Hiring in the time of Corona

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 launches free online courses to help youth become more employable

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 launches automated online payments and single job posts for small businesses

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 […]

Let’s get South Africa back to work again- SAFELY

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.

SME recruitment: How to manage underperforming staff

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.