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2016 Working with South Africa's employment services: employers' experiences

A study on employer' experiences and attitudes to the Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA) recommends the introduction of a far more s...

2015 Investigating employer interaction with the Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA)

The focus of the present study is to investigate employer interaction with the Department of Labour's Employment Services of South Africa (E...

2011 An assessment of the implementation of the Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA)

The aim of this study was to identify challenges in the implementation of ESSA and to identify and make recommendations on areas of improvem...

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