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Comfort zones and why you should forsake them

With thanks: Solidarity World – By Dr Eugene Brink Published: 16 July 2019 Article: Brian Tracy once said of comfort zones: “Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” But first, for the sake of completeness, a simple […]

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An academic career opens up new ideas and worlds…

With thanks – Solidarity World By Dr Eugene Brink Published: 16 July 2019 Article: I’m glad I chose an academic career because to me it opened new worlds ─ ideas, problems, people and places. So says Prof Deon Geldenhuys, renowned political scientist and emeritus professor of politics at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). He […]

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Vyf tendense wat in 2019 ʼn uitwerking op die werkplek sal hê

Met Dank: Solidariteit Wereld – Anja van den Berg Publiseer: 10 Julie 2019 Die werkplek is besig om geweldige veranderinge te ondergaan as gevolg van nuwe tegnologie, verskuiwende sosiale beskouings en nuwe generasies werkers met verskillende behoeftes en idees. Linda Trim, ʼn direkteur by die werkplekontwerpspesialiste Giant Leap, beklemtoon die hooftendense wat ʼn uitwerking sal […]

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Job-hunting and social media…

Source: Solidarity World – By Emsie Martin Published: 13 August 2019 Article: In the times we live in and with the high unemployment rate one should not use the regular channels only to look for work. One should cast around wider and also use the social networks. There are also various Facebook groups you […]

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Digital is popular, but is it less effective than paper?

With Thanks: Dr Eugene Brink – Solidariteit Wereld Published: 22 July 2019 Article: The era of ubiquitous digital texts and technology and the immense and accelerating rate at which they are displacing printed publications has well and truly arrived and is here to stay. It seems as if this march cannot be halted and […]


Embury, DIDB partner to launch SA’s first sign language teacher training programme

By Jovan Mandic Published: 5 July 2019 Article: Embury Institute for Higher Education (Embury), in partnership with the Development Institute for the Deaf and Blind (DIDB), has launched its first South African Sign Language Teachers’ Training Programme. Students enrolling for the programme will qualify with a higher certificate in pre-school education. The course is […]

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Putting the “human” back in human resources

BY: JANE THOMSON Published: 5 July 2019 Article: A study recently published by the Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences confirms that as South Africa’s popularity as a tourist destination increases, the need for skilled human capital increases too. Especially during the festive season, the hospitality industry employs additional human resources (HR) to meet increased demand. This […]

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Importance of higher education for today’s economy

Source: QS Asia News Network Published: 23 March 2018 Article: The roles of higher education in sustainable economic and social development increase year by year, and this will continue over the next decades. Higher education can be seen as a focal point of knowledge and its application, an institution which makes a great contribution to […]

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Will going to college make you a better entrepreneur?

Posted by: Dale Hes Published: 7 July 2017 Source: Article: If you’re an entrepreneur with a foolproof idea and all the resources you need to start your business, then there’s no need for you to go to college, right? You can definitely be successful without a college qualification, just ask Bill Gates and […]