Wind energy to give communities a R10bn boost

2015-04-16 19:32

The contribution of wind energy to local community development will double to over R10bn over the next 20 years, according to an industry expert.

Banks see talent flee amid healthcare M&A boom

2015-04-15 21:00

Many top bankers have left their jobs at major investment banks amid a surge in US healthcare deal activity to seek better compensation at investment banks.

US jobless data point to strong labour market

2015-04-09 16:41

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits have risen less than expected last week, suggesting an abrupt slowdown in job growth was a fluke.

US jobs to add heat to Fed lift-off debate

2015-03-30 09:46

The state of the US labour market in March will consume economists and investors in the week leading up to Easter.

No race-based retrenchments - Eskom

2015-03-10 05:00

Eskom does not have a policy of retrenching employees based on race, the parastatal says.

US jobs market flexes muscle as Feb payrolls soar

2015-03-08 11:39

US employers have stepped up hiring in February and the jobless rate fell to a 7-year low, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to up interest rates in June.

UK hiring for permanent jobs grows rapidly

2015-03-06 14:02

The number of Britons finding permanent jobs through agencies has grown at the fastest pace since October and stiff competition is pushing up starting salaries.

Patel: Youth jobs created, but not fast enough

2015-03-03 19:00

Although 400 000 jobs have been created for youths, newcomers to the market outrun the pace of job creation, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Japan's jobless rate rises to 3.6%

2015-02-27 09:45

Japan's unemployment rate has climbed to 3.6% in January for the first rise in four months.

German employment hits record high

2015-02-19 16:31

German employment has hit its highest level in 25 years at the end of 2014 as a pickup in Europe's biggest economy helped to drive hiring.


SA missing growth boat over jobless youth

2015-04-16 14:55

SA won't reap the "demographic dividend" of a growth spurt in the working age population because of high unemployment levels, says the statistician general.

Modern etiquette: Outclassing the competition

2015-04-13 09:15

With job potential on the rise, here are some practical tips for graduates to help them enter the workforce by outclassing the competition.

Gold extends gains on weak US jobs data

2015-04-06 13:32

Gold has gained for a second straight session to trade near a three-week high after US jobs rose at the slowest pace in more than a year and denting rate-hike hopes.

Eskom could axe 3 400 white employees - Solidarity

2015-03-11 21:15

If Eskom follows its race targets strictly, up to 3 400 white employees could lose their jobs, according to trade union Solidarity.

London financial sector jobs jump 17% in Feb

2015-03-09 11:23

Jobs in London's financial services sector rose 17% in February compared to a year ago, buoyed by strong equity markets globally and improving economic sentiment.

Layoffs as Australia's boom towns go bust

2015-03-06 18:45

Australia's booming resources industry is going bust as the prices of iron ore and coal, the country's two biggest export earners, have plunged during the last two years.

Royal Bank of Scotland to cut 14 000 jobs

2015-03-04 14:25

Britain's state-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland will axe up to 14 000 jobs by 2019 in a retreat from investment banking, the Financial Times reports.

PetroSA could cut workforce by 40%

2015-02-27 22:30

PetroSA is set to cut its workforce by close to 40%, according to a letter from the CEO to a union released to the media.

Taxing times for Nene

2015-02-22 16:03

Employment, energy and infrastructure will loom large in the budget speech by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Zuma's 9-point plan to boost economy

2015-02-12 21:22

President Jacob Zuma says the economy needs a major push and has listed a 9-point plan to meet the annual target of 1 million job opportunities per year.

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