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Public Protector to smoke out unlawful recruitment

Share a small victory! I'm an activist fighting unscrupulous recruiters asking for payslips. Ethical businesses and the general public can  celebrate a public protector showing intellectual grit. South Africa can expect the Public Protector to thoroughly investigate unfair recruitment practices contravening the Constitution and Competition Act.  Are you concerned about losing your talent investment to a…
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REPORT firms asking for payslips during recruitment

The public is encouraged to report companies who demand payslips, or request other information pertaining to a rival firm's pay, during recruitment.  Firms who undermine a fair competition for talent in South Africa must be reported to the Competition Commission using the CC1-Complaint form available here. Protecting Fair Competition for Talent Remuneration and benefits information…
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Are unfair job interviews why more than half South Africans earn R4 200 p/mth?

Interviewers are biased towards the company they recruit for, they want 'bang for buck.' Exploitative companies search for the most talented individuals willing to accept low rates. The working poor and income inequality are rising. Although job applicants are exploited regardless of colour, age or qualification, woman and black people remain worse off. INTERVIEW POLITICS…
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Youth, Vulnerability and their Power Vote

Half South Africa's population is under 26 Youth can change political will and shift interests in their favour.  South Africans are no strangers to rising unemployment and bad pay challenges. If youth fail to use their political voice they will continue having inadequate protections within the system. Youth Grievances - Where do they go? Mostly…
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No Study No Job? Nothing?! find something

You don't need to give up on yourself! Even if you have little or no budget for internet, transport and appearance, there's still stuff you can do to improve your ability to find employment. Take a breathe and don't feel desperate.  Turn the pressure to quickly do something about the situation into positive energy. EVEN…
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