THE VIEWS FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN LABOUR COURTS The trust between an employer and an employee has always been regarded as of paramount importance for the relationship to work (well). Hence, even if an employee who was deemed dishonest rendered a long service and if the value of goods, intellectual property or similar involved was…Read more DISHONESTY IN THE WORKPLACE
Is your work turning into a passion-killer?
Just the other day, I’ve heard someone say that the definition of a great culture and a happy workplace is people laughing together. I say, that's not it. To define a workplace as happy because there is much joviality is the same as saying your company culture is great because there is a ping-pong table…Read more Is your work turning into a passion-killer?
To my fellow woman
#tomyfellowoman this is how we stick together and strengthen ourselves at work. Share my pledge.
LABOUR LAW & IR MANAGEMENT“CRASH COURSE”
EMPLOYER EMPOWERMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMMUNITY UPLIFTMENT (ALL PROCEEDS OF THIS COURSE TO BE UTILIZED FOR CHARITY PROJECTS OVERSEEN BY HARMONY SPIRITUAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALING CENTRE: NPC REG. 2021/999184/08) DATE: 15 MARCH 2023 VENUE : EDEN COMMUNITY HALL, KNYSNA RD. GEORGE DURATION: HALF DAY (09H00 – 13H00) PRESENTED BY DR. LUKAS DU PREEZ SUMMARY…Read more LABOUR LAW & IR MANAGEMENT“CRASH COURSE”
Your team co-decides on new hires? Think again.
The hiring of a new employee is an important decision to make. You want to end up with the right candidate as you'll be investing a lot of time, trust, hope and capital before knowing if the new hire is a good fit. And it's never a good idea to make such an important decision…Read more Your team co-decides on new hires? Think again.
COVID-19: CAN I BE RETRENCHED, DISMISSED, DO I GET SICK LEAVE?
While the South African government is working on new sick leave rules during the Covid-19 epidemic, countless businesses from start-ups to corporate are faced with unprecedented challenges. Restaurants and bars have reduced business hours resulting in financial challenges, factory workers are laid off, domestic workers are told to stay at home, often without pay. The…Read more COVID-19: CAN I BE RETRENCHED, DISMISSED, DO I GET SICK LEAVE?
Why you should treat job applicants as clients
By Barbara du Preez-Ulmi. This article is all about why you should start treating job applicants as clients, how to do so practically and how you’ll benefit from making this change of mind. If you’re already using workflows and website/ app visitor tracking scores that help you categorise potential clients, which you’re then feeding back…Read more Why you should treat job applicants as clients
The dangers of hiring an empath
By Barbara du Preez-Ulmi. It is not about managing faceless employees anymore, but self-directed individuals. It is not about just logic and structure anymore, but emotional intelligence. It is not about isolated offline processes anymore, but syncronised digital solutions. Individualism, emotionality and digitalisation are the driving forces of renewed organisational design. How does this affect…Read more The dangers of hiring an empath
Settling for peace: A way out for South Africa?
By guest author Adv. Lukas du Preez. We are currently being bombarded ad nauseam with almost nothing but bad news in South Africa: extreme poverty experienced by a great portion of our citizens; horrendous crime statistics; low economic growth; continued corruption; lack of political morals; and the list goes on. Unfortunately, the reality of much of…Read more Settling for peace: A way out for South Africa?
The dark side of peace: 9 ways to cope in conflict
By Barbara du Preez-Ulmi. Conflicts are great. Without conflict, there is no growth. Every conflict is an opportunity to get to know ourselves better. Are you in a battle with someone at work right now? Or have you just recovered from a fight with someone close to you? Peace is not about preventing conflict. It…Read more The dark side of peace: 9 ways to cope in conflict