15,000 domestic worker jobs lost in 2019 first quarter

Cape Town, May 20, 2019 – Fifteen-thousand domestic workers have lost their jobs in the first quarter of this year. Widespread economic insecurity is a key reason, as households scramble to cut costs. Industry players are encouraging creative solutions like cutting back hours or work days instead of completely letting workers go. 

New app to help job seekers

Cape Town, March 12, 2019 – Unemployment continues to climb and pinning down a job is proving more and more difficult for job seekers. Even for casual or entry-level jobs like waitressing and cleaning. A young start-up is helping to connect people to jobs that don’t require formal qualifications, without the hassle of CVs and going door-to-door.
eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa chats to one of the founders of JobJack.