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Etiquette and Professionalism in Writing Emails

Etiquette and Professionalism in Writing Emails

Electronic mail has become a common tool for communication on a personal and professional level. Regrettably, many individuals abandon the same rules of etiquette and professionalism they would apply to a handwritten letter, thus thwarting their opportunity to create a favorable impression. However, by adhering to some basic guidelines, your […]

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Start 2019 With An Environmentally Responsible Workplace

Start 2019 With An Environmentally Responsible Workplace

The public has become much more aware and concerned with the environment in recent times. There is a growing trend of consumers and customers who actively avoid products or services that have adverse environmental and health effects. From a corporate and sales perspective, it is wise for managers to start […]

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5 Best Interview Questions To Ask Fresh Graduates

5 Best Interview Questions To Ask Fresh Graduates

Because of their limited, or otherwise lack of professional experience, evaluating on-the-job skills of recent graduates can be a bit of a challenging. What you can do is direct your interviews with fresh graduates to evaluate their communication, problem-solving and time-management skills. Outside of common “tell us about yourself “and […]

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4 Important Considerations When Using Technology For Business

4 Important Considerations When Using Technology For Business

Technology in recent years has completely changed the way businesses are run, bringing about significant productivity gains. It can simplify processes and make them more efficient, help workers communicate and network better, save time and money and even protect sensitive data. For all its benefits, though, the issues that come […]

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Fighting against discrimination in the workplace

Fighting against discrimination in the workplace

Employees who are suffering from discrimination in the workplace often feel helpless or are unsure of what they can do. Discrimination in the workplace is still common today and it is often under-reported. In times of economic turmoil, employees also feel pressured to tolerate harsh working environments for fear of losing […]

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The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work Arrangement

The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work Arrangement

Introducing workplace flexibility into an organisation leads to a greater level of involvement by the employees who are experiencing a higher level of workplace contentment. Quite a number of strategies exist for introducing a flexible workday into a place of employment. These scenarios include telecommuting from home daily, telecommuting from […]

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Why Office Gossip Happens And How You Can Manage It

Why Office Gossip Happens And How You Can Manage It

Trying to eradicate all office gossip can be an uphill, or almost impossible task. Employees will always be concerned with those issues that affect them in the workplace and will naturally want to talk to one another about them. However, if gossip in the workplace has reached the point where […]

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5 Key Traits and Habits Of Successful Employees

5 Key Traits and Habits Of Successful Employees

From time management skills to personal integrity, there are some key traits that are often seen in successful people in any organisation. When you take a closer look at the behaviours of successful people, what is most noticeable is that they are always trying to improve almost every area of […]

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Key Developments and Trends in Professional Recruitment

Key Developments and Trends in Professional Recruitment

Bringing new blood on board helps inject fresh perspective and insight. However, the process in finding the right people to fill important executive and leadership positions is both tedious and critically important to get right. How many candidates is enough? How much allocated time for interviews is sufficient? The traditional […]

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Improve Employees’ Health To Improve Productivity

Improve Employees’ Health To Improve Productivity

While it’s not unfair to look at employee health as a personal responsibility, it actually does have a place in successful organizations. In fact, in a 2017 study published in Management Science, it was found that when employees participated in wellness programs in the workplace, they experienced improved health resulting […]

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