Kay Vittee
How to make yourself an indispensable employee

How to make yourself an indispensable employee[Kay Vittee] Tough economic times, coupled with organisations downsizing in an effort to "reduce costs", has shown South Africans that it's more crucial now than ever to secure their income if they want to ensure a bright future...

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Boris Dzhingarov
KPIs: A modern marketer's best friend - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] As a modern marketer, you have a number of powerful tools at your disposal. The key is to identify and use tools that will benefit your business in the pursuit of understanding and engaging prospects...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Simple ways to market your products with minimum budget - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Branding is the best way to keep growing as a small company and this will reap huge benefits in the future. Having said that, it is important to look into different options...

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Niteske Marshall
Four steps to successfully onboarding new employees

Four steps to successfully onboarding new employees[Niteske Marshall] So, you've just hired a new employee? You no doubt went to great lengths to source the perfect candidate... But have you put the same effort into the onboarding process to which you're about to subject your new employee...?

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Angelique Robbertse
Recruiting, the social way

Recruiting, the social way[Angelique Robbertse] Social media, supplemented by news apps, is the go-to place to find the latest news happenings; it is also on these platforms where job seekers are finding out about available positions...

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Alan Russell
Why specialist recruiters are so valuable during hard times

Alan Russell[Alan Russell] In a tough economic climate, when businesses are looking to reduce expenses, recruitment costs are a common target. But it's during these times that it becomes even more critical to use the services of a specialist recruitment agency when hiring senior staff. Here's why...

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Michelle Moss
Presenteeism - what to do when your employees are present but not productive

Presenteeism - what to do when your employees are present but not productive[Michelle Moss] 'Presenteeism' was initially defined as the practice of going to work despite being unwell, leading to reduced productivity...

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Helene Vermaak
How to disagree with someone more powerful than you

How to disagree with someone more powerful than you[Helene Vermaak] Most people tend to avoid disagreements in the workplace and even more so with a senior colleague. We often assume that disagreeing is going to damage our relationship or career, when in fact the consequences are often less dramatic than we envision...

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

Enterprise supplier development provides win-win in MAC Codes[Dharmesh Nagar] Partnering with small business while still maintaining service delivery standards need not be an insurmountable challenge...

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Sandra Swanepoel
10 cost-effective ways to upskill your staff

10 cost-effective ways to upskill your staff[Sandra Swanepoel] Training does not have to be time-consuming and expensive. During tough economic times, it is worth considering how you can train and educate your team to enhance their performance...

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Heidi Duvenage
Kick-start your New Year job hunt

Kick-start your New Year job hunt[Heidi Duvenage] The beginning of the year is always a good time to make a fresh start...

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Heidi Duvenage
Using LinkedIn to get jobs

Using LinkedIn to get jobs
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[Heidi Duvenage] A recent study on Global Recruiting Trends 2016 showed that 43% of recruiters use social professional networks as their key source of quality and 42% use internet job boards...

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Heidi Duvenage
Five qualities employers look for in job candidates

Five qualities employers look for in job candidates
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[Heidi Duvenage] A good degree or professional certification can help secure an interview for your dream job, but once you're sitting in front of the recruiter or potential employer, you'll need to show what you can offer in addition to your qualifications...

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Heidi Duvenage
The value of chameleon workers

The value of chameleon workers[Heidi Duvenage] The rapid way in which technology has changed and the inability, as well as resistance from employees to keep up, is leaving organisations in a digital wasteland. This is costing them profits, market share and is leaving them battling to survive.

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Boris Dzhingarov
Why company culture matters: Creating a community at work - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] When you think of company culture, what comes to mind? For many, it might be the startup with its laidback nature, open plan office space, and tabletop games...

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Mosima Selekisho
Youth Day is 40 years old ... and it's time to wise up

Youth Day is 40 years old ... and it's time to wise up[Mosima Selekisho] By the time you're 40 you've learnt a few things about life, about goals and reaching them, about responsibilities and taking them. You still have your dreams, but you're no longer naive.

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Sindy Peters
#YouthMonth: Meeting of the Minds celebrates Africa's entrepreneurs

#YouthMonth: Meeting of the Minds celebrates Africa's entrepreneurs[Sindy Peters] Ndosi Strategies' first annual Meeting of the Minds: South Africa's Enterprising Next Generation event will take place on Saturday, 25 June at the Farm SoHo in New York City...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Key topics to include in new hire orientation - the CEO of Choices Recovery gives some advice - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Unfortunately, altogether too many employers don't have an inclusive new hire orientation packet that details everything a new employee needs to know when coming on board with the company...

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Beverley Klein
Transforming the MAC industry through education

Transforming the MAC industry through education[Beverley Klein] On Thursday 9 June in Cape Town and on 13 June in Johannesburg, the Red & Yellow School hosted information sessions to address the changes and updates to the B-BBEE Sector Code for the South African MAC industry...

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Jane Stevenson
Value through long-term relationships

Value through long-term relationships
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[Jane Stevenson] Business owners often get caught up in conversations around the details of what they sell rather than focusing on critical conversations around building relationships. This extends not only to clients but to suppliers, employees, and *gasp* even our competitors...

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