- Published on 19 Sep 2014
- Andrea Lodolo
In any company, people are employed, change positions through promotion, and move on. It's a set of processes as old as the concept of employment itself. However, to this day it is poorly managed and controlled, adding hidden costs and presenting gaping security holes. There are far better ways – driven by HR technology - to manage these processes but unfortunately, most companies simply don't see the value in it - yet. Investing in HR technology to solve problems delivers clear efficiency and security gains.
- Published on 17 Jun 2014
- Darryn and Bronwyn Van Den Berg
After recruitment, induction is the next vital step in any business strategy because when not done well, induction can greatly affect your bottom line. This means that you'll want to create a high-performance environment right from the start. One of our large clients recently commented: "When the company started, we used to run induction programmes. Every consultant had to attend BEFORE arriving at our customers. It was SO successful and increased our business... Now we have become too busy to conduct inductions." WHY has the induction programme been left to... rot?
- Published on 10 Jun 2014
- Frew Murdoch
Employee engagement is an issue that needs to be made a top priority for HR in South Africa. This can be seen by the millions of disengaged workers across South Africa's businesses. Gallup's 2013 State of the American Workplace Report indicates that 70% of American workers are "not engaged" or "actively disengaged". But what is the case in South Africa?
- Published on 21 Jan 2014
- Darren and Bronwyn Van Den Berg
Large organisations have poured energy and money into converting their induction processes into Amazing Race journeys and Master Chef experiences. These are fantastic and create a great start but often after reality kicks in at the workplace the fun soon fades. So how can you make the messages you transmit in your induction process sustainable?
- Published on 3 Dec 2012
- HR Pulse News Desk
Many employers see induction as a waste of valuable time but this is a critical process when you take on a new employee. Induction gives your new employee an objective view of your company, organisational culture, and work ethic, which will allow the employee to better integrate into the workplace.