HR challenges in law firms

Top 5 HR Challenges in Law Firms and how SmartHR can solve them

HR challenges in law firms can present special challenges. This is due in part to the structure of law firms and in part to the nature of legal practice. Below are the top 5 HR challenges faced by law firms with solutions from SmartHR on how…
Assisting employees with the elections

5 ways employee morale is increased by assisting them with the elections

With the upcoming elections around the corner, it might be wise for HR Managers to consider their role in making the elections a success. Voting day in South Africa is usually a public holiday, but there are still many factors that prevent people…

How to be an ethical leader in 6 steps

Do you want to find out how to be an ethical leader in 6 steps?  Do you want to be a leader who inspires your team to make ethical choices or be the one in the news for your bad ethical failures? How to be an ethical leader How does one…
Paternity Leave

Paternity leave, because Dads also need to bond with their newborn babies

Paternity leave entitlement has been amended because Dads also need to bond with their newborn babies, and they need quality time to do this. The first days and weeks of a newborn baby’s life are a time when bonding between parent and baby…

Everything you need to know about time management

Do you ever feel like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland who said “the hurrier I go, the behinder I get”.  That you feel like you are rushed off your feet, so busy, always a full calendar and you just aren’t making any progress? …
Employee Experience

Now trending: The Employee Experience

Employee experience is a hot topic on the web, in the press and on the airwaves. Not to be confused with company culture, employee experience also takes the technological and physical working environment into account. Put simply, the idea…
Organisational effectiveness and efficiency at different management levels.

Organisational effectiveness and efficiency at different management levels

Organisational effectiveness refers to the organisation formulating goals and pursuing these goals through completion of relevant tasks. Effectiveness is concerned with getting the job done. When an organisation is efficient they are doing things…
Succession Management: Are all managers leaders?

Succession Management: Are all managers leaders?

In an organisation, there can be leaders that aren’t managers and managers that aren’t leaders but in modern society, organisations should be employing managers that can lead their subordinates at each level of the organisation and by employing…
Succession Management: Are all managers leaders?

Does money motivate performance and employee behavior?

The work behaviour of employees is crucial for organisational success as their behaviour can directly influence the organisation’s profitability and productivity. Work behaviour can be influenced by understanding what motivates and how to…
Succession Management: Are all managers leaders?

Maintaining healthy employee relations

A company needs to transform a few basic inputs into outputs –  the final products or services they trade for a profit. These basic inputs may differ slightly for each industry but generally, they are known as the factors of production. These…