Managing People

Should I offer a resigning employee a raise?

Picture this: one of your valued employees resigns at a time when it will be difficult and expensive to replace her. You offer her a raise to stay with the company, which she accepts. Crisis averted!

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Organisations should be informed before embarking on retrenchments

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A tough economic climate continues to see numerous organisations restructuring and implementing retrenchments in an attempt to streamline operations and increase profitability.

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Is an employer liable for sexual harassment?

On 7 March 2017, the South African Labour Appeal Court handed down judgment on a sexual harassment claim.

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Keeping employees motivated through public holidays

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For most, a series of closely grouped public holidays present a highly anticipated opportunity for a mini-holiday.

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Managing inappropriate staff behaviour on social media

To manage an organisation’s reputation and ensure that it is not associated with any controversial, discriminatory or damaging (legally, financially or otherwise) views, it is vital to keep an eye on what employees are putting out on social media platforms.

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The national minimum wage

On 8 February, Cyril Ramaphosa, the Deputy President of South Africa, disclosed preliminary details regarding the implementation of a national minimum wage (“NMW”).

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MiHeart: Shaping tomorrow’s leaders

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future” – Franklin D Roosevelt. It is said that the future belongs to the youth, our leaders of tomorrow, and in order for us to shape the future; we need to mould our youth.

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The status of witchcraft in the workplace

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Witchcraft is an extremely emotive term, and it is a significant issue in South African society generally, and in the South African workplace specifically.

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10 Ways to effectively manage workplace conflict

Conflict is inevitable – and is especially prevalent in workplace environments where employees operate under high-pressured environments, aiming to achieve important objectives.

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How to get the most out of junior employees

Many businesses hire junior employees. Partly because they’re affordable and partly because they want people who can grow with the company and haven’t learned any bad habits through years of experience.

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