DO YOU KNOW WHAT WORRIES YOUR EMPLOYEES?

Sadly life in South Africa can be tough and not everyone has the skills or ability to live at cause, many people live in victim mode. As an employer I believe we need to help those who work for us with the situation. A recent global survey showed that the three biggest concerns employees have […]

LIFE CYCLE OF AN EMPLOYEE – PART 5

DEPARTING EMPLOYEE Sadly it is a reality that employees resign and move to other employment opportunities. Companies should be viewing this as an opportunity to gather information that could improve circumstances for existing employees and also protect the company from future risks and fraud. •An exit interview is essential and may not always be conducted […]

EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION SURVEYS

I (Jenny Reid) have personally been on a upgrade this year and from the days to when I refused to go to university because the thought of studying something I could not relate to, to now is vastly different. The last 12 months have been very interesting for me and at time I have felt […]

LIFE CYCLE OF AN EMPLOYEE – PART 2

ON-BOARDING Once the candidate has accepted the job offer and is excited to be part of the organization it is the company’s responsibility to ensure that the on-boarding process is professionally managed. No new employee wants to land at a desk with stationery and be left to “get on with it???. Company responsibilities include: •Induction […]

LIFE CYCLE OF AN EMPLOYEE – PART 1

It is often a challenge to take care of employees when they are dishonest, disheartened or downright disappointed. At iFacts we have developed a life cycle of an employee with some suggestions on how to keep employees engaged and productive. Over the next couple of weeks, we will be unpacking the Life Cycle of an […]

COST OF REPLACING STAFF

Employing staff is always a challenge – are we going to get the right person, will the culture fit be right and will they be productive? I recently read that if you need to replace an employee it can cost you between 16 and 213% of the annual salary of that employee. With statistics like […]

EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION

Sadly I often read articles stating that only one third or sometimes less of the staff complement are satisfied and the true HR leaders are often at a wits end as to what to do about it. Research shows that one of the major reasons for this dissatisfaction is that there is a lack of […]

PREVENTING EMPLOYEE TURNOVER

  Research shows that the cost of losing an employee can cost a company anything from 16% to 213% of the annual salary of that particular employee.  These costs are never shown in the bottom line analysis of a company but the HR department can add huge value by preventing high turnover. At iFacts we […]

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

  I thoroughly enjoyed going through the State of the Industry: Employee Wellbeing, Culture & Engagement in 2017 produced by Workforce and Virgin Pulse. The highlights for me were: 78% of companies measured engagement using annual surveys 48% of companies found employee participation to be the biggest hurdle to having successful surveys completed By improving […]

EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATION

  iFacts is thrilled to have gone into partnership with Farosian, enabling us to offer Social Media Screening checks as part of our People Risk Management Solutions as one of our new vetting tools. Analysing the statistics around social media and the risks employees pose to an organization has been incredibly interesting and I am […]