In The Workplace

May 3, 2022

Here’s when your boss can read your emails in South Africa

Several South African companies have established an email monitoring policy in their employment contracts. This policy often covers both private and business use of emails, but […]
April 19, 2022

Harassment In The Workplace: Did You Know?

Introduction A new Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Harassment came into effect on 18 March 2022. The Code, issued in terms […]
March 1, 2022

The Great Resignation – Why your next hire should be a chief hybrid officer

A recent study by Advanced Workplace Associates found that only 3% of the 10,000 white-collar workers surveyed want to return to the office full-time. It further […]
September 21, 2021

How relationships can shape future business

It is no secret. People don’t do business with business, but with people. In spite of our quick fix world, where instant gratification has become the […]
June 29, 2021

What responsibility does an employer have for the OHS of remote workers?

With many organisations now looking to adopt more flexible working hours on a permanent basis, the work from home (WFH) trend is here to stay. While […]
June 22, 2021

The laws around overtime and working from home that every South African should know

While many South Africans have taken to remote working with enthusiasm, the question of when to switch off from work is looming large as the next […]
June 8, 2021

How to End Any Professional Email (Plus a List of Sign-Offs for When You’re Tired of Saying “Best”)

Do you have that professional email mostly written, but you’re not quite sure how to wrap it up? Or do you feel like you’re defaulting to […]
May 25, 2021

10 Simple Work Habits That Will Make You Better (and Happier!) at Your Job

We spend an average of 90,000 hours working in our lifetimes, according to the book Happiness at Work. So, we may as well make them as […]
March 9, 2021

7 Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

The key to greater productivity and bigger results is to work smarter, not harder.  Learning to work smarter, not harder can improve your productivity and performance.  […]