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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…

Employee Engagement
Balance or blend – a better work-life solution for all ages

Balance or blend – a better work-life solution for all ages

We all know that the way we work has changed considerably over the past few years. Technology has become a great enabler for productivity but has also blurred the lines between personal and professional time.…

Employee Engagement
Did you know that supporting employees’ family lives reaps rewards in loyalty and talent retention?

Did you know that supporting employees’ family lives reaps rewards in loyalty and talent retention?

South Africa’s working fathers are entitled to paternity leave for the first time from earlier this year, and companies that offer family-friendly workplaces and employee benefits are more likely than ever to be employers of…

Wellness
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,…

Personal Development
Do you try the door?

Do you try the door?

Doors are a part of our lives, both at work and at home. Some doors are open and some doors are closed, but not all closed doors are inaccessible. …

Wellness
8 tips for being happy at work

8 tips for being happy at work

Many people think that if only they worked for a cooler company, had a different job or made more money they would then be happy at work. …

Trending
What is agile working and why is it taking off in South Africa?

What is agile working and why is it taking off in South Africa?

Agile working, where employers offer fewer constraints and plenty of flexibility to an employee, is increasingly popular in South Africa. …

Wellness
How to run your office like a well-oiled machine

How to run your office like a well-oiled machine

Employee productivity is no longer based on hours spent staring at a computer screen but rather the amount of time workers are doing their best thinking alone and in collaboration with colleagues. Well designed spaces,…

Training & Development
Why it is important for the IT sector to have soft skills

Why it is important for the IT sector to have soft skills

Forward-thinking businesses are becoming aware that soft skills are crucial for IT sector. Understanding the essential need, and creating an enabling environment, for so-called ‘soft skills’ such as marketing, communications and client and customer relationship…

February 2017
Aim for a smart work culture

Aim for a smart work culture

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