With the rise in unemployment, different mechanisms are need to ensure job creation for the variety of skills acquired. Geekulcha through its programmes, enables South African Geeks to grow their skills
in a rapid and peer-learning environment.
#HireGeeks is a Geekulcha initiative seeking to challenge the corporate world to hire more Geeks by exposing the talent and ensuring industry readiness of the young Geeks.
Geekulcha is not a recruitment agency but provide a platform for the corporate world to scount talent through the variety of programmes, especially hackathons.
Enabling Job Creation
As the world grow more smarter, the industrial revolution takes a whole new outlook and requires certain skills sets
for the 4th Industrial Revolution. Primarily for university students, Geekulcha also give the students a taste of what
awaits them in the industry.
The events give them the opportunity to put skills to real-use and acquire new skills in the process. One may follow up
with #HireGeeks for the latest jobs, guidance and staying within standards/requirements of the industry.
Objectives of the Initiative
Catalyze a Pool of Skills
Provide Industrial Career Guidance
Prepare Future Employers and Employees
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The #gkVacWork Programme
Created to for high scholars assess and address the transitions to the job market:
- #CareerTuesday is hosted
- Tech Debates
- Product Development