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The intricacies of recruiting creatives with Ad Talent

Ad Talent director Stacey Bossenger lets us in on the current emphasis on and shortage in digital talent across the board...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Apr 2017

Marketing yourself as a budding freelance writer

There are thousands of people out there competing for the same work that you want. You have to be good to compete, but you've also got to be visible to compete...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 31 Mar 2017

How ad agencies can apply their creative smarts to inspiring and nurturing talent

From creative directors to strategists and account managers, everybody needs constant motivation, affirmation and inspiration from those around them. In short, staff members need emotional and mental fuel to keep stoking that creative fire...

By Wouter Lombard, Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 31 Mar 2017

Information technology - SA's most wanted skill set

The IT industry seems to have become quite the labour market gem with a strong demand for skills and only a handful of candidates that meet the requirements...

Issued by CareerJunction 30 Mar 2017

Today's human resources is breaking new ground

HR is fast becoming one of the most influential corporate spheres, from constructing corporate brand identities and aligning strategic organisational goals to ensuring the implementation of government legislation...

Issued by Topco Media 23 Mar 2017

Adopting new approaches within recruitment

As a business owner of a boutique growing global headhunting agency, the one thing I am constantly scared of is the one thing I make a conscious effort never to ignore. I call it the three C's. Change, Courage, Culture...

By Emily Keyes, Issued by The Talent Boom 22 Mar 2017

The Talent Boom hires new recruitment manager for its Amsterdam office

The Talent Boom, global recruitment search firm for elite creative, digital, tech and marketing talent, has hired Laura Forsyth as recruitment manager for its Amsterdam office...

Issued by The Talent Boom 22 Mar 2017

Three ways to action BEE and boost your business performance

This year, the need for radical transformation has been highlighted by government, in order to address the country's vision for an inclusive economy and non-racial, non-sexist society...

Issued by Topco Media 17 Mar 2017

Global perceptions of gender equality - Poll

In the interest of International Women's Day, new data from Ipsos Global @dvisor shows that although the clear majority in 24 countries around the world say they believe men and women should be treated equally (88% on average)...

Issued by Ipsos 8 Mar 2017

Anglo American South Africa awarded Best Managed Company at Top 500 Awards

Up against competing heavyweights Naspers, Zeder Investments and Woolworths, Anglo American South Africa took top honours at the inaugural Top 500 Awards, held at Melrose Arch...

Issued by Topco Media 8 Mar 2017

Here's how you can hire a marketing dream team

The talent you stock in your marketing departments will largely determine the direction your business goes in the future. If you get the right creative minds in there, the sky is the limit...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 Mar 2017

Six ways to boost office morale when your staff need it most

Jessica Edgson from digital marketing agency Rogerwilco shares six ways to boost office morale as 2017 begins to take its toll...

By Jessica Edgson, Issued by Rogerwilco 21 Feb 2017

New Facebook job-hunting features challenge LinkedIn

Facebook is now letting businesses in the US or Canada post jobs and take applications from jobseekers, posing a challenge to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn...

16 Feb 2017

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International

Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

The rise of visual social sharing via platforms such as Instagram has provided brands with a new way to examine their complex relationships with people. Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 20 hours ago

Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Thomson Reuters and Oxford Business Group (OBG) have signed a distribution agreement, whereby users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies.

1 day ago

All the SA Pencil winners: D&AD 2017

All the winners of D&AD 2017 Pencils have been announced and we have the colours of the 13 South African entries that made the grade!

1 day ago

How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

2 days ago

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