7 Points in your Retrenchment Survivor Communication Strategy

In our rapidly changing world, CEOs of companies need to adapt quickly to stay in business.  Most of the time this only involves procedural or operational changes, but in tough economic times, companies face the decision to restructure or retrench their workforce. Leaders struggle with how to best manage their most valuable resource – their human resource – while staying a viable business.

There are quite a few pieces written about the business retrenchment strategies and at Geared2Solve we can help you with this process too. 


4 Ways Gallup StrengthsFinder Can Optimise Workplace Productivity

The workplace today is vastly different than it was a year ago. With many employees working from home due to COVID-19, we see changes in productivity in terms of task completion and work efficiency.

One way to strengthen and develop a productive work environment is using the Gallup StrengthsFinder assessment tool. Uncovering your employees’ strengths allows employees to understand how they can best complete their work and thrive in the work environment.


5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Change Management to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

The saying goes the only constant in life is change. Change in the business is inevitable, however 2020 introduced change that was unpredictable and, for many organisations, devastating. COVID-19 brought numerous challenges to the forefront and one way of ensuring that businesses and employees can overcome these obstacles is through implementing effective change management processes.

Change management is a sustainable process that help employees accept a new way of doing things that enables a business to successfully initiate change and achieve business goals.


3 Reasons Why You Need Skills Development in the South African Workplace

Acquiring a specific skill in this day and age is not only important for helping a person choose a career path, but it is critical in helping to set them apart from the crowd, with so many unemployed people in South Africa and so few jobs to go around. It is imperative that individuals are skilled enough for employers to need them more than say Joe Soap down the road.

Skills development means more and better opportunities. It means that jobs can be considered where unskilled workers would never be able to venture. Skills are a key to the economy growing, businesses expanding and job creation.