Navigating the tide of CCMA changes

In the ever-changing South African labour market, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA) has adopted digital transformation to improve accessibility and efficiency. The introduction of an online portal streamlines CCMA referrals, accommodating modern communication demands.

People management – It’s time for a more empathetic approach

Globally, there has been a significant uptick in the prevalence of depression and anxiety post the COVID-19 pandemic. In South Africa, it is estimated that one in six people suffer from anxiety, depression, or substance abuse and more than half of the population is possibly dealing with some kind of post-traumatic stress disorder. Another study estimated that a third of people suffer from a mental illness and of that figure, 75% won’t receive any treatment.

Employee screening is vital in the new world of work

Today’s workplace – and the way we work – has been majorly disrupted over the past few years. The arrival of a remote or hybrid way of working has seen the adoption of several transformative technologies within organisations to enable work to be done virtually.

Consequences of employees misrepresenting their qualifications

Whether an employee may be dismissed if he/she misrepresented his/her qualifications and/or professional memberships, but nevertheless met the minimum requirements of the position to which he/she was appointed.

Remuneration predictions for 2024 & beyond

In the rapidly evolving landscape of employee remuneration, the year 2024 marks a crucial juncture. The global dynamics are shifting, presenting both challenges and opportunities for organisations and their workforce. The remuneration climate is quickly and continuously changing, forcibly and consistently keeping us on our toes.

People challenges & talent gaps – biggest business obstacles

The uniquely challenging global events of the past few years have underscored the critical importance of people management for companies. Disruptions, including the pandemic and its aftermath, forced organisations to clearly define priorities and quickly build up specific capabilities in employee health and safety and more flexible working models.

How to get a dream job

Looking for a job in the marketing industry can be daunting, but if you want to show that you can promote products and services on behalf of a brand, the first step is to demonstrate an ability to market yourself. What can you do to make sure your application gets noticed and you land an interview?

Optimising employee benefits for a multi-generational workforce

Different life stages mean employees have different needs which require focused attention. Most companies in SA are feeling the pinch of a skills shortage. In the battle for talent, optimising benefits is an important lever that many organisations can do more with.

The hidden cost of meaningless meetings

Meetings have been a part of the business landscape and company calendar for as long as anyone can remember, and indeed have played a valuable role as a forum to communicate, collaborate and innovate. However many, perhaps even most meetings today no longer serve a strategic purpose and have, instead, become reflexive diary entries that contribute little and can, indeed, hurt more than help, a leadership expert.

Resume gap? How to confidently answer the feared question

In the dynamic world of job interviews, there is one question that often sends a chill down the spine of job seekers - "What were you doing during this gap in your resume?" This seemingly innocent question can trigger fear, doubt, and discomfort in the minds of job seekers.


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