Vodacom looks to connect 1m youth to gig economy
The company launches Get-A-Gig through NXT LVL with a vision of connecting one million youth to jobs or gigs by 2024.
Digify Africa to upskill Northern Cape youth
The skills development body offers a free digital skills learning opportunity for youth between 18 and 35.
The right partner is crucial to riding the technology wave
Technology continues to evolve apace. Choosing the right technology partner is vital to business success in an increasingly interconnected world.
Getting creative with laptops
Choosing the right laptop to work from is critical, but requires substantial forethought.
SA ICT sector navigates pandemic unscathed; skills gaps remain
This emerged in the 2021 ICT Skills Survey, carried out by Wits University’s JCSE in partnership with the Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA.
High-performance computing demand sees Z by HP workstations snapped up across SA
Z by HP workstation desktops and laptops are designed and built for high-performance computing and graphics-intensive applications.
ICT skills research reveals SA’s gig economy is far off
SA has yet to shift to a fully-fledged gig economy, which relies heavily on digital, creative, analytical and ICT skills, finds the 2021 ICT Skills Survey.
Call for SA gig economy to improve labour practices
Non-profit organisation Fairwork invites corporates to pledge their support for the best labour practices in South Africa’s digital economy.
Gig economy trumpeted as SA’s solution to joblessness
As SA’s ever-higher unemployment rate continues to shock, the country is urged to tap into the gig economy to unlock infinite job opportunities.
New Code of Good Practice to protect gig workers in SA
The Fairwork Foundation partners with researchers and legal academics to introduce a new Code of Good Practice for platform workers in SA.
How COVID-19 accelerated SA’s move to the gig economy
Gig workers allow companies to be more flexible in terms of scaling up or down fast − an essential survival tactic as competition and demand for digital skills intensify.