Ways to upskill the workforce to create a multiskilled team

In the past year, organisations were forced to start working remotely and employees had to adapt to new ways of doing things. Companies had to find ways to ensure that their teams were keeping with the times and had to guarantee the upskilling of their employees. This sped up and highlighted the importance of having […]

Exceeding the HR & payroll requirements of medium-sized businesses

During uncertain times, medium-sized businesses need HR and payroll solutions that address their shifting financial, operational, and compliance requirements. In addition, they need solutions that are flexible, tailored to their specific needs to help manage growing complexity, and scale to meet future growth. Clark Fourie, director and co-owner of XFour Solutions — HR & payroll implementation specialists, […]

Targeting youth unemployment through free courses

Johannesburg, 10 May 2021: The Covid pandemic has exacerbated the critical unemployment crisis in South Africa, but even more so amongst the youth. Prior to the pandemic, the unemployment rate (including people who had given up looking for work) was just under 70% for people aged 15 to 24. A year later, the rate had increased […]

HR professionals: Be aware, and stay relevant

01 December 2020: The Covid-19 pandemic caused major shifts in the way we work and do business, forcing payroll and HR leaders to rethink workforce planning, management, and to develop strategies to handle the future of work. The pandemic disrupted companies across the board and led organisations to think differently about their people as they had […]

Taking the pain out of tax year end

Johannesburg, 22 January 2020: Tax year end is usually a highly stressful time for organisations of every size and type, and particularly the employees who are tasked with managing their Payroll and HR. Added pressures and overtime become the norm in the weeks leading up to tax year end, and most view the season as […]

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE & EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT – ‘MIND THE GAP’

Bridging the gap between management vision and employee engagement in the delivery of customer experience has become a major challenge for businesses around the world. South Africa, 3 June 2019; Successful companies around the world are focusing on driving a better customer experience to drive sales, improve customer satisfaction and increase customer retention. In line […]