Why contactless recruitment is here to stay Covid-19 has had a tumultuous impact of both individuals and businesses over the past year. In particular, the need to socially-distance has led us to change the way we interact with each other, both personally and professionally. Many workplaces have implemented remote working, helping to avoid physical contact […]
Giraffe- the South African automated recruitment platform- has launched a series of free online courses designed to make jobseekers more employable. The impact of Covid-19 on the South African labour market has compounded an already dire employment situation- with an estimated 1.7 million net job losses in the past 12 months. 1.5 million of these […]
Giraffe- the automated recruitment platform- has launched a new offering designed for small businesses that need to hire on a budget. Giraffe is unique because it automatically sources and screens applicants, presenting employers with relevant candidates with voice clips. Employers can simply listen to the voice clips and rapidly identify suitable candidates, saving significant time […]
Giraffe partners with MTN to zero-rate its jobseeker portal
Giraffe- the South African automated job matching platform- has closed a grant funding round from UNICEF’s innovation fund- with the aim of making South Africa’s youth more employable.
After two months of lockdown, South African businesses have been hit hard. Small businesses have been particularly vulnerable- seeing revenues drop by up to 90% when lockdown started. Many businesses have been unable to pay salaries and rent and some have had to closed their doors.
The Covid 19 lockdown has brought some South African businesses to a complete standstill but switched others into overdrive. Few businesses have been able to continue as normal.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Team Giraffe is effecting a work from home policy from today for at least the next two weeks. Since we already have a remote working process in place for some teams, and since we use outsourced staff for some functions, we’ve already developed tools and processes for effective remote […]
As a business owner or manager, your people are your greatest asset. However, a staff member who does not perform their duties properly, or engages in any kind of misconduct, needs to be managed appropriately.
Spoiler: Too many companies ruin the chances of their new hires succeeding by onboarding them poorly and haphazardly.