Essential tips for creating an amazing HR Team

Having a great HR team helps to keep a company running smoothly. HR professionals oftentimes work as mediators between employer and employee. Like any other type of employee, HR employees can do their best work when they are given the right supplies, software, and opportunities. Below are some essential tips for creating an amazing HR team that businesses can utilize to make their HR team the best it can be.

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What should an employer do if an employee contracts Covid-19 and has been in the workplace?

The Department of Employment and Labour issued directions in late April 2020 on the measures an employer would need to take to provide its employees with safety measures to protect against the risk of Covid19 exposure. In conjunction with these directions, and after South Africa moved to Level 3 of the lockdown, most businesses are allowed to operate and for many employees it was back to work as usual (well, not really) from 1 June 2020.

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Mistakes that are being made on the files that are being submitted to TERS

To date, the Unemployment Insurance Fund’s temporary employee relief scheme (Ters) has paid over R15,7-billion to 2, 288 295 in its Covid-19 relief payments. Many employers, however, are still having their applications rejected. Small, seemingly insignificant discrepancies in submissions are seen as mistakes and will lead to the submission being rejected.

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What does it take to become a successful authentic leader?

Management has been highlighted as an authority relationship to maintain the status quo through coordinating and controlling subordinate activities. This is where scholars part ways. Once the status quo is mentioned, it appears that management is stagnant and overly consuming in nature. It is not, management and leadership are one and the same and, to be a good manager, a person has to also be a good leader. The following table summarizes some distinctions between leadership and management that have been posited by scholars over the past ten years or so by very prominent academics. The table indicates a dichotomy of management and leadership, but anyone can see that being both is much more important than being simply one or the other.

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