Interviews: Beyond the Checklist

First things first, this blog post is not about giving you a step by step instruction to acing an interview. There are a million and one textbook questions and answers out there that you can look over, this blog looks at the how you answer and not at the answer itself. You have gotten the interview because the company likes you on paper, now the company needs to ascertain if you are the right fit for the company as a person.

Why do people NOT complete their online courses?

As with any course, completion rates play a big factor. If you are doing research into taking an online course this could be very important to you. Wouldnt you feel more comfortable with your studies if you knew why people drop-out so that you can avoid falling into the same trap? So why do people drop-out? What are the factors?

How not to feel alone in an OLC environment

There is a new trend in education developing around the world, Online Learning. Maybe you have heard of this before or maybe you have already enrolled for a online course. Maybe you have tried Distance Learning but you feel all alone within your fort of textbooks. So how does Online Learning differ from distance?

What Different Institutions Offer

You probably know that after high school there are many institutions that offer you the chance to further your studies, but you might not really know what all the types of institutions that are out there and what types of qualifications they offer and what those qualifications mean in the work environment.

Discussing The Gap Year

A gap year is a break taken typically between high school and college or university, it might include travelling, working or volunteering. Its much more than a relaxed break, its time for students to explore the world and gain valuable life skills and experience while trying to figure out which career suits you best or you fit into.

SACOB Online Study Tips

Online studying, as with completing any other kind of studies, opens a world of opportunities. In my blog I am going to highlight some areas that may help you with studying online and focusing on time management for your studies.

The Correlation between Sleep, Exercise, Diet and Exam Results

Have you ever felt extremely tired during exam periods, outside the fact that you could be working 8-5 or raising a family? Other lifestyle factors could affect you which could be due to a lack of sleep, bad diet and lack of exercise, so here are some tips on how to counter this…

Comments on National Scarce Skills List Top 100 Occupations in Demand

This document provides a list of the top 100 occupations in the country that are considered to be in short supply, accompanied by an explanation of the methods and processes followed in compiling the list. The purpose of the list is to inform, inter alia: human resource planning and development; resource allocation and prioritisation; the development of relevant qualifications, programmes and curricula; and international recruitment strategies.