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How to reduce call centre attritionOver the past few weeks we've paid particular attention to a growing sector of our economy: South African call centres. Driven largely by a healthy financial services sector and the attractiveness of South Africa as an international BPO destination, this sector remains an important creator of jobs in our economy. Despite its growth, call centres struggle with high attrition rates, some as high as 100% per annum! To remain competitive, call centres will need to solve their attrition problem. 30 Apr 2019 Read more

6 ways recruitment in South Africa will change in 2019Recruitment is changing - finally. What was once a repetitive, manual and painful process is becoming increasingly more creative, automated and interesting. Globally, recruitment is being disrupted by digital forces such as the dominance of smartphones, the rise of software and the extensive permeation of social media into professional life. 23 Apr 2019 Read more

Why do call centres have the worst attrition rates in South Africa?Call centres have some of the worst attrition rates in the world. These organisations are typically characterised by high work pressure and work overload, which can lead to stress and burnout, absenteeism, performance problems and attrition. Call centres that solve the attrition problem will likely emerge as the most successful. 16 Apr 2019 Read more

South African recruitment startup Giraffe launches automated voice screeningGiraffe, the low-cost, automated recruitment platform for medium-skilled workers, has announced the launch of its newest tech innovation: automated candidate voice screening. 5 Apr 2019 Read more

Top tech trends that are transforming the global HR landscapeFive top tech trends enabling HR teams to radically transform the way they operate, thereby enhancing the value HR can add to organisations as a whole. 3 Jul 2018 Read more

Automated high-volume recruitment start-up Giraffe closes second funding roundGiraffe, the automated high-volume recruitment start-up, has announced that it has closed a second round of equity funding, led by FirstRand's Vumela Fund managed by Edge Growth, with participation from Omidyar Network, the Brozin family's Forever Young Capital and Catapult Trust. 26 Apr 2018 Read more

Addressing youth unemployment - the president's priority and Giraffe'sThis week, Giraffe attended the Presidential launch of the Youth Employment Service (YES) in Johannesburg. Led by President Cyril Ramaphosa and the CEO initiative, and supported by labour and youth organisations, YES aims to place one million first time jobseekers between the ages of 18 and 34 into 12 month employment contracts, with the aim of making them more employable and securing permanent work in the future. 28 Mar 2018 Read more

Low-cost mobile recruitment startup Giraffe named as one of the top South African startups to watch in 2017Giraffe, the fully-automated, low-cost recruitment startup has been identified as one of the top startups in South Africa to watch in 2017 by Ventureburn. 20 Feb 2017 Read more

Giraffe celebrated as one of the world's 100 most inspiring examples of tech for goodNominet Trust, the UK's leading tech for good funder, has named Giraffe in the 2016 NT100 -a global celebration of this year's 100 most inspiring social innovations using digital technology to drive social change around the world. 2 Feb 2017 Read more

Giraffe closes seed funding round led by Silicon Valley VC Omidyar NetworkGiraffe, the low-cost automated recruitment service, today announced it has closed a Seed Round of funding led by Silicon Valley-based VC fund Omidyar Network, established by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. 14 Apr 2016 Read more

Tech start-up Giraffe launches first-of-its-kind mobile job app in South AfricaTech start-up Giraffe launches novel mobile app to help medium-skilled jobseekers find work and employers recruit staff. 23 Jan 2015 Read more