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Defining South Africa's digital marketing skills gap

South African marketing and advertising employers are keenly aware that they need access to digital skills and expertise to remain competitive, but they need to more clearly define where the gap in their digital skills capabilities lies and what knowledge their employees will need to close it.

By Kat Scholtz 21 Apr 2015 13:50

Careers24 revamps graduate section to attract qualified candidates - Careers24
Careers24 revamps graduate section to attract qualified candidates

Careers24 has gone live with their new, improved graduate section. The user-friendly redesign includes new key features and in-depth content aimed specifically at graduates looking for jobs.

Issued by Careers24 21 Apr 2015 09:37

J Walter Thompson to award five individual $10,000 scholarships to female advertising students - JWT
J Walter Thompson to award five individual $10,000 scholarships to female advertising students

The Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship, named after the pioneering female copywriter, will award five individual $10,000 scholarships

Issued by JWT 16 Apr 2015 10:37

Stoan Seate launches "Ikgate Motlhala" cycling campaign - Seven Colors Communications
Stoan Seate launches "Ikgate Motlhala" cycling campaign

Itsoseng-born Stoan Seate is taking part in a cycle campaign themed "Ikgate Motlhala" in aid of raising funds for school children and early development centres in and around the province of Bokone Bophirima (North West). The Ikgate Motlhala - an inaugural cycle challenge adopted by Stoan Seate as part of the 4020Phenomenon - is scheduled to take place from 3 to 9 May. This social campaign aims to raise money and essential services that will help uplift disadvantaged schools and early development centres within the province of Bokone Bophirima.

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 10 Apr 2015 11:59

CliffCentral offers leadership 'classes' on Mondays
CliffCentral offers leadership 'classes' on Mondays

Now every Monday from 11am to 1pm, senior and junior leaders can join the largest leadership free 'classroom' in South Africa and the world, broadcasting from CliffCentral. This two-hour leadership event is made possible by a partnership with Sibanye Gold.

10 Apr 2015 08:21

Free digital marketing, social media training
Free digital marketing, social media training

Shift ONE, an advertising agency specialising in helping entrepreneurs grow their business using digital marketing and social media, is offering free training courses on digital marketing and social media on Friday, 10 April in both Johannesburg and Cape Town.

9 Apr 2015 08:57

Andy Rice Masterclass for IAS series
Andy Rice Masterclass for IAS series

As part of its 2015 Masterclass for Marketers series, the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) has announced that advertising expert Andy Rice will be the special guest speaker on 21 July in Johannesburg and 10 September in Cape Town. Rice will be sharing case studies and insights on the art of 'Evaluating creative work against strategy'.

9 Apr 2015 08:36

Teaching business success in emerging markets - UCT Graduate School of Business
Teaching business success in emerging markets

Doing business in emerging markets takes more than marketing know-how. UCT GSB strategic marketing short course gives modern-day marketers the lowdown on what it takes to succeed in the world's fastest growing markets.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 8 Apr 2015 12:27

Top African business schools collaborate on entrepreneurship - UCT Graduate School of Business
Top African business schools collaborate on entrepreneurship

Six of Africa's top business schools form a new academic association to boost entrepreneurship and job creation on the continent.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 Apr 2015 11:17

More than a test: How the GMAT gauges your MBA future - UCT Graduate School of Business
More than a test: How the GMAT gauges your MBA future

The GMAT is a daunting first step towards an MBA, but its benefits go beyond getting you into the school of your choice - evidence shows it also helps students cope better once they have embarked on their MBA studies.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 Apr 2015 09:58

Five 'annoying' questions we ignore because we are too busy with day-to-day survival - UCT Graduate School of Business
Five 'annoying' questions we ignore because we are too busy with day-to-day survival

Business leaders need to be open to being challenged if they want to succeed in an era of low growth, says UCT GSB Professor Walter Baets.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 31 Mar 2015 09:19

Kind bosses are better managers - UCT Graduate School of Business
Kind bosses are better managers

Thoughtful and compassionate managers are more effective and help to create engaged employees.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 30 Mar 2015 10:27

Top three qualities of a good manager - UCT Graduate School of Business
Top three qualities of a good manager

Experts say managers need three very important skills to retain staff and run a profitable business

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 27 Mar 2015 11:30