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How flexible working has changed in the last 10 years

How flexible working has changed in the last 10 years

Businesses have increasingly come to recognise the value for their own organisation.…

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Digital Nomads: they’re coming to SA and bringing economic benefit with them

Digital Nomads: they’re coming to SA and bringing economic benefit with them

Have multiple mobile devices, will travel – and earn a living. Being a digital nomad is fast becoming a way of life and work for many people, allowing them to travel in their own back…

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6 trends influencing the workplace for 2019

6 trends influencing the workplace for 2019

The workplace is undergoing tremendous change as the the result of new technology, shifting societal attitudes and new generations of workers with different needs and ideas. …

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Side hustles are becoming significant in the workplace

Side hustles are becoming significant in the workplace

We are living in the age of the side-hustle. In Britain, one-in-four adults has an extra job or a business according to a Henley Business School survey conducted in May this year. It’s big business,…

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Why are companies hiring more ‘Gig Economy’ professionals?

Why are companies hiring more ‘Gig Economy’ professionals?

A recent survey of Human Resource (HR) professionals by Korn Ferry shows the percentage of contingent or “gig economy” professionals working in organisations is growing and that growth is expected to continue. The reasons, according…

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What does the future of work hold?

What does the future of work hold?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here. Recent reports have listed some 30 top companies that have already placed machines in key functions, and chatbots are widely moving from basic support roles into mentoring and counselling.…

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A guide to sourcing the best professionals for remote work

A guide to sourcing the best professionals for remote work

More and more companies are getting comfortable with remote work. In 2016, 43 percent of the participants in a Gallup poll said that they spent at least some time working remotely. The survey carried out…

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How will Gig Economy disrupt the status quo?

How will Gig Economy disrupt the status quo?

Freelancing has found a new name in the digital era. A ‘Gig’ is simply a task performed as a once-off freelancing job, but because the trend towards freelancing has grown so significantly, a new economy…

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Why the future of work could lie in freelance

Why the future of work could lie in freelance

Today freelancers present 35% of the workforce in the United States, 16% in the European Union and while South African figures are harder to determine, the number is thought to be about 10% and rising…

How will the gig economy change the face of employment law?

The gig economy has taken over the world, with most people not fully realising its impact. Put simply, the gig economy is a labour market characterised by freelance, flexible, on-demand work rather than the more…