Solutions for youth unemployment

2016-05-02 11:04

SA's youth should be proactive by being on the lookout for specific schemes rather than waiting for the government to come and deliver at their doorsteps.

Van Vuuren: Job loss crisis imminent – Solidarity undershot with 60 000

2016-04-28 14:49

It’s unlikely SA will avoid a recession and well over 100 000 jobs may be in the balance in the next 12-18 months, fuelling an impending job crisis, says an analyst.

Time to get SA back on job-rich growth path

2016-04-14 08:25

SA should put faith in the revolutionary dynamic of high growth to enable government to change our plight of poverty, inequality and unemployment, says Ann Bernstein.

Phumlani UMajozi: Zuma’s govt – the architect of SA’s economic crisis

2016-03-17 13:01

South Africans had better start believing that it is government that is behind our economic woes and not the free enterprise system, says an analyst.

New bill to boost retrenched workers

2016-03-09 16:26

Legislation passed by MPs will extend the duration of unemployment insurance payments as well as the scope of benefits.

Will automation fuel unemployment?

2016-02-22 11:00

Increased automation is giving rise to more concerns regarding the need for human labour. What can you do to make sure you don’t become obsolete?

Malema dons Oxford overalls for speech. Sunter: “Best ever by SA leader.”

2016-02-18 15:13

Julius Malema donned his red beret to deliver a speech at Oxford University which graduate Clem Sunter described as the best ever by a South African leader.

Is state delaying job stats to avoid Budget headache?

2016-02-10 11:40

Economist Mike Schüssler has questioned the postponement of the release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey until the day after the National Budget.

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.

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.


US jobless claims hover near lowest in four decades

2016-04-28 16:45

Jobless claims has hovered around four-decade lows, showing the labour market remains the strongest part of the US economy.

Nearly 60 000 in SA face jobs axe, report shows

2016-04-26 12:57

South Africa is in the midst of an almost perfect storm that is destroying jobs, says Solidarity CEO Dr Dirk Hermann.

Smokers finding it difficult to get a job

2016-04-11 18:42

People who smoke may find it harder to get work and make less money than non-smokers, according to a US study.

FNB to cut jobs as customers move to digital banking

2016-03-15 09:46

FirstRand plans to close branches and cut jobs at its retail-lending unit as customers switch to digital banking and as it responds to an economy on the brink of a recession.

How to fix SA's labour market

2016-02-25 15:48

What is feeding SA's unemployment problem and how do we begin to effectively address the massive issues that plague the labour market?

US jobless claims decline to lowest level since Nov

2016-02-18 16:19

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits has unexpectedly declined last week to a three-month low, signaling durability in the labour market.

Cosatu: It can't be business as usual on jobs, corruption

2016-02-12 13:05

Cosatu has voiced concern that President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address was “thin on details” regarding the country’s unemployment crisis.

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.

WATCH: Thousands of DA supporters march for jobs in Joburg

A sea of blue made its way through the streets of Johannesburg on Wednesday morning, as DA supporters marched for jobs. Watch.

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Tackling poverty in Nigeria with tomatoes

2016-01-17 16:30

Nigeria has abundant resources but has lacked the capacity, will or ability to exploit it, forcing a reliance on imports.

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