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Want to Work as an HR Manager? Don't Make these 3 Mistakes

Posted by Mia Arderne on Jul 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Successful and respected HR managers treat employees with respect and dignity, steering clear of favouritism, power trips, discrimination, and micromanagement. If you want to work as an HR manager, here are some mistakes you would do well to avoid:

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Topics: HR, General, Career Tips and Advice

How to Find an Entry-Level Job in Project Management

Posted by Lauren Frost on Jul 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Project managers usually take on loads of responsibility in their everyday duties, for which they require excellent skills and expertise. This is why it is important that you know how to find an entry-level job – so that you can gain the necessary experience within the field and build your way up.

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Topics: General, Project Management

5 Things No-One Tells You about Working as an Electrical Engineering Technician

Posted by Mia Arderne on Jul 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM

 

1. Workplaces can vary

Electrical engineering technicians can work in many different kinds of places. From an industrial plant to a cushy office, the place you end up working in very much depends on you and what suits your specialisation and experience. The workplace could be as big as a mine or as clinical as a laboratory, giving you some say in terms of your preferred working environment.

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice, Engineering

Your 67 Minutes this Mandela Day

Posted by Mia Arderne on Jul 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Happy Nelson Mandela Day! Today, 18 July, we commemorate Madiba’s birthday. We celebrate his legacy, and we are inspired to bring about real, positive change in the world.

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Topics: General

World Youth Skills Day - Why Does It Matter?

Posted by Melissa Roux on Jul 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM
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Topics: General

How to Keep Your Best Employees

Posted by Lauren Frost on Jul 13, 2016 9:30:00 AM

When a trusted, hardworking employee decides to leave the company, the company is faced with the nightmare of finding a replacement.

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Topics: HR, General

World Population Day and the Need to Empower our Women

Posted by Mia Arderne on Jul 11, 2016 9:30:00 AM

World Population Day happens every year on 11 July. While this is not a public holiday, people all over the world observe this day annually to remember what our current global population means for humanity and the environment. This event grew out of Five Billion Day, which took place on 11 July 1987, when it was estimated that the world’s population had reached five billion people. [Source]

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Topics: General

5 Tips for Mastering Your Minute-Taking Skills

Posted by Lauren Frost on Jul 8, 2016 10:00:00 AM

“How on earth am I going to make notes of everything that is said? What if I miss something important?” Don’t worry; we are here to help you. We have created a list of 5 tips you can use to become a master of taking minutes in future meetings!

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Topics: Secretarial, Career Tips and Advice, Business Management

A Day in the Life of a Professional Make-Up Artist

Posted by Lauren Frost on Jul 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to live a day in the life of professional make-up artist Bobbi Brown? Or what it would be like to be in the shoes of eyebrow stylist Melanie Marris? Or what a day in the life of make-up artist Cheryl Huggins would feel like?

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice, Beauty Therapy

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Beauty Therapist?

Posted by Lauren Frost on Jul 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Are you interested in beauty therapy, but unsure if you will be a good fit in this industry? Don’t worry, we are here to help! This quick quiz will help you discover whether or not this would be a good career choice for you. Let’s find out:

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Topics: General, Beauty Therapy

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