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All You Need To Know About Career Choices

WHAT IS A CAREER? According to Arnold (1997:21), a career is a sequence of employment-related positions, roles, actions, and experiences. A career defines how one sees oneself in the context of one’s social environment, in terms of one’s plans, one’s past accomplishments or failures and one’s present competencies and attributes (Raynor & Entin, 1982:262). UNESCO […]
Are Property Professionals the new corporate magicians

Are Property Professionals the new corporate magicians

In my varied career as a culture change professional, I’ve had the great pleasure of being involved in several large scale property projects.  The idea that property projects and culture change are somehow linked would have once surprised me – perhaps it surprises you. But it doesn’t surprise me any more.   Designing and moving […]

What You Need to Know About Employee Financial Wellness

Introduction Financial wellness is something that everyone strives to achieve. Being in a position close to financial freedom can alleviate many stresses that may come tied with financial burdens. With the growing need for everyday living, financial wellness is not as easy as it was before. Student debt is growing and the cost of living […]

Everything you need to know about the Peter Principle

In behavioral psychology, positive reinforcement is when good behavior is rewarded by a reinforcing stimulus. This concept has been applied in numerous organizations, where, the better you perform, the more likely you are to be rewarded accordingly, in most instances this reward comes in the form of a promotion to a higher ranking position. Most […]

Everything you need to know about employee self-service platforms

Most modern companies operate on self-service. Cloud technology provides a more convenient, consistent, and safe experience for this. This is good and it opens the reigns of the workforce – workers and managers alike, and leaves more time to concentrate on strategic initiatives. Employee self-service which is abbreviated as ESS is a commonly used Human […]

Here is why you should switch jobs more frequently

The days of staying with the same company from graduation to retirement are over. More recently, people are changing jobs quite regularly. Workers born between 1957 and 1964, for example, held an average of 11.9 jobs between the ages of 18 to 50, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Whilst, younger workers are more […]

360 Degree Feedback Best Practices Guidelines

What has happened in companies traditionally is that feedback is a one-way street. It cascades down from supervisors to subordinates but hardly ever the other way around. Feedback from co-workers and subordinates is something that one at times hears through the office grapevine- not the best of situations. More and more companies have started to […]

Exit interviews are important and here is why

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where a considerable number of employees are leaving your organization and you have always wondered what could be the reasons behind this departure? When the employee turnover becomes a cause for concern, exit interviews become more crucial. This article will give insight into what exit interviews are, […]
Jobs For The Future

Jobs For The Future

In 2017, the International Labour Organisation Global Commission On The Future Of Work began its work and published their work in 2019 in a report titled, Work for a Brighter Future. The commission was co-chaired by the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa and Sweden’s Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven.  The report states that technological advances […]

Employee retention strategies in the face of COVID pandemic

Employee retention refers to the ability of an organization to retain its employees. Each company and industry has a varying retention rate, reflecting the percentage of workers who remained with the organization for a fixed time. Many consider employee retention strategies as relating to the efforts by which employers attempt to retain the employees in […]


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