As South Africa faces catastrophic unemployment rates, the South African Technology Network (SATN) and various stakeholders are partnering to ensure that graduates “are no longer job seekers but job creators”.
The South African Technology Network (SATN) has partnered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to launch a Staff PhD Capacity Enhancement Programme designed to raise the number and quality of PhDs coming out of universities of technology and previously disadvantaged universities in South Africa.
I’ve been thinking about my social media strategy for 2019 while researching trends and tactics. How do I get my own brand, as well as the brands I work for, to stand out next year? What worked for me this year? Will this continue to work into 2019? Or do…
Instagram is hands down my favourite social media platform. Beautiful images, clean lines, easy formatting … what’s not to like about Instagram right? Well … there is just one thing that concerns me as a social media content creator. Fakeness.
As a freelancer, you quickly learn that it’s important to have as many clients as possible. More clients mean a healthier bank balance every month. We never really think about firing clients … until one (or two) come along and we know we would be happier not having them around.
If you use social media you must know that hashtags are an important component of social activity, especially on Instagram and Twitter. But have you ever asked yourself what a hashtag is? And more importantly, have you ever asked why and how do I use hashtags optimally?
There’s no manual on how to be a freelancer. And as the gig economy evolves at a phenomenal pace we often find ourselves wishing someone could sit us down and explain exactly how we can keep up with the trends. We all need a bit of advice and useful tips.
This week I am talking online reputation management or ORM. The great thing about social media is that brands can interact with their customers in a more organic and authentic way. The not-so-great thing is that people can say what they want about a brand and that could be damaging.