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Where are Job Adverts without Compensation Banned?

The question to Truworths 'Why don't you disclose pay information in job adverts that target vulnerable youth?' started a protest journey against anti-poor and anti-trust corporate behavior that learns from successful international precedents. People Said 'You're Wasting Your Time' 'It's not illegal' and 'Please do this' SOUTH AFRICA MUST BAN ADVERTS THAT WITHHOLD COMPENSATION INFORMATION…
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List of Funders for Youth Entrepreneurship

Youth disillusioned by job hunting or unsuccessful at finding further education and training should consider their other alternatives. Find Your Freedom The Youth Entrepreneurship Programme In 2000 government announced the establishment of the Umsobomvu Youth Fund, out of the proceeds of the demutualisation of Old Mutual and Sanlam.  The fund started operating in 2001, with…
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Fantastic Bursaries for 2018 from Richards Bay Minerals

Chemical Engineering /Metallurgy, Civil / Electrical / Mechanical /Mining, Geology, Chemist, Medicine, Nursing Science, Occupational Hygiene, Teaching, Architecture, Town Planning, Land Surveying, Instrumentation / Electronics technologist Apply for a Bursary At Rio Tinto you can explore and develop your personal and professional potential within one of the most dynamic and diverse companies in the world.…
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List of SA Unions Websites

Unions offer great support and networking opportunities for young labour market entrants. Shop stewards can alert you to potential job opportunities at the companies they work at. Registered learners, apprentices and interns should join unions in order to ensure adequate support during their contracts.  Unions have a responsibility towards you that they have long neglected.…
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Find Jobs Online in Trending Industries

Understand trends so you know how to exert power during recruitment negotiations. In sectors of high unemployment, job seeker financial needs will be sacrificed for business profitability and sustainability. Find Jobs in Trending Industries If you look for jobs in industries that show least growth - you will be more open to an aggressive recruitment…
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Why people work for less pay or below market rate

There is a recruitment belief that there is always someone better and cheaper out there. This pressures applicants to reduce their rate and have their perceptions of 'worth' shaped by a biased interviewer. Ask Why Asking why companies withhold salary ranges from recruitment adverts has quite rightly, resulted in a ripped can of worms. Unfortunately…
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Truworths Job Ads Against Public Interest?

Many recruitment adverts target unemployed youth and new market entrants (first-time job seekers). These adverts often fail to disclose pay, we must ask why companies need this negotiation advantage over these young inexperienced applicants. “Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths.” ― Criss Jami…
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Pay in Job Ads Now! Wreck It Wednesday

Being unemployed in today's economic climate places applicants at a disadvantage and limits their negotiating power. Companies exploit this further by making it difficult for applicants to find payment information. Recruiters purposefully withhold salary information till the interview in order to use you to prove that they conducted a range of valid interviews and claim…
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What the public feels about non-disclosure of salaries in adverts

Job adverts that withhold salary or stipend details in an advert do so on purpose and have a hidden agenda. The intention is to attract you to an interview without committing to an amount beforehand. They do this to test what the lowest rate would be for the most willing, strongest candidates. Think about it.…
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No Salary Advertised? That’s unfair labour practice. On your feet SA!

When unemployment is high, employers and recruiters daringly wield unlimited power during the recruitment process. By omitting pay information they place applicants at a disadvantage during the wage negotiation. Sins of the Secret Salary There are many job adverts specifically targeting inexperienced youth and other vulnerable job seekers.  Sadly, these applicants don't realise the real…
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How to get a Learner stipend

  Here are four brilliant questions about stipends and their answers. 1. What do you need to study to get a stipend? That's a killer question requiring quite a few details: Apprenticeships and Learnerships These are occupational training programmes that combine work and learning. Apprenticeships Although the DHET (Department of Higher Education) is trying to…
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N1 to N6 Certificate Delays on Repeat?

The problems that led to N-diploma Learners having their certificates delayed in 2016 are likely to reappear for current candidates until DHET includes all stakeholders in the discussions ranging from industry to beneficiaries. What are N - Certificates? Think of them as the occupational training alternative that combines grades 10 - 12 with a post…
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