Launched in South Africa last year by Charles Edelstein, jobs aggregator Zigo.co.za, a subsidiary of Zigo US, and Zigo UK, is steadily pushing for growth in South Africa to help SMEs find the best candidates in the market.
Zigo brand, which was founded in London by a Mr Jonathan Oshry of Locker Leisure Ltd, allows SMEs to post unlimited jobs for a small fee a month and it then distributes them to other job aggregators, job sites and social media networks among others to help them become competitive in the job market unlike huge corporations which have huge recruitment budgets. basis for a few hundred rand a month. The whole posting process takes less than 60 seconds, after which these jobs are circulated across the Internet.
Zigo.co.za, which has the same model as newswires, allows SME’s to sign up for a quick account to use its pre-screening questions to quickly filter out the most relevant candidates and using its sharing tools allows a huge to team of recruiters to stay up to date on which candidates the firm might go for. It also allows an unlimited number of users per account to allow SME recruiters collaborate and save money in the process. Zigo’s huge competion in South Africa is Indeed.co.za, PNet.co.za, Naspers’-owned Careers24.com, JobMail, CareerJunction among others but by targeting SMEs with unlimited job posting at a small few without yearly contracts, Zigo might penetrate the SMME job market then target the huge corporations with specialized recruitment tools and services.