Romantic Relationships in the Workplace

Office romance

When co-workers mix business with pleasure, it’s important for employers to take note. With many of us spending more and more time at the office it’s not surprising that many working relationships blossom into something more intimate. Thing is, when you hire a bunch of passionate, engaging people, a couple of them are bound to […]

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What If You Don’t Love Your Job?

Unhappy at Work

It’s official: Most people are miserable at work. According to just-released data by Gallup, only 13% of people worldwide actually like going to work! It’s a disturbing number, to say the least. Much have been debated about how important it is to find a job you love. But, maybe it’s not as critical as we’ve […]

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Top Productivity Hacks

MAN AT WORK

Scrambling to complete deadlines, wearing 18 different hats and answering a slew of emails and phone calls? Time has almost everything in common with money; we waste it, we spend it, or we save it. There are only so many hours in a day and being more productive does require being more deliberate about time […]

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Mental Health Issues at Work

unhappy employee

Are you worried about someone at work because their behaviour is concerning you? Is your usually dependable colleague missing deadlines, looking tired and overwhelmed, avoiding social activities, or taking too many sick days? How do you address what’s happening – or more importantly, should you? You might think that it’s not your place to talk […]

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Fast Track Your Way Up the Corporate Ladder

HR, Career

Want that promotion? Getting the job done, and done well, is non-negotiable when it comes to career success, but there are other areas you can focus on to help you secure your next big promotion. A successful career requires more than knowledge and raw talent. Climbing the career ladder won’t be the result of one […]

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Build a Legacy

Legacy

If you had to leave your current line of work today, what would the footprint be that you leave behind? When you look back on your career, was it an epic journey so far, or merely a sequence of lucky escapes that will be forgotten fast? Will you still be talked about next week, next […]

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Creating a Healthy Work Environment

Healthy Work Environment

Providing a healthy work environment isn’t just the latest fad created by major corporations such as Google and Facebook. Why is this so important? Countless studies have been conducted over the years regarding the impact of the work environment on those who occupy it and that spending your days in a healthy, positive workplace can […]

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Pregnancy in The Workplace

Pregnant Employees

Most business owners that maintain a paid staff will, at one time or another, have a pregnant employee in the workplace. Historically this news has not always been welcomed by employers and has left women vulnerable. The good news is that companies of all sizes have adopted a more enlightened view on pregnancy issues in […]

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Flexibility for Female Employees

Felxibilty Female Employee

Women make up 47% of employees entering the corporate workforce, and contrary to popular belief, the majority of women who leave the corporate workforce, actually want to stay. New data shows that women are underrepresented in the highest levels of leadership because they are being forced out by dated workplace structures. Turns out that only […]

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How Depression- Friendly Is Your Company?

Depression

Findings just released from a research study into the impact of depression on the South African workforce show that at least 1 in 4 employees have been diagnosed with depression, that the country’s economic engine age group of 25-44-year-olds are mostly affected, and that during their last depressive episode, employees took 18 days off work […]

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