SA's Healthcare Future Bleak Amid International Nurse's Day Celebrations

SA’S HEALTHCARE FUTURE BLEAK AMID INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY CELEBRATIONS

On 12 May 2021, International Nurse’s Day was celebrated in South Africa, where nurses and healthcare workers remain fighting on the frontline against the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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SOUTH AFRICAN GENERAL WORK VISA

SA General Work Permit Requirements: How To Apply If you are a foreign national with a keen interest to live and work in South Africa you may apply for a general work permit. However there are a vast array of categories to consider before filing a formal application.

Rejected Visa? What Now?

NEWS | REJECTED VISA? WHAT NOW?

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) processes hundreds of visa applications daily, however foreign nationals often face rejections when prescribed requirements are not met, or perhaps just a mere oversight from adjudicators.

Accounting A Critical Skill For South Africa

NEWS | ACCOUNTANCY A CRITICAL SKILL FOR SOUTH AFRICA

The Department of Home Affairs recently ended public commentary on the draft national Critical Skills List, which includes several common accountancy roles.

NEWS | XPATWEB SURVEY REVEALS TOP 10 CRITICAL SKILLS SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESSES WANT MOST

Xpatweb has released its 2020/21 Critical Skills Survey Report. “The report data is most used by stakeholders who influence policies around critical skills and the import of foreign professionals,” says Marisa Jacobs, the firm’s MD.

Countries South African Emigrate to.

NEWS | THESE ARE THE COUNTRIES SOUTH AFRICANS WANT TO EMIGRATE TO RIGHT NOW

Xpatweb has published its Critical Skills list for 2021, detailing the jobs which are short supply in South Africa and what government and business need to do to attract skilled professionals.

Critical Skills Survey Results 2020-2021 Released Top 10 Most in Demand Skills

NEWS | CRITICAL SKILLS SURVEY RESULTS 2020/2021 RELEASED: THE TOP 10 MOST IN DEMAND SKILLS

Xpatweb’s Critical Skills Survey 2020/21 highlights the most in demand scarce skills the country is facing, which has led to businesses seeking to recruit talent from across the globe.

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NEWS | DRAFT CRITICAL SKILLS LIST COULD BE BAD NEWS FOR ARTISAN EMPLOYERS

According to Marisa Jacobs, Managing Director of Xpatweb, certain artisan skills have been left off the recently gazetted draft Critical Skills List. “This should be cause for concern for affected organisations and we encourage them to review the list urgently,” she says.

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NEWS | SHOULD SOUTH AFRICA CONSIDER SPECIAL VISAS TO ATTRACT SKILLS?

In July last year, the UK government announced that it would be launching a special visa for Health and Social Care workers to apply to work in the UK. This included, amongst other things, faster visa turn-around times, reduced visa fees compared to that paid by other skilled applicants and exemption from the Immigration Health […]

Don't Forget To Comment On Critical Skills

NEWS | DON’T FORGET TO COMMENT ON CRITICAL SKILLS

The Department of Home Affairs is currently calling for public comment on the draft of a new Critical Skills List. However, several roles that featured in the previous list, has been omitted from the latest draft List.