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5 Best Mobile Apps for Project Managers

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

As a project manager, you have to manage a team, control projects, and enforce deadlines – which can quickly become messy if you don’t have the right systems and tools in place.

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Topics: Career Tips and Advice, Project Management

Meet Graeme, Our First Online Student

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Graeme is a 46-year-old Insurance Manager from Gauteng, currently working in the automotive industry. He is a well-accomplished and qualified professional: he holds a Bcompt Degree, and he is a member of the CSSA (Chartered Secretaries of South Africa). At the start of this year, he decided to enrol for the Online Short Course in Productivity and Accountability at Oxbridge Academy.  

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Topics: General, Online Courses

What Hollywood Gets Totally Wrong about Certain Professions

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Hollywood likes to take creative liberties when it comes depicting how things work in the real world. If you’ve ever shared a profession with an onscreen character, you’ll know that the first thing that pops into your head is: “That’s not actually what I do at all!”

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice

How to Become a Certified Bookkeeper [Flowchart]

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM
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Topics: Advice for Students, Career Tips and Advice, Bookkeeping and Accounting

Discover the Biggest Health and Safety Risks in the South African Workplace

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) was implemented in South Africa in 1994. The OHSA gives workers certain rights and responsibilities in relation to health and safety in the workplace. It also requires the management of an organisation to set up safety committees, and to develop and implement certain safety measures in the workplace.

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Topics: Career Tips and Advice, OHS

4 Tips for a Successful Career in Financial Management

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Being a successful manager is completely different from succeeding in any other type of job. You might have all the necessary skills and expertise to perform your current job successfully, and you might therefore think that you are qualified to apply for the next managerial vacancy in your field.

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Topics: Career Tips and Advice, Bookkeeping and Accounting

Careers in Health, Wellness and Social Care

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The field of health, wellness and social care offers a diverse range of career opportunities, and it is one of the fastest-growing career fields both in South Africa and abroad.

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Discover the Top 5 Career Opportunities in IT

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 8, 2016 10:00:00 AM

In the current economic environment, it is important to build a career in an industry that is not only growing, but that also has good prospects for the future. Information technology (IT) is such an industry.

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Topics: Career Tips and Advice, Computer Studies

9 Quotes By Bill Gates to Help You Start Your Career in Computers

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

If it wasn’t for Bill Gates, you probably wouldn’t have that awesome computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone at home. Despite being one of the richest and most innovative tech giants of our time, however, billionaire Bill Gates was once just another college kid thinking about starting a career in computer technology—just like you. So if you are interested in starting your IT career, why not take some advice from the man himself?

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Topics: Career Tips and Advice, Computer Studies

9 Differences Between a Technical Engineering Qualification and an Engineering Degree

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Apr 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Do you already know that you want to start a career in engineering, but you aren’t sure about what route to take? Or are you struggling to decide whether you should enrol for a technical engineering course or an engineering degree? The best way to make sure you make the correct decision is to do thorough research on your different options.

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Topics: Advice for Students, Career Tips and Advice, Engineering

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