CCMA scrambling to prevent retrenchments amid jobs bloodbath

2019-10-14 19:15

In the annual report the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration said it managed to prevent 15 787 retrenchments out of a possible 38 588 during the 2018/19 financial year.

JOBS: These large companies are looking for new staff – including Mr Price, Sanlam, and Nedbank

2019-10-14 16:14

These big South African corporations are currently hiring.

US jobs outlook is so weak it echoes months when disasters hit

2019-10-03 14:45

The last time US payroll forecasts were this low, hurricanes had slammed the country in 2017, temporarily closing businesses. Or go back to 2013 when there was a federal government shutdown.

These are the top-paying second languages in SA – with salaries close to R500,000 a year

2019-09-30 20:42

IsiZulu English speakers showed the sharpest salary increase the past year.

Flexi work more important than ever, but SA bosses want their teams in the office - survey

2019-09-27 05:00

There is a "lack of trust" between management and their employees.

OPINION: Higher education must do more than help graduates get jobs

2019-09-22 07:00

Quality education is often understood to be the kind that gets graduates jobs - especially where it's tough to find employment. But higher education has some important other functions too, says Patience Mukwambo.

OPINION: South Africa's informal sector creates jobs but shouldn't be romanticised

2019-09-14 09:00

The publication of South Africa’s latest unemployment figures was this time accompanied by an argument that official statistics don’t count economic activities in the informal sector, say Mike Rogan and Caroline Skinner.

Kganyago on 4IR: We can't protect jobs, but we can protect people

2019-09-06 11:41

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says one of the biggest challenges for the transition into the Fourth Industrial Revolution is organised labour's pleas to protect jobs.

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 52 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

2019-08-25 14:15

Here are the questions that highly successful businesspeople ask during job interviews.

Virgin Active is retrenching staff at its gyms and head office – here's how many people will be affected

2019-08-21 16:09

No gyms are due to be closed as part of the process, Virgin Active says.


Here are the top 3 reasons why people leave their jobs, plus, 6 mistakes to avoid when you resign

2019-10-14 17:30

Thank you for the opportunity but I’m done, *slams the door*.

These are the cities and sectors in South Africa with the most jobs

2019-10-04 06:58

Most jobs were offered for people in the IT sector in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Tshwane.

These were some of the weirdest job titles in SA the past year – including ‘guillotine operator’ and ‘phlebotomist’

2019-10-03 07:02

A jobs platform worked through over 140,000 job postings to compile the list.

De Lille's sister resigns from public works post for 'ethical reasons'

2019-09-30 18:58

The sister of Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille, Cynthia Jeffreys, has resigned from the department as an assistant appointment secretary, a parliamentary reply has revealed.

Sibanye: Thousands of Marikana workers will be retrenched

2019-09-25 11:34

Sibanye Stillwater said approximately 5 270 jobs were expected to be lost due to the restructuring.

I asked 10 workers to name one thing they admire about their boss, and their answers are a blueprint for good leadership

2019-09-14 12:26

Their answers reflect what some say are the characteristics of an ideal leader, from having an open-door policy and being generous with praise.

Stats SA is looking for hundreds of young workers for an upcoming census – and you have only 5 more days to apply

2019-09-09 12:37

Statistics South Africa especially wants young people to apply, in order to learn and gain valuable experience in the data environment.

Waiting for that big salary hike? Don't hold your breath, says economist

2019-08-29 07:29

The slow pace of salary increases in South Africa looks set to continue, economist Mike Schüssler tells Fin24.

Top 5 questions about salaries answered

2019-08-23 14:47

Many employees have unanswered questions about their salaries, wonder whether they are getting paid at market-related levels and how their benefits compare.

Awkward silences are the trick to getting more money in a salary negotiation

2019-08-20 06:49

Melissa Dahl's book "Cringeworthy" encourages readers to embrace awkward silences when you're negotiating for higher pay.

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