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Headhunting

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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Stats about LinkedIn in Africa [infographic]

Stats about LinkedIn in Africa [infographic]

After the demand for our LinkedIn in South Africa infographics we decided to extend our research into Africa. Nearly 6 million people are using LinkedIn in Africa. Proving that LinkedIn is becoming a great resource to connect with people in Africa. As international investment into Africa grows we are seeing great potential to connect with [...]

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LinkedIn in South Africa 2012 [infographic]

LinkedIn in South Africa 2012 [infographic]

Over the last few years the DigitLab team and I have been tracking the growth of LinkedIn in South Africa.In 2011 we saw an 83% growth (600 000 professionals) from this year and in 2012 a 45% increase (500 000 professionals )with a total of 1,6 million people. Its also interesting to note that the [...]

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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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Linkedin in South Africa has grown by 83%

Linkedin in South Africa has grown by 83%

Tweet Over the past few months I havebeen looking extensively at the topic of Social Reinvention. This is the process of reinventing our business to incorporate social media and social technology. I have come to believe that this is imperative for […]

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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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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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South African Linkedin Research Report

Tweet Linkedin is a great network to take part in. It aids business relationship building, employee recruitment, and idea sharing. I have found that being a part of this network has opened up opportunities to profile myself in a professional […]

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LinkedIn shakes it up

Tweet With 60 million profiles, LinkedIn is shaking things up. A lot. The recruitment industry is certainly feeling it, but LinkedIn is more than just about finding employment, as the article ‘How LinkedIn will fire up your career‘ from Fortune suggests: Facebook […]

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When social media grows up…  it will change everything

When social media grows up… it will change everything

Tweet Download a copy of this article in PDF format – right click here. The contents of this article can be presented as a keynote or a workshop for your team – we call that “Beyond the Hype“. Contact our […]

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The Twitter interview

Tweet I was recently interviewed by a journalist on the issue of Twitter and social media, and how it might impact traditional media. It was a fairly focused interview – not broad ranging – but you might be interested in […]

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