In an industry that seems to have endless new developments, work opportunities and exciting tech starts ups, how do IT companies attract and retain IT professionals in this fast-paced job market? In a new study, job site Glassdoor looked at a sample of over 5 000 job transitions from thousands of CVs shared by job
Saratoga has been developing and managing the public-facing news website for a large South African media house for the past four and a half years. The site currently ranks as the 2nd largest news site in South Africa, with 5.5 million unique browsers visiting each month, producing more than 24 000 000 page views, when
For companies looking to develop, maintain or improve the technology platforms within their organisation this can seem like a truly daunting task. These projects require expertise in project management, analysis, software development and testing to ensure the project is successfully managed and completed. These vast resources are not always available within an organisation, and to
Following the high profile court case between previous Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, and Gupta-owned companies in 2017, the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) received widespread media attention. In his court application, Gordhan included a list of numerous suspicious transaction reports from the FIC which were linked to Gupta-owned companies. The reason the FIC was able to
Big corporates are typically stereotyped by their slow rate of change and limited opportunities for staff to grow, leaving staff discouraged as their hard work goes unrecognised. In contrast, consulting offers individuals the opportunity to truly unlock their potential. By its very nature, consulting exposes professionals to various clients and projects, giving rise to numerous
“I have found my journey with Saratoga, since joining in August 2015, to be one of self-discovery and immense growth.” While Samantha originally started her career as a software developer, she was introduced to stakeholder management and engagement and started operating in a dual role on a project. “I found a new confidence in my
South Africa’s largest English language print media company, Independent Media, needed to provide a more cutting-edge experience for smartphone users of the IOL online news site. Critical global research was conducted on the browsing behaviour of online news readers as well as the current performance standards of news platforms. After finding a direct correlation between
The signing of the FATCA Inter-Governmental Agreement between South Africa and the USA and the subsequent introduction of the FATCA provisions by SARS caused a great deal of change in the financial services market. Insurance and investment companies specifically were affected as these changes impacted a range of internal processes, internal training and risk monitoring.
With a network of over 15 000 charities Stewardship, a London based organisation, facilitates donations of more than £70 million yearly. The organisation operates as a donor advised fund, taking donations from givers and claiming their tax rebate under the UK’s Gift Aid scheme. It then makes onward donations to charities at the request of the original donors.
Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church (CSPC) is an American based organisation in Knoxville, Tennessee that provides financial support in the form of sponsorship to missionaries who do voluntary work in various organisations across the world. CSPC is also a financial sponsor to many NGOs that provide logistical support for missionaries. CSPC and the NGO’s wanted a common reporting system