What is ergonomics and could it make you a happier worker?

2017-09-11 14:43

Ergonomics is a science which tries to increase our well-being... and it does not only apply in an office setting.

How to tell if your co-worker is lying – and what to do about it.

2017-01-25 16:12

Communication and trust are vital in fostering a productive environment, so it’s important to weed out manipulative coworkers. Here's a guide to some tell-tale signs to look out for.

Employees want lower pay for better retirement contribution

2015-06-20 08:00

Increasingly, employees are asking their companies to take more off their salaries to strengthen their pension contribution, according to Sanlam.

Employees move on, so plan ahead

2014-07-18 17:14

Every employer knows the pain of losing an employee prematurely, but it’s best to be prepared with a plan of action, says Abram Molelemane.

Blacks happier at work than whites

2013-12-05 08:03

Research shows that although black people report being happier at work, they tend to have fewer friends in the workplace.

Giving money away increases job satisfaction

2013-09-19 10:50

Offering workers a bonus that they can give to charities or their co-workers may increase job satisfaction and team sales, according to a new study.

How not to annoy your colleagues

2013-09-17 09:16

From talking loudly on your cell phone and texting during meetings to dressing inappropriately and showing up late, bad manners aren't just bad form, they're bad for business.

Office lunch etiquette

2013-07-09 07:35

The dos and dont's of using eating facilities at the workplace.

Unattractive workers are bullied more

2013-06-20 09:24

Researchers have found that people who are considered ugly are more likely to be belittled in the workplace.


How to become an ‘asker’

2017-03-22 12:44

Assertiveness will help grease the wheels of your career track. Here’s how to become more confident in asking for what you need.

Good vibe with co-workers may boost your health

2016-10-07 13:06

Australian researchers found that people have a greater sense of well-being when they strongly identify with their work colleagues or organisation.

5 ways that digital is changing the workplace

2016-09-26 14:50

Every worker, no matter their role, is now part of the digital workplace and the technology innovation in this space is expected to accelerate even further, says a research expert.

Why are some people lazier than others?

2015-01-16 10:47

If you’re worried about being a chronic couch potato, don’t despair. There might be a good reason why you always feel like doing as little as possible.

Firms cash in on your flexi-time

2013-12-11 15:12

When it comes to flexi-time at work, it's not unusual for firms to cash-in, profiting from our "free" time and non-professional aptitudes, experts warn.

People new to power more vengeful

2013-11-19 10:24

Researchers claim that people unaccustomed to being in charge may be more unforgiving when given the chance.

Job market trends

2013-09-18 07:44

Juliette Attwell looks at how to have and hold talented women colleagues.

Bad boss can poison your home life

2013-07-10 07:22

A toxic boss can spoil your personal life, and your family's well-being can also suffer, new evidence suggests.

Happy workers, healthy profits for Google

2013-07-02 14:43

Google staffers may seem spoilt with free food and flu clinics, but the company's philosophy is that happy employees are more productive and more likely to stay.

Windows add to office workers' well-being

2013-06-07 10:00

Paid vacation and health benefits are coveted job perks. Perhaps windows also belong on that list, new research suggests.

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