Category: Press

“Hello, South Africa”

Scroll down for a short video introduction from California’s Max Armbruster, CEO of Talkpush and Keynote Speaker at our Summit in July.  Max will be addressing the machine learning & artificial intelligence revolution in recruitment; a revolution of which he is at the forefront. Some context from Max: “A decade ago, I used to interview hundreds of candidates over the phone every year. It was gruesome, unproductive, soul-drenching work but I could not find a technology that did not create an additional barrier between me and the candidates. So I just kept on calling. In 2014, I partnered with experts in web and voice technology and we released the first Talkpush prototype. I founded the company and we signed our first client, a small call center. The rest, as they say, is history. Today, our software interviews more candidates than any chatbot in the world, and helps thousands of job seekers find work every year. The messaging revolution, allowing for asynchronous conversations to happen on Facebook Messenger, WeChat, WhatsApp and other chat platforms is fuelling new wave of productivity.” Got a question for Max? E-mail him on Book Summit tickets for 18-19 July, while you can: Take me back to the Future * * Remember, book for 5 people & bring a 6th free!...

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In just four years, the Future of HR Summit & Awards has outgrown SA’s borders. Not only are international speakers joining our Summit roster this year (USA/OZ), but solid endorsement has come out of several world centres of HR/tech – the latest being Amsterdam. DigitalHR is a respected Amsterdam-based online forum for the latest developments around the future of work. It focuses on everything from A.I. and the Connected Workforce to Digital HR & Recruitment, the Employee Experience and HR analytics – everything we bring to the stage. That’s why we’re proud to be announced as one of the...

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They are future-fit! Announcing the finalists of the 2017 Future of HR Awards

The Future of HR Awards, being hosted for the third time this year, has just announced its 2017 finalists. The awards, hosted in association with Careers 24, recognises South Africa’s most outstanding, inspiring and effective leaders in people management strategies and HR innovation – and provides them with a deserving platform to be showcased to both local and international business leaders. This year, the “innovation” aspect of nominees’ entries was particularly scrutinised by the judging panel, against the backdrop of an industry facing more digital disruption than just about any other (thanks to a  plethora of recent technological solutions,...

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