Coronavirus or COVID-19 is everywhere. The media has made their number 1 topic and it’s become a regular topic of conversation. As a preventive measurement, the Ministry of Education pulled the Spring Break forward and schools and universities are closed for students until 4 April 2020. Parents are worried how online teaching will work for … Continue reading How to work from home… not just during the COVID-19 crisis
It’s Thursday afternoon. Your employee asked you for a personal meeting. You’re thinking it will be a quick update meeting. Not quite. Your star performer is handing in their notice. This is not how most of us want to end their week. Receiving the resignation from your top performer can leave you feeling frustrated. So … Continue reading Your top performer has resigned. Now what?
For many organisations, finding talented individuals can be challenging. After reviewing hundreds of CVs and conducting interviews, the recruiter is ready to send out the offer. Stop! Take some time out for the pre-employment checks. What are background checks? The hiring team may be impressed by the candidate’s performance during the recruitment process. This, however, … Continue reading How to conduct pre-employment checks
If your Finance Director has to be hospitalised, do you know who could take over now? Your top sales person just resigned, who in your organisation could to fill this role? The departure of a key employee can leave an organisation in a state of uncertainty. Succession planning is the answer to reduce such interruptions … Continue reading Succession planning – What’s the next role?
For many organisations in this region, the 2018 merit rounds will bring new challenges. As in other parts of the world, merit budgets are limited while employees are experiencing a rise in cost of living. Since 1 January 2018, VAT has been added to most areas of our life. Employees have already asked last year … Continue reading Maximise a limit merit budget
For many companies, February/March is the time when HR teams are supporting management with the reviewing the annual salary adjustments, setting performance goals and identifying actions for low performers. Unfortunately, it’s also the time when HR teams are asked to terminate a low performing employee. While local legislation provides employers with different options to terminate … Continue reading HR documentation – Why you need to take it seriously