ARTICLES RELATING TO CAREERS

Barbie turns 60 this year. Here are 25 of the coolest jobs she's had.

2019-03-08 11:58

Be it blasting off into space or working as a surgeon, Barbie has had some amazing careers since her 1959 debut. Here's a look at some of the best.

Don’t blame women for leaving engineering, blame bad attitudes

2019-02-18 16:39

There are reasons why feminists use the slogan “the personal is political,” especially when men make arguments using the age old idea that “biology is destiny”.

This company is teaching people how to play video games at a level where they can win prizes of millions of rands

2019-02-04 08:43

Learn2Play has reached a million users in less than a year, with the promise of breaking into esports and its increasingly large winnings.

A physicist developed a simple formula he says explains ‘the key to long-term success’

2019-01-03 17:01

In a new book, physicist and network scientist Albert-László Barabási gives a simple formula that describes how successful a given endeavour will be.

People who are overweight get paid less, according to a new LinkedIn study

2018-11-03 13:53

Obese workers in the UK earn an average of R36,000 less per year than their slimmer colleagues, according to data from LinkedIn.

SA's unused lunch breaks add up to 500k per employee - survey

2018-10-23 06:15

The average South African contributes over R500 000 in free work hours due to unused lunch breaks over their lifetime, a recent survey has shown.

This is why I’ll never recommend a friend for a job again – here’s what I've learned

2018-09-25 00:00

Good friends don’t always make good employees.

The job hunt: How to stand out in the crowd

2018-08-03 11:31

Finding a job in the current market is no easy task, and you need to be sure you give yourself the best possible chance of landing the gig. Here are some pointers.

MZANSI'S BRIGHT YOUTH!

2018-07-06 15:00

ENTREPRENEURSHIP can be a lonely path and while many young people are not afraid of solitude, they need support from peers, business and financial institutions.

KIDS SPREAD THEIR WINGS

2018-06-23 12:00

WORKING in a plane and getting to fly all over the world is one of the best careers a youngster can pursue.

 

There’s a reason you're exhausted in the middle of the work day. Here are 4 things that can help to energise you.

2019-03-04 12:49

It's pretty normal to get really tired in the middle of the afternoon. But, there are some tips that can help to give you energy.

These are the 5 mistakes HR will immediately overlook your job application for

2019-02-04 15:23

Getting ghosted by your dream company is not ideal. Here's how you can make sure it doesn't happen to you.

A Google director who runs a team of 150 people says she doesn't hire people who act like 'rock stars' but can't back it up — here are 3 qualities she looks for instead

2019-01-13 12:15

Lilian Rincon, director of product management for Google Assistant, looks to hire people who are humble, care about the people with whom they work, and focus on the user.

How to unlock hidden talent

2018-12-11 10:21

Some people’s potential is immediately identifiable, but there are some employees with potential that may not be as obvious to management. But companies can provide them with opportunities to shine.

I’ve been retrenched and don’t have a job lined up – why I’m okay with it

2018-10-25 16:02

Taking time off is just as important as securing your next job.

3-day weekends would make people happier and more productive, according to a new Oxford University study

2018-10-02 10:33

With fewer working days, people may procrastinate less.

WATCH: The office where you can have a cat

2018-08-29 10:58

This Japanese workplace reckons it will help with stress... even if they do walk on your keyboard.

TRAIN TO BECOME A CHEF

2018-07-23 12:00

THE hospitality industry is so diverse there is always a chance to grow.

What Sony’s accidental YouTube upload can teach us about making embarrassing blunders

2018-07-06 00:00

We all make mistakes - here’s what to do when you’ve messed up.

“You must have 5 years experience for an entry level position"

2018-06-18 00:00

Job search struggles every graduate can relate to.

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