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Applications for Google Africa Certifications Scholarships open

Applications for Google Africa Certifications Scholarships open

April 15, 2019 • Careers, Top StoriesComments (0)

Google has announced that applications are open for the next round of Google Africa Certifications Scholarships. In line with its commitment to provide mobile developer training to 100,000 Africans to develop world-class apps, Google is offering 30,000 scholarship opportunities and 1,000 grants for the Google Associate Android, Mobile Web, and Associate...

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Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

How automation is creating jobs

April 14, 2019 • Careers, Top StoriesComments (0)

Robot workers replacing human jobs – the debate of the decade. In reality, the opposite looks true. Recent research carried out by ManpowerGroup shows that more employers than ever – 87 per cent – plan to increase or maintain headcount as a...

Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

April 12, 2019 • Careers, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

Westcon-Comstor completed a recruitment roll-out of a Johannesburg Shared Services Centre (JSSC) with the focus on creating substantial job opportunities. Deployed in skilled, international roles, the Midrand-based shared service centre, now employs finance...

RecruitAGraduate.co.za helps you find skilled graduates

RecruitAGraduate.co.za helps you find skilled graduates

April 8, 2019 • Careers, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on RecruitAGraduate.co.za helps you find skilled graduates

South African businesses have a new platform to recruit skilled graduates, interns and apprentices and in the process invest in developing South Africa’s bright young talent. RecruitAGraduate.co.za is a new online recruitment platform from the award-winning...

CiTi calls women to apply for the Top Tech Tools Business programme

CiTi calls women to apply for the Top Tech Tools Business programme

April 2, 2019 • Careers, Top StoriesComments Off on CiTi calls women to apply for the Top Tech Tools Business programme

  CiTi (the Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative), has partnered with the City of Cape Town to launch its fully-funded Top Tech Tools for Women in Business programme. Applications close on Friday 5 April.   Kicking off in April, the ten-week...

Harambee wins 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

April 2, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on Harambee wins 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

The Skoll Foundation has announced that Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator has received the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. Founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jeff Skoll, this prestigious award recognises change agents whose innovations...

CoGrammar launches free IT Careers Program

CoGrammar launches free IT Careers Program

March 27, 2019 • Careers, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on CoGrammar launches free IT Careers Program

South African provider of IT education, CoGrammar, has launched the CoGrammar Careers Program in partnership with Cape Town-based NGO, Salesian Life Choices. In CoGrammar’s quest to create 200 jobs by the end of 2020, the CoGrammar Careers Program will take...

280 Somali youth graduate from an intensive skills training programme

280 Somali youth graduate from an intensive skills training programme

March 26, 2019 • Careers, East AfricaComments Off on 280 Somali youth graduate from an intensive skills training programme

As part of the Somalia Strengthening Institutions for Public Works Project RAJO (SSIPWP) and Youth Employment Somalia (YES), 280 young Somali women and men have graduated from three months of comprehensive training which included four key components namely;...

Next-level automated job placement with BoostMe360

March 23, 2019 • Careers, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Next-level automated job placement with BoostMe360

When prospects for company growth call for fast turnarounds, smart solutions or just more hands on deck, finding the right people to assemble temporary workforces is often a must for any business owner. BoostMe360 gives employers full ownership of their HR...

SqwidNet invites students to apply for the IoT SA University Challenge

SqwidNet invites students to apply for the IoT SA University Challenge

March 18, 2019 • Careers, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on SqwidNet invites students to apply for the IoT SA University Challenge

SqwidNet has launched the second round of its IoT SA University Challenge. The nationwide technology competition is aimed at getting university students to solve real-world challenges using the Internet of Things (IoT). “We developed this initiative in...

Oracle prepares South African youth for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Oracle prepares South African youth for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

March 15, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle prepares South African youth for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Twenty one previously disadvantaged (PDI) South African students, of which twelve are female, graduated from the Oracle Graduate Leadership Programme. Now in its fifth year, the programme focuses on equipping PDI students with specialised IT and leadership...

BANKSETA partnership addresses ICT skills shortages in South Africa

BANKSETA partnership addresses ICT skills shortages in South Africa

March 5, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on BANKSETA partnership addresses ICT skills shortages in South Africa

Financial services provider to the people of KwaZulu-Natal, Ithala SOC Limited has partnered with BANKSETA in a bid to empower youth in the province with IT skills and experience. The BANKSETA 10 month ICT Work Readiness Programme provides ICT training to...

IFAD propels inclusive rural economic growth in Togo

IFAD propels inclusive rural economic growth in Togo

February 9, 2019 • Careers, West AfricaComments Off on IFAD propels inclusive rural economic growth in Togo

Over 50,000 vulnerable rural households in Togo will benefit from a US$35 million project that aims to spur inclusive rural economic growth and create employment opportunities in rural areas through a value chains approach, according to the details of a...

Facebook creates jobs with content review centre in Kenya

February 7, 2019 • Careers, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook creates jobs with content review centre in Kenya

Social network platform, Facebook, has announced plans to open a content review centre in Nairobi, Kenya. The company will work together with Samasource one of the largest digital employers in East Africa in creating employment as well. Facebook’s...

8 College skills that are helpful for your future career

8 College skills that are helpful for your future career

February 7, 2019 • Careers, SponsoredComments Off on 8 College skills that are helpful for your future career

With today’s economy and techs in rapid flux, students understand they need to work hard to outcompete peers in a bid for cushy jobs. Hard skills are all well and good, and they are too evident to get in college or university. But they alone will not do...

Bowmans invests in artificial intelligence

Gender equality could contribute to economic growth in South Africa

April 17, 2018 • Careers, Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Gender equality could contribute to economic growth in South Africa

Despite decades of progress towards achieving equality in the workplace, women remain significantly under-represented in emerging tech. The imbalance between men and women in the technology sector is unlikely to be remedied unless organisations, schools and...