Ask these 5 Questions Before Ordering Security Uniforms

Ask These 5 Questions Before Ordering Security Uniforms

Specifying the quantity and type of uniform you want your security officers to wear will lead to more transparent pricing as well as prepare you for a smoother transition. Here are some questions to ask your security provider: 1. What Image Should My Security Team Project? Security officers are usually the first contact many employees and visitors have with your …

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The Importance of Uniforms for Retail Staff

The Importance of Uniforms for Retail Staff

Casual day aside, some employers may assume that uniforms aren’t very important. They might think that a name badge or a lanyard are enough to indicate that someone is an employee. However, from a customer perspective, this isn’t always the case. Not only does wearing a uniform unite your employees, it makes them easily recognised by the public. When customers …

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How to Discard an Old Uniform Responsibly

How to Discard an Old Uniform Responsibly

It’s the end of the year and 2018 is seeing some of its last days. Time to hit the reset button and bring on 2019, a time for a fresh start and new beginnings. Out with the old and in with the new. In the new year, businesses will be looking at ordering new uniforms for their employees, while others …

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9 Tips to Avoid Overspending This Festive Season

9 Tips to Avoid Overspending This Festive Season

Wow! It’s almost the holidays and Christmas time again. How quickly this year has gone by… Now comes that time of year where we spend the most money we’ve spent all year. If you have a habit of overspending, or if you’d just like to get through the new year holding onto your precious Rands, here’s what you can do. …

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5 Reasons Why Companies Choose Uniforms

5 Reasons Why Companies Choose Uniforms

Not too long ago, uniforms were simply work clothes that most of us were indifferent toward. In recent times however, we’ve seen some companies like airlines up the ante in the uniform game. For companies with corporate uniforms, staff learned to create their own unique style that fits into their employers dress code policy with the intent of either making …

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Have a Positive Work Experience in the Cleaning Industry

Another week, another career! In this article we discuss the cleaning industry and what personality traits you need in order to find work in this particular industry. We also discuss the skills and knowledge you should acquire to ensure you have a positive working experience. Lastly, we detail jobs that are available in the cleaning industry. In previous blog posts we …

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Retail Industry

Working In The Retail Industry

Every so often we share useful information about particular industries, careers and jobs to help you along in your career search; and also provide advice on how to advance your career in order to grow within the industry you are already a part of. This week we talk about retail, the necessary personality traits and training, as well as jobs …

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5 Ways To Wear A Blazer

5 Ways to Wear a Blazer

Blazers were originally developed as more of a “snazzy” look for semi-formal to casual events such as golf days, yachting and romantic dinners. A blazer is an effortless jacket in which you can dress down for a casual look, they usually fall in between a suit jacket and a sports coat, which is not worn with matching trousers. Blazers are …

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Asian Cuisine Uniform

4 Tips for Choosing the Best Uniform Supplier

We’ve mentioned time and time again how important branding is for your company. Especially for small businesses. Establishing a brand and sticking to it goes a long way to reinforce your brands identity. A company uniform is a walking, talking branding component that conveys a sense of professionalism. When a consumer walks into your place of business, a subconscious first …

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The 7th Annual Absa Business Enterprise and Supplier Development Expo

The 7th Annual Absa Business Enterprise and Supplier Development Expo

The Annual Enterprise Development Expo invited some of the most promising small businesses and suppliers, giving them an opportunity to show off their goods. This year’s expo lived up to all expectations , and we got a chance to rub shoulders with business owners and employees who prove why their companies really are the backbone of our country’s economy. Representing …

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Team-Building Fun For Heritage Day

Team-Building Fun For Heritage Day

Heritage Day in South Africa comes every 24th of September. It is a reminder of the nation’s cultural diversity and is an opportunity to express national unity. The first Heritage Day was instituted in 1995 after the first free elections that spelled the end of apartheid and the beginning of a new, non-racially based democracy. The Roots Of Heritage Day The …

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5 Killer Tips For Keeping Your Natural Hair Looking Professional

5 Killer Tips For Keeping Your Natural Hair Looking Professional

“Interviewer: ‘So Frank, you have long hair. Does that make you a woman?’ Frank Zappa: ‘You have a wooden leg. Does that make you a table?” ― Frank Zappa The above hilarious quote highlights how your hairstyle can influence someones perception of you. So always make sure that your hairstyle leaves a positive impression, especially in the workplace. This is not as simple …

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This Is How Successful South African Women Dress

This Is How Successful South African Women Dress

“Opportunity is missed by thousands because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work”. This is a saying that Murendwa Mmabasotho Mukwevho lives by. At just 28 years old, she is a multi-millionaire role model for women, with a string of businesses varying from logistics to printing. Her taxi owner father helped her start her first company, Mukwevho Enterprises, a transportation company. She …

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The Gumboot - Workwear That Influenced A Culture!

The Gumboot – Workwear That Influenced A Culture!

Who would have thought that workwear could influence a whole culture? South African miners not only invented fanakalo, a simplified language based on Zulu, English and some Afrikaans, they also invented Gumboot dancing! A Brief History Of Gumboot Dancing Gumboot dancing was born in the gold mines of South Africa. The floors of the mines were often flooded, with poor or …

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Breaking Through The Glass Ceiling

Breaking Through The Glass Ceiling

Women the world over are increasingly reaching out in all avenues in the corporate world. Even though, there seems to an invisible barrier preventing them from rising to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder. A term coined in 1986 names this barrier “the glass ceiling”. The idea behind the expression was that a transparent barrier, a glass ceiling, blocked …

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