Tom Peters, widely considered the uber-guru of business excellence, suggests
“The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat
customers like guests and employees like people.”
He goes on the say that “Excellence comes fro...
In his quest to fulfil his mandate to reduce youth unemployment, President
Cyril Ramaphosa continues to urge youth to acquire business skills. SME’s and
start-ups are seen as a significant solution to create jobs. For whatever you
may say or feel, th...
THE NATIONAL STUDENT FINANCIAL AID SCHEME HAS REJECTED 65 000 APPLICANTS
Source: ENCA 23 January 2019.Whilst you still have the opportunity to appeal, this could delay or exclude
your planned enrolment for 2019.What now? Enrol in the Higher Certifi...
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR GAP YEAR 'FUTURE - PROOF' YOURSELF TO
ACHIEVE YOUR DESIRED AMBITIONS FOR THE “CLASS OF 2018”.High school is behind you. Now onto bigger and better. Either by design or
by unfortunate circumstances, school leavers often consid...
UNUSUAL WAYS TO GAIN EXTRAORDINARY WORKPLACE SKILLSBig business is looking for
smart people with work experience.
It then becomes a chicken or egg dilemma. You ask yourself, how can I get
business experience if I am not hired? The good news is there a...
CELEBRATING LABOURERS AND THE WORKING CLASSES. LEST WE FORGET!On 1 May 2019: Recognising workers' rights for more than 100 yearsInternational Workers' Day or Labour Day stems back more than 100 years.
Workers' Day was inspired by the Haymarket Affair. Th...
HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE TO LAND YOUR FIRST JOB IN 2019Reportedly a staggering 55,2% youth (classified as age 15 – 24) are unemployed in South Africa. This suggests that 5 million+ youth are competing for a handful of internships/learnerships and/or e...
Future employers will check your online
presence. Time to audit your internet profile, now!
Pick a search engine
page and search for your name. (in all variances – eg. Tom/Thomas or
How far down the page
do you appear?
Compiled by: Dr C.J. Henley-SmithHave you got one of those lessons you know your students are going to lose interest or nod off in? Consider revamping the lesson with the use of ThingLink. ThingLink can add different levels of activity to an image. Augmen...
Compiled by: Dr C.J. Henley-SmithPreviously, the Kahoot! and QR Code apps were reviewed. This review on Plickers, combines some of the features of both the Kahoot and QR Code apps.Like Kahoot!, Plickers can be used to do a quiz or take a poll in class, bu...