Critical Skills: Corporate Managers South Africa

Critical Skills category: Corporate Manager
Critical Skills category: Corporate Manager

Critical Skills category profile: Corporate Manager

Working in South Africa means being part of something bigger than just a company or industry. It means playing a vital role in building the future of the country.

On 2 June 2014 in a statement to the media, Home Affairs Director General Mkuseli Apleni said; “We need people who will be able to come to our country in order to improve our economy.”
“To do that, we need to bring up permits which will allow people to easily come to the country.” Read more Critical Skills: Corporate Managers South Africa

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19 Artisan/Tradesperson Jobs Covered by South Africa’s New Critical Skills Work Visa & Permit Category

South Africa’s new critical skills work visa and permit category makes it possible for certain tradespeople to qualify to live and work in the country.
South Africa’s new critical skills work visa and permit category makes it possible for certain tradespeople to qualify to live and work in the country.

The new 2014 South Africa immigration act has come under fire for closing the door to foreign workers who don’t hold what many have dubbed ‘middle-class skills’ – those skills that generally come with holding a higher degree from tertiary education.

In reality though, the new critical skills category, a grouping that grants a visa to people who have expertise that’s vital to the South African economy, is making it easier for certain artisans and tradespeople (like mining and construction workers) to get a job than ever before.

In past, these types of workers would have to negotiate the requirements for the general work visa or the exceptional skills visa, meaning it would be necessary to secure a job without a visa (a difficult task) or prove exceptional status (another complex challenge). Read more 19 Artisan/Tradesperson Jobs Covered by South Africa’s New Critical Skills Work Visa & Permit Category

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South Africa needs more engineers

civil-engineer1Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor, recently spoke at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation Africa Engineering Week at the University of Johannesburg.

Pandor said that South Africa did not produce enough graduate engineers which is worrying, as good engineering made an important contribution to social welfare.

She also stated that despite the high number of students enrolling in engineering each year, South Africa only produces approximately 1 500 engineering graduates yearly – of which only about half go on to practice engineering. Read more South Africa needs more engineers

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