The psychological costs of low workplace integrity

2017-11-10 11:30

A psychologist emphasises the need for high-integrity workplaces – because the cost of ignoring integrity is too high.

Would you be able to spot an asthma attack in the workplace?

2017-10-04 10:55

An asthma attack can be fatal and always requires swift action. Knowing what to do in case of an asthma emergency can save a life.

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.


30% of people with this disorder have kept it a secret

2017-10-10 07:49

Although nearly 10% of the South African population suffer from depression, there is still a lot of prejudice against mental illness in the workplace.

How open are you about mental illness in the workplace?

2017-10-02 09:45

One in four employees in South Africa has been diagnosed with depression. Now you have the chance to share your opinion about depression 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.

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