Career Corner: Emancipendence and your career

The month of August is a significant one for Jamaica. On August 1st we celebrated Emancipation Day and on August 6th we celebrated our 56th year of independence. As a country, this is significant and ...

August 08, 2018
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Career Corner: Summer job tips

In our last article, we discussed things HR Managers and Department Heads could do to ensure that the summer employment period is mutually rewarding for the organization and the summer employees. This...

July 03, 2018
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Career Corner: Managing summer employees

In our March article, I discussed summer employment and provided some tips for University students on how to secure employment for the summer period. As we approach the end of the semester and prepare...

June 05, 2018
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Career Corner: Job promotions...

When vacancies arise in organizations, vacancy notices are often posted internally before applications are accepted from external applicants. The possibility of being able to get a new job with an exi...

April 03, 2018
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CAREER CORNER: Summer jobs...

It may seem a bit premature to be discussing summer jobs already - after all, March has only just started and some summer employment programmes probably won’t begin until July. At the end of May howev...

March 09, 2018
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CAREER CORNER: New Year’s goals

Welcome to 2018! Many years ago, I stopped making New Year’s resolutions- I don’t  have a list of things I’m going to stop doing, there is no list of behaviors that I “promise” to change- noth...

January 02, 2018
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Career Corner: Workplace tips for Christmas

It’s officially December- we’re approaching the end of 2017 and will soon start to make plans for Christmas and the New Year…some of you have probably started making plans already. If you’re like me, ...

December 05, 2017
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Career Corner: The generational gap...

Recently a friend of mine expressed shock (and some amusement) with the tone/types of emails she received from one of her employees.  Instead of being addressed as “Mrs. X” when she received ...

November 14, 2017
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