Career Advice

How to Handle the Move Back to the Office

After almost 18 months of remote working, getting back to the office will not be a seamless process “There are no precedents to follow in the aftermath of a global pandemic [but there are some] ‘must do’ actions that corporations, large and small, should consider when attracting new employees and welcoming back old staff,” says Linda Trim, director at workplace

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How to Set Up a Formal Assessment System

HOW TO SET UP A FORMAL ASSESSMENT SYSTEM As SME’s grow and appoint more staff members, they need to construct a more formal Human Resources system which includes performance management “Without regular performance evaluations, you may not notice that employee is battling, or you may fail to recognise excellent performance,” said Sage Africa & Middle East people director Marvin Opperman

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How To Write a Cover Letter

Cover Letter Basics Most employers want to see that you’re truly excited about the specific position and company—which means creating a custom letter for each position you apply for While it’s okay to recycle a few strong sentences and phrases from one cover letter to the next, don’t even think about sending out a 100% generic letter Include the Hiring

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How to Cope with Retrenchment

How to Cope with Retrenchment There is no denying that retrenchment is financially and emotionally devastating making it difficult to get back on track – the current unemployment rate in South Africa is sitting on 35.2% You do not have to navigate this difficult time on your own – turn to your friends and family for guidance and support, talk

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