OfferZen Blog

Insights about the South African tech industry and software development.

Topic: OfferZen Updates
How We Dealt with the Water Crisis
We came up with a plan to supply our entire 35-strong team with water. Here's how we did it and what we learned.
by Johannes Jonker - 23 February 2018
Topic: Community
Programming on the Ethereum Blockchain
Of all blockchain projects, Ethereum is by far my favourite because it puts the power of the blockchain in the hands of regular developers. Here's why that's exciting.
by Wogan May - 20 February 2018
Topic: Industry insights
Why a lean UX mindset makes for better software products
Phil Barrett has been in the industry for many years and knows that UX designers still have to justify what they do and why it matters.
by Anne Gonschorek - 2 February 2018
Topic: OfferZen Updates
Start(up) Reading
Getting into the startup world can be really scary - it certainly was for us. The same goes for the people trying to build something completely new and innovative within...
by Malan Joubert - 13 December 2017
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
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