by Studio[K]irmack 19 Jan 2021

Covid-19 and the 'aha' moment the workforce has been waiting for
Covid-19 and the 'aha' moment the workforce has been waiting forArticle

Co-working is no longer the future of the working world, it is the present, and the potential for growth in the sector has never been higher...

Issued by Venture Workspace 8 Jan 2021

Henry van Deventer, chief specialist in advice model design at Liberty
#BizTrends2021: Shifting towards a digital - but still human - approachArticle

Relationships change all the time and the one between financial advisor (FA) and client is about to undergo a big shift due to regulatory issues, as well as more ordinary social trends after the Covid pandemic...

Henry van Deventer 6 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

New survey: Nearly a third of South Africans believe their home office is insufficient
New survey: Nearly a third of South Africans believe their home office is insufficientArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the way we live and earn an income across the country. In these unprecedented times, it has taken adaptability, flexibility and sheer determination to succeed in our ability to work and keep the economy afloat...

24 Dec 2020

Unlocking the potential of future geospatial information scientists
Unlocking the potential of future geospatial information scientistsArticle

AfriGIS continues to invest in social economic changes through its annual learnership programme...

Issued by AfriGIS 21 Dec 2020

Flexibility to remain the norm in 2021, but offices still the more popular option
Flexibility to remain the norm in 2021, but offices still the more popular optionArticle

CEO of Galetti Corporate Real Estate John Jack looks at upcoming trends within the changing landscape of corporate real estate...

21 Dec 2020

Survey provides insight into struggles of remote workforce
Survey provides insight into struggles of remote workforceArticle

While people across the globe continue to work under the 'new normal' conditions created as a result of the pandemic, the team at GetApp were interested to explore the topic of how businesses and employees of South Africa have experienced this new world order of work...

18 Dec 2020

How to survive your first year as an accountant
How to survive your first year as an accountantArticle

You've spent three years studying and the time has finally arrived. You're about to go out into the world and spend your first year working as an accountant...

PJ Bishop 10 Dec 2020

Herbalife Nutrition's Ilanda Els recognised as HR Rising Star of the Year
Herbalife Nutrition's Ilanda Els recognised as HR Rising Star of the YearArticle

The Future of HR Awards named Ilanda Els, Herbalife Nutrition SA senior HR manager of Africa, Turkey, and Germany, the HR Rising Star of the Year...

Issued by Herbalife Nutrition SA 10 Dec 2020

15% of South Africans prefer to wear their birthday suit when WFH
15% of South Africans prefer to wear their birthday suit when WFHArticle

New global research by Kaspersky, which studied the behaviors of over 8,000 SME workers, has revealed some interesting habits and guilty pleasures of those people working from home. In South Africa, 15% of respondents said they liked working without clothes...

9 Dec 2020

Ronald Ravel
The tech developments that will thrive in a post-Covid-19 eraArticle

While 2020 produced few new technological or business developments, it certainly accelerated many technology trends already in motion. In 2021, we'll see these trends continue to take off at speed...

Ronald Ravel 8 Dec 2020

SAICE inaugurates Vishal Krishandutt as its 118th president
SAICE inaugurates Vishal Krishandutt as its 118th presidentArticle

Vishal Krishandutt was recently inaugurated as the South African Institution of Civil Engineering's (SAICE) 118th president...

4 Dec 2020

#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictions
#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictionsArticle

The IAB SA recently hosted its 22nd insight webinar on Zoom, featuring IAB SA members Jarred Cinman, Ann-Mari Höfinger, Noah Makholwa, Karyn Strybos and Melissa Kariuki...

Jessica Tennant 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

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Prioritising wellness to retain young healthcare professionalsArticle

Doctors and healthcare workers in South Africa have been caught in the eye of the Covid-19 storm: we have actively fought as the frontline of defence to curb the spread of the virus, as well as continued to provide the best possible care we could to our patients...

26 Nov 2020

3 tips to keep your company culture flourishing while working remotely
3 tips to keep your company culture flourishing while working remotelyArticle

How has your internal communication and workplace culture changed during lockdown? Do you think it has changed or has it remained the same? What systems do you have in place to gauge and keep track of your team's morale, engagement and culture...?

25 Nov 2020

Integrate your business voice calls, video and chat for R159 per user from Telviva One
Integrate your business voice calls, video and chat for R159 per user from Telviva OneArticle

A journey that began more than a decade ago with the Telviva Cloud Phone Service, regarded as the most powerful business phone system in South Africa, has culminated with the arrival of the Telviva One unified communications (UC) platform to integrate voice, video and chat...

Issued by Telviva 17 Nov 2020

Stadio adds new PhD programmes to 2021 offering
Stadio adds new PhD programmes to 2021 offeringArticle

Stadio Higher Education's School of Management for Safety in Society is introducing two new doctorate qualifications - Policing and Management - to its 2021 course offering...

16 Nov 2020

#EvolutionofWork: Covid-19 has driven digital work technology adoption forward by nearly 5 years
#EvolutionofWork: Covid-19 has driven digital work technology adoption forward by nearly 5 yearsArticle

As part of our #EvolutionofWork content feature, Boomtown's all-female digital department shares what the future of work looks like from their point of view and how they're navigating the 'new normal' in the aftermath of Covid-19...

Jessica Tennant 3 Nov 2020

How SMEs can move towards a hybrid workforce
How SMEs can move towards a hybrid workforceArticle

Over the past few months, the entire globe has been through the largest proof-of-concept in working from home...

Amir Sohrabi 29 Oct 2020

#Anzisha2020: Minute5 offers a convenient service to customers in Uganda
#Anzisha2020: Minute5 offers a convenient service to customers in UgandaArticle

Katumba Jonathan Paul from Uganda is an entrepreneur, tech enthusiast and developer and CEO of Minute5. As a finalist in the 2020 Anzisha Prize, he shares more about the startup...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Oct 2020

#MusicExchange: Julian Bach to release second album
#MusicExchange: Julian Bach to release second albumArticle

Living in Somerset West, Cape Town and influenced from an early age by the likes of The Beatles and Nirvana, Julian Bach gives the singer-songwriter approach a clean rock edge that everyone needs to hear right now...

Martin Myers 21 Oct 2020

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