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Reduce employee burnout in your organisation

Reduce employee burnout in your organisation

Deborah Kuness shares ideas with Alan Hosking on how to reduce employee burnout in the workplace. …

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Tips to help manage seasonal productivity dips

Tips to help manage seasonal productivity dips

It’s no surprise that January and February weigh in as the least productive months of the year with most South Africans still stuck in a post-holiday slump, which can last for several weeks. …

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5 Reasons why you should consider remote work policies

5 Reasons why you should consider remote work policies

Remote work is a strategy that companies have implemented because of how it benefits both employees and the organisation through non-monetary staff incentives. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs explains that the fulfillment of basic needs is…

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Why achieving fulfilment at work is important

Why achieving fulfilment at work is important

There is a fundamental flaw in the way that many employers view labour: as an input cost that, like all other costs, must be minimised in the pursuit of efficiency. This is an attitude advanced…

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How to understand medical scheme inflation

How to understand medical scheme inflation

2020 medical scheme increases of between 8% and 12% are going to be a bitter pill for members to swallow in the current economic environment and believes it could result in option downgrades and cancellation of…

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Focus on health and wellness in 2020

Focus on health and wellness in 2020

There are many ways medical aids can help their members live healthier lives. …

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How minor workplace shifts can turn work addiction into life addiction

How minor workplace shifts can turn work addiction into life addiction

For many, the workplace is more than just a place you go to forward your career. Work is a refuge, order in the chaos, a bastion of security, personal outlet and money-maker. There are processes,…

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Seasonal illness causes rise in absenteeism over the winter months

Seasonal illness causes rise in absenteeism over the winter months

Absenteeism, defined as unscheduled time off work, tends to increase in winter months around the world and costs the economy billions in lost time. Managing employee absence can be difficult if a clear absence management…

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Five myths around alcohol in the workplace

Five myths around alcohol in the workplace

A recent article on Healthline delves into some interesting facts, as well as five myths, about alcohol. These myths and facts also apply to the workplace. Business policies and environments can have an impact on…

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Sick employees to remain home

Sick employees to remain home

As the winter season firmly sets its icy grip throughout the country, leaving many vulnerable people incapacitated by the common cold with some being stricken by a serious case of influenza, it is vital for…