There is no doubt that South Africa's advertising industry is already present on the world stage. The Rainbow Nation is home to the world's most-awarded campaign (TBWA's Trillion Dollar Zimbabwean Campaign), a D&AD Black Pencil and many Cannes accolades. In fact, success through the years by SA agencies such as Net#work BBDO, King James, Joe Public, Bester Burke Slingers, Ogilvy and more contributed to South Africa's 2011 ranking as the 13th most-awarded country at Cannes.
by Tammy Johns | 11:42 AM April 5, 2012 Globally, one in three employers struggle to find employees with the skills and experience necessary to meet their needs, and almost one-third cite a lack of experience as a key barrier to filling their open jobs .
Brands are spending a great deal of time and energy investing in platforms to get likes or pluses, and not really being social at all. It's been well over 15 years since the social era started. So many brilliant people have been writing, speaking, and sharing case studies over that length of time, that if I only listed a few, I'd miss some really important thinkers.
by Scott Anthony | 9:06 AM March 12, 2012 I recently participated in a spirited panel discussion with Bruce Brown, Procter & Gamble's Chief Technology Officer, and Erich Joachimsthaler, Vivaldi Partners' managing director and CEO.
by Scott Edinger | 11:50 AM February 15, 2012
In my consulting work with large, multinational companies, I see a pervasive anxiety among managers who have trouble finding people for skilled positions, no matter what industry or region.
by Boris Groysberg | 2:30 PM February 13, 2012 The job of the senior executive is much more complicated today than it was a decade or two ago — and that trend will continue, especially if you hope to play on a global stage (which is a nearly universal condition these days for many companies).
by Tammy Johns | 10:07 AM February 16, 2012 Do you wonder why there were an average of 8 million jobs posted online in the U.S. every month of last year, while 13 million people continued to search for work during the exact same months? The reason is that the U.S. — along with just about every other country — is suffering from a talent mismatch: employers cannot find individuals with the skills and capabilities they need, where and when they need them.
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by Tammy Erickson | 12:05 PM February 16, 2012 "We've spent a fortune on collaborative technology, but no one is using it ... or if they are, it's for purely social, non-productive activities." Sound familiar?
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by Sylvia Ann Hewlett | 9:46 AM January 30, 2012 Julia Jia was the first girl from her small village in Shandong Province to go to university.