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.
A contract of employment is a vital document that regulates the terms and conditions of employment between the employer and the employee.
Accurate salary information is hard to come by. Employers- especially small businesses- often don’t know how much to pay their staff at market value, and job seekers frequently don’t know what their skillset is worth. Large discrepancies in salaries for equal work can be attributed to the inaccessibility of credible and fair salary benchmarks.