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A career is defined as the ongoing process to learn new skills and knowledge and apply this learning in a business context in order to make a unique contribution through work. It includes education, training, volunteering, paid and unpaid work.

The desire to achieve success and satisfaction at work has motivated people to take responsibility for their own learning and personal development. The dynamics have changed and life long learning has become an integral part of working life, according to education.vic.gov.au.

When you are looking for job vacancies, following small tips and using techniques can actually increase your chances of succeeding. The more methods you make use of in trying to find job vacancies, the higher your chances will be of finding a job.

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A reference check is designed to verify the information given by an applicant. It's a way for a recruiter to validate what they think they know about a person and whether or not that person is a good fit for the position. A reference check should only be done with your permission. 

The Information Technology sector is primed for innovative, hard working individuals who want to succeed in this fast-paced industry, and a commitment to ongoing learning will separate the ordinary

Are you quiet, resourceful, technical or creative? Making the right career choice starts with knowing yourself. Unfortunately many people never reach their full potential because they get stuck in a job that doesn't match their unique qualities and talents.

New and different careers are emerging as the wants and needs of people change, find your place in an evolving job market.

While they can be intimidating and overwhelming, job interviews should not be seen, or treated as, a one-way street. While it is your chance to make a good first impression as a candidate, it should also be seen as your chance to find out more about the position and the organisation.

Whether you are finishing high school or considering a mid-career change these tips will help you discover your passion in life and follow the right path. Many times people go into careers that they are not passionate about and it's very important to keep that balance to sustain happiness and career growth.

Do you want to know where the money is? Check out the five highest paying jobs in South Africa.

‘Vocational training’ is a phrase that is often used by education and training institutions. But what exactly does it mean, and how will it benefit your career?

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