Lyndy van den Barselaar

Managing Director at Manpower Group South Africa
Location:South Africa

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Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa.
#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...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 14 Jan 2021

#GEW2020: 5 tips to start becoming a self-starter

There is no question that for many people these are challenging times to remain motivated...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 16 Nov 2020

Welcoming the iGeneration into the workplace

As the oldest of millennials (those born between 1981 and 1996) are well into adulthood, a new generation of workers is now entering and shaping today's workforce. Born between 1995 and 2009, iGen (or Gen Z) is the first global generation of digital natives...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 19 Feb 2020

7 ways to ensure humans can befriend machines in the workplace

The debate of the decade is whether or not robot workers are replacing human jobs. What's for sure is that automation is changing the skills companies require from workers, yet the speed with which this is happening across functions within organisations varies...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 13 May 2019

#BizTrends2018: The rise and rise of NextGen Work

As labour markets dynamics continue to shift rapidly and the lifespan of skills becomes ever shorter, the gap between the skills that people have and those that employers need is widening...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 8 Jan 2018

How to rebrand yourself in 2018

If you're looking for a career move but you're finding it difficult to transition, it might be that employers are overlooking you due to personal branding issues...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 4 Jan 2018

Why gender diversity is critical to sustaining business performance

While the issue of gender diversity in business is nothing new, the nature of the modern business environment has made this issue all the more important...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 5 Aug 2016

POPI Act and the IT industry

The importance of data management has increased considerably in recent years due to the advances in big data mining and the benefits it offers businesses. The nature of data management is again undergoing substantial changes, due to the introduction of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 9 Nov 2015

Managing workplace stress as year draws to close

As businesses look to reach year-end targets, white-collar employee stress levels rise, which must be managed for both employee wellness and business performance...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 26 Oct 2015

Final year students need to start preparing for the workplace

2013 Grade 11 and 12 pupils need to start preparing for their careers after school, as these actions in the last years of schooling will directly affect career development. Currently, up to 50% of youths aged 15 to 25 are unemployed in South Africa, which means that securing a job after leaving school is a very dim prospect for many matriculants.

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 27 Feb 2013

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