The newly launched Maverick Awards is aimed at rewarding entrepreneurial excellence in the under-35s in South Africa. Winners are in line for prizes in business growth, support and development opportunities valued at R1 million.
11 Mar 2014 10:38
Local car manufacturers are preparing contingency plans to avoid further production losses in the event of a midyear strike at components suppliers.
By David Furlonger 11 Mar 2014 10:02
The impact of weak economic growth is being increasingly felt as thousands of jobs disappear and employment prospects dissipate.
By 11 Mar 2014 11:10
Workers and organised labour representatives in Saldanha Bay have asked Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant to look into a number of issues.
11 Mar 2014 09:48
This week we help a jobseeker improve his jobseeking abilities with advice on the application process, job portals to look at, and the interview stage.
By Juliette Attwell 10 Mar 2014 09:49
The government's recent election manifesto promise to create six million new jobs over the next five years should have all of us very excited. Why then, do I feel like punching someone in the face?
By Anton Ressel 10 Mar 2014 09:09
The complexities and challenges that punctuate any cross-generational relationship are not new. Whether in the workplace or home, communicating, relating to and respecting one another despite vast age differences requires life skills such as patience, compromise, communication, trust and commitment.
10 Mar 2014 09:57
Following an exhilarating 2013, the Student Expo is the only exhibition aimed at students, school-leavers as well as graduates and even parents, offering potential students and decision-makers a 360-degree view of student life.
Issued by Student Expo 10 Mar 2014 12:48
A lot of businesses find themselves bewildered when they are suddenly hit with unexpected challenges. Chief amongst these is losing an employee, particularly young workers, who tend to hop from one job to the other.
By Abram Molelemane 10 Mar 2014 09:29
Latest research by Regus, the flexible workspace provider, confirms that mindsets are rapidly changing as 83% of South African firms believe companies that will not employ women returning from maternity leave are missing out.
10 Mar 2014 06:46
Talent retention is a critical concern for local organisations across the economy and companies need to develop human capital plans as rigorously as they develop business and strategic plans.
10 Mar 2014 07:48
It works because it makes people trust you. It gives them the permission to do the same. It's safer to say that you don't know, than to pretend that you do. But it's hard because there's shame attached to it - it's a departure from the old model.
By Rowan Belchers 10 Mar 2014 11:15
As more women rise to senior levels within their organisations, a growing number are in charge of what their companies buy from other companies.
7 Mar 2014 15:42
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will hold talks with food processing companies to share views on how the agro-processing sector can be expanded to stimulate job creation.
7 Mar 2014 06:23
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says progress has been made in the last nine months since the signing of the Youth Employment Accord.
6 Mar 2014 06:14
The contentious Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was eventually passed by the National Assembly on Wednesday, 5 March, but only after a delay as too few MPs were in the house to constitute a quorum.
By Linda Ensor 6 Mar 2014 10:04
South Africa's labour force can expect an improvement in the payment of benefits when the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill is signed into law.
6 Mar 2014 06:48
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Public Administration Management Bill, which seeks to stop public servants from doing business with the State.
6 Mar 2014 07:10
The proliferation of online boards have made it much easier to look for (and apply to) job opportunities across the country, but ensuring that your application gets noticed is a fine art.
By Angelique Robbertse 6 Mar 2014 10:22
Energy Minister Ben Martins has held talks with Tan Rongyaoto, vice administrator of China's National Energy Commission, to seek ways for China to participate in South Africa's civil nuclear energy projects.
6 Mar 2014 06:30
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