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Migrants not responsible for unemployment - Vavi

2014-12-05 15:20

Migrant workers from Africa who seek employment in South Africa should not be blamed for the country's unemployment and poverty, says Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi.

22 000 jobs created, data shows

2014-10-30 15:54

A total of 22 000 jobs have been created between the second and third quarters of this year, with the construction industry being the biggest driver of employment.

Three arrested for SAPS job fraud

2014-10-26 21:15

A woman and two men have been arrested for an alleged jobs-for-cash scam involving the SAPS.

More jobs but fewer skills among blacks

2014-09-16 09:56

The rate of employment creation has increased with black people benefiting the most but skills levels among blacks have slipped 3%, says the presidency.

Night shift, night care

2014-08-20 21:00

Parents who work shifts don’t have access to adequate childcare facilities.

Rising salaries reflect lack of skills - UK

2014-08-08 12:44

British firms have stepped up hiring last month, with salaries continuing to rise strongly as businesses compete for dwindling numbers of qualified staff.

IBM in alleged 'sexist, anti-pregnancy' uproar

2014-07-24 09:33

Woman overhears alleged sexist discussion by IBM execs over lunch, Tweets about it.

Artisans in great demand

2014-06-19 12:48

Lack of technical competencies paired with rampant skills shortages remains a problem for local employers across various industries, shows a jobs survey.

Single moms' job loss has negative impact on kids

2014-05-19 12:38

Children of single mothers who lose their jobs are less likely to graduate from high school and college, and more likely to develop depression, according to a study.

New UK data points to rise in insecure jobs

2014-04-30 14:00

Some 1.4 million jobs offer no guarantee of a minimum amount of work, according to Britain's first survey of employers about so-called 'zero-hours' contracts.

DA supporters march for jobs in Joburg

2014-04-23 13:01

Hundreds of Democratic Alliance supporters have marched for jobs in Johannesburg, carrying placards bearing the words "together for jobs".

Only informal, public sectors create SA jobs

2014-04-10 12:02

The informal and public sectors were the only sectors to create jobs in SA during March, according to the latest Adcorp Employment Index.

How I got my first job

2014-04-07 09:08

A Fin24 user overcame his unemployment crisis by taking matters into his own hands.

Gauteng warns over bogus job ads

2014-03-18 12:22

The Gauteng provincial government has warned job-seekers to be aware of bogus job adverts on the internet, saying it does not charge for job applications.

EFF criticises private sector on jobs

2014-03-18 07:32
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South Africa's private sector has failed in dealing with unemployment and inequality, according to the Economic Freedom Fighters.

Slight drop in unemployment rate

2014-02-11 11:51

The unemployment rate eased to 24.1% of the labour force in the fourth quarter of 2013, the lowest in seven quarters, figures show.

Are you at a career crossroads?

2014-01-27 12:15

If you're feeling overworked, underpaid and generally unfulfilled then it might be time to look for a new career.

Youth wage subsidy comes into effect

2014-01-01 11:47

The Employment Tax Incentive Act, commonly known as the youth wage subsidy, has come into effect.

16 000 more jobs in non-agricultural sector

2013-12-11 13:03

The number of people employed in the formal non-agricultural sector increased to about 8 453 000 from June this year to September, Statistics SA says.

SA's best employer named

2013-10-03 11:34

The top ranked companies in the 2013 Deloitte Best Company to Work For Survey have been announced, with Old Mutual Life Insurance taking top honours.

Govt dept creates 35 000 jobs

2013-08-10 22:51
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A report says about 35 000 jobs, among them waste water management and construction, have been created in rural areas in the past four years.

Shabangu urges students into mining

2013-07-27 14:36

Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu has urged engineering and geology students to work in the mining sector.

Gigaba: Air transport a key employer

2013-06-03 13:06

South Africa's air transport industry is a key employer, providing 200 000 jobs, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Formal sector employment edges up

2013-03-19 12:22

Employment in the formal sector edged up 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2012, with mining and manufacturing each adding jobs, Statistics SA says.

 

E-tolls killing businesses in Gauteng - DA

2014-10-27 13:59

The e-tolls system is severely hampering growth prospects for businesses and their ability to create jobs, shows a survey conducted by the DA.

The beauty in nonprofit

2014-10-05 09:07

SA has so many unemployed graduates and professionals who are not happy in their jobs. Noluvuyo Mpekelana wants them to consider the nonprofit sector.

Employers plead for less wage interference

2014-09-05 16:07

A national minimum wage, if set at a level employers cannot afford, will lead to job losses and increased poverty, says employers association Neasa.

UK employers expect scant upturn in wages

2014-08-11 10:00

British employers are expecting wage growth to remain weak, according to a survey that contrasted with other reports that salaries are set to rise.

IBM in alleged 'sexist, anti-pregnancy' uproar

2014-08-01 09:00

Woman overhears alleged sexist discussion by IBM execs.

UK firms offer record salary rises

2014-07-08 10:36

British firms are upping salary offers for new permanent staff at the fastest rate in almost 17 years as the pool of suitable candidates dwindles rapidly.

Permanent employment in outright decline

2014-06-10 17:33

Only the public sector created jobs in May, and projections suggest chances are slim that permanent employment could absorb school leavers.

Job-seeking Italians don white gloves

2014-05-16 17:15

Huge numbers of Italians are seeking jobs due to the austerity measures introduced by the EU, leaving many destitute.

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The DA says it has a policy package in place which will lead to 6m real, sustainable jobs being created. Watch Helen Zille explain.

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BMF: Transformation slow in the workplace

2014-04-14 11:21

Transformation in the workplace is slow 20 years into democracy, the Black Management Forum says.

Only 13% of unemployed find jobs - StatsSA

2014-04-09 14:29

Employed South Africans are highly likely to stay in their jobs, while the unemployed will find it increasingly hard to find work, says StatisSA.

How I landed my first job

2014-04-02 12:28

An enterprising Fin24 user tells how he overcame his unemployment crisis by taking matters into his own hands.

Business owners almost ashamed of success

2014-03-30 13:57

Businesses no longer feel welcome in SA and as long as that sentiment exists, there will be no real improvement in private sector job creation, says an industry leader.

Night shift, night care

2014-03-18 10:41

Parents who work shifts don’t have access to adequate childcare facilities.

Dim outlook for SA job seekers

2014-03-11 10:21

While certain sectors and regions show more hiring promise than others, industries like agriculture and fishing could suffer the most, according to a survey.

11 sick leave FAQs

2014-01-28 11:21

It's one of the most misunderstood aspects of employment. How many days of sick leave can you take, and can your employer refuse you sick leave? Check out these 11 questions.

New app to help you quit your job

2014-01-14 13:26

A humorous new app aims to relieve the stress and anxiety of quitting your job by sending a text message instead of confronting your boss.

SA job prospects looking up

2013-12-20 07:23

The Manpower employment outlook survey says there are encouraging signs of improving prospects for job seekers, with a 5% rise compared to this time last year.

Old Mutual honoured in employer ranking

2013-09-06 15:38

Old Mutual was ranked as the number one two categories of the 2014 Top Employer Certification Programme.

Amazon hiring thousands of people

2013-07-29 18:50

Amazon has announced plans to add thousands of full-time jobs as it beefs up its customer-service network.

Your rights as a temporary employee

2013-06-19 00:00

The recent developments in SA's labour laws could help freelancers or temporary employees be more protected from being exploited.

US job market shows strength in April

2013-05-03 16:36

US employment rose more than expected in April, easing concerns that belt-tightening was dealing a big blow to the economy.

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