Sigma Connected wins South African ‘Jobs Creation Award’ in recognition of community commitment

Sigma Connected wins South African ‘Jobs Creation Award’ in recognition of community commitment A Western Cape business outsourcing specialist has won a national award for its commitment to creating meaningful job prospects and opportunities in disadvantaged communities. Sigma Connected South Africa, which offers customer contact services in multiple sectors, has won the Jobs Creation Award […]
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Beating recruitment problems in today’s industry

How to overcome recruitment problems in today’s financial industry The financial sector is currently experiencing high staff shortages and attrition following the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the most recent statistics from the recruitment technology provider Broadbean, the number of professionals applying for new jobs fell 37% between February 2021 and February 2022, while vacancies spiked […]
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Celebrating Growth – Iqra Arshad

12 May 2022 Celebrating Growth – Iqra Arshad A hugely popular colleague here at Sigma Connected, Iqra Arshad joined us three years ago and has gone on to become a Team Manager. The 25-year-old from Birmingham is one of a number of employees who have joined us through Impact Sourcing – an initiative which sources […]
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Why South African businesses should consider impact sourcing

Why should South African businesses consider impact sourcing? In conversation with Aeysha Coetzee-Ismail. The Covid pandemic has had an impact on every individual and every industry, but the effects have been more significant for people in lower-income communities. By investing in impact sourcing, Sigma Connected is able to grow and retain its employee numbers while providing opportunities […]
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Making a difference – How Impact Sourcing can help reduce unemployment and grow South Africa’s economy

With South Africa’s unemployment rate standing at 34.4% in the second quarter of 2021, and the youth unemployment rate at a catastrophic 74%, people from underprivileged backgrounds continue to face socio-economic barriers that prevent them from entering the job market, thus limiting their opportunities and compounding the nationwide problem. One solution is Impact Sourcing. This is […]
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Staff shortages and how businesses should adapt to get through it

It’s certainly no secret that labour shortages across the UK are biting hard and the situation is seeing a negative and hugely worrying impact on the country’s post-pandemic economic recovery. There are several factors contributing to this. Brexit has created a shortage of European labour available to work in the hospitality and leisure sector, amongst […]
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Sigma to plant a forest of trees to recognise employee growth

02 Sep 2021 Sigma to plant a forest of trees to recognise employee growth Environmental tree planting project helps Sigma celebrate new staff A unique partnership has seen a forest of 1,000 trees being planted to celebrate new staff joining an award-winning business outsourcing provider. Sigma Connected has purchased a forest of young trees with […]
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