Career & Education

Tara Nunes: in love with client service

MANAGING other people's money and ensuring that thousands of clients accomplish their financial goals may seem like a daunting task. Read More

Five types of engineers
You've undoubtedly heard about the familiar engineering fields — mechanical, chemical, civil, and electrical. But there are many other types as well, some of which may surprise you. Despite their specialisation, all types of engineers use maths, science, and technology to solve problems,...... Read More

PHOTO: Hope Valley goes digital
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Invest more in robotics, Chang tells tertiary institutions
MONTEGO BAY — Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang is of the view that tertiary institutions must contribute to nation-building by investing more research funds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence. ... Read More

Prospect Primary has best peace garden

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Prospect Primary School, located at Danvers Pen in St Thomas, is the winner of the Trees for Peace Competition, which was launched by the Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information on Peace Day in March this year. Read More

Trained teacher can't find work - Pt 2

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

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Are we putting too much pressure on our children?

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

We live in an age of perfection. We want the perfect spouse, the perfect house, the perfect career, and perfect children. But we often don't realise that in this quest for perfection we exert pressure on others and potentially damage our relationships with them. Read More

Rodain Richardson: youth motivator and aspiring politician

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Have you ever heard about Chhaupad?Well, if not, it is a social tradition associated with the menstrual taboo most evident on the western part of Nepal in South Asia. Read More

Runaway horse seals young woman's career decision

BY RUDDY ALLEN Career & Education writer allenr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

Abigail Able is a part of a growing number of young women becoming more involved in the unique sport of Thoroughbred racing, and at 22, she is determined to make it to the top of the profession and live out her lifelong dream of being a horse jockey. Read More

PEP is here to stay, Cumberland principal tells Mico students

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

Amidst the contention surrounding the implementation of the recently introduced high school placement exam called Primary Exit Profile (PEP), principal of Cumberland High School Darien Henry has appealed to student teachers at Mico University College to support the assessment... Read More

Neisha's sweet tooth

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

By day, Neisha Harper is a supervisor at Esty Davis Caterers and a part-time waitress at special events. Read More

Keenan Falconer is CVSS' Young Leader Awardee

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

Twenty-four-year-old Keenan Joseph Falconer has always been a big believer in education as the way to make a difference in the lives of others. His feelings on the matter intensified when coaching his alma mater, Ardenne High School, to victory in the School's Challenge Quiz (SCQ) competition in... Read More

Developing a personal brand

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

Brand YOU Read More

Young entrepreneur uses savings to fund her dreams

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

SIXTEEN year-old Ryesha Gordon is a budding entrepreneur who's using her passion for saving and her enterprising mind to build a small business from which she hopes to fuel her dreams. Read More

Bad at networking?

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

Network, Network, Network.This seems to be the dominant advice to working professionals these days. Join local organisations, the more prestigious the better. Connect with highly visible and influential people inside and outside your organisation. Participate in social events and get involved in... Read More



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