#RecruitmentFocus: The local youth employment engine that can
#RecruitmentFocus: The local youth employment engine that can

Since 2011, Lulaway, the brainchild of Jake Willis and Errol Freeman, has placed 30,000 young South Africans in jobs...

By Sindy Peters 14 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: The real reason 9/10 Africans are unqualified for jobs they apply for
#RecruitmentFocus: The real reason 9/10 Africans are unqualified for jobs they apply for

Research shows that almost 90% of African applicants that apply for a job position are objectively not a match to the role advertised. This is caused less by a shortage of jobs, but a fundamental misunderstanding...

14 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Jobs and skills in the fourth industrial revolution

As the digital age transforms the way in which people live, it will also have an impact on the economy and on jobs. New trades with new skills will be created and some jobs that are currently being done by humans will be replaced by automated systems...

By Amukelani Chauke 7 hours ago

#RecruitmentFocus: Open source skills in high demand

The unemployment rate in South Africa rose to 27.5% in the third quarter of 2018, while the demand for skills remains high - leaving an industry conundrum that is yet to be solved...

13 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Applying for government jobs made easier online

Job seekers will soon be able to apply for government jobs through the e-Recruitment system that was launched by Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo...

12 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO

Founded in 2015, high-volume recruitment tech startup Giraffe has since attracted over 500,000 South African jobseekers to its platform...

By Sindy Peters 12 Dec 2018

2018 ASAQS Salary Survey Report released

The ASAQS has released its 2018 Salary Survey Report with over 100 quantity surveying practices, some of which operate in more than one province, having participated in this year's survey...

10 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in Africa

International model, philanthropist and advocate for women and children empowerment Noella Coursaris Musunka was recently in SA to accept an award in recognition of her humanitarian work in Africa...

By Sindy Peters 10 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: What deductions can be made from an employee's salary when they resign?

The end of the year often brings resignations as employees look to a fresh start in the new year. While employers may think they can dig out whatever they want from an employee's salary or final payment, the reality is there are only certain instances where they can deduct monies...

7 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: HR depts among least digitally advanced - AESC Global Study

The worldwide Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants' new report, Leading Transformation: Shaping the C-Suite for Business 4.0 Innovation, has revealed that departmental silos within organisations continue to create major barriers to enterprise-wide digital transformation...

6 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Populating your organisation in the face of rapidly advancing technology

Society is currently experiencing the beginnings of a revolution that will fundamentally change the way we in South Africa live, work and relate to one another...

By Aadil Patel 6 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Why vocational training could be the start to a great career

This year's matriculants should take a serious look at vocational careers, says education expert Elbie Liebenberg, principal of Oxbridge Academy...

5 Dec 2018

R&D is the pipeline for science jobs in Africa

There's a critical need to invest in a research & development (R&D) industry that could create a pipeline of jobs for science graduates in Africa...

5 Dec 2018

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