Skills bias makes it unlikely to crack SA unemployment

2017-11-12 07:01

The bias towards “skilled” work in service sectors makes it unlikely that South Africa’s unemployment levels will be reduced in the near future, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) said this week.

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.

Jobs is the number one issue in mini budget - Cosatu

2017-10-25 12:40

Unemployment and corruption are the most important issues Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will have to tackle in his mini budget, says Cosatu's Matthew Parks.

September US payrolls contract in wake of Harvey, Irma

2017-10-06 20:26

US payrolls have contracted in September for the first time in seven years as major hurricanes left workers idled in southern states but unemployment continued to fall, data shows.

Sibanye ponders selling mines

2017-10-01 06:00

Sibanye Stillwater is considering selling some of its operations as part of proposals by the majority trade union at two of its units most affected by the looming retrenchments.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution - An African perspective

2017-09-25 13:55

the Fourth Industrial Revolution can be used by Africa to become a full player in the world economy - but it must be impatient and ambitious to achieve this goal, says Monde Mawasha.

SAA 23% flight cut decision faces headwinds

2017-09-17 20:00

SAA’s decision to implement a turnaround strategy, which involves cutting flights has come under fire from the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.

It's a tough time to be young in Zimbabwe

2017-09-11 06:00

Zimbabwe is at serious risk of not benefiting from the hottest new investor attraction: a young and energetic population, says Malcom Sharara.

Ramaphosa: Dialogue can help solve Mining Charter impasse

2017-09-06 21:15

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says dialogue and collaboration could help reach a compromise between the mining industry and the DMR over the Mining Charter.

Payrolls in US rise 156 000 wages also below forecasts

2017-09-01 15:35

The US economy has added fewer employees than expected, the jobless rate rose in a break from otherwise solid progress in the labour market.


SA agriculture sheds 109 000 jobs

2017-11-03 19:41

The combined agricultural job cuts for the first three quarters of 2017 has reached 109 000, of which about 84% were in the Western Cape.

Job losses rise on GMSA exit

2017-10-29 06:00

A Numsa study has found that almost a thousand workers could lose their jobs in the Eastern Cape after GM’s disinvestment.

Our brave new world demands innovation

2017-10-02 07:46

Step out of the trap of tired capitalist versus socialist thinking and start thinking in a really big and different way, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Bonang Mohale: Something is badly wrong in SA - FULL SPEECH

2017-09-28 10:01

Business leaders are set to sign the #BusinessBelieves contract with SA, marking a renewed commitment to job creation, economic growth and transformation.

Implats could cut 2 500 jobs to end losses at Rustenburg mine

2017-09-19 10:03

Impala Platinum could retrench at least 2 500 workers at its Rustenburg mining complex to stem losses and adjust to lower prices.

Sassa needs funding to fill 10 000 vacant posts

2017-09-13 14:30

The South African Social Security Agency currently has more than 19 000 job posts available at the entity, but only has funding for half of them, MPs have heard.

Ramaphosa warns workers to prepare for mechanisation storm

2017-09-07 15:50

South African workers need to be ready to face the “storm” of mechanisation and new technology that could lead to job losses, warns Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Govt blames dividends for mining jobs crisis

2017-09-06 16:17

Multinational mining companies focus more on dividends to shareholders rather than on retaining employees, the Department of Mineral Resources has told Parliament.

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.

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