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Multinationals seek local presence in Africa
Multinationals seek local presence in Africa

End of road for low-commitment investments in Africa: South Africa no longer automatic country of choice...

27 Sep 2017

Marriott International's new dynamic sales and marketing leadership team
Marriott's new super sales and marketing leadership team for Middle East and Africa

On the heels of the successful mega merger between Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Marriott has announced a new Brand, Marketing, Sales and Consumer Services (BMSC) Leadership Team...

31 Jul 2017

Luanda, Angola. © Fabian Plock via
Africa's most expensive cities to work in

Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness...

4 Jul 2017

Ammentorp © –
Harnessing the skills of the future

Whitney Houston perhaps summed it up best when she crooned about the children being our future...

By Sharon Piehl 16 Jun 2017

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Four employees you want at your marketing agency

The creative. The upseller. The client-pleaser. The new business rockstar. The number cruncher. The strategic genius. The speedster. These are the people advertising and marketing agencies are always on the lookout for...

By Jessica Edgson 7 Jun 2017

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Demand for executive hotel managers in Africa

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) forecasts that international tourist arrivals in Africa will increase by between 5% and 6% in 2017...

30 Mar 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Here's how you can hire a marketing dream team

The talent you stock in your marketing departments will largely determine the direction your business goes in the future. If you get the right creative minds in there, the sky is the limit...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 Mar 2017

New Facebook job-hunting features challenge LinkedIn
New Facebook job-hunting features challenge LinkedIn

Facebook is now letting businesses in the US or Canada post jobs and take applications from jobseekers, posing a challenge to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn...

16 Feb 2017

123RF
Building a team strong enough to carry a brand to success

We know that creating a strong company culture is crucial in order to hire the right employees – and then ensure they're inspired and enabled enough to help reach your business goals...

By Harry Welby-Cooke 20 Jan 2017

Nigeria removes 50,000 'ghost workers' from state payrolls
Nigeria removes 50,000 'ghost workers' from state payrolls

ABUJA: Nigeria has struck off 50,000 "ghost workers" from the state payrolls this year, saving nearly 630 million euros, the presidency said on Tuesday...

30 Dec 2016

PEDA Week
Calls for accelerated job creation in Africa

Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week 2016, calls for accelerated job creation through infrastructure development for Africa's transformation...

5 Dec 2016

Safaricom Women in Technology team
Safaricom deepens focus on expanding technology skills

Internships are open to Kenyan applicants, preferably those in their 3rd to 5th year of study in ICT related fields...

29 Nov 2016

New Africa recruitment portal launched
New Africa recruitment portal launched

New online ecosystem 'Afrinection' connects African entrepreneurs, job seekers and professionals with employers, investors and partners...

25 Nov 2016

50 fastest growing online jobs, report indicates creatives in top 10
50 fastest growing online jobs, report indicates creatives in top 10

Freelancer.com has just released its quarterly report on the top 50 fastest growing online jobs for Q3 2016...

23 Nov 2016

123RF
Get them while they are still new and in love with your brand

People are an organisation's most important asset. This is the mantra that has been preached to us for the last few decades. It is not wrong, it's just not entirely accurate...

By Tess Sulaman 4 Nov 2016

'Brain drain' hits sub-Saharan Africa: IMF
'Brain drain' hits sub-Saharan Africa: IMF

Skilled workers are leaving sub-Saharan Africa in rapidly increasingly numbers, producing a "brain drain" that causes long-term social damage, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday...

6 Oct 2016

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Challenge of finding talent for Sub-Saharan Africa's growing tech demand

Investment on the African continent is seeing an increased demand for skilled local talent, particularly in the technology sector, says Willy Ciama...

By Willy Ciama 17 Aug 2016

Deal to create Africa's largest classifieds group
Deal to create Africa's largest classifieds group

Ringier Africa and One Africa Media (OAM) have agreed to merge their pan-African Classifieds assets to create and grow Africa's largest classifieds group...

Issued by Private Property 11 May 2016

Top employers reward African talent with expanded job packages
Top employers reward African talent with expanded job packages

A new study by the Top Employers Institute shows that employees in Africa are increasingly being rewarded with non-financial benefits in addition to traditional salary packages...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 15 Feb 2016

Bringing recruitment to NGOs in Africa
Bringing recruitment to NGOs in Africa

NGO Recruit Africa is a leading recruitment firm in the non-profit and development sector in Africa. Working with a wide range of clients, the agency aims to recruit across various sectors...

By Beverley Klein 2 Feb 2016

Powerful strategies for retaining your best employees
Powerful strategies for retaining your best employees

It's time to change the human resource strategy to stop competitors from poaching talent from your company, according to a new study...

By Ngugi Mungai 11 Dec 2015

Online recruitment transformed in sub-Saharan Africa
Online recruitment transformed in sub-Saharan Africa

The launch of WorkinAfrica is set to transform how online recruitment is done in sub-Saharan Africa...

2 Oct 2015

Everjobs launches in Ethiopia
Everjobs launches in Ethiopia

African's online career portal, Everjobs, have officially launched operations in Ethiopia. The company aims to simplify the job search and hiring process by connecting professionals with employers in a matter of clicks...

22 Sep 2015

New job titles, old job descriptions
New job titles, old job descriptions

Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously...

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015

Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home
Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home

Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it's a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity...

28 Aug 2015

ADvTECH Resourcing acquires 51% of CA Global Group
ADvTECH Resourcing acquires 51% of CA Global Group

ADvTECH Resourcing has acquired a majority stake in CA Global Group, including CA Global Headhunters and Mauritius-based Africa HR Solutions...

27 Aug 2015

[TrendTalk] Will this be your future job title?
[TrendTalk] Will this be your future job title?

Are you one of those people who has already created new job titles for yourself, delighting in the opportunity to use the word "Ninja" on your QR-coded/augmented reality, digital pop-up business card?...

By Louise Marsland 7 Aug 2015

Unsuccessful business venture abroad? Chances are, you didn't do your homework
Unsuccessful business venture abroad? Chances are, you didn't do your homework

We all remember our parents telling us this a million times, "finish your homework, then you can go and play". Yet we forget to do this later in life...

By Rolf Akermann 14 Jul 2015

Wanted... the All-African CEO
Wanted... the All-African CEO

Company executives are pragmatic about profit. They may be innovative, but they remain practical, they do what works or has good prospects of working...

By Mosima Selekisho 10 Jun 2015

Everjobs officially launches in Cameroon
Everjobs officially launches in Cameroon

Everjobs, Cameroon's new online job portal, recently started its operations in Douala. During a press conference, Co-founder and Managing Director for Africa, Eric Lauer introduced the company officially to the public...

24 Apr 2015

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