The protection of personal information (POPI) act was signed into law in 2013 but is likely to effectively commence and be enforced in 2019.
A key implication of this act is that companies need to change the way they request, collect and manage people’s personal information.
How should recruiters and HR teams respond?
Giraffe analyses this as well as several other major trends in our latest insights article- 6 ways recruitment in South Africa will change in 2019.
Recruitment is changing globally, driven primarily by digital forces such as the ubiquity of smartphones, the rise of software as a service and the extensive permeation of social media into professional life.
However South Africa has certain political and regulatory factors that recruiters and HR professionals should be aware of as they devise their strategies for 2019.
In this article we examine the likely key changes in recruitment in South Africa in 2019. Specifically we look at:
- The fate of recruitment agencies and job boards- will they sink or swim?
- Social recruiting and recruitment automation- fiction or reality?
- The latest labour broking and POPI rules- how will they impact you?
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Giraffe is a fully-automated, low-cost recruitment agency service operating in Gauteng, Cape Town, Durban and the rest of South Africa. Giraffe focuses on medium-skilled jobs such as call centre, field sales, customer service and retail.
Giraffe uses mobile technology and matching algorithms to automatically source, screen and contact qualified candidates, enabling recruiters and HR teams to significantly streamline their recruitment processes and recruit the best staff faster and more affordably than any other way.