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Absa launches graduate recruitment programme

Absa launches graduate recruitment programme

June 10, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Absa has launched its evolved graduate recruitment programme, the Gen A Grad Programme, which has advanced from its Rising Eagles Graduate Programme. The Gen A Grad Programme focuses on science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) combined with leadership. By as soon as 2020, nearly 80 per cent of jobs will require a blend of science, [&hellip...

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redPanda Software Skills Development Programme endorsed by the Premier

redPanda Software Skills Development Programme endorsed by the Premier

June 3, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

With South Africa’s unemployment rate hovering around 27 per cent (among the highest in the world), job creation and skills development have arguably become critical to South Africa’s economic and social stability. Fortunately, many business...

Altron BPS launches first-of-its-kind Microsoft Cloud Academy

Altron BPS launches first-of-its-kind Microsoft Cloud Academy

May 31, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Altron BPS launches first-of-its-kind Microsoft Cloud Academy

Altron Bytes People Solutions (Altron BPS) has launched an advanced Microsoft Cloud Academy to upskill professionals to be ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving digital era. This is one of several investment initiatives Altron BPS has made this year to...

New online platform matches skills needed for future jobs with employers

New online platform matches skills needed for future jobs with employers

May 28, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on New online platform matches skills needed for future jobs with employers

Serial tech entrepreneur Madoda Khuzwayo has developed Hiring.ly, an online job portal designed to give employers a platform to source, track and manage talent recruitment. Hiring.ly seeks to set itself apart through matching eligible candidates &...

The impact of Google's move for Africa's Huawei customers

Huawei youth programmes drive women’s empowerment in ICT

April 29, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei youth programmes drive women’s empowerment in ICT

As the world celebrated Girls in ICT Day on April 25, Huawei South Africa took steps to encourage more young women into the telecoms-engineering space. “We have set a quota for 50 per cent female intake in three of our key youth intake/training programs,”...

Applications for Google Africa Certifications Scholarships open

Applications for Google Africa Certifications Scholarships open

April 15, 2019 • Careers, Top StoriesComments Off on Applications for Google Africa Certifications Scholarships open

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...

75% of large organisations will hire AI behaviour forensic experts by 2023-Gartner

How automation is creating jobs

April 14, 2019 • Careers, Top StoriesComments Off on How automation is creating jobs

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 Off on Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

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...