Cindy Payle


Cindy Payle is an experienced journalist at Portal Publishing who writes an all aspects of business, education and training for The Careers Portal as well as The Skills Portal. Cindy has also previously worked as a Public Relations Officer at Wesgro and was part of the marketing team.

She graduated with a Diploma in Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication from Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

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Cindy's Articles:

Are you looking for financial assistance to further your studies? There are various options to get the funding you need to cover the cost of student tuition fees and covering your living expenses.

Have you been informed that you have passed but are still waiting to receive your official results? This is a problem many TVET students across the country have been facing for years. Here is what you need to do if your TVET certificate is overdue. 

Traffic officers are hailed as heroic professionals because of the skills they have that bring order on the roads. That and much more can make a career in traffic policing extremely rewarding.

Job seekers take note – your CV is your licence to fly. When applying for a new job, your CV could be just what makes or breaks your chances of being hired.

Are you battling to choose a career? If you’re feeling torn between conflicting advice from parents, peers and educators follow these tips to help you find the perfect fit.

Today, the 21st century workplace demands some very particular skills from the labour market, over and above the standard qualification. As such, it is essential that students are prepared to meet those standards from early on.

Career Change Coach, Maggie Mistal, has some practical advice for the unemployed population. As a part of her advice, she attempts to reinstall a sense of hope and motivation within unemployed individuals as they search for work.

Waiting for approval on your NSFAS application can be long and stressful. However, once you have finally do receive that approval all that is left is to sign the bursary agreement form. 

Would you like to work in the medical emergency field? This career path is extremely demanding but it will give you the chance to save lives.

Leaving home to study for the first time is an exciting event filled with anticipation. This transitional period in one’s life is filled with new experiences, as well as a lot more freedom and financial responsibility.

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Post-Matric Options


After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a lot of post-matric options that can shape your future paths.

These options range from pursuing higher education at universities or colleges, entering vocational training programs, joining the workforce, or even starting your own business. There are so many choices but we are here to help.


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