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An EVP is essential to attract and retain new-world workers

Job security remains the number one reason people of all ages and levels of employment across all industries stay at their company. This is according to the 2019 Global Talent Trends Report recently released by Mercer. But we know that it’s more than just the paycheck that keeps talent loyal to an organisation.

Derivative misconduct in the workplace

All employers, employees and trade unions will need to be aware of the Constitutional Court's recent Dunlop decision which has clarified much of the uncertainty around how derivative misconduct is applied in the workplace.

Terminating fixed-term contracts a headache

It often happens that an employer needs to terminate fixed-term contracts prior to its natural expiry date because there is unexpectedly no more work for the temporary employees. This can be tricky.

Wellness needs to be a business transformation priority

When the concept of volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) was coined by the U.S. Army in the 1990’s to describe how crazy the post-Cold War years were, those early proponents had no idea that this would continue to be true for years to come.

IT is all about the employee experience

The future of work is dynamic and decentralised, technology is resetting the boundaries for how and where people work. Employees who are engaged in their work are more innovative and self-starting, research suggests, but 85% of workers globally are disengaged.

Top companies make significant strides in adopting fair and responsible remuneration

SA’s top companies are starting to embrace the concept of fair and responsible remuneration, and some have even adopted and disclosed a living wage that goes beyond the national minimum wage.

New essential services announced

Essential services refer to those services that, if interrupted, would endanger the life, personal safety or health of the whole or any part of the population. Once a service is declared as an essential service, employees working in such services may not engage in strike action.

The importance of dressing for an interview

The way that you dress can communicate who you are as a brand in ways that words can’t. When attending a job interview, it is imperative to create a lasting impression in how you conduct yourself, but also how you look.

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.

PODCAST | The office psychopath – they walk among us!

Psychopaths are not just found in serial killer movies and crime novels – they stalk corporate corridors too, where their trail of destruction might not include murder, but can mean the death of productivity, motivation and profits.
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