How to support mental health issues at work

How to support mental health issues at work

According to the World Economic Forum, one in four people globally will likely experience a mental health problem at some point in their lives. A study by the World Economic Forum/Harvard School of Public Health suggests the global impact of mental disorders in terms of lost economic output could amount to

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This is the advantage US students have over South Africans when applying for a job – and how you can stand out

This is the advantage US students have over South Africans when applying for a job – and how you can stand out

More young people have university degrees than ever before. Between 1995 to 2016, the percentage of people with tertiary qualifications grew by 20%, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. As a result competition for skilled positions is steeper, particularly when entering a workplace that is increasingly

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Ten Habits Of Incredibly Happy People

Ten Habits Of Incredibly Happy People

We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, “When (blank) happens, I’ll finally be happy.” While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn’t last. A study from Northwestern

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What NOT to say at a job interview

What NOT to say at a job interview

The hiring manager has already sifted through resumes and decided that they want to meet you. Now it’s your turn to make an impression. And, unfortunately for you, every sentence you utter during the job interview is going to be a part of that impression. The best

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South Africa’s average salary versus the world

South Africa’s average salary versus the world

Stats SA this week reported that the average monthly salary for South Africans has declined, while other data shows that the average take-home pay has dropped dramatically. According to Stats SA, average monthly earnings paid to employees in the formal non-agricultural sector decreased from R20,060 in November 2017

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