Govt plans jobs summit, says Ramaphosa

2016-06-21 20:03

Government and labour are set to organise a summit to discuss ways to retain and create jobs in the tough current economic climate, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Youth look to self-employment to combat joblessness

2016-06-19 15:17

The youth are holding on to a positive attitude toward self-employment as the skills gap between education and employment widens, according to a study.

UK jobless rate hits 11-year low

2016-06-15 12:15

The UK labour market has showed signs of resilience in the face of the referendum on European Union membership as unemployment unexpectedly fell.

Is your personality getting you fired?

2016-06-02 15:44

Apparently, how you relate to your colleagues is just as important as being able to do your job effectively.

German unemployment rate falls to record low

2016-05-31 10:48

German unemployment has declined more than economists estimated, pushing the jobless rate to the lowest level since reunification.

Unemployment in Mauritius rises slightly

2016-05-19 17:27

Unemployment in Mauritius has increased from 7.8% in 2014 to 7.9% last year as joblessness among women increased slightly.

We can grow the economy in townships - minister

2016-05-12 14:32

Ministers are drafting a development plan to incorporate areas of potential economic growth, says Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Gugile Nkwinti.

JSE remains vulnerable to further declines, warns OAM

2016-05-11 18:29

The JSE All Share index remains vulnerable to further declines as it appears to be dramatically over-priced, warns Overberg Asset Management.

Van Vuuren: Jobs crisis has arrived – Hints of a ‘worse than’ 2008 repeat

2016-05-10 20:51

An analyst digs a little deeper into quarterly jobs numbers, which saw more than 350 000 people lose their jobs at levels close to those of the 2008 recession.

Lehohla: Govt policy fails to solve unemployment

2016-05-09 14:54

The South African government is not doing enough to address unemployment in the country, says Stats SA statistician general Pali Lehohla.


Asylum seekers flock to SA as country battles unemployment

2016-06-20 11:07

In the midst of staggeringly high unemployment figures, South Africa hosted more asylum seekers than any other country in the world at the end of 2015, shows a UN report.

Letter to Gordhan: National Jobs fund – funding unemployment

2016-06-15 12:43

The Warrenton Association of Cooperatives say government doesn't have a policy that can develop an industry of low skilled communities.

Tackling unemployment in SA

2016-06-10 06:00

South Africa needs to focus on developing technical skills and become competitive at attracting investments that utilise unskilled labour.

Reversing SA’s decline – from political liberation to inclusive socio-economic growth

2016-06-01 21:30

SA wants to drive an economic growth agenda while most prevailing leadership thinking is no longer relevant for the stage the country is in, says a Zimbabwean analyst.

Maynard: SA bucking Phillips Curve – unemployment fuelling inflation

2016-05-27 19:24

Whereas traditionally there’s an inverse relationship between inflation and unemployment, in SA there seems to be a more direct relationship, an analysis shows.

The reality of retrenchment

2016-05-17 14:31

It is wise to consider what you would do if you were to lose your job and how you could prepare for this before it happens.

How do we fix SA's skills shortage?

2016-05-12 07:35

Can Africa turn its young population into a dividend rather than a burden, asks Nicolaas Kruger.

Double trouble for SA over soaring unemployment

2016-05-11 07:37

South Africa's alarming unemployment rate is both a crisis and an indictment, and represents double trouble for the country, warn business groups.

This infographic details South Africa's unemployment figures for the first quarter of 2016, which soared to the highest rate since 2008.

This infographic details South Africa's unemployment figures for the first quarter of 2016, which soared to the highest rate since 2008.

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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.

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