Transform your English communication capabilities
Transform your English communication capabilities

The need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate. If you learn to write well, speak well, listen well and recognise the appropriate way to communicate in various business contexts, you'll gain a major advantage that will serve you throughout your career. Moreover, because your communication plays a key role in efforts to improve efficiency, quality, responsiveness and innovation, your communication affects your company's success.

Issued by Wits Language School 24 minutes ago

Keynote speakers for INMA Global Media Summit Africa
Keynote speakers for INMA Global Media Summit Africa

The INMA Global Media Summit Africa, being held 14-15 November 2016 at The Vineyard Hotel and Conference Centre in Cape Town, has announced its confirmed speakers.

41 minutes ago

GirlCode founders from left: Jeanette Theu, Tinyiko Simbine and Zandile Keebine.
#WomensMonth: Dare to believe your dreams are valid

Noticing the under-representation of women at IT events, GirlCode chairwoman Zandile Keebine and co-founders Jeanette Theu and Tinyiko Simbine set out to create a female-only hackathon where women could gather and engage in a safe and welcoming environment.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 hour ago

Naspers heads for junk as subscribers fall with costs up
Naspers heads for junk as subscribers fall with costs up

Nasper's credit rating may be cut to junk at its next review by S&P Global Ratings.

By Robert Laing 1 hour ago

[Newsmaker] Mzukisi Deliwe from Provantage Media Group
[Newsmaker] Mzukisi Deliwe from Provantage Media Group

Mzukisi Deliwe has been appointed deputy chief executive officer at Provantage Media Group. He was formally the executive director at the out of home media group, and in his new position he will further strengthen the company's leadership team.

By Beverley Klein 2 hours ago

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The value of data for media analysis

Data has become a critical element for the growth of the digital society. And while its importance transcends industries, it is especially in media analysis where it has enabled brands, agencies, and journalists to become more effective.

By Jaco Pienaar 3 hours ago

#WomensMonth: The ad industry from a female perspective
#WomensMonth: The ad industry from a female perspective

Over the course of August, Bizcommunity has dedicated much coverage to the experience of women in various industries. Here, we learnt the perspective of Carmen Schaefer, a senior design and art lecturer at Red & Yellow School of Logic and Magic, who plays a role in preparing young creatives for the advertising industry. She covers topics relating to discrimination, obtaining jobs and creating award-winning work. We also interviewed Gabi van Niekerk and Carina Bonse, some of Red & Yellow's most promising students selected for this year's Loerie Student Awards, who are on the cusp of entering the industry.

By Pasqua Heard 2 days ago

Hey flanked by Gallarelli and Rangaka
#WomensMonth: Hey, Vicki! New deputy MD of Ogilvy CT

Find out more about Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town's "fun to work with" brand custodian-turned-deputy MD, who proved right her parents' early conviction that she can be anything she wants to be.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

The #BreaktheMould packs
#WomensMonth: Flipping the script on 'gender-specific' toys

With lack of diversity and gender equality strongly in the media spotlight this month, the timing of Y&R Cape Town's #BreakTheMould campaign couldn't have been better.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

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The lofty view keeps us grounded in mobile fundamentals

With mobile marketing so focused on the usual metrics so integral to campaigns, sometimes it's worthwhile to take a step back and focus on the bigger picture.

By Mike Laws 25 Aug 2016

Gorilla named Agency of the Year at the Mobile Marketing Association's Smarties Awards
Gorilla named Agency of the Year at the Mobile Marketing Association's Smarties Awards

The digital creative agency walked away with seven awards at the Smarties and wrapped up the weekend with two Loeries.

Issued by Gorilla 24 Aug 2016

The Art and The Beat with someone who may seem familiar...
#WomensMonth: SummerTime lets female creativity shine

The lyrics go "Summer time, and the livin' is easy", and that happy, relaxed vibe is exactly what you're left with after chatting to SummerTime strategic design studio's founders, Sandhya Singh and Raksha Mahabeer, who clearly love what they do. Here's why.

By Leigh Andrews 22 Aug 2016

Fox Networks Group announces new Africa executive team
Fox Networks Group announces new Africa executive team

Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa has announced a new executive structure for Fox Networks Group, Africa. Gary Alfonso will join the organisation as general manager with complete strategic and operational responsibility for the sub-Saharan operations of FNG and National Geographic Partners.

22 Aug 2016