Blog for Employers

  • The Rise of the Gig Economy: The benefits of a short-term workforce.
    Economic unrest over the last two years has forced a relook at hiring and new work trends have begun to emerge. At the forefront is a marked rise in short term contracts and freelance jobs, otherwise known as the gig economy. With new technological developments and an increased demand for...
  • 5 Reasons To Look For Short Courses On A CV
    Education is one of the most important considerations when hiring your next star employee. With the rise of online learning, the value of short courses should not be overlooked. Short courses on a CV can tell you more about a candidate than you might think. For instance, the number of courses can...
  • Hire to Scale Your Business. Fast.
    Growth is impossible without hiring good people. Attracting and hiring the right people at all levels of the company is critical to scaling your business. If we’ve learnt anything over the last few years it’s that companies need to be agile in order to survive and thrive. It’s difficult to predict...
  • Using Game-Thinking to Innovate Learning Experiences
    We are navigating a new workplace and era. It is estimated that one of the most in-demand skills will be the ability to learn. It is therefore obvious that the role of learning designer will be elevated in preparing and supporting the work-force. An exciting time offering many opportunities. It...
  • Tech tools to sustain collaborative remote working
    In the beginning of 2020 there was an almost overnight shift to remote working and it has changed the workplace as we know it. Tech tools has made this shift possible. As long time advocates for the benefits of remote work, especially for women, RecruitMyMom is excited to see more and more...
  • What is a POPIA Deputy Information Officer
    The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) came into effect on 1 July 2020 with a grace period of one year. The grace period ends as of 1 July 2021, and the reality of the implications of non-compliance is causing many companies to have to respond quickly and get their processing of...
  • Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) - An Employer’s Perspective
    Purposes of the Act The Protection of Personal Information Act of 2013 (POPIA) follows the example of similar, quite onerous legislation in the European Union aimed at protecting individuals’ right to privacy. More specifically, the Act aims to give effect to the right to privacy as provided for in...
  • HEREWITH A BRIEF LEGAL SUMMARY TO UNDERSTAND YOUR RIGHTS AND THE LEGAL POSITION WHEN YOUR EMPLOYEE RESIGNS: The court clarified that a resignation involves two separate elements. The unilateral act of resignation; and The requirement to give notice. In other words, an employee decides to resign...
  • What to consider when developing a hybrid work policy
    Many organisations who have opted for work-from-home arrangements during the pandemic have experienced the benefits of a remote workforce firsthand. Now that it is more common to return to in-office working, the question is, how do companies continue to take advantage of the benefits of working...
  • Covid-19 vaccinations in the workplace
    It is of the highest priority for any employer to provide a safe working environment for their employees. This includes keeping them safe from Covid-19. Now that the Covid-19 vaccine is being rolled-out, the question arises to which extent can an employer use the vaccine to ensure the safety of all...