Blog for Employers

  • Ten practical ways to build company culture with remote employees
    Building the right company culture is essential for any business looking to attract top talent and succeed in today's world. However, with the rise of remote work and the global shortage of critical skills, companies face the challenge of building and maintaining their culture with an increasingly...
  • Hire remote workers in South Africa from RecruitMyMom
    If you want to grow your business and hire remote English speaking workers, why not consider using RecruitMyMom in South Africa? A country with excellent colleges, universities and English as the primary language of business. RecruitMyMom is a trusted, award-winning recruitment company with over...
  • The importance and value of networking for women in business
    By Nicole Sykes; Head: Women in Business Niche, FNB Business Over the years, women have made significant strides in the business world, breaking down barriers and challenging stereotypes. However, there is still a long way to go, especially when it comes to women in business taking full advantage...
  • No evidence for gender differences in risk taking study shows
    Despite the common belief that women are risk-averse, research has shown that women are just as likely to take risks as men - they do it in their own way. Therefore, the myth that women are more risk-averse than men is untrue and can also be harmful in perpetuating gender stereotypes that limit...
  • Six ways to build a future-fit workforce
    A future-fit workforce is vital for today's rapidly changing world. Every business needs to prepare for the challenges of tomorrow. From embracing technology and attracting talent to fostering a culture of learning, there are several ways you can build a team equipped to adapt and thrive in the...
  • Are employers back in power?
    Post COVID and the Great Resignation, we saw a swing toward employee power as they resisted going back to the office and sought out flexible or remote working opportunities, leaving traditional work environments in droves. Now, with looming economic instability and global tech layoffs, bosses are...
  • Beyond diversity and inclusion: Why equity is essential for your company's success
    When we talk about diversity and inclusion (D&I), one key concept that's often left out is equity. When diversity, inclusion, and equity go together, your workforce is empowered to do their best to work.   Equity Isn't Synonymous with Equality Workplace Equality means treating everyone the same...
  • Being on the right side of POPIA with criminal, credit, and background checks
    There is no denying that background checks are highly intrusive, given the plethora of personal data that they reveal and require. Yet, in today's world, this type of check has become the norm: from job to university applications, even to verify certifications or be considered as a candidate for...
  • Things every business should know when hiring working moms
    Working moms are an invaluable asset to any business. Whether it’s their expertise, dedication and work ethic, or their unique perspective that comes from balancing motherhood with a career. Working moms bring a myriad of benefits to the workplace. Fortunately, many businesses understand the...
  • Load shedding - No power, no pay?
    Due to persistent load shedding since the end of 2022, the question of payment has again been raised: Do employers have to pay employees during periods that they cannot work as a consequence of load shedding? We addressed the question early in 2015, but the principles are worth repeating. Our...