We thought that in our latest blog we would share some tips for new employees just starting in their new job. At Affirmative Portfolios we provide staffing solutions to employers and assist candidates with finding the perfect temporary or permanent job.

If you are employing a new staff member, whether temporary or permanent, it is important to get a candidate assessment as employing can at times be quite stressful for a business owner. For peace of mind, rather get the candidate assessed and get the right employee from the start. The employer will be assured that the job applicant is able to handle the position and fit in with the company’s staff and ethos.

Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) is concerned about the violence that have erupted against foreign nationals and the gross violence of their human rights. In an environment where our economy is experiencing fiscal constraints and where economic growth is not at the level required to create the much needed jobs in order to achieve the NDP vision 2030, the last thing we need is a further dent on investor confidence. The continued violence against foreign nationals is sending a negative message to the international business community and could potentially affect South African businesses that are operating in the region and the continent.

Let’s face it, running a business can be extremely stressful due to daily work tasks that have to be overseen and run effectively. Why add the stress of paying staff every week or every month? By outsourcing your payroll not only will you be free to deal with other aspects of business operations, but you will also be assured of administrative services that will pay your staff correctly and timeously.