MEC for finance at KZN Nomusa Dube-Ncube KwaZulu-Natal has a high unemployment rate among its young people, at almost 60%. The Ministry of Education received the lion’s share of the provincial budget. The health department received the second-largest slice of the budget pie. KwaZulu-Natal Finance MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube is optimisticRead More →

Over the past two years, we have experienced a long-term transition to hybrid and remote working, rapidly accelerating digital transformation in the workplace. However, the structure of remote work and rapid technological advancements have created a challenge for organizations and CIOs, especially when it comes to creating training and developmentRead More →

Experts predict a labor shortage will hamper economic growth this year. Employment in Finland continues to grow, with fixed-term contracts becoming increasingly popular. Image: Tiina Jutila/Yle Finland’s employment rate has continued to grow this year, according to data from Statistics Finland. But experts say the country has yet to solveRead More →

Employment in Canada fell by 200,000 and the unemployment rate rose 0.5 percentage points to 6.5% in January, according to Statistics Canada. With the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 and stricter public health measures implemented, capacity limits or closures have been reintroduced to retail stores and high-touch settingsRead More →

OTTAWA – Statistics Canada says the economy created 157,000 jobs in September, returning employment to pre-pandemic levels for the first time. The unemployment rate fell to 6.9% from 7.1% in August. According to Statistics Canada, the unemployment rate would have been 8.9% in September, down from 9.1% in August, ifRead More →

The September employment report was released on Friday and, as it did, in August, well below expectations and offered other evidence suggesting that the US economic recovery is slowing. Overall fair 194,000 new pays were added in September according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, the labor force,Read More →

OTTAWA – The Canadian economy reached a milestone last month as employment returned to pre-pandemic levels for the first time, recouping the remainder of the three million jobs lost more than a year with a gain of 157,000 jobs in September. September’s earnings were prevalent and concentrated in full-time work,Read More →

In Luxembourg, prejudices against the unemployed are unfortunately very strong and these stereotypes are “very dangerous”, according to Isabelle Schlesser, director of the National Employment Agency (Adem). In an interview on RTL Radio on Tuesday morning, Schlesser confirmed that “sometimes” employers wonder why a candidate is unemployed and, for thatRead More →

Figures provided by both Statistics Finland and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment show a marked improvement in the employment situation in Finland. Image: Tiina Juutila / Yle The employment rate trend in Finland reached 72.7% in July, the highest level since February 2020, just before the coronavirus pandemicRead More →

by Richard Williams | July 28, 2021 Businesses in Tunbridge Wells are posting record numbers of job openings, a local recruitment agency has said, following the easing of Covid restrictions. TN Recruits, which finds jobs for job seekers in and around Tunbridge Wells, says it is experiencing its most activeRead More →

Workforce development has become an increasingly important topic for the agricultural equipment industry in recent years. While much attention has been paid to the challenge of finding and retaining qualified service technicians, the problem of workforce development is much larger than that. Training employees for future senior and mid-level leadershipRead More →

68% worrying employment rate, according to the deputy SDLP. The MP for Foyle said young adults in the city in particular were severely affected by what she described as a growing unemployment crisis. According to the latest labor market statistics, the employment rate (the percentage of working-age adults with aRead More →

SINGAPORE – Adecco Personnel was selected as the first employment agency to be a placement partner of SGUnited Jobs and Skills to provide job seekers with professional placement services. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) announced the appointment in a statement on Monday March 22. Having placementRead More →

SINGAPORE: The employment agency Adecco Personnel has been appointed to help local job seekers obtain opportunities under the SGUnited employment and skills package, the Ministry of Manpower said. Work (MOM) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) Monday March 22. Adecco is SGUnited Jobs and Skills’s first such placement partner, and the appointmentRead More →

Employee development will suffer due to the prolonged shift from working from home caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but most companies agree remote working is here to stay, according to one Global CoreNet investigation. A survey of nearly 300 CoreNet members – employees whose workplaces ranged from real estate companiesRead More →

BREMERTON, Washington – Captain Dianna Wolfson, Commander of the Puget Sound Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, officially opened the Command Career Center in a groundbreaking ceremony on February 26 at the location of the center next to Building 427 M-14415 trailer at the shipyard. “It doesn’t really come close toRead More →

At one time, workers could expect a lot from their employers. A company can provide a pension and good health care, and it is concerned with the development and learning of its employees. The worker-employer relationship was a long-term commitment that could last for decades. Now that has changed. “Before,Read More →

SINGAPORE – The employment rate of Singaporean citizens has increased over the past decade, as has the share of Professionals, Managers, Managers and Technicians (PMETs) among working Singaporeans. Their median real income has also grown faster relative to the total resident workforce – which includes permanent residents – while citizenRead More →

squeeze /Pixabay Do you plan to implement a formalized employee development program? It is an investment that is likely to pay off. Organizations with a career development program in place benefit from up to 250% more productivity. And the benefits don’t stop there. Reduced turnoverhigher employee contract levels, increased innovationRead More →

With every half-full glass comes a half-empty glass. The good news is that we are out of the Great Recession and the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that our unemployment rate is 5.3%. Naturally, workers are more confident about the job prospects. Here’s the half-empty news: With thisRead More →