Tag: employment

Kenya’s tourism earnings up 3.9%

The East African nation, which relies on tourism as a major source of foreign exchange and jobs, had 2.05 million tourists last year, an increase of 1%.

These 5 high-paying, growing jobs didn’t exist a decade ago—but they’ll be booming through the 2020s

The 2010s kicked off a decade of uncertainty within the job market. Many sectors were still dealing with the aftermath of the Great Recession, the national unemployment rate sat at 9.7%, the class of 2010 graduated into the worst job market in a generation, and by the summer of 2010, more than a million job seekers quit looking for employment. However, now at the close of the decade, the job market has markedly improved for most workers. That’s especially true for those in the technology space.

LinkedIn calls these 3 of the most sought-after tech skills

The average skill now lasts just six years, which means that workers should be well-equipped with the skills to adapt to the changing work environment.

South African subsidiary of carmaker Ford plans to add 1,200 jobs

The South African unit of Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would hire an additional 1,200 staff at one of its local assembly plants.

Suzy Welch: 2 words you should never say in a job interview

Not every job you hold will be your dream job, but according to bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch, treating any job as a simple means to an end is a mistake.

Forget the 5-day work week—just 4 days results in ‘a healthier, more loyal, more engaged staff’

If you want a more productive employee, give them a paid day off from work every week. That’s the philosophy of Andrew Barnes, founder of the New Zealand company Perpetual Garden.

South Africa’s unemployment rate rises to 27,5% in Q3

Press Release provided by Stats SA. The South African working-age population increased by 153 000 or 0,4% in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the second quarter of 2018. The number of...

What South Africa needs to do to create jobs

South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world.