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Master these 5 Skills to Become a Professional Secretary

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Aug 3, 2015 10:29:25 AM

As a modern-day secretary, you will have to take on a wide range of duties and responsibilities. You won’t only handle the incoming calls and your boss’s diary — you may also be asked to type letters and e-mails, make travel arrangements, assist in planning meetings and conferences, do research, and draft presentations.

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Topics: Secretarial

10 Myths Everyone Believes about Studying

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Jul 31, 2015 10:00:00 AM

In this blog post, we examine some of the popular myths that people believe about studying:

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Topics: Distance Learning

How to Negotiate a Salary Increase

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Jul 29, 2015 10:00:00 AM

If you’re reading this post, you’re probably feeling underpaid or undervalued at work, and you’re hoping to find a few tips on how to change that. Well, by reading this article, you’re already taking a step in the direction of earning a higher salary.

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice

The 6 Skills of a Highly Effective Legal Secretary

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Jul 27, 2015 10:00:00 AM

A legal secretary, sometimes also known as a legal admin officer or paralegal, manages client relationships, performs research, and drafts legal documents. The legal secretary’s role has evolved over time, and he or she now plays an integral role in an attorney’s office.

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Topics: Secretarial, Career Tips and Advice

The Best Ways to Explain Long-Term Unemployment on Your CV

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Jul 24, 2015 10:00:00 AM

So far the job interview has gone well, you think to yourself. You sit there waiting for the next question, when the interviewer takes your CV in hand, licks his thumb, and starts flipping through it. You start fidgeting nervously, waiting for the question you know is coming. Then suddenly the interviewer stops, frowns, and looks up at you. As his lips start forming the words, you already know what he is going to ask: “Can you tell me why you weren’t working from 2011 to 2012?”  

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Topics: Career Tips and Advice

How to Tell if You Are in the Wrong Career

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Jul 22, 2015 10:00:00 AM

It’s easy to feel like life has unfairly swept you along and that you didn’t end up doing what you thought you would when you were young. And because work is such a large part of our lives, such uncertainties often come down to the following question:  “Am I in the career that I was meant to be in?” 

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Topics: Career Tips and Advice

5 Tips for Balancing Work and Family Responsibilities with Your Studies

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Jul 20, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Balancing and prioritising life can sometimes feel like a juggling game, and even though the balance will never be perfect, it might give you comfort to know that there are others out there doing the same thing. The key is to come up with creative solutions that work for you.

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice, Distance Learning

Mandela Day: 10 Things You Can Do to Make South Africa a Better Country

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Jul 17, 2015 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: General

How to Ace Your Logistics and Supply Chain Job Interview

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Jul 15, 2015 10:00:00 AM

So you’ve studied logistics and supply chain management, and you’ve started applying for jobs so that you can get started with your career in the supply chain industry. The only thing standing in your way is that dreaded interview! Don’t let this stress you out too much — we’re going to show you how you can ace your logistics and supply chain job interview.

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Topics: Career Tips and Advice, Supply Chain and Logistics

A Day in the Life of a Supply Chain Manager

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Jul 13, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Are you considering a career in supply chain management?  This article will give you an inside look into a day in the life of a supply chain manager.

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Topics: Career Tips and Advice, Supply Chain and Logistics