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Age and ageing in the workplace

The current life expectancy for South Africans is on the rise according to United Nations World Population Prospects*. South Africans are living longer and they are also working for longer. In other words, more employees from the older generations are staying in the...

Re-engaging Female Employees Returning from Maternity Leave

Re-engaging Female Employees Returning from Maternity Leave

Many working mothers have no choice but to return to work soon after having a child due to financial demands. Despite increasing diversity and inclusion in the workplace, subtle or subconscious prejudice can occur toward women who are returning to work following...

Considerations when buying a EAP Service

There are several benefits to be had in being a member of the Employee Assistance Practitioner’s Association South Africa (EAPA-SA) for EAP service providers. One such benefit is the credibility that comes with being a member of the country’s leading professional...

Measures to Combat Employee Burnout

Measures to Combat Employee Burnout

While Sweden is the only country in the world to recognise burnout as a disease, in 2019 the World Health Organization (WHO) added burnout as an occupational phenomenon (not a medical condition) to the revised version of its International Classification of Diseases....

Common Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace

Common Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace

The development of mental health problems rises from a complex relationship between biological, psychological and social/environmental factors. One contributing social context is the workplace. “There is evidence that the poor organisation and management of work can...

What to Consider When in the Market to Buy EAP Services

Selecting an Employee Assistance service provider from among the many accredited EAP service provider-members the professional body, Employee Assistance Professionals Association of South Africa (EAPA-SA), will help to ensure your organisation is making the best...

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