Salaries and candidate value within a highly competitive market

In a tough economy where there are more highly skilled and value candidates actively in the job market, and an increasing skills shortage, the battle to attract and retain the best candidate for a...
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Generation Flex, and how to manage it

Meeting the needs of a flexible workforce (Generation Flex) means changing the way you manage it. More and more, the prospect of flexibility in working hours to improve quality of life and achieve a better...
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Remuneration, rewards and HR trends

"Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well." - Voltaire It’s always important to remember that loyalty has never come from “cracking a whip”. French philosopher...

It’s not just about the money

A key driver of the success of your business is your ability to attract talent. And, while the remuneration on offer is an important factor here, it's not the only one. A salary range provides...

Assessing brand health from the inside out

A lead indicator on a brand's health dashboard is how engaged your employees are. There are numerous indicators of brand health to be measured: awareness, perception, competitors, propensity, segmentation, satisfaction and goodwill are just a...
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6 Ways to boost employee engagement

Employees are the driving force behind any company; the engine so to speak. And if you were to see that engine light flashing profusely, would you ignore it? Unlike engines, employees have feelings and conditions....

Retrenchment: Having tricky conversations during tough times

It’s always important to have open, frank conversations with your staff. The reality of the situation is that they actually know more than you think, and by being open and honest with them, you...
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Employee communication during lockdown

As organisations move through the stages of the lockdown, employee communication should be given significant thought. In an environment where people are consuming news more than ever before, rules are changing rapidly, and where...
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Get your business ready for the new parental leave laws

With South Africa’s new parental leave laws having been promulgated, but only likely to take effect at some stage in 2020, employers that have not yet done so should fast-track their efforts to comply...
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How to build trust in your business

Trust is the foundation of all relationships – personal and professional. Trust drives positive attitudes in the workplace, and as business owners we need to walk-the-talk to ensure we capture our team's confidence and...