Business software and services firm Sage South Africa has acquired SkillsMap, an online platform that connects employers in South Africa and the rest of the world with quality talent to strengthen its Sage VIP Recruitment business and its Payroll & HR solutions.
The cloud -based, end-to-end recruitment solution is expcted to give Sage’s customers direct access to top talent in Africa and abroad for exclusive positions and is expected to broaden the firm’s by giving its customers more options to address their recruitment needs.
“The SkillsMap software filters candidates, consolidates data and tracks placements. For a monthly subscription fee, it gives companies access to an applicant tracking system, public talent community and customised client career portal,” announced the firm. “The acquisition of SkillsMap positions Sage as the only provider in the market that can offer payroll and HR, an applicant tracking system and a job board in one solution. This empowers customers to achieve significant efficiencies in their businesses.”
Founded in 2012 in Pretoria by Heidi Duvenage, SkillsMap will help Sage South Africa provide small and medium sized organisations with a range of easy-to-use, secure and efficient business management software and services – from accounting and payroll, to enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management and payments.