Report: Few black students major in high-paying fields

2016-02-09 09:07

Research shows that the good jobs (secure, high-paying, non-manual labour) are going to people with a Bachelor's degree.

German unemployment at record low

2016-02-02 12:21

Germany’s unemployment rate has unexpectedly fallen to a record low, in a sign that economic sentiment in the economy is withstanding the tumult in global markets.

Muhammad Yunus: Break slavery’s legacy. Don’t ask for a job. Make your own.

2016-01-25 16:25

Muhammad Yunus carries a powerful message for South Africa, struggling to overcome industrial age mindsets that have left them with massive unemployment.

Lionel Bisschoff: 4IR makes NDP mockery – no joy by 2030

2016-01-24 16:26

South Africa is not ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and needs radical change to prevent the country from falling further behind, says an analyst.

Revolutionary changes on cards in the global jobs market

2016-01-20 09:03

What job skills will be in demand in 2020? A report takes a peek at what changes the working world can expect in the so-called fourth industrial revolution.

Matric class of 2015 facing grim jobs reality

2016-01-05 10:43

Fewer than four out of every ten matriculants are likely to find jobs and those who do, are likely to fall in the debt trap, warns a debt expert.

Ageing white workforce to impact SA labour market - report

2015-12-23 16:33

The white workforce in South Africa is ageing and this has implications in various areas, including the shortage of skilled individuals, according to a report.

NUM vows to fight for Eskom coal supplier jobs

2015-12-07 21:30

NUM says thousands of its members face a bleak future as Eskom’s decision not to renew contracts with some of its coal suppliers places their jobs in jeopardy.

NUM facing brick wall on Eskom's Arnot decision

2015-12-01 19:23

Eskom is not even talking about extending the contract, let alone entertaining some of NUM’s demands on the possible closure of Exxaro’s Arnot mine in Mpumalanga.

1.2m jobs created but levels of unemployment remain high

2015-11-24 21:00

Up to two million jobs were created in South Africa since the government launched the New Growth Path in 2010, Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel told delegates at the ongoing Cosatu national congress in Midrand, Johannesburg.


Things to know before changing jobs

2016-02-03 11:30

Thinking about changing jobs? The grass may not always be greener on the other side, says Kim Lombard, member of the South African Reward Association.

US jobless claims in decrease to 278 000

2016-01-28 16:13

Applications for jobless benefits in the US have dropped from a six-month high, indicating firings remain low following volatility associated with staff adjustments.

The best company to work for in Africa is?

2016-01-24 19:30

Procter and Gamble is the top firm to work for in Africa, with DStv, Microsoft, Shell, JP Morgan, GE and Dangote also ranked among the best 100 firms to work for.

Revolutionary changes on cards in the global jobs market

2016-01-20 12:19

What job skills will be in demand in 2020? A report takes a peek at what changes the working world can expect in the so-called fourth industrial revolution.

BP to axe over 4 000 jobs globally

2016-01-13 13:08

British energy major BP says it will axe more than 4 000 jobs worldwide over the next two years in response to collapsing oil prices.

Better US economy in 2015 favoured techies

2015-12-30 12:01

The United States' labour market this year has demonstrated how less can be more.

Why Anglo is forced to cut 85 000 jobs

2015-12-09 10:49

Anglo American has announced an eye-watering package of asset sales, mine closures and job cuts and says it aims to employ 50 000 people, 85 000 fewer than now.

Recruitment is a tough gig these days

2015-12-03 10:02

The recruitment industry has not yet recovered from the global financial crisis in 2008. The private sector continues to shed jobs and amendments to legislation have worsened the situation.

Eskom on Arnot job losses: SA can't afford output costs

2015-12-01 10:12

Eskom says it is deeply concerned over the potential loss of over 1 000 jobs at a coal mine but that neither Eskom nor SA can afford the mine's high production costs.

US company's CT call centre to boost job creation

2015-11-24 17:11

EXL, a Nasdaq listed business process solutions company, has celebrated the opening of its new call centre in Cape Town and expects to create up to 3 000 jobs.

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