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Sick Leave in South Africa

Sick Leave in South Africa | What you need to know

Many workers do not entirely understand the law surrounding sick leave and the individual rights of both the employer and employee. Fortunately, as with most employee/employer-related questions we can find most of the answers in the basic conditions of employment act or the labour relations act, and this is no exception.

In this article, we take a look at how many sick leave days an employee is entitled to, what you should be paid on sick leave and if you need to supply a sick note.

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10 tips for starting a new job

10 Tips for starting a new job

It does not really make a difference how long you have been a member of the workforce, starting a new job is going to cause a mixture of stress and excitement in anyone. It is normal to feel nervous and completely out of your comfort zone on your first day at a new job. Understandably you are going to want to make a great first impression on your new work colleagues, so to help you prepare and start with the best foot forward I have compiled 10 tips for starting a new job.

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13 signs that it is time to quit your job

13 Signs that it is time to quit your job.

Thinking about resigning from work? Let's face it, everyone has a bad day at work from time to time, often leaving the office in a huff, promising to hand in their resignation the very next day. Yes, we have all been there. So how will you know that this is not just another one of those, “moments of weakness?” How do you know that it genuinely is the right time to resign?

Check out these 13 signs that it might be time to resign.

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