Career & Education

Carl's calling

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

From a trainee electrician to technical service manager, it has been almost 50 years since Carl “Zaza” Ennis answered 'his calling' to work at Appliance Traders Limited (ATL). Read More

How do I negotiate an attractive salary package?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, May, 26 2019    

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'Fashion is trillion-dollar industry'

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

The global fashion industry grew by about 5.5 per cent annually over the last decade, and Jamaican young people are increasingly being urged to explore careers in the field. Read More

Reggae Girlz

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Forget the traditional lawyer, doctor, teacher. Five-year-old Kharie Burke of Obistan Kinder Prep wants to become the coach of the country's female football squad, the Reggae Girlz, so she dressed the part, down to the whistle on her school's career day last Wednesday.   Read More

Summer internships

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

• NCB 2019 Innovation InternshipThe National Commercial Bank (NCB) is seeking big thinkers and tech stars to be a part of the financial firm's digital and agile movement through its Innovation Internship. Read More

Four new courses for community colleges

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Community colleges islandwide have added four industry-relevant programmes to their curricula — Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Bachelor of Science in Social Work; Associate of Applied Science in Agro-Processing and Business Management; and Associate of Applied Science in Health and... Read More

Saving the stressed out teacher

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Teaching, rated the most noble profession in the world, also ranks among the most stressful. The reason is clear: educators have to grapple with a multiplicity of issues, from large class sizes, increasing workloads, and difficult behaviour from both students and parents alike. Read More

A passion for pigs

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

FOR as long as he can remember, Renardo Stone has been passionate about agriculture. Read More

Happy Children's Day!

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

SEVERAL students across the island, like these grade one pupils at Melrose Primary and Infant School, and these boys doing morning prayers at Rousseau Primary (INSET), got to trade in their uniforms for brightly coloured T-shirts on Friday as they celebrated National Children's Day. The... Read More

Go to grad school or get a job?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

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Summer internships

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

• IACHRThe Inter-American Commission on Human Rights' (IACHR's) internship programme, managed in conjunction with the OAS Internship Program, is now open for application. Read More

VPA launches INSPIRE campaign in schools

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

The Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) has launched an INSPIRE strategy campaign in 12 schools across the island in hopes of reducing the incidence of violence against children. Read More

Walk/run events tied to emotional intelligence

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

It's commendable that so many companies are encouraging their team members to be socially responsible in the numerous annual run/walk events tied to worthy causes. They not only provide an obvious public relations opportunity for organisations but perhaps, more... Read More

Summer Internships

Sunday, May, 12 2019    

• IACHRThe Inter-American Commission on Human Rights' (IACHR's) internship programme, managed in conjunction with the OAS Internship Programme, is now open for application. Read More

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Sunday, May, 12 2019    

Often, it's fathers' footsteps in which boys follow.  Read More



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