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10 tips to keeping your CV out of the trash
10 tips to keeping your CV out of the trash

Your CV is your professional fashion statement. It is the first chance you have of selling yourself to recruiters. So, if you want to avoid getting a regret letter, keep reading...

By Candice Eaton-Gaul 15 Mar 2019

KZN giving youth the skills they need for 4IR
KZN giving youth the skills they need for 4IR

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government is on a path to produce graduates who will help to ensure that the province adapts to the advent of the fourth industrial revolution...

4 Mar 2019

No experience for entry-level jobs is a game changer
No experience for entry-level jobs is a game changer

From 1 April, job experience will no longer be a pre-requisite for those applying for entry-level jobs in the public service...

28 Feb 2019

Engineering internship opens for entry soon
Engineering internship opens for entry soon

Entry for enterprise asset management engineering company, Pragma's student training programme will open for entry on 1 March 2019...

21 Feb 2019

Modern-day mentorships and how to navigate them
Modern-day mentorships and how to navigate them

It is no secret that securing the right mentorship can benefit the next generation by passing on the wisdom of seasoned workers, despite the changes that are constantly taking place thanks to digitalisation...

21 Feb 2019

Beware of jobs scam
Beware of jobs scam

The Department of Correctional Services has warned members of the public of a jobs scam doing the rounds on social media and other channels where members of the public are invited to apply for employment and learnership opportunities...

4 Feb 2019

4 initiatives providing ICT skills training to SA youth
4 initiatives providing ICT skills training to SA youth

An estimated R4-trillion could be added to the African economy by 2026 through the adoption of digitalisation in industrial sectors, a recent report commissioned by Siemens revealed...

1 Feb 2019

An open letter to guide potential PR recruits in finding a job
An open letter to guide potential PR recruits in finding a job

The job market is an extremely difficult one and as we see more and more applicants come through the door there are a number of things that seem to be hindering the appointment of these applicants, especially in the PR industry...

By Jennifer Stein 31 Jan 2019

Developing the skills for Africa's energy boom
Developing the skills for Africa's energy boom

According to The World Bank Energy project portfolio, there are currently 48 projects lined up for Africa, totalling $3bn, which will create jobs and an associated need to develop skills to match these positions...

30 Jan 2019

Partnership creates employment opportunities for unemployed youth
Partnership creates employment opportunities for unemployed youth

The Digital Skills Partnership is a strategic collaboration between key stakeholders in the digital industry committed to transforming the sector by redesigning the traditionally onerous employment pathways into jobs for unemployed youth...

18 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: New report explores connection between economic activity, unemployment in SA
#RecruitmentFocus: New report explores connection between economic activity, unemployment in SA

The CDE has released its new report, Making South Africa more labour intensive, summarising the proceedings of a workshop of experts on the labour market...

17 Jan 2019

Saps recruitment closes on Friday, youth urged to apply
Saps recruitment closes on Friday, youth urged to apply

The chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Francois Beukman, has urged matriculants keen on careers in law enforcement to apply at their nearest police station before the Friday, 18 January deadline this week...

15 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: New recruits, do know who you are dealing with?
#RecruitmentFocus: New recruits, do know who you are dealing with?

As the local job market continues to face a rather bleak outlook, Afiswitch MD, Pine Pienaar, calls for both job seekers and employers to ensure they know who they are dealing with...

14 Jan 2019

Public Works warns of internship scam
Public Works warns of internship scam

The Department of Public Works has warned the public of a recent fraudulent scam about a 2019 internship programme...

7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Five reasons to be optimistic about youth unemployment in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Five reasons to be optimistic about youth unemployment in 2019

Working in the youth employment sector, we have seen first-hand the struggles that youth face in trying to attain employment. The economic downturn and political uncertainty that has plagued 2018 has left many young people feeling sceptical and discouraged about finding employment...

By Jake Willis 7 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Say "no" to temporary contracts with retrenchment clauses
#RecruitmentFocus: Say "no" to temporary contracts with retrenchment clauses

Labour brokers are finding ways to sidestep the recent amendment to South Africa's labour law and judgement by the Constitutional Court that compels companies to provide permanent contracts to temporary employees after a three-month period...

31 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: 5 tips for landing your first job
#RecruitmentFocus: 5 tips for landing your first job

With South Africa in the grips of graduation fever, and the soon-to-be capped proudly displaying their achievement on social media, the reality of the challenges associated with one's first job search will soon set in for many...

19 Dec 2018

Win big boost to further your career
Win big boost to further your career

What do you need to help you get ahead in your career? Leading local job portal Careers24 is inviting South Africans to tell them, and stand a chance of winning a big boost in their #FashionYourCareer project...

Issued by Careers24 19 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment
#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Open source skills in high demand
#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: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO
#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 Universities Business Challenge winners
2018 Universities Business Challenge winners

The 2018 winners of the Universities Business Challenge were announced at the GE Innovation Centre in Johannesburg on 6 December 2018...

7 Dec 2018

Boost for digital skills training
Boost for digital skills training

The National Assembly has passed the iKamva National e-Skills Institute (iNeSI) Bill...

By Mish Molakeng 6 Dec 2018

Environmental internships up for grabs
Environmental internships up for grabs

The Department of Environmental Affairs is inviting young South African graduates aged between 18 and 35 years, who have a keen interest in environmental careers, to apply for a two-year internship programme that will run between 2019 and 2021...

6 Dec 2018

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