Infographic: 10 reasons why you should move to Johannesburg

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Are you looking to take the next step in your digital career? Consider moving to Johannesburg. 

With Johannesburg being in a constant state of development, it comes as no surprise that both South Africans and expats consider the move as being a wise career step. 

Since Johannesburg is the largest contributor to the South African GDP, it is evident that economic growth within the city is well on the rise. This brings about amazing talent and ample career opportunities.  Besides a boost for your career, the ‘City of Gold’ presents a low cost of living, amazing weather throughout the year, and a diverse and vibrant lifestyle filled with people who are eager to take on life and all its challenges. 

Not only home to the African Stock Exchange (the JSE), Johannesburg is also where many of the world’s largest blue-chip companies have established their African headquarters. To name a few, Google, Facebook, Sage, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Anglo-American PLC all have bases there.   

If you’re still undecided on whether moving to Johannesburg is what you might need to level-up, then check out these 10 reasons why Johannesburg is the place for digital professionals! 

Here are the top 10 reasons why you should consider moving to Johannesburg:

  1. It is a multicultural city  
  2. The city is also ranked top in Africa
  3. Attractive cost of living 
  4. Africa’s wildlife is not far away 
  5. Fantastic weather 
  6. Affordable accommodation 
  7. A variety of activities 
  8. One of the wealthiest modern cities in Africa 
  9. Public transport system 
  10. Home to one of the world’s biggest man-made urban forests 

Infographic: 10 reasons why you should move to Johannesburg
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