Cape Town Entrepreneurs develop new mobile recruitment app for SA market

DECEMBER 1, 2016

A Cape Town-based mobile technology software company has developed a unique recruitment mobile app that is set to revolutionise the IT recruitment sector in South Africa.

The Digital Society is set to release a new mobile app next month that will focus on Cape Town IT recruitment agency, Shide Consulting, as well as what's happening in the recruitment industry altogether.

A brainchild of three Cape Town entrepreneurs, Digital Society provides startups and established organizations strategy, design, and development services for innovative iOS and Android mobile and computer applications along with the required server-side solutions and mobile responsive websites. 

According to Chief Technology Officer, Lamont Hoffmeester, Digital Society is are excited about releasing the bespoke product into the technology market.

One of our aims as a business is really to assist in the growth and development of smaller business with huge potential through our capability to create intelligent technology,” he explains.

The mobile app, which is expected to launch on 5 December, will be available for download across all mobile platforms.

For Digital Society, the mobile app will cater to a market of users in South Africa that is rarely focused on. “The usage of mobile phones is on the rise more than ever before across the world, so it is important for South African corporates to have this awareness of the information age and understand that they are in need of services that the digital society provide ,” says Hoffmeester.

Shide Consulting Managing Director, Shirley Morse, says the motivation was driven by legislative changes impacting the recruitment industry and the need to re-position their company to remain sustainable.

Morse, who heads up the all-female-owned IT recruitment company, says the obvious choice of attempting to move our business to another level was a mobile app.

We also believe this would give us a bit of the edge to tap into some unknown markets. This will enable immediacy of service, as we are literally at the fingertips of our customers and candidates with real time access to ‘jobs in the market in our sphere of influence and the creation of a responsiveness only an app provides,” she explains.

The mobile app will be launched at an upcoming event Digital Society is hosting for Shide Consulting next month.

We are excited about the launch and trust that it will take their business to greater heights and can propel their business in their industry,” says Hoffmeester.