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Why should companies tailor employee benefits to reflect the changing landscape?

The world is evolving – as a result of technological advancements, this has led to unlimited access to information and exposure to trends, cultures and influences – all at the touch of a button. This…

How to deal with a difficult coworker

It’s quite common to not get along with everyone you meet in the workplace. Personalities clash, agendas bump heads, or coworkers just do not see eye to eye. These uncomfortable situations can be dealt with…

Want to avoid losing your good employees?

Make your culture inclusive and you’ll retain your talent. Some C-suite executives take the view from 30,000 feet, but don’t see everything going on within the many organisational levels below. It may be time to…

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South Africa’s ‘Born Free’ generation in the workplace

South Africa’s ‘Born Free’ generation in the workplace

Wellbeing challenges of Millennials. No organisation today can claim to be immune to deep shifts in technological, economic, political and the social spheres. One of these important shifts affects the new generation entering the labour…

How to tackle tough dialogues in the workplace

Difficult conversations are an inevitable part of the workplace however many of us have had bad experiences with these kind of conversations in the past. The key is to learn how to handle them in…

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Learn about the local culture when on an expat assignment

Learn about the local culture when on an expat assignment

Challenges of managing across cultures can be overcome with the necessary training. With globalisation, there are an increasing number of expatriates working in overseas operations. Therefore, the cultural dimensions of space and time have become…

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Why does company culture dictate office aesthetics?

Why does company culture dictate office aesthetics?

Organisational culture trumps everything when it comes to workplace design. Way before the creative, conceptual stage comes a whole lot of research to understand exactly what a client does and how they do it. This…

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How to manage employee stress to improve productivity and performance?

How to manage employee stress to improve productivity and performance?

Managers and team leaders can play a crucial role in helping employees manage workplace stress, which will lead to stronger teams and greater productivity. Additionally, identifying and using stress to their advantage, new employees and…

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How can an office romance be a (very) good thing?

How can an office romance be a (very) good thing?

Valentine’s Day … No other day evokes stronger feelings from both the lovesick and those entirely sick of love. But this isn’t about that kind of love … It’s about creating and maintaining the love…

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5 trends for major co-working in 2018

5 trends for major co-working in 2018

2017 marked the largest growth in co-working spaces around the world, as well as number of people using those spaces. As the industry grows and evolves, what are some of the major co-working trends to…