If necessity is the mother of invention, then what do the necessities of mothers amount to? And who really is listening to them? RecruitMyMom was born as a result of those needs and has since changed the very definition of the workplace in South Africa. Here’s the story behind the brand,...
Historic work culture has, for decades adhered to rigid, formal company procedures, carried out during fixed office hours with no leeway.
A large portion of the workforce – working moms, trying to balance a full day at the office with the needs of their families – gave up their working careers to...
The on-demand economy is growing and bringing with it a fair share of social change that is about to shape the future of work.
Let’s be honest, the way that we look for services and other items of need is changing; from online shopping to home delivery, we have revolutionized modern commerce.
There is a misconception that flexible working is only applicable to less skilled positions and that jobs which require an average full working day or more cannot comfortably fit into this category.
This is preceded by the thought that flexible work is exclusively part-time. This fallacy is...
The way we work and increasingly, where we work, is changing rapidly. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) are following the lead of multinationals in upping the bar in the #FutureOfWork.
Corporations such as Facebook and Google have revolutionised the way we view the...
What are Seasonal Skills?
At times in the life of every successful SME (small and medium-sized businesses), changing needs, growth and expansion call for varying worker skills on a short or medium-term basis.
Seasonal skills describe the employment of qualified, professional employees on a flexible...
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...