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Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SA
Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SA

The prospect of early Covid-19 vaccination is particularly attractive. However, the subject of compulsory vaccinations is argumentative and there are significant legal and moral facets that must be considered...

By Persuade Makore, Issued by TR Brand Communications & Events 30 Mar 2021

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Microsoft's Work Trend Index report reflects on one year of remote work

The results of Microsoft's first-annual Work Trend Index, The Next Great Disruption is Hybrid Work - Are We Ready?, has revealed seven hybrid work trends...

29 Mar 2021

How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2
How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2

In this second of a two-part series, Chris Blair, CEO of 21st Century, shares his thoughts about how remuneration committees should approach their executives' remuneration in the evolving landscape...

Chris BlairBy Chris Blair 26 Mar 2021

4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends report
4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends report

Mercer's Global Talent Trends 2020-2021 report has revealed four trends that will assist companies during the post-pandemic recovery...

Shan RadcliffeBy Shan Radcliffe 8 Mar 2021

#BizTrends2021: How Gen Z is changing the face of leadership
#BizTrends2021: How Gen Z is changing the face of leadership

According to Boniswa Pezisa, the youngest generation currently joining the workforce - Gen Z - should be made a part of the decision-making process...

Shan RadcliffeBy Shan Radcliffe 1 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: 4 principles to embrace to become an adaptive leader
#BizTrends2021: 4 principles to embrace to become an adaptive leader

2020 has shown us so many real qualities about leadership. The one that will be most prominent in 2021 and beyond will be the role of the 'adaptive leader'...

Anja van BeekBy Anja van Beek 25 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 4 trends in employee skills development and training you need to know for 2021
#BizTrends2021: 4 trends in employee skills development and training you need to know for 2021

Everything changed in 2020. Seemingly overnight, companies were forced to abandon their offices, and their staff had to adapt to the challenges of working from home. More unfortunate were those whose jobs were wiped out as their companies downsized or shut down entirely...

By Siphelele Kubheka and Desikan Naidoo 19 Jan 2021

5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisions
5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisions

Businesses around the globe have spent the better part of 2020 adjusting to the new reality of remote working. With workplace regulations also becoming stricter, buzzy office spaces might soon become part of a pre-Covid era...

Andrew BourneBy Andrew Bourne 15 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds
#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds

When reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, a number of things immediately spring to mind - for example, IoT, AI, and robots. Regrettably, little attention is given to individual employees and workers in this emerging industrial world, unless one is discussing the concerns related to potential job losses...

Lyndy van den BarselaarBy Lyndy van den Barselaar 14 Jan 2021

5 key trends shaping the post-pandemic workplace
5 key trends shaping the post-pandemic workplace

Most workers are looking forward to returning to the office, post-pandemic, with many saying they'd prefer to spend the majority of their work-week there to meet face-to-face, socialise, brainstorm, and connect with each other again...

13 Jan 2021

Alison Fergus
5 project management trends taking control in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic forced organisations to make a rapid shift to remote work and online project management. Project managers and teams suddenly have an even greater responsibility to communicate and collaborate effectively. According to a recent survey by PwC, this trend is set to continue. But what else can project managers expect in the new year...?

By Alison Fergus 13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021

The speed with which the C-suite was tasked with managing monumental change as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold is unprecedented. However, one thing is becoming clear: no "new normal" is possible without robust new communication skills...

Annelize van RensburgBy Annelize van Rensburg 12 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trends
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trends

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan BotesBy Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

How the pandemic will shape the workplace trends of 2021
How the pandemic will shape the workplace trends of 2021

The economist John Maynard Keynes predicted in 1930 that the amount we work would gradually shrink to as little as 15 hours a week as technology made us more productive...

By Dave Cook 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Race and culture will be at the forefront of the corporate agenda
#BizTrends2021: Race and culture will be at the forefront of the corporate agenda

Traditionally, trends are a continuation of the growth and changes that societies, industries and markets are experiencing. 2020 accelerated some things and caused a complete upheaval in others. These are the three biggest cultural and leadership trends that I believe will shape businesses in 2021...

Ian FuhrBy Ian Fuhr 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 10 e-learning trends that enhance workforce performance
#BizTrends2021: 10 e-learning trends that enhance workforce performance

Thanks to the advancements in modern-day technology, it was possible for organisations to react quickly to the major disruptions presented in 2020. However, many were stuck having to MacGyver their way into the digital learning space...

Michael HanlyBy Michael Hanly 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The people management landscape for 2021
#BizTrends2021: The people management landscape for 2021

Covid-19 has forced most companies to step back and re-think their organisational design and remuneration. The shift into remote work, the need to manage output - and not hours - as well as the financial pressure placed on companies to meet salary and benefits obligations, has created the opportunity to review age-old norms...

Jonathan GoldbergBy Jonathan Goldberg 6 Jan 2021

Nerine Brink, principal, PSG Wealth R21 employee benefits
#BizTrends2021: 3 emerging medical scheme membership patterns

For many, medical scheme membership is part of their employee benefits, but that doesn't mean they are under any less pressure to make ends meet, especially in light of the economic strain Covid-19 has caused.

By Nerine Brink 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment
#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

By Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: HR & Management
#BestofBiz 2020: HR & Management

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Management site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

#EvolutionofWork: What lies beneath the mask for recruitment in 2021?
#EvolutionofWork: What lies beneath the mask for recruitment in 2021?

What started as one event for the recruitment community to use as a sounding board to gauge what people were doing during "survival mode", turned into a five-series community webinar discussion aptly called Collaborate to Navigate...

10 Dec 2020

Working from home: a double-edged sword?
Working from home: a double-edged sword?

Few dispute the massive impact that Covid-19 has had on every aspect of our lives, including our work. Thousands of employees have switched to working from home, rather than spread the virus through shared workspaces in office buildings...

By Auguste Coetzer, Issued by People Power Placements 10 Dec 2020

15% of South Africans prefer to wear their birthday suit when WFH
15% of South Africans prefer to wear their birthday suit when WFH

New global research by Kaspersky, which studied the behaviors of over 8,000 SME workers, has revealed some interesting habits and guilty pleasures of those people working from home. In South Africa, 15% of respondents said they liked working without clothes...

9 Dec 2020

Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyond
Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyond

Tshepo Yvonne Mosadi, human resources director at Heineken South Africa, provides some HR trends to help managers build a foundation for success in 2021 and beyond...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 8 Dec 2020

#EvolutionofWork: What do workers want from a post-Covid office? Survey insights...
#EvolutionofWork: What do workers want from a post-Covid office? Survey insights...

If 2020 has proven anything, it's that people can be just as productive working from home as in the office. With more people looking to return to the workplace, research has shown how offices should adapt in order to accommodate them...

2 Dec 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible
#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible

There's never been a better time to rewrite the future or a better time to come on board to sponsor BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2020

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The future of traditional and digital design

Edward Herridge, Finishing Artist at Grey Advertising reflects on the future of traditional and digital design...

Edward HerridgeBy Edward Herridge 29 Jul 2020

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Creativity and how it works/doesn't work in the WFH era

WFH also seems to work better for people who are more orgazised. People who don't suffer from ADHD. People who don't rely on social interactions as much. And people who don't need much new sensory input. All of which means that this new way of working is particularly tricky for one group of people: creatives...

John DavenportBy John Davenport 23 Jul 2020

Workplace 2020: People and tech trends
Workplace 2020: People and tech trends

Increased automation, AI, robots, 5G, digital everything - the workplace of the future that we've been talking about for so long, is actually here...

By Andrew Robinson 10 Feb 2020



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