OfferZen Blog

Insights about the South African tech industry and software development.

Topic: OfferZen Updates
We Built an Awesome Feed of Local Tech Meetups and Conferences
Exciting news: We’ve launched events.offerzen.com! It’s a curated schedule of the best local tech events and speakers. OfferZen’s mission has always been to support the...
by Ben Blaine - 6 October 2017
Topic: OfferZen Updates
Announcing New Roles: Design, Data Science and Product Management
Since launching OfferZen in December 2015, we’ve helped hundreds of fellow developers to find awesome jobs. We focused exclusively on software developers - mainly because...
by Philip Joubert - 4 October 2017
Topic: Industry insights
This is How Long it Takes Developers to Get Hired
We regularly look at the data we have on developer jobs in South Africa. Previously, we’ve analysed salary-related data in different ways by looking at the discrepancies...
by Harry Hands - 22 September 2017
Topic: OfferZen Updates
3 Tips on How to Engage Developers During Your Hiring Process [Video]
The way you treat people can make or break your hiring process - sounds like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? But here’s the thing: Hiring is hard and communication isn’t always...
by Danté Nel - 22 September 2017
Topic: Industry insights
Bringing High-Tech Public Health Solutions to Low-Tech Environments
Jembi Health Systems (Jembi) deliver high-tech public health solutions to low-tech environments: As a non-profit healthtech NGO, they are developing health information...
by Anne Gonschorek - 15 September 2017
Topic: Industry insights
The 3 Tiers of Blockchain Applications: Currency, Tokens, Infrastructure
The volatile trading value of Bitcoin and Ether has been a regular fixture in the news. But despite the widespread excitement about cryptocurrencies, it’s really hard to...
by Helené van Tonder - 8 September 2017
Topic: OfferZen Updates
Hiring Developers: Why a Candidate's Experience Matters
Companies want the best developers on their teams. But often, they don’t end up hiring the right candidates because their processes are focused on filtering out poor...
by Brett Jones - 6 September 2017
Topic: OfferZen Updates
Sandbox for InsurTech: Bridging the Gap Between Insurers and Innovators
Insurance is seen as one of the most old-fashioned, analogue consumer services that exists. It is also an enormous market - worth $4.6trn in global premium income a year....
by Helené van Tonder - 1 September 2017
Topic: Industry insights
A Jury of Peers: How Independent Game Developers Depend on Feedback
Free Lives is an independent South African video game developer based in Cape Town. The studio is best known for Broforce, a game that sold over 1 million copies while...
by Anne Gonschorek - 31 August 2017
Topic: Industry insights
How Luno Uses Data to Make Product Decisions
Luno is an online wallet provider and Bitcoin exchange. Founded in South Africa, the company’s headquarters are now in Singapore and their operations also stretch into...
by Anne Gonschorek - 22 August 2017
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