We looking for a Graphic Designer!

We are looking to hire a Graphic Designer to work in our Johannesburg offices. www.merloni.co.za

The ideal candidate should have HTML & CSS knowledge, be familiar with WordPress, Joomla & JQuery & have a good command of the english language. Salary Depends on experience but will be competitive.

Please send CV & any previous works / online portfolio with a covering note to HR@merloni.co.za. Interviews will take place after the 15th of September.

The 10 Reasons Why We Fail

Luke: I can’t believe it.

Yoda: That is why you fail.

My research into the traits of influencers and achievers continues, and as I turn more pieces of this puzzle around to fit the whole, more ideas appear to me as a fit for this space.  In this edition, reflections on falling short — more precisely, why we fail despite ourselves. Read more

What your email says about you

London – It was the home of many internet users’ very first webmail addresses. Now Microsoft has announced plans to drop its famous – if somewhat outdated – Hotmail brand, and replace @hotmail.com with @outlook.com. The software giant says its new Outlook email service will prevent inbox clutter by automatically sorting emails into categories, and link users’ email accounts to other web services, such as Facebook, Twitter and Skype. It comes with built-in versions of Microsoft Office apps, including Word, as well as the firm’s Skydrive cloud storage. Existing Hotmail users will be advised to upgrade to Outlook, but allowed to keep their vintage @hotmail.com address. Read more

Online gets dressed up

The arrival of a Mr Price shopping cart on both Web and mobile sites, and new initiatives by Edcon and eBucks, mark a shift in how clothes are sold online, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.
For much of the past decade, online clothing retail in South Africa has seemed like the toddler party that the big kids avoided. Start-ups, newcomers and unknowns dominated, while the established brands either stayed away or made only a grudging appearance.Edgars had a web site with a shopping cart, but it was more of an apology than a serious online store. The likes of Stuttafords, Truworths, Jet, Foschini and Mr Price were entirely absent from e-commerce Read more