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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

Beyond the crumbs: why big agencies need to invest in empowerment now
Beyond the crumbs: why big agencies need to invest in empowerment now

While the MAC B-BBEE codes have been gazetted and the PR and advertising industry does a lot of empowerment talk, small black-owned marketing and advertising agencies feel they are still not getting a fair shot...

By Dharmesh Nagar 9 Sep 2016

Enterprise supplier development provides win-win in MAC Codes
Enterprise supplier development provides win-win in MAC Codes

Partnering with small business while still maintaining service delivery standards need not be an insurmountable challenge...

By Dharmesh Nagar 5 Jul 2016

Tech trailblazers: Mobile recruitment made easy
Tech trailblazers: Mobile recruitment made easy

With the noble desire to positively impact SA's unemployment challenge, Giraffe created a mobile application...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 May 2016

Zubair Timol
Nurture not nature: develop your talent from within

At Meltwater, over 70% of our senior management started in the line organisation on our International Management Trainee Programme. So what's stopping other businesses from promoting within? This is what I'm urging other leaders to do...

By Zubair Timol, Issued by Meltwater 12 Feb 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

[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

Skills shortage - Here is what you can do about it
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

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

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

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

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

Your biggest expense, or your biggest asset?
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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