Vets urged to help small farmers

58 minutes ago

Small-scale farmers need veterinary services to contribute to food security and to grow the economy, says Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

Warning against fake traffic jobs

2014-10-19 13:21

Job seekers have been warned against a bogus circular advertising traffic posts in Limpopo.

Volvo set to add 1 300 jobs in Sweden

2014-10-16 15:27

China-owned Volvo Cars has said it would add 1 300 jobs at its main plant in Sweden, citing growing demand for its new cars.

Zuma: Oceans could add one million jobs

2014-10-15 17:22

South Africa's oceans if exploited and managed properly could add one million jobs to the economy and R177bn to the gross domestic product, says President Jacob Zuma.

'How I became features editor of a women's magazine'

2014-10-13 11:07

Sarah Koopman is currently the features editor of Marie Claire magazine. Here she tells us more about her career trajectory and the day-to-day of her dream job:

Gordhan: Govt needs competent staff

2014-10-08 20:30

Capable people must occupy key positions in municipalities, says Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Cut debt but spend for jobs - IMF

2014-10-08 19:00

The International Monetary Fund says advanced economies still hold too much debt, but even as they trim it they need to spend more to generate jobs.

StanChart to hire more staff in Africa

2014-10-07 18:30

Standard Chartered plans to hire at least 1 000 more staff in Africa in the next couple of years even as its expansion elsewhere has slowed.

Offoshore jobs flying back to Britain

2014-10-06 18:52

A quarter of medium-sized British firms are thinking about bringing some or all of their overseas operations back home in the next three years, research shows.

Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut jobs

2014-10-02 14:30

Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, owner of the Angry Birds brand, plans to cut up to 130 jobs in Finland.

Japan jobless rate falls

2014-09-30 09:55

Japan's jobless rate has shrunk and the availability of jobs has held steady at the highest in 22 years, reflecting an improvement in the labour market.

De Lille: Cape Town created 100 000 jobs

2014-09-25 12:26

The city of Cape Town has created 100 000 jobs since 2011, according to mayor Patricia de Lille.

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.


Great boss? Diamond CEO gifts cars to staff

2014-10-21 13:14

A diamond merchant has rewarded his employees cars, flats and diamond necklaces for meeting targets. The staff bonus totaled he equivalent of R62-million.

Hundreds lose jobs in the media

2014-10-17 19:09

Almost 600 people have been retrenched in the media industry in the past year, according to a Wits Journalism report.

Unions, govt stifle job creation - user

2014-10-16 06:30

A Fin24 user believes that labour unions have never and nor will they ever be the driving force behind ‘new’ job creation.

British unemployment falls to 8-yr low

2014-10-15 14:15

Britain's unemployment rate has fallen to 6% in the third quarter, reaching its lowest level in eight years, official figures have shown.

US unemployment claims decline

2014-10-09 16:57

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits have fallen last week to nearly its lowest level since before the 2007 to 2009 recession.

Too many govt vacancies - PSC

2014-10-08 19:08

The Public Service Commission has urged the government to quickly fill vacancies in departments to enhance service delivery.

Budget divisions overshadow EU jobs talks

2014-10-08 18:30

French President Francois Hollande has defended his push for an easing of European Union budget restrictions, potentially deepening divisions with Germany.

EU leaders to meet over jobs crisis

2014-10-07 17:45

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has persuaded European partners to attend a meeting on jobs in Milan but he may struggle to get them to agree to do much.

US jobless rate falls to six-year low

2014-10-03 16:15

US employers have stepped up hiring in September as the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, which could bolster bets on a Federal Reserve rate hike.

Perfect storm could hit consumers - experts

2014-09-30 16:03

Deeply indebted onsumers are in for hard times with middle and lower income groups expected to suffer the most, warn experts.

Employment rate climbs 2.7%

2014-09-29 15:19

The number of people with jobs has increased by 229 000 from the same period in 2013, according to Statistics South Africa.

Weak growth hurting European hiring

2014-09-24 15:06

The world's largest temporary work agency has warned that economic uncertainty in Europe means companies are hiring fewer employees.

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.

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