Monday, 09 December 2013
Thousands of youngsters, who gathered for the Department of Social Development’s National Youth Camp at Lohatla Combat Training Centre in the Northern Cape, have joined the world in paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.
Friday, 06 December 2013
On Thursday the 5th December 2013 at 8:50pm Nelson Mandela, the father of our nation, left us. Madiba was born on the 18th July 1918 and died at the age of 95 at his home with family by his side. He spent 27 years in prison and 5 years as the president of South Africa. His death has left the nation in deep sadness as we morn the life of a hero who sacrificed much for the freedom of many.
Wednesday, 06 November 2013
Two Eastern Cape universities have thrown a lifeline to late applicants by extending the deadline for applications for new students next year.
Wednesday, 04 December 2013
As part of the turnaround strategy for the country’s Further Education and Training (FET) colleges, the Department of Higher Education and Training has introduced an attendance and punctuality policy which will ensure learners are in class and on time.
Tuesday, 05 November 2013
As part of its commitment to ensuring access to quality higher education, today Regenesys Business School launched its 'Free to Learn' competition in which qualifying students stand a chance to win bursaries to the value of $10 000 - enabling them to study and acquire a formal qualification for its certificate, degree or MBA programme.
Monday, 02 December 2013
The importance of an eye-catching, well written and informative CV can never be underestimated and ultimately can be the difference between you securing that dream job or not. A CV is a personal marketing tool which presents to employers your relevant academic qualifications, work experience and skills.
Monday, 04 November 2013
In this high-tech world of social network profiles, digital personas and video calls, you could be forgiven for thinking the days of submitting covering letters with your CV were long gone. But, believe it or not, it’s your covering letter that could just give you that stand-out appeal you need in our highly competitive marketplace.
Friday, 29 November 2013
According to MyBroadBand Tech News first year University of Johannesburg (UJ) students will have to have either a laptop or a tablet for their studies in 2014.
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
The Department of Basic Education has commended learners and examination administrators for assisting to ensure an incident free start to the 2013 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examinations.
Thursday, 28 November 2013
What are some of the factors that you need to consider in choosing a career?
It does not really matter if you are 18 and just entering college and thinking through what major to go after. Or you're in your 40s or 50s and looking to make another mid career shift into doing something a little bit different that aligns with your passions. Regardless of what age, these 3 different principles to apply when choosing a career.
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Is Engineering for Me?
Do you like solving problems?
Are you creative?
Do you like helping people and making their lives better?
Then you are a perfect candidate to become an engineer! Become part of a fast growing industry.
Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Let's talk about how you can march into an interview confidently. So what's the purpose of an interview? There's really two purposes. One is for an employer to find a really good fit both in terms of skills and experience and also a fit in terms of personality and culture.
Monday, 28 October 2013
If you're not sure about whether you want to go the finance root in your career plan, or you are not quite sure what finance actually involves take a look at what some of the most influential financial business men and women have to say below.
Tuesday, 26 November 2013
What is it that employers look for when they talk about work experience, and what are they looking for from it?
Friday, 25 October 2013
If I had to ask you are you happy in your career? What would you answer?
No, not the answer that you give so many times trying to convince yourself that you're happy, and that you enjoy what you are doing. I'm looking for a true answer. What does your heart say? Are you happy with your career?
Monday, 25 November 2013
Although many of these statistics used in the video below are from the US, a surprising number of cases are similar in South Africa. So if you are trying to decide what to study or looking into what you are passionate about but what pays well then these are the jobs you will want to discovery. These are the jobs that will get you paid!!
Thursday, 24 October 2013
Marketing has undeniably become the most fundamental part of any business' success, and behind all the world’s market leaders are dynamic teams of highly skilled, creative, and articulate marketing professionals.
Friday, 15 November 2013
The Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti) Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP) has helped to sustain over 100 000 jobs since its inception in May 2012.
Tuesday, 22 October 2013
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says matric results for the Class of 2013 will be released on 7 January next year. Speaking at The New Age Business briefing on Monday morning, Motshekga also called on parents to play their role in supporting learners as they prepare to write their final exams later this month.
Thursday, 14 November 2013
Consider this.... Ten years ago there were no social networks. Ten years before that we didn't have the web. If you work in the web programming, online marketing, or mobile phone industries your job did not exist twenty years ago. Who knows what jobs will exist twenty years from now?
Monday, 21 October 2013
The South African Further Education and Training Student Association (SAFETSA) was launched 2 weekends ago (11 to 13 October 2013) in Durban Kwazulu-Natal. Charged with the mandate of, among others, championing the interests of Further Education and Training (FET) College students, SAFETSA is an independent student association whose establishment was facilitated by a democratically elected National Task Team that was convened in February 2013.