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TES providers – friend or foe?

Current legislation states that temporary employees work under a dual relationship between a Temporary Employment Service (TES) provider and their Client, for the entirety of their contract. However, there has been an uproar in the media in recent months, which questions the value of TES providers in this relationship.

Indicators of innovation in today’s workforce

It’s been proven that industry leaders who invest in new technology and innovation achieve better productivity and return on investment. However, for this to be true, an organisation needs to be ready for innovation, not only technically but also culturally.

Salary sentiment improves

SA’s top executives are confident that they will be fairly compensated – in terms of 2016 year-end bonuses and salary increases in 2017 - despite the current political and economic rollercoaster in which South Africa finds itself.

Minimum Wage – a crime against the poor

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is a crime against the poor of this country as it absolutely forbids them from accepting any compensation below the floor set by government. It is reasonable, therefore, to assume that some people who could be working are not employed because of the minimum wage.

New system to be launched to detect non-compliance with Minimum Wage...

Last month the Department of Labour (DOL) released a media brief noting that the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has requested that the DOL investigate the growing practice of deliberate circumvention of labour laws amongst employers.

Never underestimate the dangers of burnout

Burnout is now officially recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a clinical syndrome, legitimising the physical and mental impact that overwork can have on employees. Nicol Myburgh, Head of the HR Business Unit at CRS Technologies, believes that companies should familiarise themselves with the symptoms of burnout to minimise the potential impact on employees and the business.

COULD A ROBOT TAKE MY JOB?

This could be one of the most relevant questions of our time, given the rise of automation, driverless cars, drones and smart technology. When...

INSIGHT: CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT HABITS OF HIGH FLYING BUSINESS

Back when human flight was a new frontier, aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky famously said 'aeronautics was neither an industry nor a science. It was...

The new minimum wage

In order to strike the balance between carrying the financial impact of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and minimising job losses, organisations need to ensure they are prepared. Understanding the impact of the NMW, and the solutions available to mitigate it, can enable businesses to manage this process and strike that balance. 

Workplace 2025 – where humans and machines coexist

The world is undergoing its biggest transformation ever. As emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) enter workplaces, human talent is grappling with an existential crisis.
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