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Marketing Officer

Started Jul 26, 2010 0 Replies

Although Pietermaritzburg is the provincial capital we do struggle sometimes for qualified staff.We are looking for a qualified and experienced Marketing Officer to work in a Newspaper company. Any…Continue

 

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Tell us about what you do
I'm passionate about developing people
I am a consultant offering training and coaching in people management and business communication and general HR/IR consulting.
(see www.simplycommunicate.co.za)
What companies or organisations are you with?
Simply Communicate Consulting; Shuter and Shooter Publishing (HR Consultant); PROTEC Pietermaritzburg Academy; CBM Training (Facilitator); Varsity College (P/T Lecturer)

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Ian Webster commented on Chantel Harris's blog post Creating a safe work environment for employees
"Thanks for this. Recent case law indicates that it is not just the normal safety issues you mention, but employers need to think about how they protect employees from things like sexual harassment as well. Regards, Ian"
Aug 19
sylvia hammond left a comment for Ian Webster
"Wishing you a great birthday & a successful year ahead :)"
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"Hi Sylvia, Thanks for the feature. Much appreciated. Hope all well.  Blessings, Ian"
Aug 19

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Ian Webster liked sylvia hammond's discussion Update to Department of Labour Employment Equity Roadshows - dates
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Ian Webster posted a blog post

Democracy in the Workplace: Too Much or Not Enough

Sorry ladies. Women’s month got knocked off the front pages by the Local Government Elections this year. For those who supported the smaller parties, there was hope that this would be the year of breakthrough. Mixed results there. For ruling-party supporters, perhaps this would be the year of service delivery?But…See More
Aug 16

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Ian Webster replied to Thato Mbambo's discussion Communications Skills Facilitator Urgently required
"Hi Thato, Your email address (thato@execstaff.co.za) was rejected. My response would not go through. Thanks, Ian thato@execstaff.co.za"
Aug 10

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Ian Webster replied to Miro Bagrov's discussion Purpose of the CV and the 5 most common mistakes on CVs in the group Careers, Jobs & The Labour Market
"Thanks Miro, I wish this would get into the right hands. Someone, somewhere is doing a better job of getting to job seekers than we are. The CVs we get are all so alike and all so uniformly bad! I wouldn't recommend leaving out the '2005 -…"
Jun 17

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Careers, Jobs & The Labour Market

To discuss our Labour Market, share experience from both HR and job-seeker's perspective, share insight and help each other. Ask/Give advice on Careers & Career plans.See More
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Ian Webster replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Various problems resolved in the group The Help Desk
"Thanks Sylvia. Well done. We're not going anywhere! ☺"
May 26

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Ian Webster replied to sylvia hammond's discussion BUSA legal challenge to DHET SETA Grant Regulations in the group The Help Desk
"Exactly! (Although, I was worried in case some of our colleagues here thought I was talking to you! Or the Minister!!!) :)"
Apr 21

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Ian Webster replied to sylvia hammond's discussion BUSA legal challenge to DHET SETA Grant Regulations in the group The Help Desk
"Thanks Jacomien and Sylvia, A very helpful and pretty accurate summation. I agree, Sylvia, I also won't be telling clients to rely upon a 50% refund."
Apr 21

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Ian Webster replied to sylvia hammond's discussion BUSA legal challenge to DHET SETA Grant Regulations in the group The Help Desk
"Oh, yes, Sylvia!! 'Make my day, punk!'"
Apr 21

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Hannes Nel commented on Ian Webster's blog post Rugby Coaches and Acting Positions: Three Questions
"In my opinion one should only appoint somebody in an acting position if the new "permanent" manager has already been identified but cannot fill the post yet, for example because she is on course. The acting manager should be told that this…"
Apr 15

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Ian Webster posted a blog post

Rugby Coaches and Acting Positions: Three Questions

The ‘secret’ is out. Allister Coetzee has been appointed the new Springbok Rugby coach. Some say it is nine years late, and that he should have been given the job when the ‘poisoned chalice’ passed to the ‘quirky’ Pieter de Villiers.In spite of the delay, Coetzee appears upbeat and ready for the challenges…See More
Apr 15

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Democracy in the Workplace: Too Much or Not Enough

Posted on August 16, 2016 at 14:39 0 Comments

Sorry ladies. Women’s month got knocked off the front pages by the Local Government Elections this year. For those who supported the smaller parties, there was hope that this would be the year of breakthrough. Mixed results there. For ruling-party supporters, perhaps this would be the year of…

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Rugby Coaches and Acting Positions: Three Questions

Posted on April 15, 2016 at 8:35 1 Comment

The ‘secret’ is out. Allister Coetzee has been appointed the new Springbok Rugby coach. Some say it is nine years late, and that he should have been given the job when the ‘poisoned chalice’ passed to the ‘quirky’ Pieter de Villiers.

In spite of the delay, Coetzee appears upbeat and…

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Take Two in the Morning Before You Wake Up

Posted on March 29, 2016 at 15:29 4 Comments

Instantaneous response; that’s what we have come to expect today. If Google takes more than a second to return its search results, we want to throw our computer out the window. And heaven help the car in front of us if they fail to respond to the changed traffic light before it happens.

A…

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Removing Racism: A conscious effort

Posted on February 5, 2016 at 7:25 7 Comments

In her poor excuse for an apology, Penny Sparrow said her racist comment wasn’t meant to be taken personally. She missed the point entirely. It is precisely because her comment about people being ‘monkeys’ was not directed at a particular person acting in a particular…

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At 10:59 on August 19, 2016, sylvia hammond said…

Wishing you a great birthday & a successful year ahead :)

At 9:45 on November 11, 2015,
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Inbox me and I will give you my direct E Mail. I am looking for Facilitators in DBN and PE.

At 11:05am on August 19, 2015, sylvia hammond gave Ian Webster a gift
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Happy birthday Ian - wishing you a great day and a successful year. Really appreciate your contribution to our skills-universe - we live in exciting times :) regards sylvia
At 2:52pm on August 19, 2014, sylvia hammond gave Ian Webster a gift
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Wishing you a happy birthday and a year that is successful in the way that you would wish - thanks for your contribution to our skills-universe community - we do appreciate it - sylvia and team
At 13:05 on May 21, 2014, Tracey Norton (Berry) said…

Sorry for the delayed reply, it has been very busy. Yes, my colleague, Abi and I will meet you at Mugg & Bean, Pinecrest Centre tomorrow at 14h30. Please won't you also send me your cell number, just incase there is any problem. Tx

At 8:43 on May 15, 2014, Tracey Norton (Berry) said…

Maritzburg is sometghing of a foreign country to me. I was there last month and managed to get totally lost. I am based in New Germany/ Pinetown, so the Pinecrest Centre in Pinetown would be most convenient.

At 8:18 on May 15, 2014, Tracey Norton (Berry) said…

Hi Ian, yes, I remember those TMS discussions well. I never did hear from Jeanette. It is very exciting that you are now freelancing & consulting and it makes me realise I really need to catch up on this forum more frequently! It would be great to meet up and have a cuppa coffee sometime. All the best!

At 12:38pm on August 19, 2013, sylvia hammond gave Ian Webster a gift
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Happy birthday Ian - thank you for your valued contribution to our skills-universe and best wishes for a wonderful year - from the skills-universe team
At 9:42pm on September 14, 2012, sylvia hammond gave Ian Webster a gift
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Hi Ian, I do so enjoy your sense of humour - please don't go away - at the end of a frustrating day you really made me chuckle :) sylvia
At 11:39am on August 19, 2012, sylvia hammond gave Ian Webster a gift
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happy birthday Ian from the skills-universe team
 
 
 

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