GetSet-4IR aims to scale access to digital skills training

Impact Amplifier, a social innovation accelerator and advisory firm, has launched GetSet-4IR, an initiative supported by Google.org. Through a series of ecosystem interventions, GetSet-4IR aims to address the shortage of digital skills in South Africa and bring youth...

Video CVs can help you stand out from the crowd

You have seven seconds to impress a hiring manager: about as long as it takes to read this sentence. By Matthew Kibby, vice-president: services for Sage Recruitment at Sage Africa & Middle East In fact, you probably have less than that. South Africa is bleeding...

Syspro offers skills development opportunity

Syspro will be providing 500 recently unemployed individuals in the manufacturing and distribution sector with unlimited access to Syspro Learning Channel, an online platform, at no cost for a six month period. This initiative aims to increase a candidate’s...

Telenor, Sony, Ericsson develop smart IoT healthcare devices

Ericsson, Sony Network Communications Europe, and Telenor Connexion are collaborating to enhance real-time location and tracking solutions for different sectors using Telenor Connexion’s network, Ericsson IoT Accelerator for global connectivity, and Sony Network...

The world of work post-lockdown

With South Africa already operating on Lockdown Level 4 for almost two weeks, thoughts are turning to when all industries will be able to resume full-scale operations. Nicol Myburgh, Head of the HCM Business Unit at CRS Technologies, believes that the post-lockdown...

Econz Wireless Timecard helps flatten the Covid-19 curve

Essential workers across a wide range of sectors are using Econz Wireless’s Timecard application to check employees’ current wellness status with a screening programme before starting work. Industry sectors include healthcare, government, logistics and...