Category Archives: IT Placements

Learning technology evolves at a rapid pace.

Personalised learning, on line, on demand software that adapts uniquely to each learners abilities. In the past few years, information technology has grown at a very rapid pace and online learning technology has not been left behind. I am currently on an exploratory trip to Europe and I amazed at the advanced learning technology now on offer at a fraction of the cost it was a few years ago. Learner management systems are old news. Mostly they require expensive IT investment, considerable time wasting and usually require very costly consultant support to help training staff and content designers upload all the necessary...

Why financial recruitment companies are excited about the World Economic Forum on Africa 2013

Whether you’re an economist, a financial analyst or a financial recruitment company in South Africa, the World Economic Forum on Africa 2013 should have you excited. This year’s forum marks the 23rd Forum and, under the theme “Delivering on Africa’s Promise”, this event promises to provide an important platform for regional and global leaders to renew commitments to a sustainable path of growth and development. According to the forum’s website, sub-Saharan Africa continues its transformative journey from a developing continent to a hub of global growth. The region has an expected annual growth of 5% and almost half of Africa’s countries have...

Trending IT Skills: What are the latest valuable skills for IT Placements?

South Africa is currently facing a critical skills shortfall in the IT space, making it difficult for companies to complete IT placements. Some of the major areas where skills are short include application development, mobility and data analytics. Companies are finding it increasingly difficult to find employees with these skills. Changes in the industry, including cloud computing, big data and a move towards mobile solutions, are increasing the need for IT professionals to have new skills in addition to their traditional skill set. In addition to IT skills, many companies are looking to hire candidates with good communication skills, who are...