State miner creates 200 jobs - minister

2014-09-23 07:31

A metallurgical plant and diamond operations have created 200 jobs for the Richtersveld and Port Nolloth communities, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Doubt over EU jobs summit

2014-09-17 20:30

An emergency summit on employment that EU leaders were slated to hold in early October has been postponed, says a government spokesperson.

Manamela: Policy to focus on jobless youth

2014-09-15 21:30

The review of the national youth policy will focus on the unskilled and unemployed coloured and black youth, says Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela.

Mchunu: 900 000 new jobs by 2020

2014-09-11 20:16

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has reiterated his commitment to working with big business to unlock the potential of the province.

Ramaphosa: Employers must curb youth unemployment

2014-09-08 13:19

Employers should rise to the challenge of youth unemployment, take on first time employees and provide mentorship, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

UK job vacancies grow at record pace

2014-09-05 13:00

Vacancies at British firms have risen at the strongest pace in more than 16 years but the number of appointments slows.

Footwear sector shows promising jobs growth

2014-09-01 07:42

Employment in the footwear and leather sector has grown by 5% between 2012 and 2014 as the industry stabilises, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Decline of French language could cost jobs

2014-08-26 19:34

A decline in the number of people worldwide who speak French could cost France 120 000 jobs by 2020 and half a million by 2050.

Brazil's slump hits job market

2014-08-22 19:30

Many of Brazil's biggest retailers, homebuilders and carmakers are cutting jobs as economy teeters on the edge of recession.

Job market gains not enough to push up rates

2014-08-21 13:45

The Federal Reserve has been surprised by how quickly the US labour market is healing but doesn't want to bring forward a planned rate hike.

Manufacturing job cuts on the cards

2014-08-14 13:30

The short term outlook for manufacturing conditions in SA is bleak and job cuts would be likely over the next 12 months, according to a survey.

Jobs growth lags profits for major US companies

2014-08-11 10:24

Employment growth at the largest US companies have lagged far behind increases in revenue and operating profit, as firms reap the benefits of technology.

9 bizarre jobs you never even knew existed

2014-08-11 08:08

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ANC rejects claims of cash for govt jobs

2014-08-07 07:00

The ANC is a donor-driven organisation but levies and contributions are not paid to the party in return for government jobs, says treasurer general Zweli Mkhize.

Mass agriculture job losses worries DA

2014-08-04 18:33

The DA wants the government to act urgently to stem what it has termed a 'jobs haemorrhage' in the agriculture sector.

Africa frets over jobs - survey

2014-08-04 09:40

Africans see jobs and education as their biggest areas of concern while they also feel their governments need to invest more in agriculture, according to a poll.

US unemployment rate rises

2014-08-01 14:55

US job growth has slowed more than expected in July and an unexpected rise in the unemployment rate pointed to some slack in the labour market.

Graduates face jail over CV lies

2014-07-30 05:00

The Southern African Fraud Prevention Service and a background screening company have warned prospective job seekers that lying about qualifications could land them in jail.

SA's jobless rate increases

2014-07-29 13:33

South Africa's unemployment rate has lifted in the second quarter of 2014, data shows.

Plan to sell Amplats mines shocks union

2014-07-22 11:45

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.


Burger King opens in the heart of Cape Town

2014-09-22 11:09

Burger King has opened its 21st South African store on the historic Greenmarket Square in Cape Town.

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.

SA wins international outsourcing skills award

2014-09-14 17:26

South Africa has won the “Skills Development Programme of the Year” at the National Outsourcing Association Professional Awards in London.

NUM warns of more job cuts

2014-09-10 19:44

Job losses in the mining and construction industries are worrying, says the National Union of Mineworkers.

US likely to record solid employment growth

2014-09-05 13:15

Job growth has likely accelerated in August, offering fresh evidence of sustained momentum in the economy, economists predict.

Job losses due to seasonal factors, says Zuma

2014-09-03 10:50

President Jacob Zuma has played down the loss of 122 000 jobs in the first quarter of 2014, ascribing this to “seasonal factors”.

Implats mulls mechanisation

2014-08-29 06:00

Impala Platinum has warnedof a tough time ahead on the cost front, and its CEO says it is looking at modernising the workplace and will mechanise where it can.

Zim creates fewer formal jobs

2014-08-24 11:03

The Zimbabwean economy added 13 173 new jobs in the six months to June, adding to evidence that the country's economic situation has continued to worsen.

Yellen: US job market still hampered

2014-08-22 17:45

US labour markets remain hampered by the effects of the great recession, the Federal Reserve should move cautiously in determining when interest rates should rise.

US unemployment claims rise

2014-08-14 17:30

The number of Americans filing claims for jobless benefits have risen, but will probably do little to change views that the labour market was strengthening.

M4Jam dishing out cash

2014-08-12 09:21

M4Jam partners have paid out R15 000 through micro jobs after South Africans completed over 500 jobs within hours of its launch.

M4Jam dishing out cash

2014-08-11 13:33

Micro jobbing platform money for jam partners have paid out R15 000 after South Africans completed over 500 micro jobs within hours of its launch.

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.

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.

New Singapore labour laws favour locals

2014-08-06 11:11

Singapore is risking losing its business-friendly reputation by implementing new labour laws that prioritise hiring locals over foreigners for middle income jobs.

Jobs growth boosts small UK manufacturers

2014-08-04 10:45

Booming jobs growth has marked a strong three months for Britain's small and medium-sized manufacturers, according to a survey.

US job growth cools, unemployment rate up

2014-08-03 20:19

US job growth has slowed and the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose, pointing to slack in the labour market that could give the Fed room to keep interest rates low.

Work stress may raise heart attack and stroke risk

2014-08-01 13:11

Workers' risk factors for stroke and heart attack, such as high blood pressure and cholesterol can be made worse by workplace stresses.

SA must change 'crazy' labour laws

2014-07-29 21:30

The country’s "crazy" labour legislation unfortunately prevents millions of people from getting jobs, says Woolworths non-executive chair Simon Susman.

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

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.

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