What type of boss do you have?

By: Express Employment Professionals What does that mean for you, as an employee? Throughout our lives, we’ve all worked for a variety of bosses. Some are compassionate and inspire us to excel in a number of ways. Others are independent leaders who have a tendency to be more assertive. Daniel Goleman, of the Harvard Business

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Unwritten rules determine teamwork success

By: Express Employment Professionals Why do interviewers care so much about teamwork? In 2012, Google launched an internal initiative called Project Aristotle with the goal of pinpointing what makes a great team at Google. Project Aristotle researchers studied a broad range of characteristics of successful groups and teams within the company, including personality, hobbies, relationships

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Performance Management: 4 Ways to Measure Employee Engagement

By Refresh Leadership Building and maintaining a high-performing team is the key to innovation and success. So, it’s imperative to consistently check in with your people to ensure they are happily engaged in their work. According to Gallup, companies with high employee engagement experience as much as 17% higher productivity and 21% greater business profitability.

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Labour Laws Amendment Bill 2017 (Commonly referred to as Paternity Leave)

By: Roche Houman Section 25 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, which deals with Maternity Leave, will have a welcomed addition in the form of section 25A: Parental Leave, 25B: Adoption Leave and 25C: Commissioning Parental Leave.For fathers, who would normally be entitled to 3 days family responsibility leave, will now enjoy at least

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