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Social Media and Recruitment – The connection economy shift

Finding a job has never been a simple process and finding the right person to join your company is like finding a needle in a haystack. Fortunately the rise of social media is making it easier for companies and candidates to court each other. Those candidates that use their online presence to ‘beef up’ their [...]

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Social Media use in Journalism

Social Media empowers Citizen Journalism

After my last article about the role of social media in journalism I received an email through a friend from a journalism lecturer who shared this TED video with me. The video is a great description of a new layer of journalism that social media has empowered. A form of journalism that places the knowledge [...]

Social Media empowers Citizen Journalism originally posted on Mike Saunders – Keynote Speaker and Social Media Coach

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Does a CEO need to blog?

Tweet If you were to take one look at the world today, it would be obvious that social media has become a very important communication tool. Ask yourself this question “can a CEO remain relevant if they are not versed […]

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Social Media Bubble

Tweet There is a great deal of conversation around the social media bubble at the moment. If you have not heard already, the social media bubble is a topical debate about whether social media websites like Facebook, Groupon, Linkedin and […]

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Identifying Talent In A Knowledge Economy?

Tweet Identifying Talent is a top priority in any organistion today. Daniel Pink, in his TED talk on The Surprising Science of Motivation, suggests the most valuable people in a knowledge economy organizations are the people thinking about solutions to […]

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Social Media Recruitment

Recruitment Trend Shifts in South Africa

Tweet The recruitment industry in South Africa looks like it is on the rise for the first time in two and a half years. Human Resources South Africa reported “employment grew by 5.6% during March.” As business slowly starts to […]

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Short Study: Generation Y in South Africa

Tweet Over the last month Mike Saunders and a few associates ran a small study on Generation Y in South Africa. We interviewed 144 students with an average age of 18 years old. The gender split was 60% female and […]

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MTV asks students about their digital lifestyle.

Tweet MTV Online presenter Tom Thurlow went on the streets to ask students about their digital lifestyle. What mobiles are they carrying and why? Are they adopting Foursquare or Facebook Places? Do any of them still read newspapers or do […]

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Social Media in Sales

Social Media in Sales

Tweet Social technologies like twitter, foursquare, MXit, facebook and BBM represent the communication shift from physical to digital. Although this is becoming a well known fact most people are unsure where they stand and how this communication will affect their […]

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Mobile technology influence on Social Media

Tweet After the article from Barrie Bramley on the influence of the smart phone I thought it would be a good idea to show you this infographic that outlines the effect of the mobile phone on social media.  

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What’s your digital lifestyle?

Tweet I am a firm believer that every person hasa certian level of digital integration in their lifestyle. The is something in almost all of us that uses the digital landscape in someway or another. This is what excites me […]

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Is your company website your best business to business marketing tool?

Tweet Business to Business need lead generation focused websites Business leaders, in a recent study, cited company websites as the main source of information when looking at a business to business purchase. Company websites were used more than trade magazines, […]

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