IT & the Modern Office

Temptation to waste company time not only comes in the guise of attractive colleagues – there is a world of distractions coming into the office via the internet that as an employer, you might not even be aware of.

21.10.2019

Love on the Job

The rocky waters of relationships on the job are best navigated with eyes wide open. We bring you tips on how to deal with the high-risk work-life triangle that can put more than your career in jeopardy. Working together is high risk, but offers high returns, too.

17.10.2019

Life After Redundancy

Redundancy is perhaps one of the most traumatic events in an employee’s working life. The impact that this has on an employee is far reaching – it does not only affect that employee but it will also affect the morale, motivation and productivity of the employees who ‘survived’.

16.10.2019

Employee recognition: an insight

Every employee working at your workplace – from a simple technician to a richly experienced manager expects you to recognize his/her work and appreciate the efforts he/she puts in day after day for the success of your business. Employee recognition and rewarding is a process through which employers or business owners make a conscious effort to reward and award your employees not just to acknowledge their work but also to motivate them to continue with the same passion.

14.10.2019

Training Staff Is Essential

Training your staff is an essential investment in today’s changing and competitive environment. But just sending staff to attend training programs is not enough. You can maximize the impact of your investment by following these key guidelines for management and staff interaction “before”, “during” and “after” the training programme.

10.10.2019

The CV & Application Letter

The most tedious chore for a candidate and the worst nightmare of any employer looking for a new staff member, is the search and selection process that could make or break your chances of getting a new job. So how do you deal with it?

07.10.2019

The Job Interview – A Step-by-Step Guide

This is your time to shine. When seeking a new career, the job interview is the process through which you, as a potential employee are evaluated by an employer for prospective employment in their organisation.

02.10.2019

How to ask for a Raise

‘Please sir, can I have some more?’ Do you remember the tension in that scene by Charles Dickens, when the young Oliver Twist dares to ask for more food? Negotiating about money is at the very top of the discomfort zone.

30.09.2019