D-Day for SA sovereign credit rating

Mar 23 2018 05:45 Jan Cronje Cape Town – By midnight on Friday South Africans should know whether Moody’s has downgraded SA’s sovereign credit rating to junk, or kept the country …

The Best (and Worst) Places for Women to Get Top Jobs in SA

Grant Thornton’s Women in Business research for 2013 has ranked the country’s provinces and career paths in terms of which are most and least likely to take South African women …

Jobs Recession Looms, Trade Unions in Crisis

South Africa’s employment fell by an annualised rate of 0.2% in April 2013 according to the latest Adcorp Employment Index. The economy shed 3 220 jobs in April 2013, with …

South Africa’s youth anguish over jobs, money

Zinhle Mapumulo | CITY PRESS Johannesburg – The nation’s twenty- and thirty something-year-olds are stressed because they don’t have enough money, their intimate relationships don’t work out, and job security …

Over Supplied and Under Skilled Workforce in South Africa

The typical environment that many corporates encounter when recruiting in large volumes is that there is an oversupply of unskilled labour lacking in the most basic of skills. Sifting through …

SPTC, MTN spat may cost Swazi’s their jobs

Mantoe Phakathi | Business Report About 250 workers might lose their jobs at Swaziland Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (SPTC) following a ruling by the International Court of Arbitration (ICA) in …

Foundation Helps Solve Employment Crisis

South Africa urgently requires a multi-pronged strategy to raise employment and support inclusion and social cohesion, especially considering that nearly half of its youth are unemployed. This is according to …

Internet can create jobs

UNEMPLOYED people should be able to access information if South Africa is serious about eradicating unemployment. TALI MUNZHEDZI, JOHANNESBURG | SOWETAN LIVE The Internet should be accessible to all. We …

South African Jobless Rate Falls to 24.9% in Second Quarter

By Andres Martinez and Mike Cohen on July 31, 2012 South Africa’s unemployment rate, the highest of more than 60 nations tracked by Bloomberg, fell to 24.9 percent in the …

Recruitment Portal Grows Its Portfolio

Saongroup.com owned PNet.co.za, South Africa’s number one online recruitment service provider, has acquired Jobs.co.za. Saongroup.com is one of the fastest growing online recruitment companies in the world and this strategic …

South Africa Compares Favourably to Global Situation

South Africa compares favourably to the rest of the world with 28% of senior management positions held by women, but more innovation is needed to make significant progress in this …

Take the Pain Out Of Breaking Into New Markets

As part of its ongoing growth plan, a major international company decided to focus on its database last year, looking at leveraging its information and breaking into new markets. However, …

Successfully Navigating the Economic Landscape in 2012

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan’s 2012/13 budget speech, was met with both praise and criticism. What does it mean for small and medium sized businesses in Gauteng‘ Nedbank’s economists and …