ARTICLES RELATING TO EMPLOYEES

Are employers proactively tackling mental health in the workplace?

2019-10-10 20:45

Disability resulting from mental illness cost the South African economy a staggering R232bn in 2017. Are companies doing enough to provide the necessary support to employees?

I asked 10 workers to name one thing they admire about their boss, and their answers are a blueprint for good leadership

2019-09-14 12:26

Their answers reflect what some say are the characteristics of an ideal leader, from having an open-door policy and being generous with praise.

The 19 most ridiculous excuses people have used to call in sick

2019-08-25 16:31

These strange and outlandish excuses for calling in sick to work may get you the day off, but they'll also raise a few eyebrows.

20 civil servants facing probes for doing business with the state

2019-07-19 17:17

The Department of Public Service and Administration has referred the names of 20 public servants to authorities for investigation.

Meet Debit and Credit - the office kittens that have gone viral

2019-07-06 13:59

Debit and Credit aren't typically concepts you'd expect to go viral, but when they're the names of two adorable office kittens, all bets are off.

This woman CEO gave employees Wednesdays off and it made them happier and more productive

2019-04-18 16:18

Can we all agree Wednesday is the worst day of the week? Or is it Tuesday?

Value created for Clicks Group employees through share programme

2019-02-08 10:57

Over 7 800 of Clicks Group employees will share in a payment that has been created through the group's employee share ownership scheme.

How to unlock hidden talent

2018-12-11 10:21

Some people’s potential is immediately identifiable, but there are some employees with potential that may not be as obvious to management. But companies can provide them with opportunities to shine.

How to identify and retain talented employees

2018-11-21 10:50

Money won’t always do the trick for talented employees. In part one of a two-part series, we look at retention strategies that will help managers keep the top performers happy.

When the boss gets the cold shoulder

2018-08-30 14:46

Nobody likes having to suffer through the silent treatment, and it can be especially awkward to experience in the workplace. But what happens if the team leader is the one on the receiving end?

 

Flexi work more important than ever, but SA bosses want their teams in the office - survey

2019-09-27 05:00

There is a "lack of trust" between management and their employees.

Metrobus workers plan to strike on Monday

2019-09-14 12:01

About 300 workers at Johannesburg-based Metrobus will be striking on Monday, and it can last indefinitely, says a union official.

Is your boss a bully? Workplace safety could worsen under their leadership

2019-08-13 05:00

Nothing makes a job miserable faster than a bullying boss. Forget employee morale and wellbeing – bullying bosses can be bad for our workplace safety too.

Mental illness among employees is on the rise: can workplace wellness programmes help?

2019-07-13 10:00

Stress, burnout and anxiety are increasing in the workplace and directly affect employees' ability to work efficiently. Should the onus be on the employer to ensure employee wellness, and consequent maximum productivity?

SA professionals unhappy with their jobs - survey

2019-06-08 10:16

Job satisfaction levels among South African respondents to a survey, are at an average score of six out of 10.

No 'purging' of employees under my leadership - SABC CEO

2019-03-12 15:13

SABC CEO Madoda Mxakwe has assured members of Parliament that the public broadcaster's performance management measures of staff is not a deliberate attempt to purge employees.

Google shareholders call on board to fix 'diversity crisis'

2019-01-30 15:05

Employees at Google written a resolution to owner Alphabet’s board, calling for reform in areas including racial and gender diversity.

How to get the best Black Friday deals in-store - workers share their 12 best tips for shoppers

2018-11-22 11:55

Who better to help shoppers score the best deals than the people who work Black Friday?

Disturbing footage appears to show a worker urinating on the production line at the world's largest pork producer, forcing the company to destroy about 23,000 kilograms of meat

2018-10-19 16:31

Footage of the incident shows a worker removing his gloves and leaning up against a counter, apparently urinating.

Another win for Namibia’s Shoprite staff

2018-08-12 06:00

Shoprite has once again given in to pressure from its employees in Namibia, withdrawing its court case against the workers after it earlier withdrew a lawsuit.

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