Youth unemployment and digital entrepreneurship The global population keeps growing, while opportunities for job development are declining, especially for young people. Therefore, youth unemployment remains one of the major global problems for many years to come. In South Africa, in the fourth quarter of 2020, the unemployment rate has risen from 30.8% in quarter...READ MORE
Uncertainty or an opportunity in disguise?
Everyone is talking about COVID-19 and dealing with uncertainty. Uncertainty often causes us to worry about what lies ahead in the future. It can make us anxious, confused, afraid of trying or failing. The COVID-19 pandemic has definitely brought with it an abundance of uncertainty. There has been a wide range of ripple effects...READ MORE
Business 101: Turn your passion & side business into a career
I often tutored my classmates in various subjects and never once considered payment for my services. It hadn’t occurred to me that I could be compensated for my talents until I was offered 15 dollars to tutor a classmate. After that, I found myself tutoring students in a wide range of subjects across a...READ MORE
A week in the life of a medical student
It is no secret that being a medical student can be stressful and time-consuming. However, with the pain comes a lot of rewards. Here is an inside look into what it is like being a medical student. Medical school is broken down into two halves. The first half is called pre-clerkship, where students are...READ MORE
How networking can help you achieve your goals
Networking is one of those words that could send a shiver down the spine of many, while for others it is something they enjoy and love to do – much the befuddlement of many. Love or loathe it, networking is undoubtedly a golden key in helping you achieve success in your career. For students...READ MORE
Never leave college: Pursuing higher education as a career
I always heard that the years as an undergraduate college student are some of the most formative years of one’s life. As cliché as it sounds, it was true for me. I was not only fortunate enough to be inducted into a premiere international honour society (ahem- Golden Key) but I was involved in...READ MORE
Is technical sales for you?
It may be, if you possess the following four personality traits. Are you a recent graduate? Or you want to change careers and wonder if technical sales can become “your thing”? But you hesitate because you are not that type of person. What type of person would that be? I have been doing sales...READ MORE
Using emotional intelligence to win over the HireVue robot
Artificial intelligence can be described as computer science concerned with building smart machines capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence. For example, artificial intelligence is used in facilitating the interview process instead of having a traditional physical interview. Emotional intelligence on the other hand are verbal and non-verbal signals in a person....READ MORE