#RecruitmentFocus: The real reason 9/10 Africans are unqualified for jobs they apply for

Research shows that almost 90% of African applicants that apply for a job position are objectively not a match to the role advertised. This is caused less by a shortage of jobs, but a fundamental misunderstanding...

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The link between emotional challenges and poor academic performance

Have you ever considered that a child's struggles at school may be because of emotional challenges...?

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Drone piloting project reshapes Africa's agricultural productivity

Eight pilots have successfully passed their drone flight training in Tunisia following a two-week intensive training period organised by the Ministry of Agriculture of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and Busan Techno Park...

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Holistic management is what we need

If you feel at all worried about climate change, or our future on this planet, you really should read this from beginning to end. This applies to every human on the planet and it offers great hope in very dark times...

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Hey C-suite: Use data-based marketing, just don't be creepy

Today's business landscape is challenging and complex. So with the promise that 'data' is the answer, and swayed by the promise of ROI that data can bring, CFOs are increasingly signing off on moving marketing budgets over to consultancies like Deloitte and Accenture...

By Jay Thomson 2 days ago


Zuma must pay own legal costs, Presidency notes judgment

President Cyril Ramaphosa has noted the judgment of the Gauteng North High Court on the personal legal costs of former President Jacob Zuma...

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Bio-punks and the democratic DIY design of the human body

In August 2018 Kim Kardashian and Chrissy Teigen caused a social media frenzy when the posted pictures of themselves sporting what appeared to be body-modification "jewellery" implanted in their necks and torsos on their respective social media feeds...

By Bronwyn Williams 2 days ago


A South African's guide to moving to and Making it in Malta: My favourite diet

This week, we did what many South Africans do - we went out for a meal with friends. Turns out we were in tune with our 'supermaltese' powers as a new survey reveals that the islanders are Europe's keenest restaurant spenders (and consumers of hotel accommodation, but that's another story)...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 2 days ago


Agility vs integration in the PR industry

Working in the PR industry makes for an interesting conversation starter with vastly different public opinions. Within the industry, there hasn't been much chatter around the integration and agility of PR agencies, which raises an interesting discussion...

By Lwazi Piti 2 days ago


Beatenberg's Matthew Field renews publishing deal with Sony/ATV

The announcement comes on the eve of the band releasing its sophomore album, 12 Views of Beatenberg...

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Farfetch snaps up streetwear marketplace Stadium Goods

Online luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch is acquiring Stadium Goods, a premier sneaker and streetwear marketplace, for $250 million...

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#RecruitmentFocus: The local youth employment engine that can

Since 2011, Lulaway, the brainchild of Jake Willis and Errol Freeman, has placed 30,000 young South Africans in jobs...

By Sindy Peters 2 days ago


Study shows 44% of leisure travellers plan and book vacations at the last minute

While conventional wisdom would suggest the vast majority of the world's travellers plan and book their trips a month or more in advance, a study by Hoffman York reveals that nearly half opt for last minute vacation booking...

2 days ago


How to identify a trend

In my own experience, I identify a trend based on an initial intuition, but I always combine intuition with research...

By Andre van der Merwe 2 days ago


Perfect pitch: Getting the brief right first

If your pitch brief does not adequately explain the "job to be done", it's time and money wasted. To get a functional brief in writing, you need to create a document that communicates enough for an agency to put their heart into getting the job...

By Johanna McDowell 2 days ago


Those designer babies everyone is freaking out about - it's not likely to happen

When Adam Nash was still an embryo, living in a dish in the lab, scientists tested his DNA to make sure it was free of Fanconi anemia...

By A Cecile JW Janssens 2 days ago


Why is this line so long?

Warning: After reading this article, you will never again stand in a line without thinking about how to make your wait time shorter...

By Joost Vles 2 days ago


The real business benefits of SD-WAN

Despite multiple benefits, there are various issues which have negatively impacted the rate of adoption of SD-WAN...

By Greg Hatfield 2 days ago


5 ways to prevent data downtime these holidays

For a business owner with a small IT team, the next few weeks are a trying time of year with your workforce reduced...

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