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Joy-Mari Cloete
Blame Joy-Mari Cloete for those guffaws you hear from Shake Interactive’s offices. This digital immigrant has dreamt of becoming an SEO copywriter since her first term in primary school. She used to blog at www.joy-mari.com but then she contracted Writer’s Block, a company that specialises in procrastination, to manage the site until the end of 2010. Her motto is it is more blessed to ask questions than to give answers and she is fond of debating the religious. She can’t wait to ride the Honda Cruiser VT750S when she grows up.
  • Startup GetAGreatBoss fills a gap in the recruitment process

    The dearth of systems to rate and recognise great bosses prompted Gavin Symanowitz to create GetAGreatBoss.com, a rating system that helps job seekers to identify companies that have exceptional leaders. Symanowitz launched the startup in 2009 from Johannesburg with the belief that "people join companies, but they leave bosses." The site is not a recruitment portal itself, but rather targets six different groups of people that work in the recruitment field: Career-seekers looking for great bosses, recruiters, online job portals, HR professionals, executive coaches and great bosses themselves. According to a Gallup Organisation survey of one million people, ''what...