UK's booming jobs market leaves firms struggling to fill posts

2017-08-08 09:30

Britain’s job market is booming, but concern is increasing about where companies are going to keep finding workers.

SA reacts to high #unemployment

2017-08-07 16:42

South Africans took to Twitter to express their views as SA's unemployment rate remains stubbornly high at levels last seen in 2003.

Youth vulnerable as unemployment stays at highest rate since 2003

2017-08-07 09:48

Unemployment in the second quarter of 2017 stayed steady at 27.7% from the previous quarter, the highest figure since September 2003, says Statistics South Africa.

Suitors line up to buy Kopanang

2017-08-06 06:00

The black-owned consortium is reportedly ready to offer R330m for an ageing mine in North West as AngloGold institutes retrenchments.

Decline in jobless claims shows US labour demand remains robust

2017-08-03 15:36

The decline in filings for US unemployment benefits underscores steady demand for workers in a tightening job market, according to labour department figures.

ADP data on company hiring in sync with moderate US job growth

2017-08-02 15:01

The gain in hiring at companies in July, along with upward revisions to the prior month, is consistent with moderate growth in US employment, according to data released.

Puerto Rico betting on medical marijuana to help ease crisis

2017-08-01 18:22

Puerto Rico is hoping that crops of spiky green plants will help it ease a grinding economic crisis by generating millions in revenue and tens of thousands of jobs

Structural reforms needed to boost SA economy - OECD

2017-07-24 18:00

Policymakers will have to make bold moves to ensure inclusive growth of the South African economy, says a researcher.

Wage weakness amid solid hiring adds to US economic puzzle

2017-07-07 14:52

US hiring has picked up in June while wage gains disappointed yet again, a mix that may continue to be a puzzle for the economy and policy makers.

NUM to fight jobs bloodbath at AngloGold

2017-07-05 18:32

Planned retrenchments, that could see 8 500 workers lose their jobs, by AngloGold Ashanti will create ghost towns, says the National Union of Mineworkers.


Youth unemployment in SA a national crisis - economists

2017-08-08 05:00

The jobs market has failed to gain traction over the past year with the unemployment rate, especially for the youth, still exceedingly high by global standards, says economist Kevin Lings.

Jobs - not grants - only way out of poverty, says Pali Lehohla

2017-08-07 11:58

Poverty can’t be resolved by social grants, but only when people are productive and working, says statistician general Pali Lehohla.

Sibanye Gold job losses could total 10 200 - union

2017-08-06 15:58

Trade union Solidarity has joined the chorus of those expressing shock and disappointed at the jobs bloodbath expected in the mining industry.

Payroll gains to 209 000 as US labour strengthens

2017-08-04 15:09

The US labour market has hit its stride in July as employers added workers at a solid clip, the jobless rate matched a 16-year low and monthly wage growth picked up.

Deutsche Bank Brexit plans firm up with 1 in 2 jobs at risk

2017-08-02 15:01

Deutsche Bank envisions shifting almost half its UK positions to the European continent over coming years as the lender’s Brexit plans take shape.

Careers24 sees 154% increase in IT and tech jobs posted

2017-08-01 18:56

Job portal Careers24 has reported a 154% increase, year-on-year, in the number of IT, tech and telecoms jobs posted on the platform.

Solutions to save the SA economy

2017-07-25 05:00

The OECD has proposed different solutions to ensure inclusive growth of the South African economy.

Beware: Fake Life Healthcare jobs advertised

2017-07-11 18:34

Life Healthcare warns of fraudulent jobs being advertised, using the brand.

#Savings: SA sees rise of the Slasher to beat money blues

2017-07-07 07:54

The Old Mutual Saving and Investment Monitor for 2017 has identified an emerging trend of Slashers - people with multiple jobs to boost their income and ultimately their savings.

Zwane warns AngloGold about job cuts

2017-06-30 19:32

The information provided by AngloGold Ashanti for contemplating retrenchments of over 8 000 workers must be verified, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

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