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Creating a harmonious workload balance

What is balance, and why should you aim for it? Suppose for a moment you are standing in a square room, with tables in each of the four corners. On each table sits one of your goals: something that you want to achieve, acquire or reach. With this scenario in mind, how would you know [...]

By | 2017-08-10T12:35:05+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Blog, General|Comments Off on Creating a harmonious workload balance

Communicate business strategy to staff for enhanced effects

Your company strategy may be the brainchild of your best strategic minds. It may even be the best possible path forward. But it probably won't come to a proper fruition unless everyone comprehends and accepts it. Why business strategy is for everyone to know You will struggle to move forward as a company if you [...]

By | 2017-06-09T15:07:20+00:00 June 9th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|Comments Off on Communicate business strategy to staff for enhanced effects

Flexitime – it’s about planning and trust

One cannot underestimate building trust and utilising it in creative ways to boost both performance and satisfaction. The result? Most often, a lot of happiness. Where you start is less important than starting In October last year, we opened up about how employers could help cut down on traffic congestion. While it is impractical to [...]

By | 2017-06-05T08:57:24+00:00 April 12th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|Comments Off on Flexitime – it’s about planning and trust

Creating a successful company strategy

Strategy is one of the most vital elements to planning a successful business approach. Consider this: a good strategy bridges goals, vision, values and operations management. As a result, you should be meticulous when the time comes to discuss it. Probably fewer than half of the companies out there have a well-defined approach to strategic [...]

By | 2017-08-18T11:33:02+00:00 February 13th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Creating a successful company strategy

Financial literacy – something for all staff

The notion of providing a sound understanding of basic financial literacy is not new. It is, however, a notion that grows in importance, as finances permeate further and further downwards within company structures. In addition, individuals can use what they learn from work-based sources to aid them in their private lives. Financial literacy under the [...]

By | 2017-01-12T14:09:05+00:00 January 12th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|Comments Off on Financial literacy – something for all staff

Managing client-facing events

Our recent successful official launch of our Managed Services portfolio taught us several important lessons about corporate events. Short of an event planning company or a department dedicated to this, few SMEs inherently have the skills for full-out event management. As a result, this shortfall is thus often covered by applying more work hours and [...]

By | 2016-12-14T08:19:01+00:00 December 14th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Managing client-facing events

Work-based ways to alleviate transport congestion

We work in a country where places are often separated by some distance. Additionally, transport options to and from work typically require a lengthy commute. Add this to a lack of viable public transport in many instances. It is thus easy to see why commuter traffic is so congested. As a result, and until we [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:41:46+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Blog, General, Industry Trends|Comments Off on Work-based ways to alleviate transport congestion

IPv6: What’s the deal and how to get started

The connected world is rapidly running out of assignable IPv4 addresses. According to a calculator by APNIC (the regional Internet registry for Asia and the Pacific) blogger Geoff Huston, most geographical areas have exhausted their IPv4 address pool. The African Internet community, whose addresses are managed by Regional Internet Registry Afrinic, is slated to run [...]

By | 2016-10-17T09:39:59+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Blog, General, Industry Trends|Comments Off on IPv6: What’s the deal and how to get started

Charity begins at the office – send out a call to action

The idea of charity work or community contributions sits in various places within different organisations. In order to assist in taking that first step, we look at a number of ways to make a difference. Charity isn't always a complex matter It's a false notion that charity is a lengthy and arduous process. While there [...]

By | 2016-10-17T09:39:59+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Blog, General, Industry Trends|Comments Off on Charity begins at the office – send out a call to action

Life hacks come from people

We don't often have a chance to showcase our staff's personal side. In the spirit of our People-centric value, we'd like to share 12 of the real tricks, hints and tips that they use. These life hacks help make their days a little easier or more productive.   Program your sleep cycle to perform for [...]

By | 2016-10-17T09:39:59+00:00 August 1st, 2016|General|Comments Off on Life hacks come from people
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