How to retain star employees

2016-11-29 11:46

Losing a key member can have a devastating impact on your team. A couple of small and cost-effective interventions can help you prevent a resignation.

SA to exhaust gold reserves in 38 years

2016-11-20 12:45

Gold production has come down more than 50% in a decade.

One in five employees face 'death from overwork' in Japan

2016-10-08 07:33

A fifth of the Japanese workforce faces the risk of death from overwork, according to a new government survey into the country's notoriously strenuous working culture.

Avoiding the sunset: Jeffery – ‘Re-imagining the mining industry’ via draft charter

2016-08-16 10:28

The new draft mining charter will only fast track the setting sun over the mining sector which needs a fundamental rethink of flawed policies, says an analyst.

Why national minimum wage is good for SA economy

2016-07-26 18:59

A national minimum wage may not necessarily lead to job losses, as expected, but could boost productivity in workers, which can positively impact economic growth.

SA workers keen to switch jobs for better pay - survey

2016-07-11 13:18

The urge to move to greener pastures in search of more money and better career prospects is rife among South Africa's restless workforce, according to a survey.

Millennials in the workplace – do they require special treatment?

2016-06-14 19:53

What makes millennials, otherwise known as Generation Y'ers, tick, and do they require special treatment? Jessica Edgson, a millennial herself, investigates.

Universities urged to promote entrepreneurship

2016-05-24 13:30

South African students are least confident in exploring entrepreneurial opportunities or opening a private practice upon graduation.

Digital revolution vs transport labour market

2016-05-19 18:39

The International Transport Workers' Federation says co-operation is needed between all role players to protect transport workers in the changing environment.

Unemployment soars, hits highest rate since 2008

2016-05-09 12:34

Unemployment has increased by 2.2 percentage points in the first quarter of 2016, the highest rate since 2008.


The real power of R20

2016-11-27 06:04

The new national minimum wage amount of R3 500 is a hypothetical outcome and focusing on it would be unwise,

Revealed: The most stressful job in SA

2016-10-27 16:11

Stress is an unwelcome factor in any profession but which profession has it most tough in South Africa? Here are the top 10 most stressful jobs.

Where are the jobs?

2016-09-13 21:30

SA employers report cautiously optimistic hiring intentions for the next three months, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.

Don’t blame divorce on money. Ask: did the husband have a job?

2016-07-30 08:00

Financial stress and fights over money can eat away at a marriage. But do they cause divorce? That’s a more complicated matter.

Why agriculture is vital for SA's economic future

2016-07-12 13:27

Agriculture is a highly signficant sector of a country's economic future and should be part of industrial development, says economist Mohammad Karaan.

Unemployed youth awarded building and civil construction certificates

2016-06-16 18:32

More than 70 unemployed youth were awarded building and civil construction certificates at Tlapu village outside Rustenburg, the Department of Social Development said on Thursday.

Why you should bother to read your payslip

2016-05-25 12:40

People often neglect to check their payslip. It's an important document worth checking, says Nicolette Nicholson, director of the South African Payroll Association.

A simple, fast and cheap recruitment app

2016-05-23 13:03

Thanks to a new job recruitment app, you can now look for employment using your smartphone.

Millennials: Self-starters or just selfish?

2016-05-11 14:25

A number of negative characteristics have been ascribed to millennials, but is there really truth to these? We take a closer look at what makes this generation tick.

Anthea Jeffery: Punitive EE fines are another Oliphant job-killing disaster

2016-05-08 14:48

The labour minister’s thought processes are a reminder of the command and control approach which drove the Soviet Union to economic destruction, says an analyst.

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