For many South Africans, payday falls after Black Friday this year - here's why you will still get the deals

2018-11-17 07:13

This year, it falls on Friday, November 23 - before pay day for many South Africans.

A former Googler and Facebook exec says a simple shift in mindset can help you land the raise you want

2018-10-22 10:00

Leffler's most important piece of wisdom? "Practice, practice, practice your pitch before walking in."

CEOs of SA's biggest firms earn 64 times the salary of average workers

2018-07-12 18:02

This figure, referred to by economists as a company's "pay ratio", is included in a new report on executive remuneration in South Africa, released on Thursday by PwC.

How much money to ask for in a salary negotiation

2018-03-27 08:57

Here's how to figure out the exact number to ask for.

Understanding your salary

2018-01-22 10:22

Understanding your monthly salary slip can be quite a difficult exercise

It's not impolite to ask someone how much they earn, says science

2017-09-21 10:38

Too scared you'll strike a nerve or think you'll cause interpersonal conflicts in the workplace? Think again.

REVEALED: The highest paying jobs in SA

2017-07-10 18:55

Research by CareerJunction divulge which jobs hold the most financial rewards in South Africa, and the computer nerd wins the day.

Top 10 JSE CEOs take home average R24.6m

2017-07-06 22:30

CEOs of the top 10 JSE-listed companies take home an average pay of R24.6m, a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers revealed.

IBM says CEO pay is $33m, others say it's far higher

2017-04-24 16:04

When IBM shareholders gather on Tuesday, they’ll be asked to sign off on a $33 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty.

How far will my (small) salary go towards rent in different SA cities?

2017-01-16 13:52

Moving to a big city is (for most people) a fresh new start but, if you’re an intern like me, you’ll find making the big move could leave you homeless.

 

Scientists say selfish people earn less money and have fewer children — but there's a catch

2018-11-10 10:50

You do have to look out for yourself somewhat in order to get ahead in life.

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.

Think your salary is low? Use this tool to find out

2018-07-10 06:30

The University of Cape Town’s Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit has developed an income comparison tool to help South Africans understand "where they fit into the bigger picture".

R5 more for a bottle of wine? How the 2018 budget affects you

2018-02-22 09:47

Don't panic! Susan Erasmus breaks down all you need to know about the first budget of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency.

What to do if you find out your colleague earns more than you

2017-11-22 12:44

It nearly killed Molly on the tv series Insecure when she mistakenly found out that her colleague earns more… way more… than her. Believe it or not, this happens in real life too, especially when there’s discrimination in terms of race or gender, you can find yourself at the bottom of the pay hierarchy, but producing exactly the same amount, if not more, work.

How to figure out if you’re being underpaid

2017-09-10 21:16

Ends not meeting and bank account looking less than lush? Maybe it’s not you, but your lacklustre salary.

How to make your salary boost your savings

2017-07-10 05:30

If you're an employee, consider restructuring your salary package to eliminate deductions for benefits you don't really need.

Should performance be linked to pay?

2017-06-07 10:21

For decades, companies have given bonuses and raises based on employee performance. But is this truly the most effective way of ensuring each employee gives their best?

Dissent amid bonuses

2017-03-12 06:22

Tiger Brands’ chairperson maintains huge payouts are necessary to attract and retain top talent.

Microsoft CEO receives $18m in 2016 pay

2016-10-04 10:02

Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella’s reported compensation fell 3.3% to $17.7m in the software maker’s latest fiscal year ended June 30.

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