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  1. X

    Fixed-term contract: How to deal with contract renewal and salary.

    In November 2017 I was hired at my current job on a one-year contract that expires in November 2018. I am not an independent contractor -- my company pays my PAYE and offers some benefits, time off, etc. About six months into my contract my employer indicated they were happy with my work and...
  2. C

    Analysts / Developers - JHB and Cape Town options

    Junior Systems Analyst (JHB), Mid Level Systems Analyst (JHB), Senior Systems Analyst (JHB), Team Lead (JHB), Junior Developer (JHB), Mid Level Developer (JHB), Junior Developer (Cape Town), Mid Level Developer (Cape Town), Junior Systems Analyst (Cape Town), Product Owners Assistant/Junior...
  3. Yirhu

    Your advice will be appreciated

    I matriculated in 2010 and studied mechanical engineering at Wits in 2011, which I passed first year without much trouble and failed second year miserably in 2012 so I unequivocally got academically excluded. There are no family problems at home to disturb me in academics and there isn't...
  4. F

    Caught shoplifting but not "charged" - is there a criminal record?

    So this happened the other day and it's wrecking my brain. Some student friends and I were in a local convince store. We were browsing separately, when I noticed a staff member come up to one of my friends and a situation appeared to ensue. Basically she had seen him pop a small item into his...
  5. C

    Recent Graduate - Development and Analysis options - JHB / Cape Town

    JHB options: - Junior Systems Analyst./University Graduate: - Technologies: - .Net, C#, SQL, Oracle Responsibilities: - Hands-on implementer that will be configuring and supporting client solutions. IT-sense (strong on database) with an interest in application design/implementation and the...
  6. C

    C# Development options - JHB (University Graduates / Developers / Systems Analysts)

    Our client is a financial software solutions provider offering customised software and technical solutions to businesses. With a comprehensive range of products and solutions as well as extensive experience with the automation and integration of business processes and systems, we create software...
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Worst-paying jobs in SA

    Worst-paying jobs in South Africa We take a look at the lowest-paying jobs in South Africa.
  8. F

    Managing nationwide street level teams?

    We would like to find around 100 peeps across SA to help us with some basic computer stuff - essentially updating hard drives. This would be instead of using mobile data - the less money we give to telcos the better - and upskilling and employing some folks is good for the soul. I...
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Most sought-after employment skills in South Africa

    Most sought-after employment skills in South Africa Skilled trades and engineers remain the most difficult positions for companies to fill, according to ManpowerGroup’s tenth annual Talent Shortage Survey.
  10. S

    Career in Physics and Mathematics

    Hey everyone I will be doing first year Bsc in Physics and Mathematics next year.I will like to pursue a career as a Physicist(Theoretical) or Mathematician(eitheir pure or applied), I will like to know what are job prospects for this careers in South Africa and which is the best in terms of job...
  11. K

    BEE, employment and Immigration - very confused

    Hi All I was just doing an exercise where I had been contacted and asked about my perception on IT skills shortages in South Africa. In my experience it has always been useful to look at a countries immigration site and seeing which professionals are being exempted or given "bonus" points...
  12. T

    The Plate Hotel and Restaurant Vacancies

    The Plate Hotel and Bar U.K seeks new employees in our about to launch new branch in London. Graduate of BS or any high qualification in Chef,cook,sous chef, cruise restaurant manager, supervisors, securities, electricians, IT support engineers, IT technicians, computer operator...
  13. D

    Independent Contractor contract?

    Hey Guys and Gals My little business venture is expanding and we need assistance with the work load. We've found a great person who is willing to work 15 hours a week with us for a fair price. This would be a 6 month contract, at a fixed price. No renewal, no benefits, just 6 months of...
  14. Rouxenator

    My company wants to move to Cape Town, the employees don't

    Next month I will have been with my current place of work for 10 years. I actually started here as an intern while doing my B.Tech at Cape Tech so its my first job and I am not shy to admit that I am very loyal to my job. However they now want to move into Cape Town CBD and its a move that...
  15. LazyLion

    Cell-C retrenches middle management employees, One commits suicide

    Heard this in 702 this morning and on Twitter. Cell-C retrenched a whole lot of middle management yesterday (the rumour is that they will be replaced with ex-Vodacom employees). They were also allegedly given no package. By 8 pm last night their cellphone accounts and company petrol cards...
  16. L

    ‘Foreigners: Earn £31k or leave UK!’

    http://www.thesouthafrican.com/news/foreigners-earn-31k-or-leave-uk.htm Excellent idea. Then the locals won't have to compete with so much cheap labour from India, Africa and Poland.
  17. N

    OPEN-WRT & DD-WRT Firmware Employment

    Hi I am currently searching for anyone who is familiar with the DD-WRT and OPEN-WRT firmware for home wireless routers. I need to create a basic prepaid hotspot system for multiple businesses. If you know of anyone who can help, please contact me via this thread or you can contact me via...
  18. G

    The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance

    http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9128.html :edit Whoops, wrong forum. Uh... Comment anyway?
  19. O

    Employment and opportunities in technical careers

    I am on the hunt for some info. My son is interested in moving into the direction of technical/mechanical work. Something like instrumentation, electrical engineering, boilermaking, fitting, turning, etc. Problem is it is not something I know a lot about, so I'm needing a bit of direction...
  20. W

    Recruitment Agency needed

    Hey guys I'm a South African currently working abroad but looking for work back home. (No no...I'm not one of those who left to AUs or NZ and now wanna come back-I just took a one year opportunity abroad). Having applied for a myriad of posts already without result, I am looking for a...
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