Entries by Julie Rosenbaum

HR Leadership in a time of crisis – Part 3

Not everyone is the same As everyone left their offices to move to their respective homes for the duration of lockdown, some were more concerned than others at the prospect of working from home.  For some, it may have been a sense of excitement or relief, but for most, there was concern, or even dread. […]

COVID-19 Lockdown – Business Continuation

Following the national address by the President of South Africa relating to the global Corona (Covid-19) virus outbreak and the steps that government are implementing, we assure you that we are prioritising the continued uninterrupted provision of service to our clients, while ensuring the necessary wellbeing of our staff. We are here to help and […]

The cost of paid leave and public holidays for employers

It is easy for employees to go online, capture the start and end date of their leave, hit submit and hope it gets approved. When it comes to leave, the greatest challenge employees face is having enough leave days. The challenge for employers is far greater. Especially when public holidays come around and everyone wants […]

6 Reasons to Digitise Your Performance Management Process

Performance management – loved by some, loathed by others, but as a necessary business function, why not digitise the process? The question is not if you will have performance management in your company, but rather how will you implement it.  For those employees who find the whole process a chore, digitising it will make it […]

The triangle of accuracy in HR analytics

As a strategic partner to management, the information and insights HR offers are a crucial part of performance planning across the business. Brendon Gass, CEO of SmartHR, a popular South African HRMS, says that modern HR departments are therefore under pressure to make sure their data is relevant, complete, compliant and actionable. “Above all, it […]