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EAP Counselling Improves Employee Engagement and Productivity

EAP Counselling Improves Employee Engagement and Productivity

There has been much discussion surrounding the concepts of employee wellness and employee engagement in today’s world of work, but are these connected? Does a business benefit from enhanced employee engagement in real terms when it invests in the wellbeing of its...

Supporting Employees Amid Civil Disturbance

Supporting Employees Amid Civil Disturbance

Alongside the greatest global health challenge in over a century – brought about by COVID-19 and ensuing lockdowns – various protests were seen to mushroom around the world in 2020. 1 Among them, these protests demanded diversity, equity and inclusion, requiring...

Career Planning for the New Normal

Career Planning for the New Normal

Today’s world of work is more unpredictable than ever before. Many people have had their hard-fought career advancement come to a standstill because of unforeseen external forces, including organisation and industry disruptions brought about by COVID-19.According to...

Does Sexual Harassment Raise the Risk of Suicide?

Does Sexual Harassment Raise the Risk of Suicide?

While sexual harassment under any circumstances can wreak havoc on a victim's health and wellbeing, workplace harassment is a special kind of menace. It is like a cancer that works its way through a work environment causing disastrous results. Employees who are being...

Disability Inclusion at Work

Disability Inclusion at Work

South Africa has about 3 million people living with disabilities, equating to about 7.5% of the country's population. Will 2021 be the year that disability inclusion finally takes hold in the workplace? Today, more companies understand the value of meeting their...

EAPs role in Combating Domestic Violence

EAPs role in Combating Domestic Violence

At it's core, domestic violence is about one individual exercising power and control over another. It is defined as when one person is being harmed by another person while they are in a domestic relationship. Signs of domestic violence in an employee, co-worker, or...

Are EAPs prepared for the 2025 Workforce?

Are EAPs prepared for the 2025 Workforce?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought change to every facet of peoples’ lives, leaving so much of what was predicted about the characteristics and needs of “workforce 2025” out-of-date. It has given rise to a brand new generation of workers, Generation C (or the Connected...

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