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Top Talent: People living with disabilities

Find a list of our Top candidates living with disabilities here. Contact Tara on tara@edgenabled.co.za We will be happy to arrange an exploratory discussion with you EDGE further just celebrated our 8th Birthday in providing exceptional partnerships translating into meaningful value. Some of our other value added services include: Talent Mapping Headhunting Executive search and […]

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Employment Equity – Minister threatening with the big stick

Latest statistics on Employment Equity that was released on 27 August 2019 only showed marginal movement to diversity over the last 20 years.   The Commission for Employment Equity (CEE) report for 2018 still reflects a picture where top, senior and professionals are still dominated by white men in the workplace. White men represented just […]

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I have employed a foreign national without a work permit. WHAT NOW?

In terms of the Immigration Act of South Africa, no person is allowed to knowingly employ an illegal foreigner. Foreigners require valid work visas to work in South Africa and often these visas are linked to a specific employer and are not transferable. Section 49(3) of the Immigration Act makes provision for a fine or […]

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The Department of Labour is coming for an inspection, What now?

Don’t panic, be prepared and you should pass with flying colours. Labour inspectors are appointed by the department of labour and can visit your premises at any time to ensure compliance with relevant labour legislation. These visits normally last a couple of hours, depending on the size of the organisation. During the inspection, a labour […]

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Lying on your CV – Now you can go to jail

The day has finally arrived.The new National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act, 2019, was recently signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Under the Amendments Act, job seekers lying on their CV could get a hefty fine or up to five years in jail or both. As  professionals in the recruitment industry, we are often faced […]

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Unemployment. Have we reached the point of no return?

The current unemployment rate has reached a staggering 29% putting South Africa at the forefront of a national crises. These recently published results are at a 16 year high with 6.7 million unemployed people in this country and more than 70% of unemployed people being in the job market for a year or longer. Approximately 150 thousand graduates […]

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The Benefits of Vacation work

Statistic South Africa reported that in the first quarter of 2019 youth unemployment accounts for 63.4% of the total unemployed persons. Given the current state of unemployment in South Africa, graduates should be encouraged to apply for vacation work at various corporate companies. Any experience, regardless of the duration, would be advantageous.   When I […]

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How to stay relevant in an Increasingly Automated World

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is well and truly underway and technology, particularly Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation and Machine Learning, are advancing at speed. Their presence is being felt across industries and the threat of job losses remains ever-present. The decision of Standard Bank to close more than one hundred branches nationally is a […]

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MyWorkMyLife LATEST PODCAST: Help the Taxman is coming!

Leaving South Africa either permanently or on contract? Confused about the term Financial Emigration? These are the questions you should be asking yourself and your financial advisor! Listen to our latest Podcast: Debbie Colhoun Director of Filotimo Resourcing, part of the Edge Group of Companies, chats to Johannes Landman a Director and Shareholder at Omega […]

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The Age-old Youth Conundrum: Getting a job without experience

The release of the recent unemployment statistics painted a bleak picture for millions of South Africans, most notably youth where unemployment is recorded at a staggering 69%. More alarming is that a significant portion of these young people have “done everything right” including achieving tertiary qualification. Attention was focused on the challenge young people experience […]

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