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Media company Primedia is mulling its legal options over the sudden departure of Gasant Abarder‚ who it claims absconded from his position...
By Paul Vecchiatto 11 Dec 2013 10:47
Not sure whether or not to include a photo of yourself on your CV? What's the minimum amount of time you should stay at a company to avoid looking like a job-hopper? We answer both these questions this week.
By Juliette Attwell 10 Dec 2013 09:36
Independent Newspapers has appointed Gasant Abarder as editor of the Cape Times to replace Alide Dasnois...
By Paul Vecchiatto 10 Dec 2013 08:58
Make it a happy holiday: in this week's BizCareers Column, your leave woes are answered and we advise on how to face those December resignation blues - will you lose your bonus or not.
By Juliette Attwell 2 Dec 2013 09:53
Times Media has appointed Abdul Milazi as editor of Sunday World from 1 December 2013. He takes over from Marvin Meintjies who has been appointed to head up the Times Media London bureau.
28 Nov 2013 08:02
The chief operating officer position at the SABC may be advertised soon, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said yesterday.
26 Nov 2013 10:09
This week we advise on how to cover your bases with hints on writing a good cover letter and what to do with your glowing references.
By Juliette Attwell 25 Nov 2013 06:30
I always thought that you were either creative or not. I also felt that I had an uncanny ability to determine whether an applicant would be a good planner or not. Either you had it or you didn't. Boy was I wrong.
By Sid Peimer 22 Nov 2013 06:40
The Times Media Annual Recruitment Awards (AMARAs) ceremony was held on Saturday, 16 November, at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton honouring SA's top recruitment professionals.
19 Nov 2013 11:16
Initiative, integrity and sincerity - three traits that will help you in your career! This week we use these characteristics to solve the dilemmas of making yourself more marketable and resigning.
By Juliette Attwell 18 Nov 2013 06:44
As I write this, I've just come back from a networking breakfast of communications people. There were several common issues that came up, but none more urgent than the lack of young talent.
By Marion Scher 13 Nov 2013 09:29
Selling yourself is probably the most important skill you'll ever learn. This week, we take a look at how it will benefit your career, as well as opportunities in digital media.
By Juliette Attwell 11 Nov 2013 14:04
A question I've asked myself personally - the Society team started as two people in 2011, it's now 12, so we ask this in one way or another pretty regularly. This is also a question clients wanting to build their own teams have regularly asked us.
By Daniel Pinch 5 Nov 2013 05:50
It's easy to be tempted by what lies beyond your current jobs walls, but is the grass really greener on the other side?
By Juliette Attwell 4 Nov 2013 09:51
Social media and the proliferation of smart devices are sweeping in a new era in HR management, offering businesses an opportunity to engage with the market.
By James McKerrell 5 Dec 2013 14:36
As 2013 draws to a close, it is time to take stock of what we achieved this year, and start looking towards the future.
Issued by GetSmarter 25 Nov 2013 08:46
What started as a small agency providing freelance creatives to the ad industry has blossomed into the largest recruitment agency servicing the communications industry in South Africa.
Issued by Ad Talent 22 Nov 2013 13:49
Bigger is not always better. In the past, vertical and horizontal integration were the guiding principles of business, and that led to mammoth businesses with control over the whole value chain.
Issued by Yellowwood Future Architects 21 Nov 2013 10:46
The SAB KickStart 2013 youth entrepreneurship competition winner is Anda Maqanda, an engineer from the Eastern Cape, who owns AM Group, an engineering firm.
20 Nov 2013 11:25
On Friday, 15 November, at Emperors Palace, Laura Reynolds, CEO of RecruitGroup, was nominated as a finalist in the prestigious National Business Awards in the Top Performing Entrepreneur of the Year category.
Issued by RecruitGroup 19 Nov 2013 11:08
A serious dichotomy is haunting the global economy with millions of unemployed people but also millions of positions which can't be filled due to a lack of suitable skills. Hence a few prevalent truths and trends have become apparent when observing the global employment landscape...
By Francois van Dyk, Issued by Ornico 18 Nov 2013 10:41
At business school they taught me that diversity in the workplace is a good thing. I can still remember the intensity on my lecturer's face when he explained how bringing people together from different walks of life would foster a creative environment, and bring us untold riches.
By Walter Penfold 16 Nov 2013 08:42
As a new gender equality bill opens up for public comment‚ organised business has questioned whether South Africa needs "additional" equity legislation‚ which it warns adds to red tape.
By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 12 Nov 2013 08:54
The fourteen finalists in the South African Breweries (SAB) youth entrepreneurship development programme, SAB KickStart, have created 68 jobs during 2013.
12 Nov 2013 08:22
CareerJunction recently celebrated its 10th Recruiter Awards, hosted annually to reward recruitment excellence in South Africa.
Issued by CareerJunction 11 Nov 2013 13:04
The night of 7 November proved to be a momentous one for the Recruitgroup who scooped two major awards.
Issued by RecruitGroup 8 Nov 2013 10:18
Having identified a need for improved knowledge of human resource management practices, The University of Cape Town and online education company, GetSmarter, have announced the launch of the University of Cape Town Human Resource Management short course.
Issued by GetSmarter 7 Nov 2013 12:20
At a prestigious event held in Pretoria on 31 October, Sage VIP, a leading supplier of payroll and human resource management solutions, awarded several of its top performing partners for 2013 in the Gauteng region.
Issued by Sage VIP 1 Nov 2013 11:40
We all know that the job market is tough. Potential employers may receive hundreds of CVs on a daily basis...how are you going to ensure that your application stands out?
By Angelique Robbertse 30 Oct 2013 08:36
A senior manager of a company that works in the specialised field of payments technology advises job seekers that they should not despair if they do not have a degree.
29 Oct 2013 11:24
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