A reference letter will increase your chances of getting a job in SA by 50% – if it isn’t too glowing

2020-02-20 12:54

Only 5% of South African job-seekers include reference letters with their application.

ANALYSIS | Young and unemployed in SA: What's being done, what's working, and what's still a barrier

2020-02-19 13:56

Zyaan Davids Anter looks at pockets of progress being made in creating jobs for young people.

WATCH: US hiring surged in January but strength in doubt

2020-02-16 15:04

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.

Putting a rand value to the enormity of SA’s unemployment crisis

2020-02-04 11:11

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).

Betrayed by my country, but I don't want to jump ship

2020-01-29 11:04

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.

Job cuts will depress South Africa’s limping economy even more

2020-01-22 10:18

Less than a month into 2020, South African companies have already announced thousands of job cuts.

Follow the Chinese model for employment and wealth creation in South Africa

2020-01-20 10:49

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.

The 10 most important skills you'll need to nail a high-paying job in 2020

2020-01-18 16:12

New skills like learning blockchain, the technology that enables cryptocurrency, and affiliate marketing, made the list for the first time.

Expert tips on how to get a job in SA this year – including creating your own experience

2020-01-15 05:56

The jobs outlook in South Africa is the worst it’s been in years. Here's how to land a job.


These SA jobs have seen the biggest growth in demand – with salaries up to R160,000 per month

2020-02-20 09:03

Architecture, engineering, information technology, business, sales, and finance are the sectors with the biggest opportunity for employment in South Africa, CareerJunction found.

The City of Cape Town currently has nearly 3,300 jobs available - here’s how to apply

2020-02-19 05:37

City of Cape Town employees enjoy pension, medical aid, group life, study and leave benefits.

OPINION | SONA: Ramaphosa has to respond to our expectations and fears

2020-02-12 10:54

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.

The 5 most in-demand jobs in SA right now - with salaries of around R500,000

2020-02-03 05:45

Adzuna says 65% of the rarest skills within the country are in the tech industry.

17 jobs paying more than R2 million in SA right now

2020-01-27 06:01

Local salaries are under pressure as companies seek to automate and cut costs, recruitment agency Michael Page said.

Mcebo Dlamini: Does government have a plan to address unemployment?

2020-01-21 15:00

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.

Government should get out of the way of business

2020-01-20 12:34

In summary, the ANC ruling elite cannot, and do not wish to connect the dots, the economy is anathema to them.

Herman Mashaba: the work of fixing South Africa has to start with our economy

2020-01-19 09:00

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 plans to cut 3 000 jobs

2020-01-15 19:53

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.

OPINION | When tertiary qualifications fail to secure jobs for women who've been told education is the doorway out of poverty, is there any hope for us?

2020-01-15 01:26

We have an employment crisis and it doesn't seem to be due to a shortage of qualified candidates.

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