Articles for Employers

  • When you reach a  point in your job where every day feels like the day before, it can leave you feeling uninspired. Before you decide to get a new job, there are a few things you can do to refresh your work life and possibly change the way you view your current work. They say that a change is as...
  • How to Approach your Employer to Ask for Flexibility
    Updated 4 January. The original article was written on 14 July 2017. Flexible work comes in various types. The most common type is flexible start and finish times. This enables you to keep to your morning routine and miss the traffic. Flexible work can also mean that you have a predetermined amount...
  • Working from home is a productive and effective way of working, but there are challenges you need to be aware of before embarking on this as your first choice.   In this article, we will highlight some of these challenges and how to overcome them.
    Working from home is for many a dream come true. You save time and energy frequently spent commuting, you are able to keep an eye on the household, attend sports matches and you don’t even have to put on makeup to get the job done! The interest in virtual and working from home is on the rise...
  • How to answer the top 10 most common interview questions
    Being well prepared for an interview enhances your confidence and can make the interview less stressful. It is worthwhile to do thorough research on the company and the role. Think about your past achievements and experiences and see where these could be relevant to the job description. READ: 5...
  • Why Use A Targeted Job Application Strategy?
    Regardless of the reason, applying for jobs is not on anyone’s top ten list of favourite pastimes. It can be a time-consuming process that is emotionally draining. This is, however, one task that should not be undertaken haphazardly and must be given the effort needed to yield positive results. ...
  • Why trust and competence are not the most important factors when implementing flexible work practices. In the article Essential Success Elements To Implementing Flexible Work Arrangements In The Work Place we presented the argument that, when one starts taking the first courageous steps to...
  • 10 Tips For Moms Returning To Work
    Whatever the reason for getting back to work, albeit the children are getting bigger and there is more free time or the financial pressures are too much for the household, it is essential for you as moms to stay relevant and in-touch on a professional level. It can be daunting to get out of your...
  • Job Creator of the Year
    We are very proud of our CEO, Phillipa Geard, who won the category award, Job Creator of the Year®, of the prestige Entrepreneur of the Year® award.  The Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS is an annual competition that recognises and honours successful...
  • Virtual Assistants
    The term "Virtual Assistant" is relatively new in South Africa. Business owners when considering hiring an assistant to lighten the workload often only think only of hiring someone in-office. However, since the rapid growth of the internet and home-based working, Virtual Assisting is one of the...
  • Digital Moms On The Rise
    Working in an environment that specializes in placing skilled moms in a variety of positions, it is interesting to note a significant increase in the number of digital posts being filled by women. The rise of the digital mom in the workplace may not be an entirely new phenomenon but it is certainly...