Time Management

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It is important to become aware of how you use your time as one resource in organizing, prioritizing, and succeeding in your studies in the context of competing activities such as work, family, church, friends etc. Step 1 – Choose your personal priorities Decide what you really want from life Define your goals and objectives […]

Motivation

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Importance of Motivation The importance of motivation is clear. It is the one thing that keeps you going when: You feel like giving up You feel lazy You feel frustrated The going gets tough Without motivation, you cannot achieve great things! “People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter […]

Educational and Career Resources

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Please take the time to visit our Educational and Career Resources links. Online Resources – CXC Caribbean Correspondence School Caribbean ISchool Caribbean Tutors Carib Exams Caribbean exams Other Resources Jamaica Foundation for Lifelong Learning High School Equivalency Programme (HISEP) HEART Trust/NTA HEART Trust – Career Development and Employment Facilitation (CARDEF) National Youth Service Tertiary Institutions […]

How to Dress for an Interview

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The first impression you make on a potential employer is the most important one. The first judgment an interviewer makes is going to be based on how you look and what you are wearing. That’s why it’s always important to dress professionally for a job interview, even if the work environment is casual. You’ll want […]

Top 10 Interview Blunders

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Don’t Prepare Not being able to answer the question “What do you know about this company?” might just end your quest for employment, at least with this employer. Background information including company history, locations, divisions, and a mission statement are available in an “About Us” section on most company web sites. Review it ahead of […]

Job Interviews – Tips and Tricks

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Purpose – get an offer The purpose of any interview is to get an offer. Even if you have concerns about the company or job during your interview, make sure you still interview your best. You can always say no to an offer when it arrives. You can rarely overcome a poor first impression if […]

Conflict Resolution

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Resolving conflict rationally and effectively In many cases, conflict in the is a fact of life. We’ve all seen situations where different people with different goals and needs have come into conflict. And we’ve all seen the often-intense personal animosity that can result. The fact that conflict exists, however, is not necessarily a bad thing: […]