Five qualities employers look for in job candidates

By Press Release 3 June 2016

A good degree or professional certification can help secure an interview for your dream job, but once you're sitting in front of the recruiter or potential employer, you'll need to show what you can offer in addition to your qualifications.... FULL STORY >


10 LinkedIn tips to get you hired

By Staff Writer 29 April 2016

With a number of recruiters using LinkedIn profiles to decide if they're interested in you, Sage Talent Solutions' Heidi Duvenage offers 10 tips to improve your chances of getting hired. FULL STORY >


Samsung unveils solution to combat unemployment in SA

By Staff Writer 8 March 2016

Partnering with an online startup to create an engagement platform for entrepreneurs. FULL STORY >


Absa launches ReadytoWork in South Africa

By Staff Writer 3 December 2015

Absa today announced the launch in South Africa of ‘ReadytoWork,’ an employability initiative that aims to train and equip young people for the world of work. FULL STORY >


Samsung launches “Mixed Talents” campaign in bid to come up with creative way to help reduce youth unemployment

By Staff Writer 8 October 2015

Samsung Electronics South Africa has launched its “Mixed Talents" campaign today, which aims to find a solution to one of the country’s most pressing social problems –... FULL STORY >


Evaluating the success of the Employment Tax Incentive

By Staff Writer 14 September 2015

Now that we’re just over halfway through the current legal life of the Employment Tax Incentive (ETI), it is opportune to consider whether the legislation has met its goal of creating new jobs for young people. FULL STORY >


Game Development: The next step in creating employment?

By Staff Writer 8 September 2015

While the unemployment rate in South Africa in the first quarter of 2015 was at its highest level since 2003, employment in the SA game development industry has increased by 5%, which shows great potential when a number of other industries... FULL STORY >


What is an employment contract and how does it protect your rights?

By Staff Writer 20 August 2015

When a company hires you, it should give you a fair and understandable employment contract that sets out the terms and conditions of your employment. FULL STORY >


Microsoft announces expansion of BizPark initiative

By Ryan Noik 3 September 2013

Microsoft South Africa today announced that, in partnership with the government’s Jobs Fund, it will be “dramatically expanding” its BizPark programme, with the aim of fostering 600 technology start-ups in the next three years. FULL STORY >


Microsoft partners with Jobs Fund to boost employment

By Ryan Noik 7 June 2013

Microsoft South Africa, together with government's Jobs Fund, has announced that it will train more than 3 000 unemployed graduates with the aim of enabling them to obtain permanent employment. FULL STORY >

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