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To improve mental health at work, we need to take off our emotional masks.
If we learn to love ourselves as we truly are, we‘re one step closer to mental health & making safe workplaces.
5 Activities That Encourage Teamwork When Working Remotely
Do you want to build a strong remote team? Here are some great ideas that will help you to encourage teamwork.
Building a Kickass Startup Remote Team: A To Z Tips
Finding the right people for your organisation, ensuring they follow your company culture & staying productive
5 Most Reliable Ways to Fund Your Online Business Startup
The pros and cons of bootstrapping, angel investment, competitions, incubators and venture capital.
Startup Story: The Ups & Downs of Starting Up an Online Fantasy Football Platform
We share the Startup Story of FantasyGo, a first-of-its-kind South African online gaming startup.
Virtual Team Building: A Way to Boost Morale for Remote Workers
How to build a culture of trust and motivation with your remote team
10 Ways To Preserve Your Company Culture in a Remote Work Environment
Retaining your organisation’s internal uniqueness & cohesion when team members work in different locations.
Working from Home: 8 Tips to Improve Productivity
How to make “the workplace of the future” the most productive office you’ve ever worked in
The 8 SaaS Platforms That Every Remote Startup Needs
Easy-to-use, affordable online tools of the trade for small teams that are starting up their remote company.
Incubator vs Accelerator: Which is Better for your Startup Success? 🚀
Everything you need to know about hubs, incubators & accelerators to make your Startup successful.
Nigeria’s Most Promising Tech Startups
Nigeria is a dominant force in the tech space and has consistently accounted for a majority of the funding that comes to Africa. Here’s why.
5 effective HR strategies for startups
Your startup doesn’t need a full organisational plan the day it opens, but it will need a basic HR management framework & operational plan.
Post-Pandemic Career Pivots: Tips and Strategies
Why it’s the best time for you to switch your career path & find a job you’ll love.
The Things You Need to Know about WordPress That Can Benefit Your Business
Startups often compete with big brands for visibility. Here’s how WordPress could help your business win.
How Third-Party Services can Help Startups
3 Ways that third party services can help skyrocket your startup.
10 African startups that might be the next unicorns 🦄
Entrepreneurs & investors should keep their eyes on these growing African startups.
Experts in Failure 101: Startup Best Practices by Y Combinator’s CEO Michael Seibel
Everything you need to know about running a Startup, from management to money.
How to Set Effective Goals for High-Performing Teams
6 Steps for team leaders & managers to help their teams set goals & reach them.
Top Tips to Start an IT Career in 2021
How to land your dream job as a Developer, DevOps Engineer or IT Specialist.
Seven Common Mistakes Remote Startups Make And How To Avoid Them
Everything you need to know from hiring employees, managing them properly & ensuring effective communication in a remote startup.
5 Ways to Avoid the Risk of Being Hacked
With more processes moving to the Cloud, it’s important to fortify your cybersecurity and ensure your company data doesn’t get hacked.
Tips for your HR Department When Recruiting Students
Hiring can be painful, especially when it comes to graduate recruitment. Here’s how to find your GenZ employees.
The Best Sports Tech Ideas to Invest in Now
The sports tech market is still growing in terms of investment, and there is no better time than now to tap into the market.
Strategies to make hybrid workflow more fluent
Many teams struggle with communication after adopting a hybrid work model. There are multiple ways to overcome the barriers — here’s how.
2021 Edition — A Checklist for Startup Businesses to DeFi
Startups bootstrap their way into the hearts of their customers, but if you’re growing you should consider DeFi & Blockchain technologies.
📲 How Mobile Apps can Help HR
What exactly does HR do, and how can mobile apps & cloud-based platforms help?
How Working Remotely Will Impact the Future of Employee Recognition
What we know about recognition at work & navigating remote communication between managers and employees.
5 Best Free Online Video Editing Tools That Small Business Can Leverage Upon To Increase Their Brand Awareness
Video editing made easy and accessible for all businesses in 2021
First Key Positions you Need to Hire for your Tech Startup in 2021
Hiring talent for your startup is both exciting and challenging. Here are the key players you need for your team in 2021.
Focus - A Leader’s Imperative
Focus is extremely important to your effectiveness as a leader. Here are 3 questions to ask yourself.
Flexible Careers: Benefits of Working from Home Forever
With so many great flexible work opportunities out there, you can craft a career with the ultimate flexibility and freedom to fit your lifestyle.
How to Create and Manage Multilingual Remote Teams
Managing a global remote team means engaging people from diverse cultures & languages and creating sustainable online workflows.
20 Hottest Startups You Need to Know About Right Now
The Startup realm is an incredibly exciting space, with new players popping up on a weekly basis. Here are some of the new startups you need to know about.
Team Building Games for Remote Workers
Games at work gives every remote team member an equal opportunity to lead and participate.
Writing Better Employee Engagement Surveys: 7 Steps
Finding the right ways to engage employees in objective feedback on your company culture.
Benefits of Corporate Gaming for the Remote Workforce
How gaming at work helps us understand what our remote co-workers bring to the table.
How to Manage Your Employees Better Remotely
Improving your remote employee management, even when your team is super-loaded with work
4 Ways Digital Transformation is Helping Small Businesses
How to leverage technology to provide customers with better, fast, and quality services to stand out from the crowd.
6 Smart Business Moves You Should Make Today
As a business owner you need to make moves for your business that will draw you closer to the goals you’ve set 🎯
Do you need an Office? 5 Ways to Go 100% Remote
If you’re leaning towards a remote business model, you should consider these 5 steps to get employees on board. Here's how SME's can benefit from remote work.
Improving Communication in Remote Teams
Learn how to keep your entire team connected, even when you’re working physically apart. Remote work offers many opportunities for your team's success.
Building a Positive Workplace Culture: Importance & Best Practices
Create a happy & fulfilling culture, whether you're in a traditional workplace setting or a remote environment
An Effective Wellness Guide for Remote Workers
Remote teamwork is becoming the modern workplace- as more people are working from home
Managed IT Services: How they can Help Your Business
Reduce the amount of time, energy, and money that you are spending on unproductivity - and increase it with Managed IT Services.
10 Strategies for Building A Strong Culture Among Your Remote Tech Team
Creating a strong work culture that will produce your business’ desired results.
Mobile App Push Notifications increase retention rate?
Giving you all the reasons as to why you should be embracing push notifications, in addition, extra insights as to how they work.
Measuring success through appreciation and recognition in the workplace.
Why it’s important to show appreciation to employees & why you should consider employee engagement apps.
Software Development Trends in 2021
Software Development is dominating the world, here’s how to adjust and succeed today.
Top 5 Platforms for Coworkers’ Communication and Management
Depicting the consequences of poor communication and management, however, showing how a company can fix this or prevent it from happening.
10 Effective Hacks that will Make your Online Store Stand Out in 2021
Many new and upcoming eCommerce stores are making their mark. Here’s how to make your online store stand out.
2020: The year that wasn’t
Our year in review: achievements and highlights of 2020 at Hi5 💥 (Surprisingly, we grew!)
Hi5 Once Again Gets Recognized by GoodFirms for its Robust & Resourceful Employee Engagement Software
Hi5 helps managers get rich insights about team culture on a dashboard with feedback and recognition.
8 Ways to Keep a Positive Culture During these Difficult Times
With a few small changes, you can help improve your organization’s work culture and morale.
Considerations for HR During the 2020 Holiday Season
As 2020 comes to a close, corporate America (and beyond) is faced with a very different holiday season.
Employee Monitoring: Increasing Productivity and Security
The dark side of employee time-tracking software and how to increase employee productivity and security the right way.
Keeping it in the Team
We've recently launched the Hi5 Microsoft Teams app. Say Hi 👋 to integrated employee recognition & feedback.
Online courses you can take to become a more valuable employee
Give your career a boost by learning valuable skills via online courses.
How Technology and Automation can Create a Healthier Office Environment
Whether you’re running office or remote teams you need these tools at your side, so here’s what you need to know.
5 Ways HR Software Is Changing — Latest Trends and Predictions
The future of HR technology is brighter than before, and we are going to be here to see it.
How to Connect with Your Remote Team and Build Culture
Tools and tactics that will help you connect with your remote workforce and create a great company culture.
The Complete Checklist to Effectively Onboard Developers Remotely
The first few weeks of training are especially important for new remote developers. Make sure to follow these 5 pointers for effective onboarding.
10 Tips for Training Employees with Video
How to create videos that connect, educate, and engage your remote-working employees.
9 Myths About AI in the Workplace
No, AI is not causing mass unemployment, and it's not as complicated as you may think. Here's how artificial intelligence is making the workplace better.
How to Make Your Home Office a Productivity Haven
The life of a freelancer or remote worker can be an exceptionally desk-bound existence. Here’s how to make the most of it.
Main Management Skills Young Leaders have to Learn
If you want to be a successful leader in a digital world, this is what you need to know.
Why developers need career coaching
Want to improve your leadership, performance, communication skills & relationships? Here’s why developers need a career coach.
Five Great Ways to Improve Employee Engagement with Technology
Almost half of the workforce is disengaged, here’s how today’s tech can help with employee engagement.
2019: Our year in review
Events, nominations, new features, new customers, going back to remote work… it’s been a good year 🥂
A simple feature for better recognition at work
When you give a Hi5, there’s a handy Geniune Meter to show you how sincere your recognition will come across.
Artificial Intelligence… A Disruption or the End of HR?
Even the very best chess playing computer cannot play tic-tac-toe. This is how AI will change HR.
“Hi5 Grabs GoodFirms’ Attention For Maximizing Employee Engagement & Retention of its Clients”
We were recently featured as one of the Top 7 Free Employee Engagement software by Goodfirms. Here’s why.
Ready for Your 4th Industrial Revelation?
What the 4th Industrial Revolution means for workplaces and HR practitioners.
If you have a Pulse, you have a purpose!
What I learnt by building our Pulses feature using the agile approach.
Digital Transformation in HR
The 4th Industrial Revolution in South Africa: Human Resources is finally moving towards digital transformation.
Why we went back to remote work
Our remote team tried working at an office for a year, here are the pro’s and cons of office vs remote work.
Values Creator: A new tool for a great start on company culture
Values Creator is a new tool for a great start on company culture. Values Creator enables your team to vote up your company’s values.
How to turn disruption and change into opportunity and advantage
Culture is the key to a company’s growth and profitability. Don’t wait for public displays of dysfunction before you start talking culture.
Keeping a finger on your company’s pulse.
Why it’s important to listen to the heartbeat of your organisation, and how to measure it.
R.I.P. Employee of the month
We’ve got sad news. The old, traditional Employee of the Month plaque is a thing of the past. The new Hi5'er of the Month poster makes recognition simpler and more fun.
How to Prevent the Loneliness of the Long-Distance Remote Worker
Tim Barry's personal experience of a great onboarding process as a remote co-worker for an international company.
Node.JS VS PHP — in a nutshell
Node.JS and PHP are both engines that power the back-end of dynamic applications, but they have very distinct differences. Here’s a comparison and why we chose to use Node.js as our tech of choice for Hi5.
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