Entrepreneurial and small businesses have been touted as the panacea to cure South Africa's high unemployment rate, especially among the youth...
Nicci Botha 10 Jul 2019
Founded in 2015, high-volume recruitment tech startup Giraffe has since attracted over 500,000 South African jobseekers to its platform...
Sindy Peters 12 Dec 2018
Unemployment rates across Africa are too high, but tech startups are coming up with more and more innovative ways of connecting jobseekers with opportunities...
Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018
Associate Dean and Professor at ESL, Dr Achim Schmitt, participated in a panel discussion on HR and education issues in the hospitality industry at the THINC Africa conference...
Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017
We chat to Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of Offer Zen as well as a number of noteworthy apps such as Snap Scan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola...
Ilse van den Berg 24 May 2017
In the last month I have read countless blogs about the death of advertising. It has become fashionable to write about this...
Damon Stapleton 30 Dec 2015
The global war for talent is intensifying, making it increasingly difficult for businesses without strong employer brands to be competitive. In South Africa the talent supply/demand curve is particularly skewed...
Elsa Gouws 5 Dec 2014
I chatted to Homecoming Revolution founder and CEO, Angel Jones and newly appointed managing partner, Bruce Mubayiwa to find out more about his new role as well as where the company is heading.
Ilse van den Berg 9 Dec 2013
A question I've asked myself personally - the Society team started as two people in 2011, it's now 12, so we ask this in one way or another pretty regularly. This is also a question clients wanting to build their own teams have regularly asked us.
Daniel Pinch 5 Nov 2013
MANCHESTER, UK: Labour costs are one of the biggest business expenses, so it makes sense to ensure your workers are as productive as they can be. Here are some steps you can take to achieve that.
Julie Cheung 29 Aug 2013
Google has become the definitive source for web search, handling 65.2% of all searches worldwide - more than four times the number of pages indexed by runners-up Yahoo! and Bing combined. In 2006, the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary even included the word "Google," as a new transitive verb as in, let's "google it."
Matthew Gray 23 Jul 2013
One third of employers will make a hiring decision in the first 90 seconds of a job interview. Research shows that a positive, upbeat attitude when you walk through the door accounts for 55% of the impact you make in an interview, while confident communication accounts for 38%.
Tasneem Mohamed 21 May 2013
Increasingly, people are valuing intangibles benefits of a job over the bottom-line salary. 2013 will be the year where recruitment and talent retention are governed by the environment and not simply the pay check.
Greg Schneider 18 Jan 2013