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.

SA jobs outlook weakest in 5 years – here's where you're most (and least) likely to get hired

2020-01-07 05:00

South Africa's hiring outlook for Q1 of 2020 is the weakest it has been in five years, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.

Hilton aims at giving SA youth opportunities in hospitality industry

2019-12-31 17:44

Due to its lower entry requirements the hospitality industry lends itself to being able to create jobs for young people, according to Helen Lebone, Hilton Worldwide Regional HR director for Africa and the Indian Ocean.

What to do with your 13th cheque?

2019-12-23 15:54

The South African Payroll Association has been inundated with queries regarding their expected annual bonuses in December.

Wage discrimination will be exposed thanks to new reporting rules, says expert

2019-12-11 06:00

The SA government has made significant changes to employment equity reporting requirements, says the compliance manager at Sage Africa & Middle East.


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.

Matrics: Passing into the ranks of the unemployed?

2020-01-14 12:21

The state has a limited capacity to create jobs - it's already regarded as being in an over-borrowed position and has a colossal monthly interest bill to pay its lenders, so it can't do much now.

8 steps to help you tackle a workplace bully

2020-01-05 11:37

Bullying in the workplace is rife and something that employees in South Africa deal with on a regular basis, says the business director of a corporate cultural specialist company.

15 American jobs that have boomed since Trump became president

2019-12-26 16:42

Breweries, mental health practitioners' offices, and oil and gas extraction have all seen increases in employment in the last two and a half years.

Facebook, Google drop out of Top-10 'best places to work in US' list

2019-12-11 10:55

Big tech companies, long seen as some of the world's most desirable workplaces, are losing some of their shine it seems.

OPINION: The costly difference between Cyril the farmer and Ramaphosa the president

2019-12-09 10:09

President Ramaphosa operates in the world of politics. In South African terms, it is a world of windy rhetoric, scapegoating, pandering to special interests and the endless evasion of responsibility. A prime signifier of this has been government's approach to its state-owned enterprises, and its deep reluctance to consider retrenchments there, writesTerence Corrigan.

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