Eskom battling with staff costs after ditching job-cuts plan

2015-07-03 10:48

Eskom says it will look for ways to reduce staff costs other than cutting jobs after it halted a plan to offer workers voluntary retrenchment deals.

W Cape contact centre industry shines

2015-06-26 19:55

The 2014/2015 financial year has proven to be another good one for the business process outsourcing and contact centre industry in the Western Cape.

The companies where millennials want to work the most

2015-06-25 08:44

If you want to attract the largest generation in history to work at your company, you're going to have to give them two things: a sense of purpose and the ability to innovate.

Empowering Africa’s youth

2015-06-08 16:15

Harnessing the emerging talent of the youth is critical to achieving Africa's goals, says Susan Mboya-Kidero.

US jobs market seen firming despite dull growth

2015-06-05 09:30

US job growth has likely been solid in May and wages picked up a bit, suggesting sufficient momentum in the economy for the Fed Reserve to hike interest rates.

5 ways to be a super work star

2015-05-29 17:29

According to Kevin Roberts, worldwide executive chair of Saatchi & Saatchi, one needs five things to be successful in a job these days.

Vavi: SA teetering on a knife-edge

2015-05-27 21:15

Statistics SA figures have revealed a horror story of unbelievably bad news for workers and the SA economy, says former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzema Vavi.

Portugal's job market stagnant despite reforms

2015-05-21 19:25

Crane operator Miguel Alves retrained to find a job, encouraged by falling unemployment as the economy emerged from a recession triggered by the 2011 crisis.

Skilled trades, engineers most wanted in SA - survey

2015-05-19 12:30

ManpowerGroup’s latest annual Talent Shortage Survey takes a look at the most difficult types of jobs to fill in SA and internationally.

Lonmin aims to cut 3 500 SA jobs

2015-05-07 21:15

Lonmin says that it is in talks with unions and employees aiming to cut 3 500 jobs at its SA mines, in an attempt to withstand low platinum prices.


Gauteng, W Cape lead on youth employment

2015-06-30 07:24

The youth unemployment rate has increased by the largest amount in Northern Cape and North West from 2008 to 2015, according to Statistics SA.

Zim job losses mount as economy falters

2015-06-26 18:04

A total of 7 000 employees in Zimbabwe lost their jobs through job cuts in 2014 as the country’s economy continues to weaken, placing penions at risk.

US job openings hit record high

2015-06-10 08:38

US job openings have surged to a record high in April and small business confidence perked up in May, suggesting the economy was regaining speed.

US job growth surges, wages push higher in May

2015-06-05 15:13

US job growth has accelerated sharply in May and wages picked up, signs of momentum in the economy that could put a interest rate hike back on the table.

Beware, the Cubans are coming!

2015-06-04 07:40

The clarion call from august SA engineering organisations is unwarranted, says Dhesigen Naidoo.


5 of the coolest jobs ever!

2015-05-29 11:25
Ever wondered what the best, most awesome jobs in the world are? We have compiled our list of the 5 jobs we would love to have!

Ever wondered what the best, most awesome jobs in the world are? We have compiled our list of the 5 jobs we would love to have!

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State wage deal to cost extra R66bn

2015-05-23 12:13

A wage deal agreed with nurses, teachers and other civil servants will cost the government an additional R66bn, says acting Public Service Minister Nkosinathi Mthethwa.

US jobless claims up; four-week average lowest

2015-05-21 16:00

Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits have risen slightly more than expected, but the underlying trend suggests the labour market is tightening.

Job security worsens in South Africa - report

2015-05-19 08:37

Job security in South Africa fell in the last year, driven down by a sharp drop in the employee confidence index, Solidarity’s labour market report shows.

Cell C considers job cuts

2015-05-07 17:01

More job losses may hit the local telecommunications sector as mobile network Cell C is starting consultations around possible retrenchments.

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