Reports that South Africa’s decline in global competitiveness can be attributed to a combination of absenteeism through sick days and presenteeism as a result of workers who are present but non-productive, demonstrates the importance of instituting wellness programmes.
A new on-site solution to overworked and stressed out employees is simultaneously providing employment opportunities to women in SA.
Workspace set-up and decoration is directly connected to employee productivity, says JP Beukes, CEO of interior design company OnePointZero.
For five days a week, for nine to twelve hours a day, our places of employment are where most of the population spend most of their time. With mornings and afternoons spent at the office, it has become a home away from home for many people.
Employee absenteeism costs the South African economy between R12 -16 billion per annum, according to information supplied by Occupational Care South Africa (OCSA).
Are your employees happy, content and fulfilling their desires and needs at work? Employee satisfaction plays a key role in any company and their levels of productivity. Why not make a start by investing in your employees' satisfaction and motivation?
This year, the city of Cape Town will play host to the 14th annual Employee Assistance Professionals Association of South Africa (EAPA-SA) conference to be held from Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 September 2012 at NH The Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West.
Siyakha Consulting, one of South Africa’s disability recruitment specialists, has focussed its attention on assisting businesses to successfully integrate employees with hearing impairments into the workplace.
In a recent article in “The Star” it was stated that South Africa lost R3.9 billion worth of output last year due to sick leave and absenteeism.
Better working environments can reduce absenteeism, saving the economy billions per year. The country’s best employers boast a 46% lower rate of absenteeism than the average South African company, recent research has shown.
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