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.

Why #DataMustFall

2017-08-25 09:01

Research has shown that employment rates in an area rise when the population can access the internet cheaply.

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.

Digital technology could create, rather than destroy, jobs - expert

2017-07-30 14:52

In the long term the rise of robots will not cause widespread unemployment or inequality, new research suggests.

Labour brokers take fight to court

2017-07-16 06:00

Labour brokers will have at least another year’s grace before the contentious “deeming” provision potentially shuts down a large part of their industry.

Survey unveils what millennials want at work

2017-05-21 11:39

A survey has found that South African millennials are seeking flexibility in their jobs.


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).

Strike season falters as labour force faces harsh economy

2017-09-23 13:00

The tough economic climate in SA seems to have made the labour force more realistic in its demands and speeded up its willingness to settle, says a labour expert.

Entrepreneurship feasible answer to job security

2017-08-24 19:57

Whilst South Africa’s unemployment rates remain high at 27.7%, a number of opportunities to generate an income may exist, particularly in the informal sector.

War on Leaks: Combatting unemployment and water wastage

The War on Leaks programme was launched in 2015 as an initiative to help combat youth unemployment and water wasted due to leakages.

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The path to non-retirement

2017-07-20 09:07

The human lifespan is getting longer and longer. What does this mean for those who are putting money away for retirement? And can you imagine doing the same job for over 70 years?

Employment declines for the quarter

2017-06-27 12:26

Employment decreased by 48 000 jobs for the quarter ended March 2017, according to data from Statistics SA.

Life is still k*k!

2017-05-14 07:11

Black people in South Africa significantly lag behind white, coloured and Indian people in the key areas of education, employment, household spending, home ownership and access to medical aid, according to an SA Institute of Race Relations study.

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