Whenever you bring together a bunch of people, there is a jumble of different personalities. Some of them exist together harmoniously, but there are always a few outliers. The workplace is no exception. In addition to people with whom you can easily get along, you will also find some annoying coworkers. What sets the workplace apart from many other settings is that everyone—even those who are the most difficult—must cooperate in order to be productive. Here are five types of annoying coworkers and advice that will help you get along with each one.more
For the next 7 days we are going to be giving you best practice tips and advice during our ''How to get along with coworkers'' series. During the series we will be posting real life stories from employers, employees and pearls of wisdom from industry leaders. If you have a very specific topic, question or problem you would like us to add to the series, send us a PM! Stay tuned - your office etiquette is about to get a make over! Today's topic comes as one that is quite a touchy subject. Respecting your coworkers. You may think you are...more
Victory for temporary workers in Labour Appeal Court
Labour Broker Employees the permanent employees of the client after a period of three monthsThe recently inserted section 198A of the Labour Relations Act has resulted in a significant amount of debate surrounding the “deemed to be” provision. In terms of the aforementioned section of the Act, an employee placed by a Temporary Employment Service Provider (“TES”) with a client, is deemed to be an employee of the client if that temporary employee has worked for the client for a period exceeding three months. After three months of employment with a client, the...
New managers are often surprised to discover that providing training to employees is an important aspect of being a supervisor. When your job involves managing people – no matter the size of your team or department – training is an important key to supervisory success. 6 Key Employee Development Tips for Managers A manager’s responsibility for training sometimes involves actually teaching employees how to do things, while at other times it requires recognizing when training is necessary and ensuring that workers get...more
Remember too, that experts predict that the average person will change careers — not just jobs — more than five times in his or her lifetime. Now is the time to pursue your dreams!And as you...