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Keeping it real

1 month - 01 April 2021 | Columns

It’s Easter weekend and it's beautiful to see the number of event posters for different shows taking place this weekend. Last year, around this time, event organisers were issuing cancellation statements, as Covid-19 shut down...

Matter of fact:

1 month - 31 March 2021 | Columns

In the story ‘Namdeb set to evict tenants’ published 29 March, Namibian Sun reported that Namdeb was evicting its employees from houses it owns. The tenants are in fact residents of the town and not...

Building self-confidence through self-awareness

1 month - 26 March 2021 | Columns

Self-management is the second pillar of emotional intelligence, as described by Daniel Goleman. Following his theory, to be able to manage ourselves successfully, we need to be self-aware of our emotions and be able to...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 174): Namibia at...

1 month - 25 March 2021 | Columns

Public perceptions about how well government is handling job creation has decreased since 1999 as is evident in data reported by the Afrobarometer in 2019.An expected increase in unemployment, refer to the increase in youth...

Social Awareness: The ability to understand and be empathetic

1 month - 19 March 2021 | Columns

Gabrielle BotelhoEmotional Intelligence (EI) is the capacity that we all have to lead our relationships and ourselves. EI consists of four essential capabilities: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and social skills.The first step to start...

Reasons for employee turnover and how to eliminate them.

2 months ago - 12 March 2021 | Columns

Along with lack of career development, work-life balance, and manager behaviour as the top categories, there are other essential reasons. They include wrong hiring strategy,...

Declare state of emergency in Kunene

2 months ago - 12 March 2021 | Columns

The picture of humans and animals scrambling for rotten items at waste disposal sites in Kunene are the clearest evidence yet that the region is...

Embracing innovative change

2 months ago - 12 March 2021 | Columns

What’s good my people; we are back with another entertaining yet insightful edition of tjil. Today I would like to applaud Namibian creatives for embracing...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 171): Namibia at...

2 months ago - 10 March 2021 | Columns

Johan Coetzee Namibia's average corruption rating by Transparency International (TI), i.e. all ratings added up and the sum divided by the number of years, is...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 170): Namibia at...

2 months ago - 09 March 2021 | Columns

Johan CoetzeeGovernments are supposed to create an attractive environment for investors and oversee sustainable investment, not the African trend where 70% and more of shares...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 169): Namibia at...

2 months ago - 04 March 2021 | Columns

Johan CoetzeeGiven ongoing media articles about governance, manifested in contraction of investment and increasing unemployment, it is appropriate to reflect on several trends covering several...

How we welcome new employees

2 months ago - 19 February 2021 | Columns

Alphons Within the workplace, induction refers to the process of getting new employees acquainted with your business, helping them to settle in and giving them...

Columns

The true test of leadership:...

3 months ago - 22 January 2021 | Columns

Anthony Mitchell Leadership is challenging at the best of times, but how you lead during an environment of complexity and ambiguity is the real test...

Repeating outfits is not a...

4 months ago - 12 January 2021 | Columns

Enzo AmueleThe fear of repeating an outfit is shared across the globe. Societal norms have created this idea that you are not allowed to wear...

HR trends you need to...

5 months ago - 04 December 2020 | Columns

Ann SnookAs technology advances and best practices change, so does the face of human resources. If you want to work efficiently while recruiting strong candidates...

Human trafficking in Namibia

5 months ago - 18 November 2020 | Columns

Martha N.T. HasheelaNews headlines in recent months have shown that people are going missing at the speed of light. Our country is no longer safe,...

Making the lives of the...

5 months ago - 17 November 2020 | Columns

Monique AdamsThe statement “never forget where you come from” is something Robert Haihambo frequently reminds himself of.‘Do it for the Kids Namibia’ is a voluntary...

Corruption - A social disease...

5 months ago - 17 November 2020 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - What may the deterioration of the public service morale and competency levels, an increase in political interference and an increase in corruption...

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