Career Corner: Vision boards….at work?

The concept of vision boards is nothing new. In fact, creating vision boards has long been promoted as part of the strategy to help persons get everything they want out of life, and some persons ...

February 18, 2019
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Career Corner: Ready, set, goals for 2019

With Malaika Edwards Admittedly, it seems somewhat surreal that we are again at the start of yet another year. I clearly recall my New Year’s article at the start of 2018, and I am again sharing wi...

January 22, 2019

Career Corner: Gift giving at Christmas

With Malaika Edwards   Christmas is here! As in previous years, there have been ups and downs, the good and the bad, and we are now preparing to enjoy yet another holiday season. More th...

December 24, 2018

Career Corner: Choosing a path

Graduation season is once again upon us and congratulations are in order for the Graduating Class of 2018. Well done! When I began writing this column, one of the first things I discussed was life ...

November 12, 2018
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Career Corner: Aging in the workplace

With Malaika Edwards Recently I’ve heard several discussions (…or rather complaints) about older employees in the workplace. Some of these ‘complaints’ are that older persons take jobs from younger...

October 10, 2018

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

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

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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