There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Founder (2016) and CEO of Home Study Group. We focus on fast growth & incubating new brands. Previously the Founder (2007 - 2016) and CEO of College SA (SA College of Home Study). Also Founder of Skills Academy (2009), and acquired both The Learning Group (2008) and TogetherWePass (twice). Currently CEO of these businesses as well.Before that I spent 16 years at INTEC, Damelin Correspondence College an Educor. Most of it in Marketing and Course development. http://www.skillsacademy.co.za/http://www.homestudygroup.co.za/
I have been working on hundreds of applications for an internship position we advertised for Skills Academy. And working with so many applications make it very clear why most applicants don't even get an interview.
The matric results for the 2017 matric class will be available to students at their schools, in the newspapers and online, on 5 January 2018.
Want to study, but you can't afford it? Here is some help, and some common sense.
Some people still think you cannot further your education if you don't have a matric certificate. They are wrong. You have many choices.
My list of 16 College Courses You Can Study Without Matric
Searching for courses you can study while you work, that leads to jobs, career advancement and professional recognition?
Some people think that without a matric certificate you cannot study further, or get a decent job. That thinking is wrong. Here are your options.
Not the Matric Results you hoped for? If you did not get the Matric Results you really wanted, you still have lots of choices to study.
I have written about scarce skills and what to study, as well as skills that are in high demand and they are bookkeeping, accounting and office administration.
I recently wrote about Scarce Skills in the finance sector, and how that shows us what skills / jobs / positions are in high demand.
We have less than two months before the start of the Matric exams... Will you be one of the successful students who get your University degree three or four years from now?
We are facing record levels of retrenchments. The economy has been under pressure the past few years, and this year things got worse.
When I need to employ someone, I shall look at three things:
Only 1% of kids who start school will get a University Degree... the rest of us get our qualifications from other places... not a degree from a University. I
It has been a long time since you thought you could get a promotion or an increase in your salary. Recognition for all the work you do, is scarce.
In January this year, Lumka Elephant, spokeswoman for the Gauteng Department of Social Development, said that many children have run away because they were ashamed to face fellow students and their parents after failing matric. We even read about a pupil who committed suicide.
You have been looking for a job, or for a better job... and you are stuck.
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