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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

Boris Dzhingarov
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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

Boris Dzhingarov
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
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
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

Collaborative initiative addresses business development and the unemployment crisis
Collaborative initiative addresses business development and the unemployment crisis

A number of businesses in the private sector and NGOs joined together to stage a business-readiness springboard and employment doorway, The Business Warm-Up, to confront head-on the economic challenges facing SA's youth...

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 30 Jan 2017

123RF
Building a team strong enough to carry a brand to success

We know that creating a strong company culture is crucial in order to hire the right employees – and then ensure they're inspired and enabled enough to help reach your business goals...

By Harry Welby-Cooke 20 Jan 2017

Ad Talent Salary Survey 2017
Ad Talent Salary Survey 2017

Ad Talent has released the results of their comprehensive annual salary survey of the communications industry in South Africa...

Issued by Ad Talent 13 Jan 2017

Andriy Popov © –
The future of advertising

I wish I had a magic wand to foresee the future and be able to plan ahead. That would be nice, wouldn't it? For me at least. But, fortunately sometimes, to predict the future, it only requires a closer look at the present and some past occurrences…

By Bogosi Motshegwa 11 Jan 2017

#BestofBiz: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

Brand South Africa: persuading talent to come home in a crisis
Brand South Africa: persuading talent to come home in a crisis

In the latest episode of With or Without Sugar, Giles Shepherd of The Brand Alive Group hears from Angel Jones of Homecoming Revolution about what South Africans should be doing to help Brand South Africa to regain its lost equity...

Issued by Brand Alive 6 Dec 2016

South Africa's latest salary trends revealed
South Africa's latest salary trends revealed

CareerJunction has released a review on the latest salary trends in South Africa, revealing salaries currently on offer in South Africa...

Issued by CareerJunction 28 Nov 2016

Understanding your letter of appointment
Understanding your letter of appointment

Please do not resign before you receive a copy of your letter of appointment. Make sure that you read it carefully and that you query anything that concerns you...

Issued by Ad Talent 25 Nov 2016

50 fastest growing online jobs, report indicates creatives in top 10
50 fastest growing online jobs, report indicates creatives in top 10

Freelancer.com has just released its quarterly report on the top 50 fastest growing online jobs for Q3 2016...

23 Nov 2016

Facebook says to create 500 more jobs at new London HQ
Facebook says to create 500 more jobs at new London HQ

Facebook will open a new London headquarters next year and create another 500 jobs, the leading social network said Monday, despite uncertainty over Brexit...

22 Nov 2016

Recruitment Advertising Agency of the Year 2016
Recruitment Advertising Agency of the Year 2016

This year's AMARAs saw Ayanda Mbanga Communications walking away with Best Recruitment Advertising Agency, Newsprint Creative of the Year (Private Sector) for client Shoprite, and First Runner-Up for Newsprint Creative of the Year (Private Sector), also for client Shoprite...

Issued by Ayanda Mbanga 22 Nov 2016

CareerJunction announces SA's top recruiters for 2016
CareerJunction announces SA's top recruiters for 2016

The 13th annual RecruiterAwards, hosted by CareerJunction, one of SA's leading online job boards, took place on the evening of 17 November in Sandton, Johannesburg...

Issued by CareerJunction 22 Nov 2016

123RF
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

Long tenure at same company beneficial for career growth
Long tenure at same company beneficial for career growth

Many of my family, friends and colleagues raise their eyebrows when they discover I have been working for the same company for eight years...

By Verusha Maharaj 19 Oct 2016

Taking local government to the top in talent resourcing
Taking local government to the top in talent resourcing

For municipal/local government institutions to make good on pre-election service delivery promises, recruiting and appointing candidates that are fit and proper for their roles is imperative...

Issued by Ayanda Mbanga 7 Oct 2016

Defining work for a new generation
Defining work for a new generation

The nature of work has changed and the design of the workplace and spaces of the future will influence the human mind in the workplace. The role of millennials in the workplace, the way they think and work, are an important aspect of this...

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Oct 2016

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