Work Trends

Work Trends

Emotional Disruption

I was very excited to attend my first ever DisruptHR event a few weeks back in Cape Town, and I have to say I was not disappointed. This global phenomenon…
Work Trends

The Tricky World of the Self-Employed!

Working for yourself can be a tricky affair. For starters, you’re never really working for yourself. What you really mean to say is that you are working for everyone else so that they can take relaxing holidays and buy expensive looking gifts from the Chinese shop down the road.
Work Trends

Social Butterflies, Hornets and Slugs!

  Okay, so before you think I'm about to reveal whether I'm a butterfly, hornet or slug, let me explain why I'm even getting into this. It started last week after attending a great talk by Barrie Bramley on Social Networking, hosted by Acsis Financial Planning in Cape Town.
Work Trends

Is Work Life Balance A Myth?

I read an article recently that got me thinking about a trend that is fast emerging as one of the most important questions on the minds of workers across the world. I'm talking about the ever elusive "work-life balance". It was made even more vivid to me, when I visited a few branches of a well known national brand, and the same question was being considered. Is it possible to build a competitive edge with people when work and life are not balanced?