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The Payslip Price Tag Legal Challenge

Ordinary South Africans face diminishing protections and enjoy fewer economic rights than those with financial privilege. Prejudiced recruitment practices strip workers of their right to fair treatment creating a culture of sustained oppression and inequality. What does that mean? It means those of us who look for work, pay rent, can't afford medical aid, insurance…
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Job Applicants can Sue Recruiters – Infographic

Under South African law, it is illegal to price-fix wages.  Requests for payslips are illegal. The public is warned to report this practice and take legal action. This infograph lists recruitment behavior that can have legal consequences. DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR PAYSLIP TO RECRUITERS. REPORT THEM. Behaviours to look out for are listed in this…
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The State of Recruitment in South Africa

Do unregulated recruitment practices result in discrimination?  Check out the infographic explaining how recruitment practices in South Africa deny applicants their right to fair labour process. The good people of South Africa must question the legitimacy of recruitment practices that are falling foul of the Constitution, creating an exploitative contractual environment for applicants. Here's How…
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Learnership Regulations for Sick Leave and Workplace Injury

How many days are Learners entitled to for illness or injury? Learners are Registered Employees Clauses 21, 22 and 23 of Sectoral Determination 5 : Learnerships As employees, learners are entitled to paid sick leave and compensation if injured on duty. SICK LEAVE A learner is entitled to one day’s paid sick leave for every…
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APPLY FOR UNADVERTISED JOBS

The Job Hunt Plan with Fire Power. A proactive job hunter sniffs out opportunities early and traps them. No need to wait till you spot your favourite company advertising somewhere! The Job Hunt Plan with Fire Power Apply for a job that hasn't been advertised, it improves your chances of getting it. If it hasn't…
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Electrician Training and Employment

Electricians are in demand and listed as scarce. This means you stand a good chance of finding jobs or starting your OWN business. Becoming an Electrician According to the Department of Higher Education and Training, the demand for electricians requires it be labelled a scarce skill. If you have a scarce skill, consider becoming an…
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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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What Are Soft and Hard Skills? What Skills do Employers Look For?

It's important to know the skills that are most important for companies that are hiring. This information will assist you to be better prepared for the application and interview process. Looking for a Job or Making a Career Change? There are three essential skill sets that applicants should demonstrate when applying for jobs: Transferable, Soft and Hard Skills Transferable Skills These…
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The Job Application Process is a Competition

When you apply, make them remember you for good reasons. Firstly, a detail often overlooked if you're desperate, when you respond to a recruitment advert make sure you have checked the closing date or you're wasting your time. Most recruiters receiving your applications are the types who won't even open your email or read your fax…
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