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Harnessing the skills of the future

Whitney Houston perhaps summed it up best when she crooned about the children being our future...

By Sharon Piehl 16 Jun 2017

Four employees you want at your marketing agency

The creative. The upseller. The client-pleaser. The new business rockstar. The number cruncher. The strategic genius. The speedster. These are the people advertising and marketing agencies are always on the lookout for...

By Jessica Edgson 7 Jun 2017

#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you

We chat to Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of OfferZen as well as a number of noteworthy apps such as SnapScan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola...

By Ilse van den Berg 24 May 2017

Get them while they are still new and in love with your brand

People are an organisation's most important asset. This is the mantra that has been preached to us for the last few decades. It is not wrong, it's just not entirely accurate...

By Tess Sulaman 4 Nov 2016

BriteCap wins SAP pitching competition

BriteCap, an innovative new platform for connecting job seekers and employers, took top honours at the first SAP Start-Up@RISE Africa event in Cape Town...

1 Nov 2016

Transparency is a business imperative, as record number of continental Top Employers certified

Africa can hold its head high, as a record number of organisations achieved the prestigious Top Employers Africa Certification this year...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 18 Oct 2016

'Brain drain' hits sub-Saharan Africa: IMF

Skilled workers are leaving sub-Saharan Africa in rapidly increasingly numbers, producing a "brain drain" that causes long-term social damage, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday...

6 Oct 2016

Marriott growth creates opportunities for unemployed youth

There are in fact numerous opportunities for South Africans to find work. And one company is looking to create up to 25,000 new jobs for those willing to travel...

11 Jul 2016

#TRENDING: Will a robot take your job?

The disruption of work - from hiring, to new industries and the new skills required to remain relevant in the future - is going to be massive, says trend guru Dion Chang...

By Louise Marsland 16 May 2016

Bringing recruitment to NGOs in Africa

NGO Recruit Africa is a leading recruitment firm in the non-profit and development sector in Africa. Working with a wide range of clients, the agency aims to recruit across various sectors...

By Beverley Klein 2 Feb 2016

And now a strange graph from a creative. Merry Xmas

In the last month I have read countless blogs about the death of advertising. It has become fashionable to write about this...

By Damon Stapleton 30 Dec 2015

Online recruitment transformed in sub-Saharan Africa

The launch of WorkinAfrica is set to transform how online recruitment is done in sub-Saharan Africa...

2 Oct 2015

[TrendTalk] Will this be your future job title?

Are you one of those people who has already created new job titles for yourself, delighting in the opportunity to use the word "Ninja" on your QR-coded/augmented reality, digital pop-up business card?...

By Louise Marsland 7 Aug 2015

[CEM Africa Summit] CEM for the tech-enabled African future

You need to keep an eye on future trends from the rest of the world to better manage your business' current customer experience. Some of these trends were shared in the Customer Experience Management Africa plenary session...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2015

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International

Is small business health insurance for employees a necessity?

Statistics show that 20 percent of the small businesses do not know what health benefits should be offered to employees. This is a shame since health insurance should always be a top priority for every single company out there. Even if you just hire employees for seemingly safe jobs like with Book Taxi Paris you have to offer something that makes working for your company as attractive as possible.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Jun 2017

Four steps to take when your employee is arrested for a crime

Imagine sitting in your office thinking of creative ways you can increase your company's profits and you get a phone call (or just sipping your morning coffee at work and the headline pops up): your employee has just been arrested.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 29 May 2017

Twitter shares rise on word of Biz Stone's return

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after six years away.

18 May 2017

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU (SU) Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC).

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

A guide to expertly mastering negotiation in five simple steps

If perfected, the art of negotiation will bring significant benefits in the workplace and help to achieve optimum results. It's a skill that will improve and develop the output of micro and macro projects, help with coming to proposal and budget agreements with prospective clients, and provide confidence when requesting a pay rise.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 May 2017

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