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Revealed: the big CFO miscalculation
Revealed: the big CFO miscalculation

Chief financial officers are not generally known for making miscalculations, but they are currently in danger of making a big one... with huge ramifications for their future prospects...

By Auguste Coetzer 8 Feb 2016 06:22

Bringing recruitment to NGOs in Africa
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 11:25

Recruitment trends 2016
Recruitment trends 2016

Leaders realise that to successfully run their companies, they need a clear business strategy that meets strategic challenges and drives the organisation forward...

By Daniel Munslow 22 Jan 2016 07:45

Job hunting? Here are some tips for the New Year
Job hunting? Here are some tips for the New Year

If you're feeling in a rut at work, the beginning of a new year is a great time to make a fresh start and begin the hunt for a new job...

By Tanya Eksteen 8 Jan 2016 13:18

Choosing a mobile incentives system
Choosing a mobile incentives system

Talk to any HR specialist, and they'll tell you that employee engagement is much more than simply offering rewards...

By Rob Mousley 22 Dec 2015 11:17

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How not to sabotage your brand at a job interview

In the current uncertain economic climate, as jobs become scarcer, making the job market more and more competitive, it is so important when you have taken the decision to change jobs that when you get the phone call inviting you for an interview, you put your best foot forward...

By Tralone Khoza 16 Oct 2015 12:46

How to manage a team of content writers
How to manage a team of content writers

The ability to manage a team of writers effectively is very important for any successful content marketing strategy. Basically, the goal of a good strategy should be to come up with engaging content...

By Charles Mburugu 13 Oct 2015 14:29

Jane Stevenson
The newbie strategy

Having recently changed career path, I find myself in a challenging space that can be incredibly frustrating, and ranked among the highest stressors in a person's life...

By Jane Stevenson 9 Sep 2015 10:14

Why you didn't even get an interview
Why you didn't even get an interview

Just recently I was involved in helping a client recruit a media liaison person for their organisation, an NGO involved in mental health. We gave very clear specifications in the advertisement and received literally hundreds of replies. Where to start...

By Marion Scher 3 Sep 2015 12:07

[TrendTalk] Will this be your future job title?
[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 09:25

Skills shortage - Here is what you can do about it - Blast Brand Catalysts
Skills shortage - Here is what you can do about it

More and more South Africans are matriculating and getting their tertiary qualifications, yet struggle to find a job in the workplace...

By Chris Midgley, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 7 Aug 2015 08:56

Ivanna Granelli
Essential for companies to shift from bootcamp training to performance support

Companies need to rethink the ways that they train and manage employees if they are to maximise returns from business processes and systems...

By Ivanna Granelli 3 Aug 2015 12:11

Bryan Ndlovu
For marketers or anybody thinking about a new role and challenges

As I journey through life, I have engaged with young marketers looking for new career challenges...

By Bryan Ndlovu 23 Jul 2015 13:34

Unsuccessful business venture abroad? Chances are, you didn't do your homework
Unsuccessful business venture abroad? Chances are, you didn't do your homework

We all remember our parents telling us this a million times, "finish your homework, then you can go and play". Yet we forget to do this later in life...

By Rolf Akermann 14 Jul 2015 14:54

Ready to take your business to the next level?
Ready to take your business to the next level?

Moving from a couple of outsourced services to a position where you're ready to take on permanent staff members may not seem significant, but it's often a giant step for the small business owner.

By Abigail Munroe 19 Jun 2015 13:56

Your biggest expense, or your biggest asset? - Blast Brand Catalysts
Your biggest expense, or your biggest asset?

Chris Midgley, Strategist with Blast Brand Catalysts, talks about the real cost of investing (or not) in employees...

By Chris Midgley, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 10 Jun 2015 10:49

Wanted... the All-African CEO
Wanted... the All-African CEO

Company executives are pragmatic about profit. They may be innovative, but they remain practical, they do what works or has good prospects of working...

By Mosima Selekisho 10 Jun 2015 06:13

Conscious social media users
Conscious social media users

We are acclaimed to be grooming a generation of tech-savvy young people who understand the cyberspace, but how come they do not realise that what they share online could potentially damage their reputation or brand?...

By Rebone Masemola 2 Jun 2015 07:13

Candice Winterboer
Spot a good online scribe, before they're brilliant!

What experience and/or talent should an employer look for when hiring an online copywriter? Think personality characteristics, qualifications and experience...

By Candice Winterboer 15 May 2015 14:39

Madelein Taljaard (van der Watt)
Getting to grips with the complexities of employment contracts

An effective, flexible and understandable employment contract is the basis of a good employee-employer relationship. Let's look at the basics of creating a sound employment contract...

By Madelein Taljaard (van der Watt) 15 May 2015 09:51

Whatever you post on social networks, stays on Google forever
Whatever you post on social networks, stays on Google forever

Social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and LinkedIn are integrated into the lives of billions of people (roughly 1.6 billion)...

By Mxolisi Justice Nzimande 14 May 2015 09:41

Khuthalani Khumalo
When the road to your promotion seems unending...

Agencies around the country are structured in different ways...

By Khuthalani Khumalo 12 May 2015 14:00

Rolf Akermann
More for less

Recently I read about an appointment of a marketing manager at a small company with huge potential. The LinkedIn profile revealed that this new marketing manager had no marketing experience...

By Rolf Akermann 11 May 2015 14:12

Top tips for women in tech
Top tips for women in tech

As a woman with more than 17 years of work experience in the challenging and constantly evolving tech industry, I have had my fair share of learning experiences over time...

By Lynette Hundermark 30 Apr 2015 09:18

Building your dream business team
Building your dream business team

To understand the meaning and importance of a dream team, use this handy acronym: T E A M - Together Everyone Achieves More...

By Harry Welby-Cooke 18 Mar 2015 13:53

Ivanna Granelli
Building training strategy that bridges the generational divide

Today's workforce is complex and diverse, especially with digital natives starting to pour into the workplace as they complete their studies...

By Ivanna Granelli 15 Feb 2015 12:48

Greg Forbes
The benefits of job training for graduates

In a business environment calling for rapidly evolving, global and information-driven business practices and businesses, jobseekers and those currently employed need to become multi-skilled and constantly work at up-skilling themselves...

By Greg Forbes, Issued by Lion's Wing 11 Feb 2015 12:49

Employee engagement equals business results
Employee engagement equals business results

'Employee engagement' is the buzz phrase we are hearing more and more about in today's corporate world...

By John French 30 Jan 2015 14:14

TED Talks to help make work work
TED Talks to help make work work

Is work not quite working out for you at the moment? Feel like a change? Perhaps that change needs to come from within. Here are a few 'ideas worth spreading' that put a spin on the traditional work environment... (videos)

By Sindy Peters 18 Dec 2014 07:30

People first: the role of employer brands in driving growth
People first: the role of employer brands in driving growth

The global war for talent is intensifying, making it increasingly difficult for businesses without strong employer brands to be competitive. In South Africa the talent supply/demand curve is particularly skewed...

By Elsa Gouws 5 Dec 2014 14:30

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