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New minimum wage effective 1 March 2020

The Department of Employment and Labour and the minister of labour, Thulas Nxesi, has gazetted South Africa’s new general National Minimum Wage which will increase from R20 per hour to R20,76 as from 1 March 2020. This represents a 3,8% increase off the back of CPI figures. The unions argued that the level of R20 […]

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Finally graduated, what next?

In 2019, I become a graduate and I had heard stories about how life is after graduation. I had no idea, but I was hopeful and confident that I’d get employment. University students need to understand the importance of getting themselves ready to be employed, some get lucky to be appointed as permanent employees and […]

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Advice to graduates who are actively seeking a job

According to Statistics South Africa (2019) the burden of unemployment is highly focused on the youth (aged 15 – 34 years). In the first quarter of 2019, almost 4 in every 10 young people in the labour force did not have a job. Let’s be honest searching for a job is a full-time job.   […]

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Season’s Greetings and Happy 2020

From the Management and all Staff at Edge Group of Companies: “Celebrate the tradition of giving, the beauty of the season and a New Year of peace and happiness.” We wish you Happy Holidays, Seasons Greetings and a Happy New year! Note: Our offices will close from the 20th of December 2019 and reopen on […]

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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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The latest average salary in South Africa

StatsSA has published the latest Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) for Q4 2018, showing what workers are getting paid across the various sectors in the country. The average worker gets paid R21,190 per month (down slightly from R21,192 recorded in August 2018), up from R20,193 in the same period in 2017. Part-time employment increased by 37,000 quarter-on-quarter, from […]

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Happy 2019

Work is an integral part of our life and also a good source of happiness. That’s why we wish that your job brings you personal growth and career advancement, moral satisfaction, warm trustful relationships and wealth in the coming year. Happy New Year!   FacebookLinkedinTwitteremailBuffer

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Seasons Greetings

Year-end wishes from EDGE GROUP OF COMPANIES                     From the Management and all Staff at Edge Group of Companies: Celebrate the tradition of giving, the beauty of the season and a New Year of peace and happiness. Happy Holidays, Seasons Greetings and Happy New year! Note: […]

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