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26 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 26th, 2009

Do the dog: The right breed for the job

As a digital recruiter, I’m often asked, “What skills do I need to make it in the digital industry?” I tell people that the required skills vary depending on the role, but it’s essential for everyone to have the right attitude – passionate and diligent. In other words, you need to be prepared to work like a dog. That got me thinking. There are as many different types of digital roles as there are breeds...

18 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 18th, 2009

Do the dog: The right breed for the job

As a digital recruiter, I’m often asked, “What skills do I need to make it in the digital industry?” I tell people that the required skills vary depending on the role, but it’s essential for everyone to have the right attitude – passionate and diligent. In other words, you need to be prepared to work like a dog. Cassius Marcellus Coolidge That got me thinking. There are as many different types of digital...

16 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 16th, 2009

Australian developer threatened by Twitter over application

An Australian software developer living in New York has been told by Twitter to shut down a third-party Twitter application he created, and give control over the application’s website domain to the company. Dean Collins, who works at software consultancy firm Cognation, developed the “My Twitter Butler” application that allows users to automatically follow other Twitter users based upon keywords...

16 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 16th, 2009

Supercheap Auto revs up for Bathurst

Supercheap Auto revs up for Bathurst 16 August 2009 BRISBANE: With the Bathurst 1000 just weeks away, major race sponsor Supercheap Auto is set to launch a new national marketing campaign. Created by CummisNitro Brisbane, the campaign is spearheaded by a new brand TVC launching this Sunday (16 August), positioning Supercheap Auto’s position as a one-stop auto shop. In addition to driving brand awareness in the...

15 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 15th, 2009

Telstra ups mobile revenue, profit

SYDNEY: Telstra has improved its mobile services revenue by 10% in the 2009 financial year, with net profit up over 10% as well. Telstra reported a 10.3% increase in net profit to $4.073 billion for the year to 30 June 2009. Its total revenue was up 2.7% to $25.5 billion. The telco’s mobile services revenue grew by 10% to $6.101 million due to customer growth, increased demand for Next G services and wireless...

14 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 14th, 2009

What Ferris Bueller can teach you about digital success

What Ferris Bueller can teach you about digital success 14 August 2009 OK, it looks like the worst is over. Whether it’s the stimulus levers the government pulled, the ingenuity of all of us hard-working Australians, or just plain luck, we have so far avoided a recession, and after a disastrous year for the digital job market, things appear to be on the upswing. You can find inspiration in seemingly odd places –...

14 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 14th, 2009

Ikon takes VHA account

SYDNEY: Ikon Communications has scooped the combined Hutchison 3 and Vodafone media accounts, worth an estimated $55 million. The news was shortly followed by a statement from Mitchells announcing it had resigned the Hutchison 3 account, due to conflict with existing MPG client Optus. VHA issued a statement this afternoon (13 August) announcing Ikon would be the “exclusive media agency responsible for...

07 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 7th, 2009

McCann appoints Reynolds

McCann appoints Reynolds 07 August 2009 Back to News...

06 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 6th, 2009

Will Ninemsn and Yahoo7 be affected by Microsoft and Yahoo’s search deal?

Ninemsn and Yahoo7 are unsure about how the advertising partnership between parent companies Microsoft and Yahoo will affect Australian operations. Yahoo7 said in a statement it is currently investigating how the partnership will work locally. “These kinds of deals can take months to finalise and years to roll out. We are currently working through what this means for the Australian market, until then it is...

05 Aug 2009

POSTED BY DJackson | Aug 5th, 2009

Inflation gauge jumps, Sharemarket rally runs on: Economy roundup

Inflation gauge jumps, Sharemarket rally runs on: Economy roundup 05 August 2009 A private gauge of inflation has risen by the biggest amount in seven years on the back of higher communications, utilities and housing-related costs. Back to News...

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