Covid-19: It might Bend you, but don’t let it Break you.

Covid-19 has presented most of us with a number of unforeseen challenges. Although we are embracing a positive mindset, and having hope that this too shall pass, we need to make sure we build resilience, in order to bounce back from a setback like this effectively. Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people…

Covid 19: The role of the I/O Psychologist

As Industrial Psychologists, registered with the HPCSA and classified as Health Care Practitioners, we need to assist businesses (small, medium and large) to provide stability during Covid 19. It is important to follow ethical guidelines of appropriately referring and engaging with other Health Care Practitioners when designing organizational interventions that regulate the (virtual) work environment….

How to Talk to an Employee Who Isn’t Meeting Their Goals

We all know that feeling! Is there anything we can do to feel more in control of the situation where an employee is not performing and we need to address it? Harvard Business review suggested a few steps that we agree with 100%. Try this collaborative approach next time you have to address under performing…

Elections, transformation and the way forward.

The 2019 elections have just taken place and South Africa still remains in a post-apartheid growth state. Even though we have a very interesting political field in which we operate, it is save to say that certain areas within this field remains relatively stable. We have not seen, and possibly will not any time soon,…

How to approach organisational development in an ever-changing society

Conversations around Organisational Development have been around for many years, with publications in the Harvard Business Review dating back to November 1963. The Human Resource field has always been interested in how to approach an organisation in an ever-changing society and world. Throughout the years, organisations had to ensure that they adapt in order to…

Youth Empowered to say YES!

In our economy, where skills and practical experience are of utmost importance, the youth is most vulnerable with their future relying heavily on their job readiness and ability to enter the job market. Much of the debate in South Africa today focuses on ways to facilitate job creation, to narrow income differentials and to redress inequalities…

Building Resilience

Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes. Psychologists have identified some of the factors that make someone resilient, among them a positive…

It’s time to delegate

Sometimes, efficiency isn’t about shifting priorities or working on things in a different order. Sometimes, your workload is simply too much for one sane person to bear, and you need a little help to get everything done on time. Some professionals wear a heavy workload as a kind of badge of honor, considering it a…

New Legislation: Practice Guide 1 of 2018

Practice Guide 1 of 2018 The B-BBEE Commission issued a practice guide recently, which set to clarify the confusion around the validity of verification certificates, CIPC BEE certificates, and affidavits.  The purpose of the Practice Guide 1 of 2018, is to set out the approach the B-BBEE Commission is likely to take on determining the…

Reducing Youth Unemployment

The role of Unframed We are super proud to be part of the strategic planning and management of projects impacting individuals all over South Africa. Recently one of our clients Adept ICT , IT solutions specialists, partnered with iLearn and The University of the Western Cape to provide six young people with a learnership opportunity. The story…

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