The US dagga industry grew insanely fast after decriminalisation — it now has more legal cannabis workers than dental hygienists

2018-09-18 11:10

The total number of job postings for the cannabis industry in the US increased by 445% in 2017, according to ZipRecruiter.

Rot is killing jobs

2018-08-05 05:45

The Financial Planning Institute will shed staff through a retrenchment process following the shutdown of its exam unit, which is being investigated because of suspected corruption.

Pick 'n Pay aims to create another 15 000 jobs in 3 years

2018-07-31 10:00

While South Africa is not over the worst yet, the country is heading in a decidedly more optimistic direction, says Pick 'n Pay chairperson Gareth Ackerman.

16 signs you're underpaid — and what to do about it

2018-07-25 09:02

If you feel overworked and underpaid, it's worth it to explore why you feel like your pay cheque is too low and what to do about it

The 3 smartest things I did when looking for a new job

2018-07-25 08:20

There are simple things you can do, like asking directly for what you want, that can help you land the perfect job.

Maintaining a good employment record

2018-07-18 12:24

What to do when you leave your old job, get fired or retrenched

Ex-con opening windows of opportunity to make tech hubs out of SA townships

2018-07-12 08:01

Sihle Tshabalala is the founder of Quirky 30, a non-profit company which offers free technology skills training for high school dropouts.

Collaboration is key to land reform success

2018-07-03 09:35

Any land redistribution policy that is implemented going forward requires a coordinated response by the private sector and government to support emerging black farmers. Otherwise, it will fail. Again.

SA jobs: Lies, damned lies and statistics

2018-07-01 06:02

Every year, on a regular basis, that old saying: “There are three kinds of lies – lies, damned lies and statistics,” comes to mind.

Mythbuster: It’s not the boss’s fault you’re resigning

2018-06-27 14:41

We’ve all heard the saying: “People leave bad managers, not bad jobs.” This isn’t necessarily true, and fails to acknowledge the real reasons for employees deciding to leave a company.


Poaching your former colleagues could end up costing you more than R280,000 following a key court ruling

2018-08-14 07:13

Massmart decided to pursue a former employee who poached his former colleagues. It paid off for the company.

This loophole SA employees were using to dodge disciplinary hearings is now closed

2018-08-03 09:37

A landmark ruling has important implications for bosses and workers.

Legal experts weigh in on labour broker ruling

2018-07-27 17:31

The Constitutional Court does not ban labour broking entirety, but rather aims to ensure that the provision of temporary services is truly temporary, say experts at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.

Experts say too many people suffer from a 'delusional belief' about their careers that doesn't do them any favours

2018-07-25 08:56

Some experts say that our belief in the "career myth" — the idea that careers follow a linear path — is holding us back.

How paid vacation time is different around the world

2018-07-22 16:00

Taking vacation time can keep your productivity levels high and reduce stress from the demands of a full-time job.

A woman who has reviewed more than 40,000 résumés outlines the 8 most annoying mistakes she sees

2018-07-16 21:35

While some of them may not seem like a huge deal, it could mean the difference between snagging your your dream job and having your CV ditched.

Amazon conducts 'courts' with staff juries to judge under-performing employees

2018-07-04 11:29

Some workplace experts say it's concerning that decisions about an individual's career are made by relative strangers.

White men still rule, despite legislation aimed at transforming race balance

2018-07-01 10:01

Labour officials complain that courts fail to impose the maximum fine on companies who fall short of EE targets.

The most dangerous jobs in the world right now – including farmers attacked by their livestock

Roughly four out of 100,000 full-time employees are expected to be killed at their workplace.

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Jobs in SA: 56 000 created in year to date

2018-06-26 12:36

During the first quarter of the year 56 000 more jobs were created, according to data from Stats SA.

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