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.

Global banks are cutting 30,000 jobs this year. It's a sign the banking crisis is only getting worse.

2019-08-12 14:05

Deutsche Bank leads the way on cuts, but Barclays, HSBC, Société Générale and Citigroup are also reducing headcount.

RECAP: 5 commitments from the 2018 Jobs Summit

2019-08-01 21:55

President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive a progress report on the Framework Agreement reached in the 2018 Jobs Summit. Fin24 recaps what the agreement stated.

Over 12 000 applicants vying for Cape Town Metro and Traffic police posts amid national jobs crunch

2019-07-31 18:29

Over 12 000 applicants for metro police posts in Cape Town are being put through their paces in fitness tests in the hopes of getting one of the coveted paid training positions available.

Record high unemployment paints grim outlook for already ailing economy - analysts

2019-07-31 05:00

Improving economic growth is the answer to addressing worsening unemployment levels, say economists.

We’ve floundered, but there’s hope, Mabuza says on jobs and small business

2019-07-25 18:59

Deputy President David Mabuza acknowledged that the challenges that small business experienced in South Africa cut across the country’s broader economic troubles, including unemployment and lackluster growth.

These large companies are looking for new staff - including Nedbank, Discovery and Amazon

2019-07-22 16:51

FlySafair, Discovery, Nedbank and Deloitte are among those looking to hire.

Which US jobs pay the most? Top ten professions by salary

2019-07-20 07:45

Four of the top five paying jobs in the US are within the world of medicine and dentistry, according to the US Bureau of Labour Statistics.

SA brain drain worsens as expats plug skills gaps abroad, says new report

2019-07-13 14:04

Xpatweb's recently released annual Critical Skills Survey highlights the top critical skills that employers struggle to recruit within local borders.


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.

SA's unemployment crisis - it's a policy problem first and foremost

2019-08-18 18:45

Workers should be allowed to offer their services cheaply if it means they can get jobs, say David Ansara and Hermann Pretorius.

Here are 3 reasons why more women are still far less likely to find jobs, finish matric or have driver's licenses than men in 2019!

2019-08-09 02:26

It’s no secret that this country has gender imbalances in the workplace, a massive challenge that business leaders face.

Jobs: Ramaphosa to receive progress report from Nedlac

2019-08-01 10:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive a report from the National Economic Development and Labour Council on the progress made on the 2018 Presidential Jobs Summit. This as Stats SA announced this week that the country was facing its highest unemployment level in 11 years.

Gauteng population outgrowing economy - MEC Ramokgopa

2019-07-31 06:01

Despite Gauteng's significant contribution to the South Africa's GDP, the population in the province continues to outgrow its economy, Kgosientso Ramokgopa has said.

Axing of renewable energy office head a major setback, say energy experts

2019-07-24 05:00

Energy experts say the axing of the head of the Independent Power Producer’s office Karen Breytenbach will be a major setback to South Africa’s renewable energy programme that will send the wrong signals to potential investors.

Google reaches R153m settlement with job seekers claiming age discrimination

2019-07-21 20:00

Google agreed to pay $11m to end a lawsuit accusing the internet giant of discriminating against older job applicants.

Some government jobs saw above-average salary growth in recent years – but one industry paid more, faster

2019-07-16 12:24

A new working paper from the Reserve Bank suggests the private sector may be responsible for driving up salaries in the public sector – and shows which sectors have seen the fastest average growth in remuneration.

Unions: ArcelorMittal jobs bloodbath could be first of many

2019-07-12 16:04

Unions have voiced concern at the recent announcement by ArcelorMittal to slash 2 000 jobs, with Solidarity warning that the retrenchments may be the first of many to come.

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