Facebook launches new career tools for SA youth, entrepreneurs

2018-11-14 16:38

Facebook has unveiled new tools and resources to help youth, professionals and entrepreneurs in South Africa access career opportunities, the social networking site announced on Wednesday.

Jobs: Where the cookie crumbles and how to fix it

2018-10-28 11:31

According to Najwah Allie-Edries, head of National Treasury's Jobs Fund initiative, the "jockey" - the partner tasked with implementing the programme - is of utmost importance.

7 ways govt will spend its money over the next 3 years

2018-10-24 14:07

Government plans to limit spending to R5.9trn over the next three years.

It takes blood, sweat and tears to create jobs, says head of Jobs Fund

2018-10-24 06:15

South Africans must realise that in the current economic climate it takes blood, sweat and tears to create jobs says Najwah Allie-Edries head of National Treasury’s Jobs Fund.

The Big Read: Engineers face retrenchment, struggle to find jobs

2018-10-21 08:22

Civil engineers are being retrenched, graduates are struggling to find jobs and students at universities are aware they will find it difficult to find jobs, according to chief operations officer of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), Steven Kaplan.

5 Questions: Naledi Pandor and why SA can't afford to sleep on the job crisis

2018-10-15 07:48

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says while SA is gaining ground on solving its skills crisis, there’s still lots to do. Here, in this edited Q/A, is what she considers some ways of solving SA’s job crisis.

Reskilling a priority to prepare workers for the fourth industrial revolution - report

2018-10-07 09:30

A significant amount of reskilling and upskilling is necessary to prepare the workforce for future jobs created by the fourth industrial revolution, according to a report.

US payrolls and wages cool while jobless rate hits 48-year low

2018-10-05 16:20

US hiring has cooled in September by more than forecast, wage gains eased slightly and the jobless rate fell to a 48-year low.

9 ways business and govt plan to create 275 000 jobs every year

2018-10-05 07:37

Fin24 looks at nine plans agreed to by business organisations, government, labour and community groups at the Jobs Summit in Midrand to almost double the number of jobs created every year.

7 ways to get young people working

2018-10-04 11:18

Six million youth are unemployed, and the Harambee Youth Accelerator has the best track record of placing youth at risk of long-term unemployment in the working world. CEO Maryana Iskander shares seven ways to get young people working.

 

Mantashe: Tech investment in mining industry should not be threat to workers

2018-11-02 08:00

Technology investment in the mining industry should not be a threat to workers, says Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe.

10 steps to get young people working

2018-10-28 09:11

A two-day summit focused on youth and unemployment which was attended by more than 100 organisations from the private and public sector has come up with ten steps to put young people to work.

Youth in SA townships could unlock job creation, summit hears

2018-10-24 10:48

Paying young people in South Africa's townships for social types of work - whether running a book club or teaching others how to use Wi-Fi in the community - needs closer consideration and support, says development strategist Dr Kate Philip.

Protect existing jobs first, says Fedusa general secretary

2018-10-22 22:00

Protecting existing jobs remains the first responsibility for organised labour in SA, Dennis George, general secretary of Fedusa, tells Fin24.

Touwsrivier's solar plant - making more than electricity

2018-10-16 05:45

The introduction of a sustainable solar plant in Touwsrivier has proved to pack some power, and not just the electric kind. The small town has seen measurable change thanks to CPV1: both in the economy, and for individual residents too.

How a solar plant is changing the fortunes of a small-town economy

2018-10-14 17:43

The railway town of Touwsrivier in the Western Cape no longer has a thriving economy - but residents, local government and others aren't taking that lightly.

These are the 6 most in-demand executive jobs in South Africa right now

2018-10-06 11:14

For some senior executive positions, demand far exceeds supply right now – and salaries reflect that.

READ: Ramaphosa's opening address at the Jobs Summit

2018-10-05 11:22

Read the full statement delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the opening of the Jobs Summit.

SABC's total irregular expenditure nears R5bn

2018-10-04 17:18

The SABC incurred R570m in irregular expenditure during the 2017/18 financial year, bringing its total close to R5bn.

Businesses expected to agree to publish pay ratios at Jobs Summit

2018-10-04 10:27

The Jobs Summit is set to agree to a mechanism that will see businesses employing more than 50 people reporting on pay ratios in their annual financial statements.

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