SOUTH AFRICA

Grey Adventures rolls out to SA
Grey Adventures rolls out to SA

The Grey Group's Grey Adventures startup incubator is now operational in its Johannesburg office as it continues to roll out across the global network. Here, an interview with Francois du Preez, chief digital officer at Grey Africa, to find out more about this open culture of collaboration from a local perspective...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Jul 2018

UNITED STATES

Naseem Javed
Sobriety of oil-addicted nations

The world is just not going to stop neither for a single leader nor for groups of nations..?

By Naseem Javed 20 Apr 2016

UNITED STATES

Image via
Recruitment vs training - Do you really need to hire more people?

It's always obvious when you need to hire someone isn't it? Actually I don't think that it is. Hiring someone is an easy answer but it may not be the right one...

By Boris Dzhingarov 7 Oct 2015

UNITED STATES

Google names finance chief to replace Pichette
Google names finance chief to replace Pichette

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google on Tuesday named as its new chief financial officer Ruth Porat, who will move from a similar position at the investment banking giant Morgan Stanley...

25 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED STATES

Microsoft expects to name new chief early in 2014
Microsoft expects to name new chief early in 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Microsoft on Tuesday said the hunt for a new chief executive to lead the aging technology titan in the mobile Internet age should be over by early 2014.

20 Dec 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Star image by Aleksandar Mijatovic
How to make your portfolio stand out with a few short words

Getting the approval of a creative director can be a tough feat. Getting their attention can be even harder.

By Dana Leavy-Detrick 28 Jun 2013

UNITED STATES

Boston Globe cuts jobs in newsroom, elsewhere
Boston Globe cuts jobs in newsroom, elsewhere

BOSTON, US: The Boston Globe has offered buyouts to 43 employees, including 20 in the newsroom, in the face of "challenging times for our industry."

25 Jul 2012

UNITED STATES

Deloitte named a top ten company for multicultural women in 2012

NEW YORK, US: For the seventh consecutive year, Working Mother magazine has named Deloitte one of the top ten employers in the United States for multicultural women. The ranking, now in its tenth year, recognises 25 US organisations based on representation; hiring, attrition and promotion rates; recruitment, retention and advancement; and company culture.

25 May 2012

UNITED STATES

Hewlett-Packard to slash 27 000 jobs by 2014
Hewlett-Packard to slash 27 000 jobs by 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Hewlett-Packard said Wednesday it plans to cut 27 000 jobs, or 8% of its global workforce, by 2014 in a major restructuring effort for the computer giant. The world's biggest personal computer maker said the move was part of "a multi-year productivity initiative designed to simplify business processes, advance innovation and deliver better results for customers, employees and shareholders."

24 May 2012

UNITED STATES

Bernhart Associates' Q2 hiring survey: Marketers' employment outlook stable
Bernhart Associates' Q2 hiring survey: Marketers' employment outlook stable

OWATONNA, US: After a big spike in first-quarter hiring, employers plan to hold firm on staffing this spring, according to Bernhart Associates' Quarterly Digital and Direct Marketing Hiring Report for the second quarter of 2012.

18 Apr 2012

UNITED STATES

Want to find the best graduate talent globally? Try Launch!
Want to find the best graduate talent globally? Try Launch!

NEW YORK, US: The trio that brought the world YoungGuns - reputed to be the premier award for fresh talent under the 30, has created a new business - Launch - to solve one of the creative industries most pressing problems - the recruitment of the best suitable fresh graduate talent.

30 Jan 2012

UNITED STATES

Bernhart Associates' Q1 Employment Survey: Employment outlook brightens
Bernhart Associates' Q1 Employment Survey: Employment outlook brightens

OWATONNA, US: Employers in the US are ushering in the New Year with an impressive spike in hiring plans, according to Bernhart Associates' Quarterly Digital and Direct Marketing Employment Report for the first quarter of 2012.

18 Jan 2012

UNITED STATES

Yahoo! names ex-PayPal boss Thompson new CEO
Yahoo! names ex-PayPal boss Thompson new CEO

YORK, US: Internet giant Yahoo! on Wednesday named former PayPal president Scott Thompson its new chief executive, four months after sacking Carol Bartz over her unsuccessful turnaround effort.

6 Jan 2012

UNITED STATES

US layoffs, hiring freezes hit multi-year lows
US layoffs, hiring freezes hit multi-year lows

OWATONNA, US: Digital and direct marketers are planning a surge in hiring this winter with agencies leading the way, according to Bernhart Associates' Quarterly Digital and Direct Marketing Employment Report for the first quarter of 2011.

21 Jan 2011

UNITED STATES

Unexpected global skill shortages threaten corporate growth, innovation
Unexpected global skill shortages threaten corporate growth, innovation

NEW YORK, US: A survey of senior executives and talent managers shows future leadership and research & development are hardest hit.

3 Jan 2011

UNITED STATES

Hiring plans are up, but so are layoffs
Hiring plans are up, but so are layoffs

OWATONNA, US: If you're a digital or direct marketer looking for employment in the US don't expect much of a change during the rest of 2010, according to Bernhart Associates' latest quarterly Digital and Direct Marketing Employment Report.

8 Oct 2010

UNITED STATES

Bernhart unemployment survey released...

OWATONNA, US:...And it's bad news for direct marketers - they're facing longer unemployment; the typical length of job search nearly doubles in past year. Hence, the job outlook for unemployed direct marketers has sharply deteriorated since last summer, according to a new study by Bernhart Associates Executive Search, LLC, a leading digital and direct marketing executive search firm.

25 Aug 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Sustained business recovery on the cards as companies look to re-start investment
Sustained business recovery on the cards as companies look to re-start investment

LONDON, UK: The latest Global Business Outlook Survey from KPMG International suggests that businesses are ready to begin investing again as the healthy optimism recorded earlier in the year holds firm. Overall, business optimism remains static but strong, with India and China leading the way; while UK and Spain are still less confident.

3 Aug 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

UK lags behind US on employee return on investment
UK lags behind US on employee return on investment

NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK: organisations have proved far more agile than those in the UK and the rest of Europe at maximising profit from their investment in people, according to PwC research published today, 26 July 2010.

26 Jul 2010

UNITED STATES

Best Ranger Competition

Despite the economic downturn and the high jobless rate which disproportionately affects the young, a career in the military is still not a popular choice. The few who do consider a career in the forces consider the Army a less appealing option.

3 May 2010