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Critical acclaim from industry experts:

“The Labour Market Navigator is a quarterly publication that cannot be ignored by those involved in South Africa’s workplace.” Prof Neil Rankin, School of Economic and Business Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand.

“The Labour Market Navigator is an essential guide to South African labour conditions. The topics covered and techniques used can be successfully employed in every company.” Loane Sharp, labour economist, Adcorp.

“The Labour Market Navigator provides topical, relevant and practical material and is an essential reference for employers.” Peter Aling, quantitative analyst, Prophet Analytics, South Africa’s leading labour analytics company.

New release: “South African CEO Remuneration Report 2013”

In this issue we investigate the latest trends in CEO remuneration in South Africa. We have improved on the previous year’s report by expanding the sample, using a broader definition of remuneration, and providing objective analysis of the latest trends.

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In previous issues:

Fourth quarter, 2012

  • The mechanics of government payroll spending in South Africa
  • The sectoral pattern of employment in South Africa
  • Breaking down the Population Census of 2011

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Third quarter, 2012

  • SA’s most (and least) productive workforces
  • Back to basics – asset productivity and the value-of-the-firm
  • Why is capital so much more productive than labour in South Africa?
  • Why more education won’t create more jobs in South Africa
  • Why South African cannot address unemployment – An engineer’s view

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Second quarter, 2012

  • Waiting for a youth wage subsidy
  • The crisis in South Africa’s trade union movement
  • SA’s labour productivity at a 40-year low
  • Measuring employee performance
  • Only managers make resources productive

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First quarter, 2012

  • Are South Africa’s CEOs overpaid?
  • Using productivity to determine appropriate wage increases
  • Can South Africa create 5 million jobs?
  • Affirmative action dynamics in South Africa
  • Improving labour productivity – a real-world case study

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