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Dianne Volek
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My interview on Technical Writing as a profession on eTV South Africa. I never even thought to take a "selfie"!
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It's a CONTRACT. So I guess it's ok if my payments also "may vary from time to time"?
Why did Vodacom opt to increase its contract prices and is it fair play to do so? The network has given its reasons.
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I will be speaking on eTV Sunrise tomorrow at 06h35 on Technical Writing as a career choice. It is only going to be 10 minutes, but I already have butterflies!
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NORMAN, OK—Noting that similar outcomes were achieved under both approaches, a landmark decade-long study of mental health treatment options published Tuesday has found that talk therapy and antidepressant medications are equally effective at moneti...
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Oh dear - my favorite drinks are right at the top end!  Luckily I keep to tea most days.
Can you guess which fizzy drink has the most sugar? And no it is not Coca-Cola. Check out this infographic to see if your favorite cold beverage is on the list.
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Android devices accounted for 81.5% of all phones shipped, finally breaking the 1 billion mark for smartphones. In comparison, Apple shipped 192 million phones for 14.8% of the market.
With 2014 in the books, we're finally getting the numbers to see how each manufacturer and OS did over the past year. The good news for Google an...
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A new logo for a property clients. The double infinity represents The double  infinity icon represents both “long-term” as well as “ strong relationships”. ·     The font is very clean and contemporary,  but has an art deco ’30 feel– evocative the heyday of Johannesburg & Durban inner-city property which is their specialty.
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My interview on eTV - Technical Writing as a professional career.
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brainstorming continues to be used because it feels intuitively right to do so. As such, it is one more placebo in the talent management cabinet, believed to work in spite of the clear absence of evidence. So go ahead, schedule that brainstorming meeting. Just don't expect it to accomplish much, other than making your team feel good.
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Researchers at Michigan State University have created a fully transparent solar concentrator, which could turn any window or sheet of glass (like your smartphone’s screen) into a photovoltaic solar cell.Unlike other “transparent” solar cells that we’ve reported on in the past, this one really is transparent, as you can see in the photos throughout this story. According to Richard Lunt, who led the research, the team are confident that the transpa...
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SAN FRANCISCO—Following Monday’s unveiling of the highly anticipated Apple Watch, fans of Apple across the nation reportedly called on the company to manufacture more products that they can feel pressed against their skin at all times.
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I've completed the Bothongo Group Website. The Bothongo foundation does an amazing job of sponsoring University students with their tuition, books and living expenses.
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Advertising Executive
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Marketing Strategy, Copywriting, Programming, UX (User Experience) & Graphic Design
Employment
  • InterComm SA
    Owner, 2001 - present
    Dianne Volek is the founder of InterComm South Africa, a full-service advertising consultancy specializing in communication strategy, design and production of both printed and interactive marketing materials. InterComm South Africa bridges that divide between creative strategic ideas and disciplined attention to detail in terms of on-time project delivery. We're hands-on, hearts-on, minds-on for every client and every project all the time. And we encourage you to check with our clients - their references are our primary marketing tool.
  • Vaal University of Technology
    Guest Lecturer, 2013 - 2014
    I am contracted as a guest lecturer at the Vaal University of Technology (Department of Visual Arts), presenting various Communications Technology topics.
  • Kindle Books SA
    Founder, 2011 - 2013
    Kindle Books is a South African publishing platform that provides readers with inspiring, motivational books at reasonable prices. This start-up of InterComm SA was sold to a publishing company in 2013.
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Communication, Advertising & Publishing Specialist
Introduction
I bridge that divide between creative strategic ideas and disciplined project delivery. I love my work and I have the greatest clients so it's easy to be hands-on, hearts-on for every project. Who needs weekends anyway...
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15 Awards for Copywriting, Editing & Design for the Institute of Editors and PRISA. I foster special-needs cats and kittens for the Kitty & Puppy Haven, Johannesburg.
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Johannesburg, south Africa
Previously
Vancouver, Canada - Durban, South Africa
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