Career & Education

Garfield Irvin: Marine Terminal Manager

New Fortress Energy (NFE) began Jamaica's transition from heavy, costly and emissions-laden diesel to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) back in 2016 when it converted the 120-megawatt Bogue power plant in Montebo Bay operated by Jamaica Public Service from diesel to natural... Read More

Knockalva girls get into vision boarding
Vision boarding — the creation of a collage of words and pictures that represent one's goals and dreams — has become a popular activity in recent years and is revolutionising many people's approach to new year's resolutions. The general argument is that...... Read More

One year's supply of green bananas for John Mills
John Mills Infant, Primary and Junior High School became the first to be selected under JP St Mary's Heritage Project to receive a year's supply of green bananas free of cost from the company. ... Read More

Transforming education
The newest inductees into the LASCO/Ministry of Education, Youth, and Information (MOEYI) Teacher and Principal of the Year award scheme, Amorkard Brown and Margaret Campbell, can't wait to use their new platform to effect lasting change in the education...... Read More

Longest words in the English language — part 2

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

Last week we gave you Sesquipedalianism — the tendency to use long words; Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis —the manufactured name of an occupational lung disease (more commonly known as silicosis) resulting from inhaling crystalline silica dust;... Read More

Should I do forensic accounting?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

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One step closer

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

Driven, determined and goal-oriented are a few words that describe the recipient of the 2018-2020 Aerotel Scholarship for students of engineering, electrical and computer engineering. Read More

More companies urged to offer internships for young people

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

MINISTER of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, says an increased number of internships and apprenticeships would serve to drive down the high rates of unemployment and disengagement among young people, and as such, he urged more private sector companies to... Read More

Make resolutions a daily habit

Debra Fraser | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

IT'S that time of year again when individuals and companies make resolutions that should have been part of their modus operandi every day anyway. Still, something about the new calendar year always gives us reason to find renewed resolve to change, improve, do more and be better people and... Read More

Eight reasons

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

GLOBALISATION forces people to communicate and cooperate more for political, academic, economic, and cultural reasons. It is therefore becoming increasingly valuable for people to speak or study at least one language other than their mother tongue. Read More

Rhode Island names deaf man School Counselor of the Year

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

PROVIDENCE, Rhode I sland (AP) — A first for the state, Rhode Island has named a deaf man as the 2018 School Counselor of the Year. Read More

Longest words in the English

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

• SesquipedalianismLet's start off with a word related to the business of “longest words”. Sesquipedalianism is the tendency to use long words. A sesquipedal, therefore, is a person who has sesquipedalian tendencies. Read More

How to decline a job offer

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

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Digital firm, UTech to launch user experience lab

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

GLOBAL digital company RealDecoy has partnered with the University of Technology Jamaica to launch a pioneer user experience lab early this year. Read More

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Saturday, January, 12 2019    

Jacqueline Donaldson (left), vice-president of group human resource and corporate services at Sagicor Group Jamaica, celebrates with the financial services conglomerate's top interns for 2018 at its internship graduation ceremony on Friday, December 21 at the company's New Kingston head office. Read More


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