Finding the balance between work and home
Embrace your femininity, understand the power of leadership and find a healthy work-life balance. Atisha Gopichund is a wife, mother and business woman working in the construction sector, and this is her philosophy. After graduating from Tshwane University of Technology, Atisha started her career as a civil engineer where... Read more
New degree to professionalise paralegal sector
In a bid to professionalise the paralegal sector and contribute to the transformation of the legal profession as well as higher education curricula, CPUT will from 2018 be offering the new Bachelor of Paralegal Studies degree. The degree, being the first of its kind in the country, is designed... Read more
Show me the money
Job seekers world over cringe when it comes time to talk about money.  It is an important topic so try to avoid these pitfalls when asked to disclose your income or income expectations. Obviously by disclosing this information, you, as a job seeker,may limit your power to negotiate a... Read more
SETAs offer 100,000 study opportunities each year
Each year, the country’s sector education and training authorities (SETAs), offered thousands of study opportunities to young South Africans. In 2017, the list was made up of 34,469 learnerships, 17,824 bursaries, 5,819 internships, 26,193 skills programmes, 9,486 work-integrated learning and 7,030 apprenticeships. Learnerships, which made up the lion’s share... Read more
Apply Now Campaign moves to Mpumalanga
Learners in Piet Retief in Mpumalanga  get career guidance on what to study and how to apply for admission to post-school institutions. Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana will roll out the 2017 Apply Now/Khetha Career Guidance Campaign by visiting three schools in the Mkhondo Local Municipality,... Read more
NSF’s R175m boost for skills in transport industry
The NSF’s R175 million financing is providing a significant boost to the number of people gaining skills in transport-related industries. The Transnet School of Engineering, which trains and develops artisans through 18 campuses and trade test centres in 14 transport and rail specific trades, has been training apprentices for... Read more
Applications for 2018 financial aid open
Applications for financial aid for all learners, who wish to enter the post-school system and students, who do not have financial assistance to continue their studies in 2018 academic year, has officially opened. National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Acting Executive Officer Lerato Nage made the announcement during a... Read more
Lawyers make bank
According to Job Mail lawyers are the top earners in South Africa, and can earn up to R655,000 per annum. Payscale expands that experienced lawyers can earn up to R729,087 annually, the highest paying skills associated with this job being commercial, contract negotiation, complex litigation case management, legal compliance, and... Read more
Eskom needs artisans
One of the biggest risks facing power utilities like Eskom is the loss of skills and knowledge required to sustain the business. With ageing and increasingly mobile workforces and inadequate knowledge and skills transfer to young people being a challenge globally, the Eskom Academy of Learning was created to... Read more
Highest unemployment rate since 2003
The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey by StatsSA are in, and the results are not good. In the first quarter of 2017, the unemployment rate was driven up to 27,7%, the highest unemployment rate since September 2003. It was reported that there was a growth in employment... Read more