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It goes without saying: COVID-19 really changed our current state of affairs rapidly and took us all by surprise. Over the past few weeks, you can’t turn on the news, or log in to your social media favorites without seeing...

Many businesses are wondering how to move forward after COVID-19 releases it’s grip on the world. The services industry, such as cleaning companies, electricians, and even hairdressers have come to a halt, unable to safely access their customers due to...

There is a new way of working, and it’s terrifying everyone - employers and employees.  But what if we were to focus on the benefits, instead of the total mayhem and disadvantages we believe to be true. What if we are...

Having the right people who possess the right skills at the right time when they are needed is the basis of strategic workforce planning. It is the ability to recognize the diverse talent needs and agility necessary for long-term success...

That the world we live and work in is changing at an extremely extraordinary pace is something a few would dispute. For business executives, in particular, there is immense pressure to not only survive in this dynamic landscape but to...

“Though you may not take a person and put a job description against them and say this person is a manager, there is a lot of management going on, and in fact, perhaps management is even more important in an...

As we celebrate International Women’s day, more discussions are going on about empowering women, gender equality and propelling women into leadership roles. Women can provide considerable participation in the business world and the community. It is important to consider women’s...

So, when you first heard that you were going to have to start working from home, what was your first thought?  Be honest now.  OK, if you want to make this work and not get fired for poor performance, you are going...

The benefits of remote work are clear.  No community, a significantly relaxed dress code, homemade lunches that aren’t soggy, and you can do a load of washing on your lunch break. But there are definite downsides to working from home. Often, your...

We live in a global world. And no matter how employers prefer to work with workers who come to the office every single day, more and more companies are forming and hiring global teams. Managing a successful team is never easy....

Policies serve as general guidelines and standards an organization intends to adopt in managing its people. It serves a variety of critical purposes for the organization which includes the basis of treating employees fairly and equally. Second, clear communication regarding...

Before we get into the ideal job-seeking approach, let’s look into some facts and figures of the usual application/CV submission process. Do you know only approximately 3% of the people who apply for jobs talk to the human being? It’s...

There can be an unacceptable attitude from some employees which make the peer employees and the clients feel uncomfortable to bear up. It is considered bad behaviour at work. Management should minimize bad behaviour at work to get the maximum...

Successful companies spend time and effort on personal development which ultimately creates a more productive, diligent and loyal workforce. In HR, certain goal-oriented personal development plans come under the performance management system. The objective of this system is to specify...

We spend so much time at work, and sometimes in almost constant interaction, that it is inevitable that people will form friendships at work. This can be both a benefit and a liability for a company and the employees themselves....

One of the easiest ways to keep good employees is to show that you are willing to do the hard work. An employee who sees managers and supervisors putting in the long hours and doing the small tasks, especially doing...

With the competition on the rise in the business world to attract top-notch talent in their business operations, the constant need to hire more employees and most important to retain and engage the existing employees of the company. What best...

Promotion from a mere employee to manager for the first time is quite daunting. It takes skills, aptitude, smarts and experience to move up the corporate ladder. However, this transition from a lower level staff to becoming a manager comes with its own challenges...