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MINDFUL TIPS TO DE-STRESS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON FOR PROFESSIONALS

The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration and gratitude. However, for professionals, the festive period can also bring about increased stress and workload due to year-end deadlines, higher customer demands and balancing personal and work commitments. The rush to complete tasks, address inquiries and organise everything before the holidays can be overwhelming. To […]

SURVIVING THE COST OF LIVING CRISIS

The World, and South Africa in particular, seem to bounce from one disaster to the next at the moment. There was COVID, then the conflict in Eastern Europe and more recently the war in the Middle East, all of which have had a significant impact on our local economy. All of these global issues are […]

STREAMLINE HR FOR A SMARTER, MORE EFFICIENT WORKPLACE

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, organisations are constantly seeking ways to empower their workforce and optimise Human Resource Management. One powerful tool that has gained immense popularity in recent years are Employee Self-Service (ESS) portals like Sage 300 People ESS. These portals are revolutionising the workplace by providing employees with the autonomy and accessibility […]

CREATING A SENSE OF PURPOSE IN THE OFFICE

Without purpose we are directionless, drifting like sailboats without sails. If we are to find self-fulfilment as an individual or meet our objectives as a business, instilling a sense of purpose in the work environment is crucial. With a defined sense of purpose, you can expect a motivated and engaged workforce. When employees understand the […]

REDUCING RESISTANCE TO CHANGING PAYROLL TECHNOLOGIES

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, embracing new technologies is crucial for enterprises to stay competitive and drive growth. However, implementing changes in Payroll technologies often encounters resistance from employees. Overcoming this resistance requires a well-planned change management approach and the support of experienced partners. Let’s explore effective strategies for reducing resistance to changing Payroll technologies […]

NURTURING MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE

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In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environment, the well-being of employees has become a critical focus for organisations. Management play a vital role in fostering a positive work culture that prioritises mental health. One effective way to achieve this is by recognising the significance of employee breaks. In this blog, we will explore why and […]

Unlock the Potential of AI for Your Business: Optimising Human Resources with Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a rapidly growing field of technology that uses machines to learn, think, and act like humans. The average person already uses AI technology on a daily basis, often without even realising it. AI is used in many popular apps and services, such as virtual assistants, online search engines, automated chatbots, and […]

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE A REMOTE WORKFORCE

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The trend of remote work has continued to gain momentum over the past few years since 2020. According to a 2022 survey, 17% of South Africans work remotely and 39% split their time between their office and home, presenting managers with unique challenges. This Blog explores six strategies that managers can use to effectively manage […]

Why Your Payroll Processes Are Holding You Back

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With 2023 in full swing, we are sure you have set goals for personal and professional improvement.  Professionally it may be learning a new skill, adopting better habits in the workplace, improving communication, finding new challenges, etc, overall, advancing your performance during working hours. As a Payroll professional, have you considered maximising the efficiency of […]

THE POWER OF VACATION FOR EMPLOYEE WELLNESS

The holidays are a time for everyone to take a well-deserved break from the year to rest, recalibrate, celebrate and refresh themselves for the year coming. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is important to maintain mental and physical wellbeing and taking time off from work is an essential tool for maintaining this. From a Human […]