Work-life balance and its effect on productivity

The advent of COVID-19 was seen to throw “traditional” work-life balance for a loop as the people who could, shifted to working from home during lockdown. Work-life balance means different things to different people as each individual has different tolerances, life...

Farewell: Rev. Craig Matthew Van Wyk

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of our Egoli Chapter Members.   Rev. Craig Matthew Van Wyk (EMS Senior Chaplain & Former ECSA Pastor/ DBC 1988) passed away after a massive heart attack. A great person, an inspiring counsellor as...

Five Tips for Increasing EAP Usage

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Are EAPs Keeping Pace with Change?

In the last 26 months, Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) have had to turn a corner, and fast, due to large-scale disruptions caused by COVID-19. From perhaps being seen as “just another employee benefit”, they have become an essential employee support service that...

Supporting Employees Who Are Facing Retirement

Retirement is something that every employee needs to think about – it signifies a very abrupt change to one’s lifestyle. Some people cannot wait to retire; it is a goal they have planned for and have anticipated for many years. But this is not true for everyone....

Tackling a Growing Problem of Workplace Rudeness

Regardless of the nature of your work, you have probably encountered some form of rude behaviour at work at one time or another. You may have encountered a co-worker who never responds to your emails or who does not respond when a meeting invite is sent to them. You...