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What to expect from a career in the hospitality industry

June 28, 2018

Working in the hospitality industry gives you an exciting opportunity. You will enter an industry that thrives on creativity and out-of-the-box thinking, and you will also be able to travel to new and exciting destinations. If you have studied hospitality courses, then you will be well prepared for this new life, but you might not be sure of what to expect in the industry. Below is some helpful advice on what to expect in a career in the hospitality industry.…

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7 Ways to juggle work and pregnancy

April 24, 2018

Falling pregnant and juggling a career is not easy. While it might be the news you’ve been dreaming about, it could be seen as a taboo topic in many business environments. Depending on the industry you’re in, you could face a major challenge when admitting your pregnancy, both in side effects and with your boss’ reaction. And, although it’s a beautiful new chapter, it can also put a damper on your career. From morning sickness to loss of appetite and…

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How can computer courses boost your career?

March 22, 2018

Climbing the corporate ladder and improving your career is important for anyone who wants to be successful. One of the best ways to do so is to continually be working on your skills, either by improving the skills you already have or building new ones which you may lack. In today’s modern world, IT courses are a sure-fire way to boost your career, as outlined below. The gap in your knowledge is addressed If you have been working for a…

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The characteristics of a good secretary

February 28, 2018

Becoming a secretary means that you have to have a certain set of characteristics in order to be successful. Every company will look for these certain aspects of your personality before hiring you, which means that it is vital to ensure you gain them or improve them. Organisational skills One of the major characteristics of a general secretary is their organisational skills. A secretary routinely has to organise diaries for senior colleagues, keep track of tasks and projects as well…

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You’ve just been retrenched, now what?

February 19, 2018

Being retrenched is never easy. But it is a reality that you might have to face in your career. There are few things that feel worse. You’ll feel like your life is falling apart. You’re going to be losing your stable income and you have bills to pay. Your career is also going to take a hit. It might be tough to find a new job. You probably aren’t sure what to do right now. And that’s understandable. But you…

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Courses you can study without a Matric certificate

February 15, 2018

Not having a Matric exemption may seem like a daunting prospect to those who wish to further their studies. You may feel as though you are unable to find a career or are limited in what you can study, but there are options to help you further both of these. Outlined below are just some of the courses you can study without a Matric. Stock controller A stock controller is someone who is responsible for tracking incoming and outgoing shipments…

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Why you should take computer courses during your gap year

January 4, 2018

A gap year is a common choice among many students who feel they need a break after a stressful Matric. However, finding something meaningful and constructive to do during your gap year can prove difficult. You could choose to volunteer your time to a charity but if you are interested in improving your chances of finding a career after university, you should invest in taking courses during this period. Why should I choose a computer course? Computer courses are useful…

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4 things you must have before you start your business

February 28, 2017

Starting your own business is a truly thrilling idea. If you’re enthusiastic and innovative then you’re likely able to sit daydreaming about your plans. Every single person with an entrepreneurial spirit has considered what success would feel like and conversely what failure would bring. Because of these extremes, many simply sit and wait for the right moment to start. Scared to begin in case of failure or worrying because even being successful will require a lot from them. Becoming too…

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Why live in Joburg

August 28, 2015

Johannesburg is central to all of Africa, in terms of many areas. After all, it is “South Africa’s largest city and by far the most powerful economic machine on the African continent.” Indeed, in terms of Africa, it’s the second largest on the continent. In 2014, Jo’burg was the “African continent’s most visited city for the second consecutive year in the Mastercard Global Cities index.” There is something special about Joburg beyond it being a business hub – though its…

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