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Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC
Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC

Three candidates have been shortlisted to fill the vacancy for CEO of the SABC. The appointment of a permanent CEO will be crucial for the stabilisation of the public broadcaster.

By Bekezela Phakathi 22 Oct 2014 08:28

NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?
NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?

In its latest issue, YOU Magazine roped in local celebrities to join its cancer awareness campaign. The celebs' pictures were edited so that they appeared bald. The campaign is reported to have sparked mixed reactions from the public, with many cancer patients and survivors feeling outraged.

21 Oct 2014 12:00

MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs
MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs

MTN SA said last week that over 240 managers have taken voluntary retrenchment packages. The company embarked on a cost-reduction programme in August‚ following its poor financial performance.

By Thabiso Mochiko 21 Oct 2014 05:25

2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed
2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed

Women24.com recently released the findings of their annual Female Nation Survey, which called on women across the country to participate.

20 Oct 2014 14:15

Director addresses Dookoom video backlash
Director addresses Dookoom video backlash

Since its release, Dookoom's music video for Larney Jou Poes has sparked all sorts of controversy. Afriforum has gone as far as laying a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission citing both song and video as hate speech inciting violence.

By Ruth Cooper & Sindy Peters 20 Oct 2014 11:47

M-Net announces open pitch to industry
M-Net announces open pitch to industry

To provide fresh local content, M-Net Channel 101 is inviting production companies and format creators to pitch their ideas for an original unscripted show that will provide blockbuster television entertainment in 2015.

20 Oct 2014 09:29

Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign
Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign

Email marketing has evolved from the 'spam age' and has since found its place as one of the most cost and time-effective marketing tools that can be used at the forefront of almost any marketing campaign.

By David Sylvester 20 Oct 2014 07:06

FNB campaign encourages South Africans to 'Un-Steve' themselves
FNB campaign encourages South Africans to 'Un-Steve' themselves

The new FNB advertising campaign, an evolution of the previous Steve campaign, calls on South Africans to 'Un-Steve Yourself' and re-evaluate their choice of bank.

18 Oct 2014 09:27

Grand Prix at the end of rainbow for The MediaShop
Grand Prix at the end of rainbow for The MediaShop

The MediaShop has been awarded the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Roger Garlick Grand Prix Award for the Coke Rainbow campaign. It also won Gold for the campaign in the Best Experiential /Event category. The Awards took place last night at Summer Place, in Johannesburg.

By Danette Breitenbach 17 Oct 2014 10:41

Salary Review reveals 20% increase in IT salaries - CareerJunction
Salary Review reveals 20% increase in IT salaries

This is just one of many interesting findings revealed by one of SA's leading job boards, CareerJunction, in their most recent Salary Review. The report, compiled by online labour market indicator, the CareerJunction Index (CJI), shows a 20% increase in salary offerings among managerial IT staff since the end of 2013. According to the CJI, this is most likely as a result of a steady and considerable increase in labour demand within the IT industry during 2014.

Issued by CareerJunction 17 Oct 2014 09:35

Louise Marsland
Why these brands are growing

Global strategic marketing consultancy Added Value has found that brands that tap into cultural relevance and prove themselves to be authentic, honest, all natural, with a good story to tell, have brought back a traditional craft or skill and tapped into our 'maker economy', do resonate with consumers, especially Gen Y and the Millennials.

By Louise Marsland 17 Oct 2014 08:12

Heineken launches 'Open Your City' campaign
Heineken launches 'Open Your City' campaign

Heineken has unveiled their new 'Open Your City' campaign, launching in South Africa this summer.

16 Oct 2014 10:19

Funding the tech startup: South Africa's next hurdle
Funding the tech startup: South Africa's next hurdle

Such is the tech age in which we now live that the word "startup" automatically translates as a new company whose business is centred on digital innovations like apps, algorithms and other technologies.

By John Harvey 16 Oct 2014 07:00