Career & Education

Customer service advice from Kaydia Tomlinson

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

Poor customer service is a common cry among many clients interacting with both private and public sector organisations these days. In the sea of complaints, often vented on social media, it would seem that there is little, if any, concern for the client's interest or about delivering... Read More

Adventist Christian education: Panacea to societal ills?

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

Northern Caribbean University (NCU), which is owned and operated by the Adventist church, is convening a summit to examine the impact of its strand of Christian education on society. Read More

Managing the workplace zombie

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, October, 21 2018    

“I see dead people”. At work. Duppies, zombies, ghosts, whichever term you prefer. People who are there but not really there…or are they? (Cue spooky music...). Read More

Barmaid to jockey

BY RUDDY ALLEN Career & Education writer ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 21 2018    

FOUR years ago, Tameka “Barbee” Lawrence was serving drinks in a bar in Spanish Town. Today, she is a licensed apprentice jockey on her way to fulfilling her dream of winning a championship. Read More

PHOTO: Supporting Abilities

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

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PM to push for Spanish as official second language

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

Pointing to the number of Spanish investment projects in the island, Prime Minister Andrew Holness argues that it is of strategic importance that Spanish become the official second language in Jamaica. Read More

US$30 million awarded under tablets in schools project

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

Cabinet has approved two contracts totalling US$30 million to continue the implementation of the Tablets in Schools project. Read More

PHOTO: Supporting Abilities

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

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Tara Nunes: in love with client service

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

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

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

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

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

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Invest more in robotics, Chang tells tertiary institutions

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

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



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