What your African FinTech needs to know about GDPR

Any company with any data of EU Citizens needs to be aware of and prepare for GDPR regulations which come into effect in 2018. Being up to speed on the regulations is especially relevant to FinTech companies – regardless of size, if your business has any personal data on clients, customers, merchants, business partners and…

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Will Banks and FinTech companies be competitors or partners?

In many ways the banking sector has been the last industry disrupted by technology advancements. Banks have been notoriously slow to evolve, and this has created opportunities for dynamic and nimble FinTech start-ups around the world. Africa, with its unique challenges, offers FinTech companies plentiful opportunities to fill the gaps left by banks.

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Are you prepared for Google Hire?

Google’s Cloud Jobs API is creating a great deal of buzz in the recruitment industry. It gives the industry plug-and-play access to Google’s search and machine learning capabilities. Company career sites, job boards, applicant tracking systems and staffing agencies can hopefully improve the experience of job seekers who visit their sites to find jobs.

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Should I hire an internal recruiter ?

For smaller organizations with limited HR resources, there comes a point when it needs to consider hiring an internal recruiter. This is typically when the business’ hiring requirements become too demanding for the person/people involved. They can either engage a recruitment organization at this point, or in-source recruitment by hiring a dedicated internal recruiter. Whichever the case,…

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