Maybe you deserve to be FIRED

2018-05-23 06:00

The Financial Independence and Retire Early movement makes people question why they are working so hard, or how they really want to live their lives, says Warren Ingram.

17 things you should never wear to a job interview

2018-05-21 11:24

Knowing what and what not to wear to an interview can be a real struggle for any job seeker. We've compiled some interview tips that should help you create the ideal interview outfit.

Trade conditions could take more strain from VAT, fuel levy - survey

2018-04-12 11:53

The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Trade Conditions Survey highlights concerns about the impact of VAT and fuel levy hikes on already restrained trade.

SA economy added 81 000 jobs between Sept and Dec - StatsSA

2018-03-27 11:50

According to Statistics SA's latest employment survey, the trade sector added the most jobs, while employment fell in construction and mining.

Sign sugary tax, and 'Ramaphoria will turn into Ramaphobia' - FAWU

2018-03-12 19:32

If President Cyril Ramaphosa signs a so-called sugary tax into law, "Ramaphoria will turn into Ramaphobia", the Food and Allied Workers Union says.

City of Cape Town gives street people and parolees a hand up

2017-12-23 08:37

Eighty street people and 20 parolees have received an early Christmas gift from the City of Cape Town.

Time off for good behaviour: Japan firm rewards non-smokers

2017-11-01 21:06

Non-smoking employees at one Japanese firm are getting six additional days' holiday to compensate for the time their colleagues spend puffing away at work.

'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media

2017-10-13 13:11

The news that a young reporter at Japan's public broadcaster had worked herself to death came as little surprise to those inside the country's media, where a culture of excessively long hours has become the norm.

Japanese reporter died after 159 hours of overtime

2017-10-06 20:15

Japan's public broadcaster has vowed to reform its working practices as it revealed that a young reporter died of heart failure after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month.

SA sheds 34 000 jobs in second quarter

2017-09-28 16:41

The job losses were driven mainly by cuts in the manufacturing industry (13 000), the construction industry (11 000) and community services (10 000).


More women are leaving full-time employment to freelance than ever before: here are some insider tips

2018-05-21 12:03

I recently updated my social media profiles with the words freelance writer. There are a number of factors why...

Welfare to wealth

2018-04-29 06:00

A provincial programme is moving youth out of the welfare system and into employment through education and training opportunities.

Eskom warns of fake jobs scam

2018-04-06 16:45

Eskom has warned the public about a potential recruitment scam that has been doing the rounds on social media.

Employment: 4 tax questions from Budget 2018

2018-03-22 16:23

A tax expert answers frequently asked questions from employees and employers regarding the impact of Budget 2018 and tax law amendments.

What I wish I knew before I went to university

2018-01-17 15:38

Let's just say it involves more than just studying harder.

Industrial park emerges from Highveld

2017-11-12 07:09

Management upcycles giant steel plant to provide jobs and business space in new industrial park, writes Sizwe sama Yende.

SA's five most in-demand jobs of 2017

2017-10-31 19:08

SA job advertising search engine Adzuna reveals SA's "rarest skills", with demands for web developers and coders far outstripping supply.

‘I had to keep doing it for my family’— Joburg man’s desperate bid to find employment

2017-10-11 15:54

As Craig Hardman approached the intersection – cardboard sign in hand – he thought he couldn’t possibly through with it but he knew he simply had no choice.

Improved optimism for future business conditions - index

2017-10-02 14:16

The Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index for September showed that respondents are more optimistic about future business conditions.

AS IT HAPPENED: Shocking '117% increase in sexual offences' over past year - Stats SA

2017-09-28 13:00

Among the 'Victims of Crime Survey' 2016/2017 announcements by Statistician-General Pali Lehohla, it was revealed that there has been a 117% increase in sexual offences over the past year, while over 1.4 million estimated incidents of crime have been experienced in SA.

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