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To make it easier to for you to find the best jobs in South Africa, there is a free search facility on this web page, listing all job opportunities posted in South Africa. Feel free to browse through it and find the job you are looking for.

Is it easy to find jobs in South Africa and what kind of career prospects and standard of living can I expect?. These are some of the questions I often get from people looking for employment in South Africa.

Looking at the jobs or labour market in South Africa, there is tremendous shortage of jobs at the low-skill and at the same time a shortage of workers at the high-skill skill end.

So, the answer is a qualified yes, meaning that you have to be aware of a few important aspects of the employment situation in our country.

Firstly, the average unemployment figure of 25% in South Africa is high. In the more remote rural areas that figure goes up to as much as 70%.

Disadvantaged in terms of education and development by the Apartheid system, the population of our country consists for the largest part of unskilled and semi-skilled workers.

Workers at a plant owned by Sasol, South Africa's petrochemicals giant - Best Jobs in South Africa, South African Jobs Search Engine
Workers at a plant owned by Sasol, South Africa's petrochemicals giant.
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Secondly, In South Africa we have known a phenomenon called "The Brain Drain", whereby for political, social and economical reasons a large number of highly skilled and educated people have left the country during and since the abolishment of Apartheid.

Management and surveyors discussing developments at Harmony Gold Mine - Best Jobs in South Africa, South African Jobs Search Engine
Management and surveyors discussing developments at Harmony Gold Mine.
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So yes, there are excellent job opportunities in South Africa, provided you are highly skilled and educated with at least 5 years working experience. Professionals such as engineers, teachers, medical staff and IT consultants to name but a few, are in great demand at the moment. The Department of Home Affairs offers special work permits so called quota permits for foreigners who have these scarce skills.

Workers at one of sasol's petrochemical plants in South Africa - Best Jobs in South Africa, South African Jobs Search Engine
Workers at one of sasol's petrochemical plants in South Africa.
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To help you find the best job opportunities in South Africa, there is this free search facility, listing all job opportunities posted in South Africa. Help yourself, browse through it and find the job you are looking for.







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