Unemployment in South Africa [Infographic]

South Africa has always maintained a very high unemployment rate. There are currently 6.2 million South Africans without jobs – a very worrying statistic indeed. Even more worrying is the fact that the number of South Africans who have stopped looking for work has increased by 0.5%, to 37.3%.  50.2% is the statistic that depicts […]

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State of linkedin World Cup

The State of LinkedIn World Cup: As it Happened

LinkedIn is one of the newest mainstream social media platforms but some people have absolutely no clue how to use it. In my opinion people view LinkedIn as a platform to showcase your professional achievements which, on the face of it, is fine. However, some user’s definition of the term ‘professional’ leaves a lot to […]

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employment

Employment through ClockWork: What are my options?

Our Employment Pledge   Two years ago, ClockWork set out with a mission. We wanted to use technology to up-skill and provide employment to South Africa’s workforce. We also wanted to allow jobseekers to gain credibility in the labour market and connect them to the most suitable opportunities based on their needs. Two years on, […]

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South Africa Rama-poised for $100bn in foreign investment

South Africa Rama-poised for $100bn in foreign investment

President Cyril Ramaphosa is on a crusade to ignite South Africa’s economy and attract billions in foreign investment. Investment in South Africa has been in serious decline in recent years. To put some monetary figures to this decline, only R17.6 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) was received in 2017, compared to R76 billion in […]

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