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Tag - Human Resources

Alignment of Talent Management Strategy with Business Strategy

How to align Talent Management with Business Strategy Alignment of Talent management with Business strategy is one of the key activities that can help on organisational performance. The biggest mistake hiring managers can ever make is recruiting wrong employees for a certain job or task. Instead of focusing on how to beef up productivity and coming up with probably new revue streams, managers waste time monitoring the employees and correcting errors that would have been made. The organisation also suffers [...]

Transforming Human Resources through Technology

HR Tech is the not the future. It is the NOW. The world has seen Human Resources technology evolve in time in order to catch up with the digital environment. From Paper-Based Systems where the HR department operated in isolation, to Early Personal Computer technology (which only had the functionality of storing employee data), to Electronic Database Systems (which allow for integration to other business functions and production of reports) and finally now to Web-Based technology (which focuses on automating as [...]

The future looks digital! An era of the digitised HR function

The future looks digital! Have you seen it? Human resources or people management is often seen as an independent function. Some would even go further to say human resources and/or people management is often the least prioritised for digitisation and innovation. Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, most organisations have been found unprepared. Therefore, Lack of adequate Technology to support their workforce who are forced to work from home has been a weakness for most organisations. Organisations not having invested [...]

The perks of working remotely: Employees and Managers

The perks of Working Remotely: Employees and Managers While the concept of working remotely or “working-from-home” is categorically what it says, it offers the opportunity of commuting from your bedroom to your designated work station, with your pyjamas being your choice of dress for the day. However, remote work can be defined as working from anywhere outside of the traditional borders of an office space. Technology is evolving, and so is the need for breeding new innovative ways of work. [...]

Remote working in South Africa – Are we ready?

Are we ready for remote workers or working from home?   One of the ways organisations are dealing with #CoronaVirus is to encourage employees to work from home. Remote working is identified as one of the “new ways of work” that we have seen being adopted in recent years. For some organisations, it’s business as usual as they use remote skilled workers to do work they do not have [...]

Making work Fridays better for Employees

Fridays are always the most tedious day of the week for most employees. The weekend air starts to seep in but you still have to spend the whole day at work. Some of us are in hurry to go and spend time with our kids, some of us are just in a hurry to go home and sleep. Whatever your plans are, your corporate culture should be supportive of your lifestyle. Here are 3 simple tips your corporate culture could [...]

Rewards Management and Why your organisation needs it

The landscape of competition is constantly changing and so are the organisations that compete in this landscape. The rise of ultra-competition means that organisations have to achieve more by motivating employees to produce better results. The Japanese call this constant improvement Kaizen. But the question now comes: How can organisations drive employee adoption of Kaizen? Rewards. That’s how! Incentivising performance From a young age, people have always been incentivised to achieve more. Whether it was accolades and certificates in schools, or [...]

iStratgo wins big for being User-friendly

FinancesOnline, a top review platform for B2B software systems, has recently lauded iStratgo for delivering on its value proposition. In their iStratgo review, they praised our Human Capital Management Software for equipping businesses with “all the tools they need”. This meant it helped improve employee performance, increase workforce engagement, and gauge employee performance, to name a few. This was achieved while being user friendly. With this, we received their prestigious Great User Experience award. FinancesOnline reserves its Great User Experience [...]

10 Tips on Team Building…

Want A Winning Team? By Chrissie Kafalinji “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” -Andrew Carnegie Teaming up – Teamwork might not seem like an essential component of your business. Unfortunately, the true value of teamwork can only be understood once it has been witnessed. If you are willing to experiment with a more collaborative environment then here are some [...]