Permanent employment in outright decline

2014-06-10 17:33

Only the public sector created jobs in May, and projections suggest chances are slim that permanent employment could absorb school leavers.

Only informal, public sectors create SA jobs

2014-04-10 12:02

The informal and public sectors were the only sectors to create jobs in SA during March, according to the latest Adcorp Employment Index.

SA still unfavourable for job creation

2013-11-11 14:47

The informal sector is rapidly growing in importance in the SA labour market, reflecting a shift in an unstable employment landscape, according to Adcorp.

Thousands of jobs lost in March

2013-04-10 09:24

The Adcorp March employment index shows employment declined at an annualised rate of 2.1%‚ with the economy shedding 33 202 jobs.

Mining, manufacturing lose 15 000 jobs

2013-01-10 10:16

The mining and manufacturing sector lost 15 000 jobs in December while overall employment rose by a marginal 0.8%, according to the Adcorp Employment Index.

Labour productivity hits 46-year low

2012-08-13 14:45

South Africa's labour productivity reached a 46-year low in July, according to recruitment group Adcorp.


Manufacturing, retail suffer most job losses

2014-05-12 10:42

The most significant job losses in South Africa have been in manufacturing and wholesale and retail trade, according to the latest Adcorp Employment Index.

Job losses reach three-year high

2014-03-10 09:22

The number of jobs lost in SA in February was the biggest monthly loss in almost three years, according to the latest Adcorp Employment Index.

Jobs crisis could affect 2014 election

2013-10-10 11:01

The emerging black middle class has the most to lose from bleak prospects as an index indicates sharp job losses in mining, manufacturing and even financial services.

Employment rate drops in January

2013-02-11 10:07

Employment in South Africa fell drastically during January, according to the Adcorp Employment Index.

SA on brink of jobs recession

2012-09-10 11:39

The country faces a real prospect of a jobs recession as employment numbers fell for the third month, says a recruitment agency.

Employment drops sharply in May

2012-06-11 11:23

Employment fell at an annualised rate of 1.3% in May, according to the Adcorp Employment Index.

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