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Zinto is tackling youth unemployment - Zinto Activation Group
Zinto is tackling youth unemployment

The Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto) will exhibit at the eighth annual Soweto Career Day and Expo scheduled to take place from 24 to 25 March 2015 at Orlando Community Hall in Soweto, where it aims to reduce unemployment in the country by offering young South Africans an opportunity to enrol at the Zinto Training Academy (ZTA).

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 24 Mar 2015 12:01

Free webinars on relational intelligence vital to attract and retain clients
Free webinars on relational intelligence vital to attract and retain clients

GfK South Africa is presenting a series of free interactive online webinars on building brand loyalty in an experience economy. The webinars offer insights into 'relational intelligence' to attract and retain customers.

24 Mar 2015 07:06

Changing the face of advertising in South Africa - Quirk
Changing the face of advertising in South Africa

In 2015 we're expanding our involvement in skills development in South Africa by partnering with the Red & Yellow Springboard Marketing Institute to roll out the very first advertising learnership programme in South Africa.

By Sam Sampson, Issued by Quirk 23 Mar 2015 11:52

Learnership programme 2015 launches at NATIVE VML - NATIVE VML
Learnership programme 2015 launches at NATIVE VML

NATIVE VML recently welcomed its latest group of learners who will be completing an NQF 4 qualification during 2015, whilst gaining valuable work experience from the agency's highly acclaimed Johannesburg and Cape Town office teams. This is the second year that NATIVE VML is running this learnership programme.

Issued by NATIVE VML 19 Mar 2015 11:34

Fundraising done a bit Different - Cotlands
Fundraising done a bit Different

Help Cotlands spend someone else's money!

Issued by Cotlands 17 Mar 2015 10:24

Michelle Joubert
Avoid the email abyss

How to write effective media releases...

By Michelle Joubert 17 Mar 2015 05:20

Mike Stopforth
The importance of networking and mentoring as an entrepreneur

The word "entrepreneur" is often synonymous with glamour and a maverick lifestyle. When things are going swimmingly, being an entrepreneur is all of those things.

By Mike Stopforth 16 Mar 2015 13:05

Seed Academy offers programme for developing entrepreneurs
Seed Academy offers programme for developing entrepreneurs

Seed Academy, the school for entrepreneurs has broadened its training offering from a focus on startups to developing entrepreneurs of small and micro businesses.

13 Mar 2015 10:32

James Hurford
How to write persuasive messages

Persuasive copy should always grab the reader's attention, secure their interest, stimulate their desire for the goods or service, and lastly, motivate them to take action...

By James Hurford 13 Mar 2015 04:42

First M-Net Magic in Motion interns selected
First M-Net Magic in Motion interns selected

The names of the first 12 interns for the M-Net Magic in Motion Academy have been announced. This is a 12-month long accelerated work readiness programme, under the umbrella of M-Net's rebranded corporate social investment (CSI) initiative, M-Net Magic in Motion, launched in 2014.

12 Mar 2015 14:13

Richard Firth
Is SA ready to be a knowledge economy?

Much has been made about South Africa's impending transition to a knowledge economy. In fact, it was the focus of 2012's National Science Week. While government initiatives set to improve the country's science and technology output are laudable, the question must be asked: is SA ready to transition to a knowledge-based economy?

By Richard Firth 12 Mar 2015 13:18

SA entrepreneurs could grow from R2-R10m with new programme
SA entrepreneurs could grow from R2-R10m with new programme

A new programme designed to take South African entrepreneurs from annual turnovers of R2m to R10m and more will launch in Johannesburg on 26 March 2015.

12 Mar 2015 09:09

Sid Peimer
Five beliefs about strategy execution that are just plain wrong

At the conclusion of strategy sessions we identify objectives and allocate responsibilities with timelines. It's all very clear. But why then has it been found that strategy execution is the number one challenge facing global CEOs - even more important than innovation and geopolitical stability? A recent article in the Harvard Business Review alludes to the reasons why. In an (ongoing) study of 8,000 managers in 250 companies spanning a period of nine years, we find out that our most logical assumptions about why strategy execution fails are just plain wrong. [1]

By Sid Peimer 26 Feb 2015 06:17