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Work From Home

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Working from the comfort of your own home, and perhaps in your favourite pyjamas. Working remotely, often from the comfort of your own home, and perhaps in your favourite pyjamas, has become the new norm.

We have gotten used to it in some ways, but we might still face challenges. 

Finding it difficult to get out of bed in the mornings? Finding it difficult to fall asleep at night? Doesn’t really make sense does it? We feel so tired yet when our heads hit the pillow anxiety switches on like a light!

Scientists expect a Covid-19 vaccine to be available by April 2021 but even then, Harvard disease researchers predict that social distancing will need to continue until at least 2022.

As you may have guessed, living this way will be difficult – humans are social creatures after all – but the ‘show’ must go on. Here are some top tips to master your Zoom job interviews.

A nationwide survey by one of South Africa’s largest workplace consultancies has revealed what we are missing about the workplace - and the surprisingly high number of people who want to get back to the office. 

Natalie Rabson

We are all living in a world redefined, and more so than that, in redefined spaces. This can and has caused anxiety to many people.  Use these tips of how to gain back a feeling of control and in doing so, manage each day with a more sure footing.

After nearly two months of remote working South Africans are ready to get back to working in the office as the initial novelty of remote working has revealed unexpected difficulties, detracting from people doing their jobs properly.  

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The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown have a lot of people trying to make working from home a success.

It has its perks like missing the traffic and having a more relaxed timeframe, but make no mistake there are quite a few hurdles and pitfalls when it comes to working from home successfully.

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JUMP is a groundbreaking new smartphone app aimed at helping entrepreneurs boost their business by offering the resources they’ll need to thrive in the business world – even during a nationwide lockdown.

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As the second-largest social media platform in South Africa (and growing quickly!), cracking the Instagram code has never been more critical. 

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As the COVID-19 pandemic forces many U.S. colleges and universities to move their courses online, connecting online via video is now having its moment.

Making notes

With the government enforcing a nationwide lockdown to minimise the spread of the coronavirus, executives now find themselves forced to manage their entire company from home. It may not seem ideal now but, with the right attitude and skills, it could increase management efficiencies like never before.

The Directors at Signium Africa offer their tips for making the most of this time.

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For some people working from home is a regular practice but for most of us, it’s a new way of working and presents new challenges - especially if you are with family who is now at home too. 

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The impact of Covid-19, also known as the coronavirus, is being felt across the global business landscape. The Presidential address on 23 March 2020 has placed South Africa under lockdown for 21 days – a step that’s aligned with global best practice but that’s set to change the working landscape for a long period of time.

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