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.
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.
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!”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.