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Corrective Counselling - the Forgotten First Step in Corrective & Progressive Discipline

Corrective Counselling - the Forgotten First Step in Corrective & Progressive Discipline

Don't allow small acts of minor misconduct or poor performance in the workplace to snowball into major employee relations crises that are difficult to overcome due to a lack of evidence. Learn the forgotten art of Corrective Counselling and watch your workplace transform!

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Rev Employee Morale into Overdrive

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Rev Employee Morale into Overdrive

Leadership style and work environment has a much bigger impact on morale than job security and remuneration does, but workplace fun isn't all about Taco Tuesdays

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Integrity: 5 Questions to ask in Interviews

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Integrity: 5 Questions to ask in Interviews

During the past week, South Africans learned of the university student receiving government funding to complete her studies, who blew close on a million ZAR after 14 million was erroneously deposited into her account by the finance provider. Somewhat surprisingly (at least to me!) people disagree about whether this student should be held accountable for her actions in not reporting the error and then spending a record amount of money in less than 3 months. This story got me thinking about integrity and the importance of trust, honesty, virtue and ethics – especially in the employment relationship - since I...

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Equal Pay for Equal Work: the EEA requirements simplified

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Equal Pay for Equal Work: the EEA requirements simplified

A surprising number of clients still lodge queries as to how they would go about establishing the worth of a specific job in their organisation, in order to comply with the requirement in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (the EEA) to “pay equal money for equal work or work of equal value”. One of the main questions that line managers and business owners have, is how they would establish the relative value of a job both within their organisation and outside in their industry, especially when their employees have such varying academic and professional backgrounds or when job...

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When and How to effect a Precautionary Suspension

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When and How to effect a Precautionary Suspension

A comprehensive guideline on when you should suspend an employee who is suspected of misconduct, from duty, pending the outcome of an investigation. Included, is a free digital download suspension notice.

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