ARTICLES RELATING TO JOBS

Ramaphosa: Don't fear minimum wage

2014-07-25 07:00

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned against "angst" over the proposed introduction of a national minimum wage.

NUM opposes Amplats mines sale

2014-07-21 10:55

The National Union of Mineworkers says plans by Anglo American Platinum to sell some of its mines will result in job losses, which is punishment for poor workers.

Anglo to shed mines, cut 20 000 jobs - report

2014-07-21 07:54
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Anglo American is set to unveil its plan to dispose of its oldest South African platinum mines, a move that would reduce the global miner's staff count by 20 000.

SA among top countries for temporary work

2014-07-16 05:00

South Africa ranks 11th out of 75 countries regarding the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining its contingent workforce, according to an index.

App your way to a job

2014-07-09 12:31

South African job hunters can now switch between various career apps on the go. Here's a selection of what you can do while queueing at Woolies.

US economy picks up as job growth surges

2014-07-04 09:28

US employment growth has jumped in June and the jobless rate closed in on a six-year low, decisive evidence the economy was growing briskly.

Tata Steel to cut 400 jobs in UK

2014-07-01 19:06

Tata Steel will cut about 400 jobs at its plant in South Wales as it looks to reduce costs in order to compete more strongly in the EU.

78 000 jobs a year for Mpuma, says Mabuza

2014-06-27 15:01

Mpumalanga aims to create 78 000 jobs a year and wants to accelerate projects with firms such as Sasol, BHP Billiton, Eskom and SAB, says Premier David Mabuza.

Philip Morris cuts earnings forecast

2014-06-26 10:00

Cigarette and tobacco company Philip Morris International has cut its 2014 earnings forecast saying it is proving to be a "complex" year for the company.

Million-jobs target for agriculture

2014-06-17 20:45

President Jacob Zuma says the government has identified agriculture as a key job driver.

SA youth inclined to work for Gov't

2014-06-12 13:42

Young people would rather work for the state than start a business, a survey shows.

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.

US jobs report seen underscoring economy

2014-06-06 11:15

US employers have likely maintained a solid pace of hiring, returning employment to its pre-recession level.

Youth unemployment jumps to 36%

2014-06-05 14:41
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The unemployment rate among young South Africans has been consistently higher than that of adults since the 2008 recession, according to data from Statistics SA.

Cape farmworkers' case dismissed

2014-06-03 14:06

Eleven Western Cape farmworkers has failed in a bid to fight their dismissal in the Labour Court in Cape Town.

Cape farmworker case postponed

2014-06-02 16:55

The Labour Court in Cape Town has reserved judgment on whether it could hear the case of 11 farmworkers fighting their dismissal.

Cape farmworkers fight dismissal

2014-06-02 14:11

Eleven farmworkers have appeared in the Labour Court to challenge their dismissal following a series of wage-related strikes in the Western Cape last year.

Kelly Group grows revenue to R786.3m

2014-05-28 11:48

Kelly CEO Gareth Tindall says the company can tackle South Africa's jobs and skills challenges after the group recorded a 13% rise in revenue to R786.3m.

EU must create jobs to counter populist wave

2014-05-26 18:05

Germany's Angela Merkel has expressed regret that populist parties had done well in EU elections, saying it was up to governments to win back voters.

Slow internet crippling economic growth

2014-05-26 12:48

The high cost, lack of access and slow internet connectivity in South Africa is unquestionably hampering economic growth and job creation, says the DA.

Still too few women in top jobs

2014-05-20 14:06

Diversity is possible if top management uses the same approach to gender empowerment as it would to any other organisational change initiative, says an expert.

Manufacturing, retail suffer most job losses

2014-05-12 10:42

The most significant job losses in South Africa have been in manufacturing and wholesale and retail trade, according to the latest Adcorp Employment Index.

Zille: DA creates 146 000 jobs in the Cape

2014-05-05 16:30

The Western Cape is the only province which has seen a decline in unemployment, owing to managing the economy properly and cutting corruption, says DA leader Helen Zille.

Top 4 CV setbacks and solutions

2014-05-05 11:15

Find out what you could do to prevent your CV from getting thrown into the reject pile.

France meets Alstom bidders

2014-04-29 15:30

France says it would defend jobs and its national interest as it met suitors eyeing Alstom and suggested it preferred Siemens over General Electric.

 

Plan to sell Amplats mines shocks union

2014-07-22 11:45
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The Workers' Association Union has warned that plans by Amplats to sell off mines will have a devastating effect on workers in the wake of the five-month strike.

Amplats to sell strike-hit mines

2014-07-21 09:33

World No 1 platinum producer Anglo American Platinum plans to sell its Union mine, a widely expected move after it was hit by a five-month strike.

Oliphant: Govt looking at minimum wage model

2014-07-16 19:52

Government is weighing the merits of a sectoral versus a national minimum wage, says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

Interview tips to get you ahead

2014-07-14 11:15

With these helpful interview tips you'll never be unprepared for another interview.

Computer training to change lives

2014-07-08 12:54

A Cape Town initiative offers needy communities access to quality computer training for a very small price, as well as a facility for on-line job searching.

Dollar creeps up in Asia on US jobs report

2014-07-03 11:04

The dollar has extended its gains against the yen and euro in Asia on hopes for a healthy US jobs report, but was unable to break out of its lows.

N West state land for unemployed youth

2014-06-29 17:45

To create sustainable income for the unemployed, the North West provincial government will allocate all state owned farms in the province to community members, says the premier.

Why you didn’t get the job

2014-06-26 10:37

Career advice articles litter the internet, but maybe it is time to face the cold hard truth about why you did not get the job you applied for, says an expert.

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.

We want jobs, SA tells Zuma

2014-06-13 22:28
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South Africans want President Jacob Zuma to urgently deal with the unemployment problem, a survey shows.

SA youth would rather work for govt

2014-06-12 07:00
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Young people would rather work for the state than start a business, because they see government as the best way to earn a good living, a survey shows.

US economy making a turn

2014-06-06 15:15

The US economy has snapped back from a winter slump as employment returned to pre-recession levels in May.

Flawed jobs promise

2014-06-06 07:00

Jacob Zuma's jobs pledge could fall flat on its face, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Workspace: Everywhere

2014-06-03 16:08

The workspace of the future is a lot more than a typical office cubicle.

KellyOCG makes Global Outsourcing 100 List

2014-06-03 12:41

KellyOCG, the outsourcing and consulting group of Kelly Services, has been named to the Global Outsourcing 100 List for the third consecutive year.

Cape farmworker case postponed

2014-06-02 16:51

The Labour Court in Cape Town has reserved judgment on whether it could hear the case of 11 farmworkers fighting their dismissal.

Workspace of the future: Everywhere

2014-05-30 09:51

The workspace of the future is a lot more than a typical office cubicle.

BHP Billiton sharpens jobs axe

2014-05-27 17:06

BHP Billiton, the world's largest diversified mining company, has warned of job cuts at its Worsley Alumina operations in Australia after a review of the business.

Mining giants warn of job cuts in Australia

2014-05-26 13:22

Mining heavyweights BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have warned that they could shut operations and slash jobs over Australia's high taxes and costs, a report says.

Zille: New Zuma cabinet bad news for jobs

2014-05-26 08:25
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SA needs a leaner, more effective administration and not an even bigger cabinet to tackle economic ills, unemployment and corruption, says DA leader Helen Zille.

New visa rules could cost SA R1bn

2014-05-16 08:27
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New visa rules issued by Home Affairs for foreigners on short-term projects in SA will put R1bn in investment and 1 600 local jobs in jeopardy.

The management skills employers seek

2014-05-07 11:15

In our previous article we featured the top hard skills needed for the market. Now take a look at the soft skills that are in demand.

Zille: DA creates 146 000 jobs in the Cape

2014-05-05 16:22

The Western Cape is the only province which saw a decline in unemployment, owing to managing the economy properly and cutting corruption, says DA leader Helen Zille.

Zuma taken aback by Sadtu racketeering

2014-05-04 11:00

City Press reports that President Jacob Zuma has approved the establishment of a commission of inquiry into Sadtu job promotion racketeering.

Sadtu unaware of cash-for-jobs claim

2014-04-27 13:18

Teachers' union Sadtu says it is not aware that teachers are reportedly paying some of its officials at least R30 000 in return for principal and deputy principal jobs.

 
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