Talent FAQ's

What roles are available on TalentLatch?

TalentLatch is a talent marketplace for engineering, finance and tech professionals. TalentLatch does not offer services to graduates at this stage. All talent requires a minimum of 3 years work experience, with the relevant qualifications applying to financial and engineering professionals. To see more on financial and engineering requirements, see here.

How much does TalentLatch cost?

TalentLatch is free for all talent applicants. In fact, TalentLatch will offer you a signing bonus shoud you land a role through our platform. For more on the bonus scheme, see here.

Is TalentLatch available in my city?

Currently TalentLatch is only available in Johannesburg but will soon be expanding to new territories both domestically and internationally. That doesn’t mean you can’t sign up if you’re willing to relocate. Interested in TalentLatch but not in Johannesburg? Leave us your details and we’ll let you know as soon as TalentLatch launches in a location near you.

What types of companies use TalentLatch?

TalentLatch partners with a range of companies within the Industry, Tech and Finance industries. Companies range from corporates to agile startups. Browse through our list of companies over here.

How do I collect my signing bonus?

Once you have accepted a company’s offer let one of our Talent Advisors know and we will send your signing bonus.

How do I reactive my profile

Ready to jump back into the job search? Great! Login to your profile and select the Reactive My Profile button. You’ll need to update your profile so we’ll send you through the registration process again but not to stress, all your information will already be there, just add and delete what you see fit and submit for review again. As before, we’ll get back to you within 48 hours.

Can I deactive or delete my account?

To deactivate your account login to your profile and go to settings > Deactive account. To delete your account please get hold of us at info@talentlatch.com

I’ve created my profile but would like to edit my information. How do I go about this?

No problem, you can edit your information in your profile. Login to your portal and update your information in your profile and click save. We will then review it before publishing it to the marketplace.

How long will it take for my profile to get approved?

Once you have completed the sign up process you will receive application feedback within 48 hours. It typically takes us much faster.

How does the referral programme work?

Have any friends who would be interested in joining TalentLatch. Invite them to the platform using our referral programme. Should any of your referrals get hired, we wont only be sending them a signing bonus, but you too!

What happens if my profile gets rejected?

No fret, we’ll give you valuable feedback to understand why we’re not giving you access to the platform this time.TalentLatch is a curated marketplace so job availabiity may not be suited to your skillset at the time. We’re constantly working on improving our matching.

I’m not interested in a new job but just want to know my value, can I sign up?

Unfortunately we cannot accept you onto the platform unless you are interested in discovering new job opportunities immediately. If you're not ready for that yet we recommend you wait and sign up when you are. Interested in knowing what the competitive rate of your role is in the market? Get in touch with one of our Talent advisers here.

Will I have to go through an interview process?

Yes, once you have accepted an offer from a company you will be need to partake in their recruitment process. Each company has a unique process, which may include general interviews, technicals interviews or demos of past work, depending on your industry. We suggest you take a look at our interview tips to prepare for your interview.

I like a company but am not happy with their initial offer. What options are available to me?

If the offer is close to your expectations and you find the company interesting, we recommend you accept it. The offers made on the platform are not final. You will still be able to negotiate changes during your conversation. If an offer falls a long way short of your expectations, feel free to let them know and ask them to update their offer before accepting it.

My company uses TalentLatch. Will they be able to see my profile?

No, we will never let your employer have access to your profile on TalentLatch. We hide your profile from your current and past employers. If you want your profile to be invisible to other companies as well, simply let us know.

I'm still a student. Can I sign up to TalentLatch

Unfortunately we do not currently assist with finding graduate work.

I'm looking for a short-term or freelance contract. Should I join TalentLatch?

Unfortunately we do not currently offer contract work opportunities.

Still have questions? Email hello@talentlatch.com for answers

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