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How to Master a Personal Brand: 5 Tips for Students

According to Behiring, companies receive about 250 resumes for every job position. Standing out in the sea of industry professionals with impressive careers and lengthy resumes is not easy for students with little or no work experience. To boost your career, you need to start building a personal brand from day one. Here are a […]

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Best study tips for academic success

Whether you are a straight-A student or not, when you are enrolled in a learning program, the goal is often to secure academic success at the end of it. The process involved in being a successful student is not as hard as you may think. Here are some of the best study tips that will […]

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Reasons Why it’s Never Too Late to Start a New Career

It is never too late to have that boost in your career. For some, this boost can come by equipping themselves, getting more skill or education. In some other cases, one might need a change in a career path for that big breakthrough to come. Most people are usually scared of starting a new career. […]

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Things to Consider Before Accepting a Remote Job

Are you trying to figure out ways for getting a remote job? It appears like a desirable goal for the year 2020 right? A remote job allows you to have more flexibility with the schedule and there is no need to sit in the traffic while driving to an office. You can allocate more time […]

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Best Practices for Effective Remote Working

As the world hunkers down to weather the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), work is shifting gears as well. In many industries, working from home (WFH) is going mainstream. It’s a smart way for companies to limit the potential exposure to the virus and keep employees safer while at the same time remaining productive. […]

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Time Tracking—Best Practices and Mistakes to Avoid

At first glance, tracking employee time seems pretty straightforward. Your employees simply denote the hours they were at work on a timesheet, or punch a time clock and turn their time cards in at the end of the week or month. What could go wrong? As it turns out, a lot. The ability to accurately […]

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The challenges and opportunities of skills gaps in robotics

A career in robotics requires a solid foundation of maths and science, says Yaskawa Southern Africa Chairman, Terry Rosenberg. With the alarming levels of unemployment in South Africa, it’s essential to identify where there are skills shortages and to encourage learners to study in those fields that present employment opportunities. An industry such as robotics […]

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Starting a PhD Later in Life: What’s It Like and How to Overcome the Challenges

We are taught that there is a certain order to doing things in life, and many of us make sure to follow the roadmap other people have set out for us. Your family, your friends and peers, the society around you – these and other external factors can greatly influence your mindset and the course […]

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Finding a Great Internship Opportunity

Internships are an excellent way to get hands-on industry experience. Pay rates are low, and so businesses are willing to take a chance on an inexperienced person. If you find the right opportunity, you can get your career off to a flying start. But how do you find that perfect internship position? In a shrinking […]

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How to Optimize Your CV for a Career in Education

When you’re sending out your CV to apply for a job in education, you only have one chance to stand out. Your CV can either make you or break you. This is why it’s extremely important that you think before you write it and create a unique strategy that will help you nail every job […]

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