To help employees engage more in the workplace you might have to come up with a serious plan. There are various reasons why employees – especially lately – are losing connectivity with the work environment.
The coronavirus crisis is having a significant impact on everyone. Whether you’re an employer, employee, or an active job-seeker – you’ll inevitably face career challenges due to this pandemic. Many companies are currently on pause, or they’re embracing the era of remote work. Either way, the future is looking towards a substantial increase in people who work from home.
For the majority of small businesses, the struggle to compete with big companies for talent in the market is quite daunting – especially when it comes to offering benefits. While recruiting and retention is critical to the survival of any organization, it’s difficult to know whether the benefits that you’re currently offering will help you retain your employees in the long run.
A common misconception among entrepreneurs and managers is that leaders are born with a certain set of traits that make them ideal for running entire teams. This is not true as most leaders actually work very hard to develop their skills and learn how to manage their organizations.
One thing about leadership that many people have failed to realize is that everybody has innate leadership qualities in them but not everyone is going to be at that spot where they will be called a leader. We all have some leadership qualities in us and we all lead in our different capacities.
The modern office is full of distractions. On the one hand, in an open-plan office you might find yourself in between a conversation happening between other employees unintentionally. And on the other hand, cubicle-style workstations can make workers feel like they are being caged in.
The lucky South Africans who still have jobs are now going to be working from home for a total of five weeks. That’s 14 days longer than the 21 days it takes to form a habit. What does this mean for when they are expected to head back into the workplace?
Organizational culture has a direct impact on employee satisfaction and performance, and therefore on your company’s financial health – employees that are well cared for are more likely to provide better products and services to your customers.
Transformational leadership has been highlighted as the behavior indicative of friendship, mutual trust, respect and warmth. While James MacGregor Burns initially developed transformational leadership, this concept has been further developed by scholars and will continue to evolve.
Millennials killed marriage—how dreadful! Millennials also killed divorce—how dare they?!
An employer which has been issued a permit as a provider of essential goods or services is legally entitled to continue operations during the National Shutdown Period.
The very foundation of the employment relationship is about the rendering of services by an employee, and payment in return for those services by an employer.
With around a third of the world reportedly under some form of government-imposed lockdown due to COVID-19, anyone who can work remotely has swapped the daily commute and city views with a home-based office space, often already occupied by children and pets. Conference call participants have become used to seeing spiderman building lego on the floor or a disinterested cat sauntering across a keyboard. But the stress of being isolated is also beginning to take its toll. Humans by their nature are social beings. Isolation is difficult under normal circumstances but even more so when we are counting the daily human and economic cost of this pandemic.
As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, employers across the globe are attempting to manage the workplace effect of the Covid-19 pandemic. Governments are implementing a range of measures to contain the spread of the virus. This invariably impacts on business continuity and the employment relationship and employers are faced with making difficult decisions to ensure the survival of their businesses.