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Old Mutual Partnership Awards

Old Mutual Partnership Awards

Old Mutual held its inaugural Partnership Awards (OMPA) at the end of 2019, which was designed as a vehicle  to recognise the partnerships and relationships that it established with its most supportive stakeholders. This platform is intended to better enable the...

Christmas Message from EAPA-SA President

Christmas Message from EAPA-SA President

On behalf of the Executive Board of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association of South Africa (EAPA-SA), I am delighted to extend Season’s Greetings to all our members, stakeholders, associates, sponsors and partners. We wish you a Holy Christmas and a Blessed...

Back to Basics: Financial Wellness Programmes

Employers have a unique opportunity to provide education, tools and programmes to improve their employees’ financial literacy and well-being. It is important for an organisation to take care of its employees through providing the wherewithal to become financially...

Eduweek Sponsor Spotlight: Sanlam

Eduweek Sponsor Spotlight: Sanlam

Yanush Singh – National Business Development Manager Institutional Segment at SanlamWe spoke with Yanush Singh, National Business Development Manager: Institutional Segment at Sanlam to gain insight into the purpose of Sanlam’s sponsorship of Eduweek and the benefit...

Cannabis in the workplace

Cannabis in the workplace

As per the 2018 Constitutional Court judgment, adult South Africans are now permitted to cultivate, possess and use cannabis in a private place (this does not necessarily have to be a dwelling) for personal consumption.  This case, however, does not cover the...

Mpumalanga Chapter Launch

Mpumalanga Chapter Launch

We launched a new chapter in Mpumalanga called " The Place of the Rising Sun", it took place on the 28th of June at the Kruger National Park. The guests from the board were EAPA-AS President Ms Thiloshni Govender and Membership Portfolio Holder Ms. Andiswa...

EAPA-SA STRATEGIC SESSION FOR 2019 -2023

EAPA-SA STRATEGIC SESSION FOR 2019 -2023

Progressive organisations embrace the value of a strategic planning exercise as a mechanism to give direction and propel the organisation forward.   A successful outcome of any strategic planning outcome is expressed in clear measurable goals, SMART...

EVENTS
Webinar 20 November: Embracing Change in the New Normal

Webinar 20 November: Embracing Change in the New Normal

With ‘change’ being at the centre of the new normal. No ‘post-pandemic’ EAP webinar education series would be complete without examining what it takes to embrace change - particularly as EAP practitioners and service providers are having to embrace change as well as...

Egoli Chapter Event on the 26th November

Egoli Chapter Event on the 26th November

Egoli Chapter for our 3rd chapter event     Date: 26th November 2020   Time: 10:00 - 12:00pm     'Financial Wellness in uncertain times:        Financial literacy is the key to reaching financial freedom. This session will help you to make good decisions in managing...

Webinar 30 October – Equalising the Playing Field

Webinar 30 October – Equalising the Playing Field

In her insightful presentation and a particularly interesting Q&A session afterwards, Ms Sixolile Ngcobo, Provincial Manager for the Commission for Gender Equality and a Senior Advisor on the issues of Gender Justice and Sustainable Development, highlighted some...

Invitation to EAPA-SA Special General Meeting(SGM)

Invitation to EAPA-SA Special General Meeting(SGM)

Good Afternoon Valued EAPA-SA members   In these unprecedented times, it is with mixed emotions that I invite you to join us forthis Special General Meeting in place of what would have been our 22nd AnnualGeneral Meeting. This, our very first virtual General...

ARTICLES
Workplace Loneliness Affects Health and Wellbeing

Workplace Loneliness Affects Health and Wellbeing

What is Loneliness? Loneliness is a normal emotional response that everyone experiences. It is most commonly experienced in a new environment or setting. Feelings of loneliness do not qualify as a mental health condition, but the two are strongly linked. When feelings...

Telehealth – A Fad or The Future?

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The Rise in Mom Guilt

The Rise in Mom Guilt

There is no formal dictionary definition for the term “mom guilt” but ask a cross-section of mothers and they will tell you that “mom guilt” is real. It is the feeling of guilt, doubt, anxiousness or uncertainty experienced by mothers when they worry that they are...

Affairs and Sexual Relations in the Workplace

Affairs and Sexual Relations in the Workplace

Employees spend most of their waking lives at work. Therefore, it is quite likely that co-workers may start to develop more personal relationships with their fellow colleagues – or an intimate relationship with one personal in particular. Employees have a right to...

EAPs: Proven to Increase Employee Productivity and Engagement

EAPs: Proven to Increase Employee Productivity and Engagement

The world of work is evolving at an incredible pace, changing in such a way that employees are finding it hard to keep up. Aware of this pressure, modern organisations care and have a vested interest in seeing their employees succeed both at work and in their personal...

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