Job Market

Morale surges in the hospitality sector

Angela Aveyard, specialist recruiter in the Hospitality & Legal sector at PCS, took us through some of the developments in this sector. Interesting to note is the buoyancy of the sector this year compared to last, and recruitment demand appears to be back to where it was pre-recession. Q: How has 2015 been so far […] more

Clients are positioning themselves for growth

Hiring for Success spoke to Simon Maimane, senior consultant in the Construction and Engineering sector at PCS, for his view on recent developments in the recruitment market. Q: Simon, there is a lot of negative news around at the moment regarding Eskom load-shedding and slow growth in the construction and engineering sectors. What’s your take […] more

New law plans to outlaw credit checks for job applicants

President Jacob Zuma has signed the National Credit Amendment Act into law which provides for the automatic removal of adverse consumer credit information, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said recently. In a written reply to a question from new Agang SA MP Molapi Plouamma, Davies said the legislation would assist “in that potential employees will […] more

Outlook bright for construction sector

Continuing our series of interviews with key PCS consultants, Hiring for Success spoke to Bev Stone, specialist construction consultant at the firm, to get her insight into the current state of recruitment in the construction sector. Q: Tell us a bit about yourself and your background. Bev: My name is Bev Stone, I have been […] more