Blog Articles

  • Tips to leading a remote team well
    While companies all over the world transition to a work-from-home environment and workers grapple with their own fears and uncertainty in a response to COVID-19, your leadership has never been more crucial and defining. That is why we have compiled these tips to leading a remote team well. Leaders...
  • How to set up a home office
    Many employers concerned about security and data integrity will provide a laptop or computer to their remote workers for home office use. In addition, there are other items like office furniture, additional hardware and software packages that can be supplied. Whether or not the items are provided...
  • Looking after the well-being of remote employees
    Having a remote workforce and implementing a flexible work policy requires leaders in organisations to intentionally consider how they will look after the well-being of remote workers. The well-being of remote workers is vital for several reasons. Firstly, remote workers are not seen on a daily...
  • Saving for a Better Tomorrow
    We all want to retire comfortably, own a comfortable home, and fill it with nice things.  And travel. To do these things you need money and, for most of us that means saving and investing. For some, saving money fits easily into our personality type yet, for the rest of us it takes discipline and...
  • Coping with job loss and how having a good mental attitude will help in the job search
    “I have lost my job and do not know what to do now!” This is something we are hearing every day from job-seekers applying for jobs and we completely understand how emotionally traumatic coping with a job loss can be.  Millions of people have lost their jobs world-wide due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
  • Career Change: Become a Digital Marketer
    Changing careers is not something anyone does hastily. There are a few factors to compute least of all being the longevity of said career and the financial benefits and pitfalls of chasing it. However, digital marketing is one of the newer careers in the tech industry – pivoting off traditional...
  • How to join a video meeting - A guide to the most popular platforms
    It doesn’t matter if you work remotely, work from home or from an office you are probably joining a video meeting more and more often. We have put together a “how to guide” on using the most popular video meeting platforms so that you can get the most out of your meetings or online interviews. How...
  • Why hire a Virtual Assistant and what they do
    Why are so many companies globally hiring virtual assistants? What is it that they do that can help your business grow? Why hire a virtual assistant?  Virtual assistants (VA) are a cost and time efficient way to get tasks or projects done. In times of uncertainty as to what the future holds, hiring...
  • Retrenchment and the Retrenchment Package
    The shock of retrenchment can be devastating for all and life altering for some. What are you going to do and how are you going to provide for yourself and your dependants? Once the shock and numbness of the news subsides it’s time to take stock of your situation. Every crisis carries the seeds of...
  • Maintaining your company culture in remote teams
    Company culture guides the behaviours and attitudes of employees. As Frances Frei and Anne Morriss put it: “Culture guides discretionary behavior and it picks up where the employee guide leaves off.”    This means that a strong company culture is especially important when the team is working...