Tag - Workforce

The benefits of embracing workplace diversity

At some point, we have all alluded to the world being one global village. Though the statement alludes to the “ways of life” being intertwined, it does not however imply that the world has shrunk in its literal sense. Thanks to technology, geographical locations have become less of a worry and has therefore brought people closer together especially in the workplace. Telecommuting traversed communication of people located in different regions to foster constant interaction. So, the increase in interaction [...]

The Importance of HR Technology in a post Covid-19 world

The role of HR is in a state of inconsistency and only “forward-thinking” companies are predestined for success. So, now is the time for the use of HR technology that retains high levels of productivity. The future of work, post the global pandemic breeds for change and as a result, companies are finding “new ways” of work. Because of this, there is a need for new strategies that support, motivate, and equip employees to embrace this new culture. Are [...]

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 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 [...]