Imagine walking into your bank, favorite restaurant or phone service provider and the person serving you is covered in tattoos, has bright pink hair and metal sticking out of their lip, nose and eyebrow. Would you trust this person to service you? Continue reading Tattoos, Piercings & Hot Pink Hair in the Workplace.
Imagine your house keeper, children’s nanny, security guard or gardener (basically someone who personally works for you) came and talked to you about the 6 hour work day, and mentioned how it would increase productivity, reduce presenteeism, reduce their sick days and increase their job satisfaction. Would you give it to them? Continue reading Need to Have or Nice to Have: The 6-Hour Work Day
Did you know you are a part of the ‘Gig’ Economy? Remember that internship you did for 3 months, what about that once-off article you submitted or the event you helped publicize for free ticket? Yup, all Gig Work. Since you’re a part of it, find out how to survive it. Continue reading The ‘Gig’ Economy and how to survive it.
New beginnings are stressful at best. Meet Belinda, she’s a determined and enterprising 20 something , and this is the story of her first 30 days at a new Job. Hopefully she can help you navigate your’s or make your next 30 better. Continue reading Meet Belinda: How to survive your first 30 days at a new job.
Career paths are no longer as straight forward as they used to be. Individuals, swing from industry to industry, across different career trajectories. But whose more likely to take this swing; men or women? Continue reading Sex, Ladders and Jungle Gyms.
For the most recent labour laws on maternity leave, check out this article. For a historical perspective, keep reading. [Mwaba and Tina are in their 20s. In their tiny cottage, Tina walks out of the bathroom holding a pregnancy test] Mwaba: What’s that? Tina: A pregnancy test. Mwaba: Oh okay…and? Tina:… You’re going to be a father…I guess that means I’m going to be a … Continue reading Maternity Leave in the Zambian Employment Act
When have I been inspired, excited, or amazed by my work? What are the details of that story? How did I feel physically and mentally? What was the impact on me? Continue reading For the Ambitious & Anxious: Appreciative Inquiry.
Ever wondered about your sick leave and how it measures up with the Zambian Employment Act? Find out here! Continue reading Sick Leave in the Zambian Employment Act.
Does the thought of working in a team fill you with dread? Find out why and how you can make your team interactions more meaningful and productive. Continue reading #SquadGoals: What team roles are you playing?
“I’m not sure what to expect and if I’ll succeed. I’m on probation and if I mess up they’ll fire me, I should have stayed at my old job!” On-boarding is the process that combats an employees initial anxieties when they join an organisation. Find out ‘how-to’ in this article. Continue reading The Employee On-boarding Checklist