ARTICLES RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT

Ramaphosa pledges to ramp up youth employment programmes

2019-06-20 20:13

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the National Youth Service, introduced last year, will take on tens of thousands of young South Africans as well as assisting young entrepreneurs.

Employment initiatives prove fruitful for young job seekers

2019-06-17 10:25

Youth employment programmes are proving to be useful to young job seekers, a study found.

These are the South African provinces where employers will be hiring in the next three months – and you don’t want to be job-hunting in the Free State

2019-06-11 06:47

The Manpower Group survey suggests jobs will be available in Gauteng, the Western Cape, and KwaZulu-Natal – but not in the Eastern Cape, and more definitely not in the Free State.

New Labour and Employment Department to 'actively focus on jobs'

2019-05-31 06:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the Labour department will now be expanded to focus on employment too. Confused? Here's why this change is important.

7 ways humans can befriend machines in the workplace

2019-05-18 22:15

Automation is changing the skills companies require from workers, yet the speed with which it is happening in organisations varies, says the managing director at ManpowerGroup SA.

Take-home pay increased most in 7 years - but the typical employee didn't feel it

2019-05-09 20:02

The average real take-home pay in March was the highest inflation adjusted average in the near 7-year history of the BankservAfrica Take-home Pay Index.

Harambee on what must be done to get young people working

2019-05-02 16:16

Harambee was established in 2011 by business and government to solve the youth unemployment problem in South Africa.

Here's how to survive your parents forcing their career choice on you - especially when they're paying your fees

2019-03-25 16:59

It's hard to say no to your parents especially when you know they have your best interests at heart... And have been around the block when it comes to work themselves.

SOE skills development programmes not always ending in jobs, qualifications, MPs hear

2019-03-13 22:20

Despite substantial investment in skills development programmes arranged by the department of public enterprises, this is not always translating into jobs or qualifications, members of Parliament have heard.

Burnout alert - you really shouldn't feel any pressure to turn your hobby into a side hustle

2019-02-22 12:55

Some are calling it a modern trap and the biggest lie of recent years when it comes to wealth creation.

 

These are the ten entry-level jobs employers are most desperate to fill – and for which they will pay up to R374,000 a year – according to Gumtree

2019-06-20 12:01

Only 0.35% of jobs advertised on SA's larges classifieds site are suitable for matriculants or recent graduates.

These are the South African sectors that will have jobs open in the next three months – and it is a good time to be in hospitality

2019-06-11 11:38

A new survey suggests just about nobody in South Africa will be hiring new people in the coming three months – but there are a couple of exceptions, such as hotels and restaurants.

Oskido is hiring and you could be a part of his team!

2019-05-31 11:18

Oskido has vacancies for job seekers.

Now in charge of solving SA’s jobs crisis: one minister who tried to cover up Nkandla, and one who helped try to sell Denel to the Guptas

2019-05-30 12:07

New minister of employment and labour Thulas Nxesi was intimately involved in shielding then President Jacob Zuma's homestead at Nkandla from scrutiny. His colleague in charge of small busines, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, has skeletons ranging from Sita to Denel.

Accessing your pension fund early is like stealing from your future

2019-05-11 08:00

Many South Africans decide to access their pension benefits before retirement without understanding the effects early withdrawals will have, warns an expert.

Poorly educated workers may threaten China’s future growth

2019-05-05 11:48

In the new services and technology-driven economy, China is going to need a much more educated work force.

Eskom CEO tries to allay fears of job losses in internal staff memo

2019-04-16 10:53

Eskom Group CEO Phakamani Hadebe says reducing the headcount of the debt-laden power utility cannot be avoided, but plans are in place to manage the process well.

Why psychological safety counts at work

2019-03-23 22:41

Having to work in a psychologically dangerous environment has a negative outcome for the individual employee, the team and the organisation, says an expert.

Good job markets demand a more open and equal economy - Ramaphosa

2019-03-01 20:38

President Cyril Ramaphosa advocated for a “universal labour agreement” which would also include basic working conditions, such as an adequate living wage, limited work hours, as well as safety and health conditions in the workplace.

Afraid of moving to a new job?

2019-02-20 11:15

Experts advise on how you can make moving to a new job a smooth transition

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