When you start your career, you are most likely aware of the ‘hard’ skills you need, such as typing, computer skills and accounting skills. These are tangible, teachable skills that relate to your career choice. An aspect that many young … Continue reading Soft skills you need to succeed in the office
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 … Continue reading How can computer courses boost your career?
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 … Continue reading The characteristics of a good secretary
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 … Continue reading You’ve just been retrenched, now what?
Starting the day with that “something extra” is exactly what you need to seize every opportunity that day may bring. It’s about more than just waking up on the right side of the bed. Having a morning routine to boost … Continue reading A morning routine to boost your confidence
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 … Continue reading Courses you can study without a Matric certificate
Having an existential crisis is something most of us think about during the course of our lives, and if you’ve never had one then you must be something right in life. At some point, you’ll begin to wonder what your … Continue reading 3 ways to get out of the everyday slog
Though you might spend eight or nine hours a day with someone, that doesn’t mean you know them very well. This is the nature of the office environment in which many find themselves. So often, you are focused on delivering work and completing tasks. Meeting deadlines, making clients happy and pleasing your employers comes first, after all, if you want to keep your job. Colleagues are not there specifically to be your friends, but to be part of the company that lends itself to the productivity. However, that shouldn’t stop you being kind to them which is why so many … Continue reading How to pick the right gift for a colleague
Going back to work after raising children for a few years can be difficult. You have to get back into the habit and routine of working life and get used to leaving your personal life at home again. You have … Continue reading 6 tips to help you get back to work after raising kids