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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.

Job seekers will soon be able to apply for government jobs through the e-Recruitment system that was launched by Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo.

The coming weeks of relative workplace quiet provide the perfect opportunity for those considering a career change to put their plan into action, before the frenzy of back-to-work in January derails their big picture plans, an expert says.

How do you find the missing link in your skill set?

Being recognized as an expert in your industry is as much about perception as it is about skill.

Do you want to be seen as an invaluable player in your work environment?

When it comes to searching for employment, many job seekers believe that the holidays are a bad time for this, since most businesses slow or shut down over this period.

A supportive relationship with male partners is a key factor in women succeeding in the workplace. This is a rarity in South Africa and it is negatively affecting women’s careers.

Getting out of the office with a change of scenery can elevate your thinking and benefit your career

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has welcomed the pronouncement that from 2019 job seekers will no longer need work experience to get an entry-level government job.

Swopping conventional career choices in business and law for needles and ink has led Cape Town brothers Craig and Kallyn McGregor to success built on a shared passion, and fulfilment of a long-time dream of working together in their own business.

 

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