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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...

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...

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...

Jonathan GoldbergBy Jonathan Goldberg 6 Jan 2021

#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 &...

14 Dec 2020

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#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...

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

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#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...

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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#BizTrends2020: Reward and remuneration trends in Africa for 2020

As we embrace a global world, the way that companies reward and remunerate should be keeping pace with these changes. But are they?

By Nicol Mullins 27 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts changing the face of HR

HR (People) professionals will be expected to continue making a radical shift towards bigger and broader thinkers. The ability to be innovative and to use technology in new and different ways is essential - this will enable them to enhance and lead...

Anja van BeekBy Anja van Beek 27 Jan 2020

Wayne Naidoo, CEO of Duke.
#BizTrends 2020: Gearing up our people for the future

We can all ponder and debate the trends for 2020 - everyone has his or her own perception as to what will influence our industry most. But looking back on a fairly tumultuous past twelve months, the only thing we can truly be assured of is that, try...

Wayne NaidooBy Wayne Naidoo 27 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: 5 trends shaping great company culture

I believe that in 2020, we will see companies placing a greater focus on leaders becoming more intentional, purposeful and systematic about how they author, create and drive company culture...

Helene VermaakBy Helene Vermaak 23 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Directors' personal exposure will increase in 2020
#BizTrends2020: Directors' personal exposure will increase in 2020

If you are a director of a company engaged publicly you need to examine your role, responsibilities and potential liability as you go into 2020 because director's liability is expected to increase. This expectation is confirmed by the fact that...

By Patrick Bracher 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 4 trends driving the evolution of HR into a people function
#BizTrends2020: 4 trends driving the evolution of HR into a people function

Two major forces are shaping the future of work: increasing automation in the workplace, and a global, flexible workforce that can work whenever, wherever, for whomever...

By Pieter Bensch 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Reimagine employer branding in the roaring '20s
#BizTrends2020: Reimagine employer branding in the roaring '20s

One hundred years have now passed since the beginning of the infamous roaring '20s - an era of dramatic economic, social and political uncertainty, together with much technological development and change - a world no different to what we are facing...

Celeste SirinBy Celeste Sirin 9 Jan 2020

Boniswa Pezisa, CEO of Net#work BBDO.
#BizTrends2020: The rise of essentialism, mindfulness and Boomer apps

I predict we will see a rise of essentialism and discernment, mindfulness and wholesomeness, and Boomer apps over the course of 2020...

Boniswa PezisaBy Boniswa Pezisa 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The evolving role of HR as a strategic partner
#BizTrends2020: The evolving role of HR as a strategic partner

The role of HR within the business has come a long way. For many years the HR person within a company was tasked with managing salary cost, ensuring the right talent was attracted and managing performance...

By Sandra Crous 8 Jan 2020

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