New demands on the younger workforce

2015-10-05 12:42

There’s a whole new world out there – and it’s powered by technology, fuelled by information and driven by knowledge.

Formal employment numbers drop

2015-09-29 17:10

The number of employees in SA's formal non-agricultural sector slipped between March 2015 and June 2015, says Statistics SA.

State creates jobs agency

2015-09-20 15:00

In an attempt to help the unemployed, government has opened up its own service to help people find work, but the private sector is concerned about competition

Employers plan conservative hiring for rest of year

2015-09-08 19:50

SA employers report conservative hiring intentions between October and December, according to Manpower SA and the outlook has declined slightly.

Disparities in SA employment - survey

2015-07-29 19:12

The latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey by Stats SA shows interesting disparities regarding youth, gender and race.

Apartheid-style laws are damaging SA’s employable future

2015-07-21 14:43

Herman Mashaba says the youth need to become architects of their own futures, and calls on government to remove self-inflicted barriers to an employable future.

How to help employees with debt

2015-07-19 15:12

Big companies have played a significant role in reducing the indebtedness of their employees and, by doing so, have improved the quality of life of the country’s citizens, writes Frank Magwegwe

UK hiring pace slows further in June

2015-07-08 17:47

Permanent staff placements by recruitment agencies in Britain rose at their slowest pace in more than two years in June, largely due to a lack of skilled candidates.

Obama plans to expand overtime eligibility for millions

2015-06-30 15:06

US President Barack Obama has announced a proposal that would make nearly 5 million more workers eligible for overtime pay, a move that would touch nearly every sector.

Employees want lower pay for better retirement contribution

2015-06-20 08:00

Increasingly, employees are asking their companies to take more off their salaries to strengthen their pension contribution, according to Sanlam.


Old Mutual ranked top employer in financial services and insurance

2015-10-04 16:55

The Top Employers Institute announced that Old Mutual has secured the number one slot in the financial services and insurance categories for the fifth consecutive year.

State slated for 'costly and ineffective' jobs agency

2015-09-23 13:26

Only 2.3% of the more than 600 000 unemployed South Africans registered with the government’s employment agency have been placed in full-time jobs.

SA among top 20 on workforce index

2015-09-15 18:06

South Africa has achieved the 19th spot out of 75 countries on an index which tracks the relative ease of employing various types of non-permanent workers.

Compensation when employer relocates

2015-08-06 14:59

A Fin24 user wants to know if he could claim compensation from his employer for extra transport costs due to a relocation.

Over 1 000 firms in court over EE targets

2015-07-23 14:47

More than 1 000 companies will be taken to court because of non-compliance with the legal requirements of employment equity, says the Department of Labour.

Read this if you are in HR

2015-07-19 15:55

Five things HR managers don’t need to know any more.

US jobless claims, data point to firming economy

2015-07-17 11:00

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits have fallen more than expected.

Average monthly earnings increase - Stats SA

2015-06-30 19:37

Average monthly earnings paid to employees in the formal non-agricultural sector increased by 0.2% between November 2014 and February 2015, says Stats SA.

The companies where millennials want to work the most

2015-06-25 08:44

If you want to attract the largest generation in history to work at your company, you're going to have to give them two things: a sense of purpose and the ability to innovate.

Approach transformation through nation building programmes

2015-06-04 16:09

Herman Mashaba was awarded the Rotary Achiever of the Year Award for 2014, in his acceptance speech he spoke about the need for transformation through nation-building programmes.

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