Oxbridge Academy Blog

4 Things South Africans Can Do on the World Day of Social Justice

Posted by Mia Arderne on Feb 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM
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Topics: General

How Studying Further Can Boost Your Confidence

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Feb 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Most people would agree that in today’s world, education is one of the best gifts that a parent can give their child. In fact, education is so important that furthering your own studies might even be the most important gift that you can give to yourself. Not only will furthering your studies give you a competitive advantage in your career, but it will boost your self-confidence and self-worth immensely.

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

Choose Your Business Management Career Path

Posted by Lungiswa Nyatyowa on Feb 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Because business touches on almost every aspect of human society, choosing a career in business management offers a variety of options. Those who work in the various business management careers develop a broad knowledge of business operations, finance, strategy, business policy, communications and much more.

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice, Business Management

Thinking of Quitting? 4 Things to Do Instead of Giving Up

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Feb 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

At some point in your life, you will feel like giving up. You might feel like giving up right on the verge of success, or you might feel like giving up before you’ve even started something. Either way, perseverance is everything – so before you start thinking of giving up, try these 4 strategies:

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Topics: General, Advice for Students

5 Skills that will Transform Your Career

Posted by Mia Arderne on Feb 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM
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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice

Choose Your OHS Career Path

Posted by Lungiswa Nyatyowa on Feb 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Careers in the occupational health and safety industry are about promoting health and safety in the workplace. The people working in this field ensure that employers and employees are aware of safety legislation, policies, and practices put in place, and that they adhere to them. They work in a variety of environments and can either be employed on a full-time or part-time basis. There are many career options in the occupational health and safety industry to choose from. Here are four options to look at:

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice, OHS

How to Find Joy in Your Job

Posted by Mia Arderne on Feb 6, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Your job is where you spend most of your time, so you have to find a way to make it your own and enjoy it. If not, you’ll spend most of your life feeling unfulfilled.

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice

Is Distance Education the Right Choice for You?

Posted by Oxbridge Academy on Feb 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

It’s a new year and Matric exams are over. Whether you passed or not, you now have to decide what you’re going to do. By now, you’ve been to countless career days, looked at a number of different career brochures, and know what your friends are studying - but you’re probably more confused than ever!

 

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Topics: General, Advice for Students, Distance Learning

Planning a Career Change? Here are 3 Tips You Don't Want to Miss!

Posted by OxBlog2014 on Feb 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Maybe you’ve lost interest in your current career, maybe you’re bored at work, or maybe you’ve found something else you want to do – there are a number of reasons why you might want to change your career.

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice

Be the Architect of Your Own Career

Posted by Mia Arderne on Jan 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Being in charge of your own career often involves dealing with some change. You might not be doing what you want right now. Maybe you’d like to start your own business, get a better position in your current company or explore a completely new career path. Here are a few points to consider when becoming the architect of your own career:

 

 

Trust yourself

Becoming the architect of your career and really taking charge of your life might mean going against the norm. Many people stagnate at their companies and just go through the motions of their 9 – 5 jobs. This doesn’t have to be you.

Trust yourself enough to take a risk and go about things a bit differently. While it can be difficult to quit a dead-end job, sometimes you need to take the leap and be true to yourself. Create your ideal professional journey.  

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Topics: General, Career Tips and Advice