Category Archives: Entrepreneur Corner

What Recruiters (or clients) look for on your LinkedIn profile

Looking for clients is effectively the same as looking for a job, as a firm; the first thing we do when about to do business with someone is vet them using mainly their LinkedIn profile. Your potential clients are doing the same so here’s a useful article we came across recently – for this month’s issue of ZASA Magazine, click here.

Before you get stuck into the article though, here are 6 quick tips on how to make a great LinkedIn profile.

Download Issue 21 of ZASA Magazine here to read the full article by Gwen Moran (Author, Business Writer, Small Business Influencer Awards Top 100 Champion 2015, 2014, and 2012; What Recruiters (or clients) look for on your LinkedIn profile.


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Entrepreneur Corner | Hiring your first Employee

Look at you now, been running your growing baby for a good little while – the late (sometimes non-existent) nights, endless meetings, disappointments, patience and hard work have brought you to a crossroads; you need to bring someone into the fold! Here are some guidelines…

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An experienced Entrepreneur in the video below, Patrick Bet-David, explains how to identify the person you need to hire first while this month’s article goes into how to attract the right candidate into your growing business… Hope you enjoy and share!

Download Issue 20 of ZASA Magazine here to read the full article by James Caan; Hiring your first employee – from a seasoned Entrepreneur.


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Entrepreneur Corner | Mama G Cover Feature

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Please start by reading the cover story in Issue 16 (January 2017) of ZASA Magazine to understand the context of this post, it is supplementary material. You can download the magazine for free here.

As we mentioned in the magazine, we simply could not fit everything into the article so we decided to pull out the business portion of her interview and post it here since Mama G had some great and insightful contributions to make. Here’s the rest of the interview…

Becoming an entrepreneur is often a daunting task for many, what made you decide to jump all in and get Adriel Fischer Ltd off the ground?

I opted not to have a full-time commitment initially because of my son’s condition and being the primary caregiver, I decided to look after him full time. For a long time, I was grounded and thought I could never do anything else apart from looking after him. I was however inspired by mothers of CP children who I met and have excelled in their studies, career etc. despite their children’s condition. I decided to engage in something that was flexible which could still allow me to look after my son and work my own hours so I registered a company in Zambia called Adriel Fischer Ltd.  Most people are intrigued and ask me how I came up with that name. Well, I took my time to name my company the way you would your child. Adriel is a Hebrew name meaning followers or flock of God. Fischer is German for Fisher as I one day hope to “fish” (employ) thousands of people.

If there was one thing you would have loved to know when you started your entrepreneurial journey that you know now, what would that be? Continue reading Entrepreneur Corner | Mama G Cover Feature

Entrepreneur Corner | Wakeup Infographic

Please start by reading the article “4 Ways To Remain Productive When Working From Home” in Issue 12 of ZASA Magazine to understand the context of this post, it is supplementary material. You can download the magazine for free here.

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Wakeup Infographic – Photo Credit: Nadya Khoja – Director Marketing Venngage Infographics

 

 

Entrepreneur Corner | Infographic – Steve Jobs Or Elon Musk?

Please start by reading the article in Issue 9 of ZASA Magazine to understand the context of this post, it is supplementary material. You can download the magazine for free here.

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From BusinessInsider.com
Author: Mike Nudelman – Mike is Business Insider’s editorial Graphic Designer. He majored in Printmaking at Cornell University and earned a MFA in Painting & Drawing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He previously worked as an Illustrator in Groupon’s Humor Department, and is a gallery-represented artist who regularly exhibits his drawings.