Career & Education

Tamika's opportunity

 Eleven years ago, while working full-time as a brand marketing manager, Tamika Small-Clough stumbled on a challenge she never imagined existed in Jamaica — she could not find quality housekeeping. So the enterprising young woman decided to turn the... Read More

We have a man problem!

Al Miller | Sunday, May, 28 2017    

I have been pressing us as a nation to face the truth about the importance of family life in nation-building. I have argued that we must attend to fixing and improving the lot of the average family, not only economically, but by creating conditions that will eliminate or substantially... Read More

Competition for benefits of second citizenship is global

Sir Ronald Sanders | Sunday, May, 28 2017    

Citizenship by Investment Programmes (CIPs) in the Caribbean have been the subject of much criticism, even though their financial and economic benefits are undeniable. These programmes are operated by Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts-Nevis, and... Read More

Help! My supervisor, co-workers racist

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, May, 28 2017    

Dear Career Advisor:I hope you can help me with this issue I am having at work. I feel that if things don't change soon I might end up doing something that I will regret. Many of my coworkers, including my supervisor, are harassing me and... Read More

PHOTO: Sagicor welcomes summer employees

Sunday, May, 28 2017    

Sagicor Group Jamaica welcomes its first batch of summer workers for 2017, under the theme: 'Adding Value to Your Professional Experience'. The group of 103 university students will be working for a period of six weeks, and will be spread across the Group in some 77 departments. There... Read More

UWI pushes mixed methods research

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

The University of the West Indies is seeking to encourage local and Caribbean researchers to adopt the use of mixed methods research methods, which it describes as “the newest frontier in scientific investigations”. Read More

Select sixth-form engineering students to sit City&Guilds diploma in addition to CAPE

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

SIXTH-FORM students pursuing engineering will now have the opportunity to gain two certifications at the end of their two-year studies instead of one. In addition to the traditional Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) Associate Degree in Industrial Technology, they... Read More

John Rollins Success sees maths scores improve with Calculation Time

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Student achievement in mathematics at John Rollins Success Primary School in St James was not always a subject that could be discussed with pride.But this was before the introduction of the Calculation Time programme in... Read More

All-rounder Trowers

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Stewarding supervisor at Sandals Montego Paula Trowers was all smiles as she accepted the All Rounder (Supervisor of the Year) award from Director of Food and Beverage Nana Chandrasekar at the resort's annual prestige awards which was held recently. Trowers, who has won several awards... Read More

How to talk to your teenager

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

It is well known that good communication is important in everything that we do. Likewise, it is especially critical for parenting successful kids. Communication is the exchange of thoughts, ideas and information between two or more parties. It is a two-way... Read More

Am I ready for the job market?

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Dear Career Advisor:I have completed my degree and I am actively seeking jobs, but I think I am at a disadvantage because most employers are asking for applicants with experience and unfortunately, my programme of study did not include an... Read More

For the love of justice

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

If his case success list is anything to go by, Jason Jones is fulfilling his desire to make a difference in people's lives. With less than a decade in the field, the young attorney has won several landmark cases. But more than the euphoria of the win and the... Read More



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