Recruitment and job-hunting trends in 2020

2020-01-17 11:14

Worldwide, there have been rapid shifts in workforces, with employee expectations varying markedly across generations. Companies need to understand how to engage effectively with these employees in order to recruit top talent and manage teams productively.

Llewellyn sees gap in financial advisory recruitment in SA

2019-05-15 17:59

After close to two years of research, Llewellyn Paulse of The Recruitment Council saw a need for a firm focusing on the financial advisory sector.

Developers get paid up to 10% more in Cape Town than in Joburg - but there's a catch

2019-03-04 16:33

Living costs in Cape Town are much higher.

9 out of 10 unqualified for jobs they apply to – African recruitment survey

2018-12-13 21:31

Close to 90% of people applying to jobs in two major African economies are, objectively, not a match for the role advertised, according to recent research.

Online recruitment trends

2017-01-18 05:01

Nowadays it is a case of skilled, experienced and educated candidates choosing roles and companies rather than the other way around says Marc Privett.

10 LinkedIn tips to get you hired

2016-05-01 12:02

Here are 10 tips to bolster your LinkedIn profile and boost your chances of getting hired.

Recruitment is a tough gig these days

2015-12-03 10:02

The recruitment industry has not yet recovered from the global financial crisis in 2008. The private sector continues to shed jobs and amendments to legislation have worsened the situation.

Adcorp eyes Asia with new deal

2015-05-05 19:50

Human capital and workforce management group Adcorp Holdings has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with a Singapore-based company.

Employees move on, so plan ahead

2014-07-18 17:14

Every employer knows the pain of losing an employee prematurely, but it’s best to be prepared with a plan of action, says Abram Molelemane.

Why you didn’t get the job

2014-06-26 10:37

Career advice articles litter the internet, but maybe it is time to face the cold hard truth about why you did not get the job you applied for, says an expert.


Here are 5 points to consider when asking for a raise according to recruitment specialist

2019-10-31 16:17

"I need my account to match my lifestyle and taste."

5 ways social media recruiting can help companies handle an economic downturn

2019-05-12 15:38

Social media recruiting could help businesses cut costs while tailoring their search for the ideal candidate, according to Global Refer Social Recruitment.

SA employers cautious on hiring in the next 3 months - report

2018-12-26 18:11

SA employers intend to hire conservatively for the next three months, shows the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.

AI ‘world first’ could transform SA recruitment process

2017-05-24 18:59

Companies often make educated guesses about who they hire and are biased through the subjective interview process, but a new artificial intelligence solution could change that.

New Year, new career? Five steps to success

2017-01-05 11:47

Are you in the market for a new job? Or looking for a career change? Here are some tips that can help to make the hunt successful.

How to get the right person for the job

2016-03-29 15:00

Finding the best people for your company is one of the toughest challenges in business. The finweek team looks at how to find (and vet) candidates.

Dating site eHarmony to launch recruitment site

2015-09-01 13:52

The company plans too adapt its focus on matching personalities for the recruitment industry.

Adcorp seeks Africa expansion with R280m deal

2015-04-20 14:10

JSE-listed Adcorp has announced its acquisition of specialist oil and gas workforce recruiter, Dare, for an estimated R280m as it seeks to expand into Africa.

Mystery executive 'dupes' Australian retailer

2014-06-26 11:16

The case of Andrew Flanagan has caused a stir within Australia's recruitment industry and raised questions about how he secured a senior position.

Social recruitment – it’s who knows YOU

2013-01-25 11:22

Help your teen discover the latest trends in job seeking and how to get started.

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