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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Welcome to the new home of Edge Group of Companies

We successfully moved offices on the 17th of August 2018 to Bryanston Johannesburg, and we are excited to welcome all clients and candidates to our new home.   We offer Talent and Recruitment partnerships which exceeds personal and business objectives translating into meaningful and permanent value to your business. Edge specialises in finding impossible talent…