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: 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! 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: 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: 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: OfferZen Updates
OfferZen Hackathon: Building Root Apps to #hackbehaviour
OfferZen’s mission is to help developers build great things. A big part of that is helping talented developers find jobs at companies where they can learn and contribute...
by Helené van Tonder - 11 August 2017
Topic: OfferZen Updates
How to Win at Hiring Software Developers
Hiring high-quality developers in South Africa is not an easy task: demand has outstripped supply to such a degree that companies often compete for the same developer. Once...
by Danté Nel - 25 July 2017
Topic: OfferZen Updates
On Finding Meaningful Work
Hey, I’m Matt and I work as a Talent Advisor at OfferZen. I’m part of the human side of the platform: I support software developers throughout their job search. This looks...
by Matthew Sturgess - 14 July 2017
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