With the right announcements the markets would react positively, support the government in seeking growth, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Morning clouds. Cool.
Only 5% of South African job-seekers include reference letters with their application.
Zyaan Davids Anter looks at pockets of progress being made in creating jobs for young people.
The US economy added a stronger-than-expected 225 000 new jobs in January but revisions to past figures hint at a labor market that wasn't as strong as first reported.
The message is clear: we must do everything to encourage direct investment in SA - failure to do so will likely see the "pot boiling over", with fiscal shortages (taxes falling short), increased hunger/poverty, civil unrest (and perhaps even civil war).
Make no mistake, the ratings agencies are scratching their heads on whether to downgrade us to junk status or to skip directly to leaking styrofoam cup status.
Less than a month into 2020, South African companies have already announced thousands of job cuts.
Training starts at the beginning of 2021.
Almost anything you can think of, the Chinese small-time workers will be producing, somewhere in China, from large cities to the absolute smallest of rural villages and settlements.
New skills like learning blockchain, the technology that enables cryptocurrency, and affiliate marketing, made the list for the first time.
The jobs outlook in South Africa is the worst it’s been in years. Here's how to land a job.
Architecture, engineering, information technology, business, sales, and finance are the sectors with the biggest opportunity for employment in South Africa, CareerJunction found.
City of Cape Town employees enjoy pension, medical aid, group life, study and leave benefits.
The presidency, under Jacob Zuma, was the least trusted institution in 2017, while in 2019, under Ramaphosa, levels of public confidence in the presidency doubled, writes Mikhail Moosa.
Adzuna says 65% of the rarest skills within the country are in the tech industry.
Local salaries are under pressure as companies seek to automate and cut costs, recruitment agency Michael Page said.
Unemployment is not a new problem in South Africa and the continuation of this problem raises suspicion around whether the government has a plan to deal with this problem which has been becoming worse year after year, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
In summary, the ANC ruling elite cannot, and do not wish to connect the dots, the economy is anathema to them.
We need a government which says what it means and does what it says, and not a government that speaks with a forked tongue where our economic policy is framed by who they are addressing, writes Herman Mashaba.
Telkom has issued a notice to cut as many as 3 000 jobs - nearly a third of its workforce - across multiple departments, as the company looks to streamline its operations amid falling earnings and changing market conditions.
We have an employment crisis and it doesn't seem to be due to a shortage of qualified candidates.
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