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Jul 09, 2014
As the issue of the pay gap between top executives and entry-level workers became more prominent, regulatory intervention into the matter was becoming more likely; however, advisory firm PwC warned that this could have undesired consequences. According to PwC’s...
May 29, 2014
Workforce management group Adcorp has increased revenues for the year ended February 28, 2014, by an impressive 37%, generating R11.8-billion for the period, as its South Africa-based blue-collar operations continued to perform “particularly well", despite sweeping...
Apr 29, 2014
DA's James Lorimer
Parliament’s Mineral Resources Portfolio Committee must be recalled as a matter of urgency to deal with the breakdown of negotiations in the strike-ravaged platinum-mining sector, South Africa’s Opposition Shadow Mining Minister James Lorimer urged on Tuesday. The...
Feb 12, 2014
Uasa's Franz Stehring
Alarming statistics reflecting the retrenchment of 35 000 workers in January might only be the “tip of the iceberg”, says labour union Uasa divisional manager Franz Stehring, who warns that protracted strikes by labour in the mining sector may affect the viability of...
Jan 31, 2014
USER-FRIENDLY INTERFACE Using surveys, Re-Act assesses a company’s understanding of the most important aspects of the country’s recently amended legislation, further providing that company with a protocol that indicates areas of improvement
Staffing, human capital management and business process outsourcing services provider Adcorp has launched its new labour law interactive website application (app), re-Act, which, using surveys, assesses a company’s understanding of the most important aspects of the...
Jan 06, 2014
The youth wage subsidy will only bring temporary relief and not reduce the high number of unemployable young people, according to Sunday's Rapport newspaper. CEO of labour broker Adcorp, Richard Pike, said the subsidy would advantage matriculants and temporarily slow...
May 23, 2013
Human capital management group Adcorp on Wednesday posted headline earnings a share of 236.7c for the year ended February 28, 2013 – a 13% improvement on the 209.1c a share for 2012. Group revenue increased by 34% to R8.6-billion, while normalised earnings before...
May 14, 2013
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe
Low levels of labour productivity were among the most binding constraints on economic growth and on South Africa’s international competitiveness, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has said. “I cannot help restating the all too obvious fact that all is not well with...
Jan 10, 2013
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May 10, 2012
South Africa lost R3.9-billion worth of output last year to sick leave and absenteeism, recruitment company Adcorp said on Thursday. "The cost to the economy has been enormous. Due to the unplanned and unpredictable nature of sick leave, the knock-on disruptive...
Apr 10, 2012
A total of 108 826 new jobs were created in South Africa in March, an increase from the 24 000 jobs created in February and 80 000 jobs created in January, the latest Adcorp Employment Index showed on Tuesday. This was the strongest monthly showing of job creation...
Jan 10, 2012
South African tertiary institutions are failing to produce enough graduates in business-oriented fields, staffing solutions company Adcorp said on Tuesday, releasing its December Employment Index. The report pointed to there currently being nearly 600 000 unemployed...
Jan 10, 2012
Despite an improvement in the 2011 matric results, the Engineering Council of South Africa (Ecsa) has again warned that the country was not producing enough matriculants with the desired results in subjects required for admission to engineering programmes....
Nov 10, 2011
South Africa’s labour productivity, a leading indicator of job creation, has fallen to the lowest level in 40 years, JSE-listed human capital group Adcorp’s employment index for October stated. Adcorp Labour market analyst Loane Sharp said on Thursday the negative...
Sep 06, 2011
JSE-listed Adcorp said on Tuesday that it planned to acquire information and communications technology (ICT) recruitment company Paracon for R662-million. The offer represented a 12% premium to Paracon’s share price at the time that negotiations between the two...
Aug 23, 2011
JSE-listed Adcorp on Tuesday announced a R10-million acquisition of the Prior Learning Centre through its training subisidiary, the Production Management Institute (PMI). PMI CEO Tim Smeeton said that the acquisition would enhance PMI’s suite of training offerings...
Aug 19, 2011
Professional placement company DAV, which is part of JSE-listed Adcorp, says the country is still in a skills-short market in the engineering fields.
Aug 10, 2011
South Africa could shed nearly half a million jobs in the next 18 months, JSE-listed Adcorp said on Wednesday, as it reported a third consecutive month of job losses in July. This comes after South Africa already lost almost a million jobs during the recent global...
Jul 11, 2011
South Africa, which currently has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world, saw its employment rate declining by 8.3% in June for the second consecutive month, human capital group Adcorp labour market analyst Loane Sharp said on Monday. Citing its latest...
 
 
 
 
Jul 08, 2011
A new engineering artisan training facility, which aims to deliver 500 artisans into the South African economy every year, has been launched by private higher education institution Production Management Institute (PMI), in Johannesburg.
Jun 28, 2011
A new engineering artisan training facility, which aims to deliver 500 artisans into the South African economy every year, was launched in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg on Tuesday. Apprenticeships and learnerships for electricians, boilermakers and welders, as well...
Jun 13, 2011
Attached please find a press release on: This month’s Adcorp Employment Index, released in Johannesburg by South Africa’s leading human capital management group Adcorp Holdings today, shows that employment in South Africa declined in May, while over the past year its...
May 10, 2011
There are as many as 829 800 unfilled positions in high-skilled occupations in South Africa, human capital group Adcorp said on Tuesday, releasing the latest findings of its latest employment index. The shortage of high-skilled occupations included senior...
Apr 11, 2011
Employment in South Africa showed strong growth of 5,6% in March, with positive growth recorded across all sectors for the first time in two-and–a-half years, said JSE-listed Adcorp on Monday. Adcorp publishes a monthly employment index. The highest employment...
Apr 04, 2011
The Production Management Institute (PMI), a subsidiary of JSE-listed Adcorp, said on Monday that government needed to unpack, in simple terms, what it wanted to achieve through its youth employment initiative and to clarify the benefits to labour, business and their...
Feb 11, 2011
South Africa’s proposed amendments to its labour laws lacked clarity and definition and were likely to attract material criticism from both business and trade unions at public hearings next week, a commercial and labour law experts said on Friday. The amendments, as...
Feb 10, 2011
JSE-listed Adcorp’s latest employment index released on Thursday showed that employment rose slightly by 0,9% in January, compared to the previous month. However, all sectors of the South African economy showed a decline in employment for the month, except for an...
Dec 10, 2010
South Africa’s marginal employment rate has seen a further yearly decline of 2,4% in November, compared with last year’s figures, staffing solutions group Adcorp stated on Friday. The Adcorp Employment Index showed that the number of temporary workers decreased by...
Aug 23, 2010
Many South African companies were still paying female employees less than their male counterparts for doing the same work, staffing solutions group Adcorp said on Monday. “South African men earn up to 65% more than their female counterparts for the same work. This...
 
 
 
 
Jul 06, 2010
Staffing solution group Adcorp's latest ‘Employment Survey' showed that about 39 000 South African job seekers had returned to the country from foreign countries over the past year, suggesting a ‘brain drain' reversal trend. The study anticipated that this figure...
Jun 22, 2010
The number of people employed in the formal sector declined by 1%, or 79 000 employees, during the first quarter of this year, compared with the fourth quarter of 2009, Statistics South Africa’s (Stats SA’s) latest Quarterly Employment Statistics showed on Tuesday....
Sep 01, 2009
Attached please find a press release on: ADCORP and Merchants, a bespoke outsource contact centre solutions company, have joined forces to roll out South Africa's first HIV voluntary counselling and testing service within the sector.
May 06, 2009
Human capital management firm Adcorp’s headline earnings a share increased by 19% for the year ended February 2009, to 389,4c a share, the company reported on Wednesday, saying results were buoyed by the blue-collar basis of its staffing operations and the ongoing...
Dec 12, 2008
South African human capital management firm Adcorp is spearheading what it believes to be South Africa’s first staff industry index (SII), a research-based report that tracks the country’s permanent and flexible staffing demands.
Dec 01, 2008
South African human capital management firm Adcorp is spearheading what it believes to be South Africa’s first Staff Industry Index (SII), which is a research based report that provides an index on the country’s permanent and flexible staffing demands for the...
Sep 15, 2006
The issue around the shortfall of engineering skills and the impact on South Africa's infrastructural ambitions were reiterated this week when JSE-listed recruitment firm Adcorp warned that the country would face a shortfall of 60 000 engineers by the time it plans...
Jul 02, 2004
Although it shares a border with South Africa, culture and customs in Mozambique are different enough that ‘cultural acclimatisation’ is necessary to establish respectful working relationships.
May 23, 2003
Skills training has been provided for some 750 Mozambicans at the central processing facility (CPF) in Temane, starting point of the 865 km natural-gas pipeline to South Africa, Engineering News can today report.
Jul 05, 2002
The $294-million central processing facility, which will be located at the Temane gasfields in Mozambique, some 30 km north-west of Vilanculos, is an integral part of Sasol’s $1,2-billion project to bring natural gas to South Africa by 2004.
Mar 29, 2002
The Da Vinci Institute of Technology Management is currently enrolling students for a Warwick University Masters degree, consisting of a selection of 30 modules, following the institute and the Masters degree’s launch this month.
Jan 28, 2000
Durban automotive manufacturing firm Toyota has teamed up with the Production Management Institute of Southern Africa to provide quality in-house training at first line and senior supervisory levels.
 
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